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How Often Should You Be Washing Household Linens?

How often should you be washing your household linens? Chances are...more than you are. And we're talking about more than just your sheets & towels. It may shock you how frequently you need to launder things that you may not have thought of, like shower curtains and bath mats. (FYI, the answer isn't "when they look dirty." LOL)

The site Expert Home Tips has a plethora of great information on a variety of topics and here are their recommendations for cleaning your linens:

  • Sheets -- Once a week
  • Bath towels -- Every two days
  • Dish towels -- Daily
  • Duvet/comforter -- Every three months
  • Pillows -- Every three months
  • Shower curtains -- Once a month
  • Bath mats -- Once a week