Why you should put tennis balls in your dryer

Staff writer

Over the years, we've learned lots of unusual cleaning tips - like why you should put a cup of vinegar in your dishwasher or how to clean rugs with a shower squeegee - but some of our all-time favourites are unconventional laundry tips.

Considering how time-consuming and labour-intensive doing the laundry can be (especially if you have kids, or have to lug a laundry basket up and down the stairs), we're always looking for ways to make it faster and easier.

One of the tried-and-true tricks we have been using for years is to add a few tennis balls to your dryer - watch the video to find out why.