Many of our readers have asked us what tools do they need to be able to do laundry in a disaster or in a long term power outage.
This round up of different options will hopefully point people in the right direction so they can find what works for them.
Challenge: Do not use your electric washing machine or dryer for one week.
Find alternative ways to wash your clothes. Do these tools seem more appealing ?
I did the above challenge.
I found that I enjoy hanging laundry on a clothesline, for some reason I find it relaxing.
Family Size Washboard
10 3/4” x 11” rubbing surface. 12 7/16” x 23 3/4” overall. Hand assembled, fully mortised and nailed at 6 points. Wood frame metal wash surface
You can find it here – http://amzn.to/17Fqfl2
Round Galvanized Steel Tub
11.5 x 26.8 x 26.8 inches and it is 5.5 pounds
You can find it here – http://amzn.to/11dQmYQ
Plunger Washer – Hand Operated Washing in a five gallon bucket
The holes allow more water to follow and circulate washing the clothes faster and more thoroughly.
You can find it here – http://amzn.to/12jNHBP
Green Vinyl Jacketed Outdoor Clothesline Wire
You can find it here – http://amzn.to/12jUM5n
Traditional Wood Spring 100-Pack Clothespins
You can find it here – http://amzn.to/109XXwq
Best Hand Clothes Wringer
Rustproof all steel frame like antique washing wringers
Attaches to round galvanized tubs or square wash tubs
You can find it here – http://amzn.to/12jOvGW
Splash Guard Mop Bucket/Wringer
6.50 gallon Capacity
You can find it here – http://amzn.to/12jPgzT