You know the old saying: time is money. And unless you take a moment to stop and think about it, you probably don’t even realize how much time you spend doing the things you do. Take laundry, for instance. It’s one of the things we think about a lot at Red Hanger.
A recent survey by The Bureau of Labor Statistics on “American Time Use” reveals the data: we spend almost 20 minutes a day washing, drying, or folding. And it adds up. After just a week, you’ve spent an average of two hours doing laundry. Even if you’re like some folks who save it for one day, the average bears out: you’re probably spending a few hours in your marathon laundry session.
Here’s an idea. Let Red Hanger do your laundry. You don’t even have to drop it off. With a Red Hanger account, you can set up laundry pickup and our drivers will come to your home or office and pick up your laundry for you. Leave it in one of our specially marked bags we provide and let us handle the rest. We get them back to you, cleaned and pressed in 3 business days. This is one of those things where once you start doing it, you’ll wonder how you lived without it.
Now that the laundry is out of your hands, here’s a few things you can do with your newfound free time:
1. Finish that book you started last summer
You know the one. It’s a YA classic, it’s a thriller, it’s a mystery. It’s a classic or it’s a guilty pleasure. Whatever it is, you can finish it now without your laundry tumbling in the back of your mind (or worse, in the back of your house where you can hear it).
2. Spend time with family and friends
Go to dinner. Go to the movies. Go to a concert. We all have that friend or family member we haven’t spent enough time with in the last few weeks. We’re feeling guilty. This week you make it up to them.
3. Go for a walk
A recent New York Times article reveals that even a few hours of walking every week can fight dementia, obesity, and even depressing thoughts. It doesn’t have to be vigorous, timed, or in high altitudes. It just has to be a walk.