There are ways in which you can make doing the laundry more efficient. Regular laundry hampers are already a big help, but if you want to compartmentalize the whites from your colored/dark clothing pieces, using a laundry sorting hamper is your best bet. There are lots of styles available and we are going to show you several of our favorites. S
- What is the difference between a laundry hamper and a laundry basket?
Answer: There are a few differences between the laundry basket and the hamper. For one, laundry baskets are typically lightweight and can be carried from room to room for fetching laundry. Laundry hampers on the other hand is usually a static, standing unit—they are also taller than laundry baskets and can include 1 to 4 compartments.
- What factors should I consider when choosing a laundry sorting hamper?
Answer: You have to consider the size that you need, first and foremost. If you live by yourself, a small unit is all you need. However, if you want to accommodate a whole family’s laundry, it is best that you seek sorting hampers in bigger sizes. Next, consider the number of compartments you need thus you can group a good variety of dirty clothing pieces even more. Consider the portability of the laundry sorting hamper if you plan on carrying the unit to the laundry room or washing machine.
- How do you prevent odor on laundry hampers?
Answer: The first thing you need to do to avoid a smelly hamper is to do the laundry regularly. Do not let dirty laundry linger in the hamper for weeks. Do not throw wet clothes, towels and socks in the hamper—make sure that damp items are dry before tossing it in the unit. A quick and easy odor absorber you can use is baking soda—put baking soda in a small bag or plastic container with holes in the hamper’s lid and bottom parts. You can also put store-bought odor absorbers with activated charcoal in the hamper, scented dryer sheets or stick-on air fresheners.
BRIGHTSHOW Store 135L Laundry Cloth Hamper and Sorter
- 600D Oxford and PE materials
- Includes 2 compartments
- Large-capacity laundry sorter
- Collapsible design
The BRIGHTSHOW Store 135L Laundry Cloth Hamper and Sorter features three sections so you can further categorize your dirty laundry by color, from light to dark. Each compartment can accommodate up to 2 regular-size loads. It has an easy collapsible design as well for quick transport—the unit has Velcro straps which were a breeze to take off and put on. To secure laundry during transport, the mesh drawstring top with a locking clasp will keep your stuff in place. This is a good hamper for families with young kids as well—parents can teach kids how to sort out their dirty clothing thru this handy sorter.
Amazon Basics 3-Bag Laundry Hamper Sorter
- Measures 30.5 x 18.1 x 33 inches
- Has 3 removable bags
- With rust-resistant steel frame
- Machine-washable bags
The Amazon Basics 3-Bag Laundry Hamper Sorter is one strong, reliable sorter which features 3 sections for easy organization of dirty laundry. It is equipped with a chrome-plated steel frame with excellent rust and corrosion resistance supplemented by lockable rubber casters. The bags are made from quality, sturdy cotton and removable to boot—it includes metal handles so you can lift items without hassles. It is easy to put together and lightweight too. Cleanup for the bins is made simpler since they’re machine-washable.
Seville Classics Mobile 3-Bag Heavy-Duty Laundry Hamper Sorter
- Measures 30.75 x 18 x 33 inches
- Thick, cotton polyester canvas bins
- Can accommodate up to 10 lbs.
- With tubular steel frame and rolling design
Another sorter you can trust is the Seville Classics Mobile 3-Bag Heavy-Duty Laundry Hamper Sorter. Strength and capacity are two of this option’s strengths. The bags are crafted from high-quality, strong cotton and polyester canvas material which can accommodate up to 10 lbs of laundry loads. The sorter also features a reliable metal frame, made from tubular steel and further supplemented by 3 steel crossbars throughout its base for support and stability. The sorter also comes with tall handles for easy transportation of laundry. Very easy to assemble as well.
Honey-Can-Do SRT-01235 Heavy-Duty Triple Laundry Sorter
- Measures 31 x 18 x 32 inches
- Commercial-grade built
- With strong steel construction
- Has 3 removable bags
The Honey-Can-Do SRT-01235 Heavy-Duty Triple Laundry Sorter has a built which makes it an excellent sorter for commercial purposes. It features a first-rate, prime steel construction with chrome-plated finish. The wheels navigate effortlessly on various surfaces too from hardwood, tile, linoleum, marble and even carpeted floors—this is a good sorter for fetching your laundry from one spot to another. The polyester cotton bags are strong and removable and it makes organizing dirty clothing pieces uncomplicated.
Oceanstar XBS1484 Bamboo 3-Bag Laundry Sorter
- Measures 27 x 19.1 x 29.75 inches
- 100% polyester material
- Has 3 removable bags
- Made with durable metal and bamboo materials
The Oceanstar XBS1484 Bamboo 3-Bag Laundry Sorter has removable bags so you can efficiently organize your laundry. The sorter has an X frame with legs complemented by a foot leveler—the levelers present stability and it also shields the floor from scratches and abrasions. For added support, the bins are equipped with a netted bottom shelf. To further prevent damage on the unit, the sorter has two metal rod inserts with covered hooked ends—thereby you will be using this one for years to come.
Whitmor 3 Section Rolling Laundry Sorter with Folding Station
- Measures 18.13 x 32.5 x 33.38 inches
- Has cotton-covered foam top
- With 3 removable bags
- Heavy-duty metal frame
The Whitmor 3 Section Rolling Laundry Sorter with Folding Station is not only easy to set up, this one is also designed with a capable, strong built and features a cotton-covered foam top which functions as a handy folding station. The bags are removable and include breathable mesh sides to prevent odors from forming. The sorter also comes with four commercial-grade swivel wheels with two wheel locks for extra stability—the wheels are more than welcome since it allows for fast and easy carrying of laundry.
Preparing your laundry is made easier if it has a design that allows for efficient organization. Laundry sorting hampers are just the units you need to keep such tasks easier to accomplish.