Laundry

How to Prevent Your Clothes from Shrinking in the Dryer

Daughter helping turn on the washing machineThey’re soft, stretchy, and heavenly. You love everything about your favorite pair of pants — except for that fresh ketchup stain. So, you throw your pants in the washer and dryer. A few hours later you come back to a tragic scene.

The dryer shrunk your precious pants! They’re small enough to fit a teddy bear. While the teddy bear can get away with not wearing pants, you can’t. Luckily, there are ways you can prevent your clothes from shrinking in the dryer.Read Story

How to Shop for a Washer and Dryer

Chrome Whirlpool Washer and Dryer Set with Laundry HamperThe spin cycle on your washer doesn’t work, and your dryer is fading fast. You’re ready to buy a new washer and dryer, but now your head’s spinning from all of the options.

How do you decide whether to go with a top-load or front-load washer? How do you settle on a gas dryer vs. an electric one? Should you choose an Energy Star Certified machine? Which washer or dryer features can you actually benefit from having?

Start with Rent-A-Center to answer those questions. We’ll walk you through how to select a washer and dryer for you, your family, and all your dirty laundry!Read Story

Best Ideas for How to Keep Colors from Fading in the Laundry

Has anyone ever mentioned how good you look in royal blue? No need to act overly modest—we all have colors that suit us best. For example, at Rent-A-Center we happen to look our best in blue, yellow, and crimson! And we know that wearing faded clothes stinks, no matter how fresh they smell. So, we’re publishing our go-to guide for how to wash colored clothes, along with tips for making laundry day easier.Read Story

Front Load Washers vs. Top Load Washers: Which One Should You Get?

Woman puling clothes out of front load washer or dryerDoing laundry with growing kids in your home can feel like shoveling snow in the middle of a blizzard. You never seem to get anywhere! But with the right washer and dryer, you may be able to change that. Is a front load washer right for your family, or would a top load washer be a better fit? Check out the differences between a front load washer vs. top load washer so you can make laundry day a breeze!Read Story

Find Your Perfect Washer-Dryer Pair from These 3 Brand-Name Options

When it comes to shopping for appliances, choice is the name of the game. No matter the features you want, the capacity you need, and the budget you have to spend, RAC has the right high-quality rent-to-own washer and dryer for your household.

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Whirlpool Dynamic Washer-Dryer Duo Makes Laundry Day Look Good

When you combine one of the world’s most trusted appliance brands with cutting-edge cleaning technology, the result is a must-have washer and dryer for all of your laundry needs. In fact, this washer/dryer set is so good, you might actually look forward to laundry day.

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Declutter Your House: 5 Tricks to Organize the Laundry Room

Maytag washer and dryer in a laundry room

Containing clutter is a constant struggle. But the solutions don’t have to cost a lot. And the peace of mind that comes with an organized house? Priceless.

We present a series that shows you how to declutter your house, one room at a time, with budget in mind. For the second installment, we tackle the laundry room. A necessity in life, laundry is not always fun. But it doesn’t feel like a chore if done in a tidy space you actually enjoy.

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