How To Be Organized: 11 Most Common Laundry Mistakes

Laundry may seem like a relatively easy chore, but it might surprise you just how many mistakes you're making with every load...without realizing it. Thankfully, we've rounded up 11 simple mistakes we all commonly make, from using too much detergent to overfilling the washing machine.

Click through the slideshow below to see how to prevent these mistakes from ruining your washing machine--or worse, your wardrobe--in the long run.

Front page Flickr photo by Christy Bright