A good night’s sleep is vital to a productive day, and few things aid a restful night like fresh, clean bed sheets.

But there are five common mistakes many people make when washing their sheets — ones that make those sheets far less clean than they should be.

(Hint: Pay attention to washer settings, and dry sheets and towels separately!)

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