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Why do laundry baskets have holes?

Is there an obvious reason I am missing? Maybe to see what's in it, or somehow let odors escape or.... something?

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staciandababy

Asked by staciandababy at 7:27 PM on Aug. 5, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • No clue but perhaps to breathe?
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 7:28 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

  • To limit moisture so that there isn't mildew and mold
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:31 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

  • Next time, stuff your laundry down in a plastic bag or a cardboard box and leave it for several days. When you reach down in there to get the clothes and catch a whiff, you'll know why laundry baskets have holes.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 7:34 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

  • I think Ballad has it right!
    older

    Answer by older at 7:36 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

  • Moisture!

    I'm not stuffing my laundry in a plastic bag to see how bad it stinks! LOL
    staciandababy

    Comment by staciandababy (original poster) at 7:37 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

  • so air can get in there and help keep things dry
    silverthreads

    Answer by silverthreads at 7:49 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

  • To help air circulation and avoid mold and mustiness
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 7:53 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

  • So babies can sleep in them! DUH! LOL!
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 8:23 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

  • I thought it was to let random socks run freely.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 8:29 PM on Aug. 5, 2013

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