Presumably your machine is on the 1st floor, and you sleep on the 2nd floor. Presumably you spend most of your day on the 1st floor. Why not bring the clothes down with you when you get up in the morning?
I never got why people want to live in prison cells. If I was in an apartment, I'd wash the clothes in the sink, no more effort than carrying the stuff to a public area then hoping the clothes aren't nicked.
My wife's aunt had a prehistoric machine that had an 'extractor' I think
she used it as a vibrator. The one we had when I was a kid didn't have
the extractor but did have the feared wringer. I liked laundry day since
I could sail my pirate ship in the rinse tub.
That washer was the first appliance I picked up. All others were
delivered and the old one picked up.
The reason I picked this one up was because of Lowes store. The old one
quit running. I was promised delivery on Thursday. Was told Thursday
around 4 Pm they could not get it delivered that day. Was promised
Friday. Was called several times on the phone that the delivery would
be in 3 hours or so. Finally around 8 PM was told it was too late for
them to deliver. Saturday I was called and they said their delivery
people were out sick. Sunday I decided to call the store to see if I
could just pick it up as the cloths were backing up. They said yes, so
Then on Monday about 4 PM I got a call from the delivery person saying
they were about half an hour away. I told them I had alreday picked the
machine up myself, but they could come by and get the old one which I
had paid to haul off. They did show up in about half an hour and picked
A couple of years ago I told the story of an electric stove. Got a call
for delivery on Monday for a Wensday delivery. No show. Called them,
next week the same thing. Called them Friday and switched to one they
had in stock and they did deliver it that Saturday. The origional stove
had been on order the about 3 months, but I knew that to start with. The
old stove worked fine, wife decided she wanted a new convection type, so
no real big hurry on that one.
To their sorry credit, they did nock off an aditional 10% for my trouble
on that one. Nothing for the washing maching trouble.
There was a wonderful device invented many years ago called gloves that
keep one from tearing up the hands on sharp edges.
When I was 18 I worked a summer at a mobile home manufactor. Part of my
job was to load washers, stoves and refrigerators into the trailers. I
was shown how to do it by myself. Easy once you learn the tricks to it.
I worked for a steel supplier for a few months. Between handling CRS,
sheared plate, and flame cut parts a greasy pair of gloves was my
insignia. I could put my hands on about 5 pair right now including
motorcycle gloves but somehow I never remember them until I raise a few
blisters or cut myself.
On 7/31/20 2:16 PM, "\"Retired"@home.com wrote:
When I was going out to do laundry, I found it a lot better with a large
plastic bag rather than a basket. For one thing, the bag (if not too
full) can be held closed at the top, to avoid loss of clothes along the way.
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