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How often do you replace your sheets?

As in buy new ones. What do you do with your old sheets?

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ethans_momma06

Asked by ethans_momma06 at 7:11 PM on Jul. 23, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (15)
  • New ones?? Been too long I guess... lol
    Cochise

    Answer by Cochise at 7:12 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • yearly
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:12 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • I usually by 2 new sets each year, and rotate them every week or two. Once they get worn out looking, then I rip them up to make cleaning/dusting/waxing rags.
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 7:13 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • I try to purchase new sheets every 6months and I freecycle the old ones to people who don't have any sheets.
    Mrs.Luv-Lee

    Answer by Mrs.Luv-Lee at 7:14 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • When I get tired of using the same sheets. Probably 1 to 3 years. I use the old sheets on the other king size bed in the guest room.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:17 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • Yikes, I just spent $90.00 on a new set. I think I'll be keeping these as long as they hold up. However, I am considering a new bed soon, so probably then!
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 7:18 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • every few months or so, probably about 3-4 times a year.
    stressedmomma13

    Answer by stressedmomma13 at 7:19 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • If the old ones get ripped then I replace them. Other than that I keep the old ones in the linen closet, sometimes I pull them out if someone spends the night on my couch. I just bought some new expensive high thread count sheets and accidentally spilled bleach on them in the laundry room, but I'm still keeping and using them! They are still very comfy even though they have big bleach splotches. I have 3 or 4 sets that I rotate so I don't have to see them every single day.
    mommymela87

    Answer by mommymela87 at 7:40 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • unless something happens, 5 years...turn them into rags or use them for beach/picnic/couch/furniture cover sheets
    Carey2006

    Answer by Carey2006 at 9:38 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • I keep using them until they get holes in them, they longer I use them the softer they get. Personally I don't see the need to replace them when there's nothing wrong with them. No one sees them but my husband and I....
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 10:53 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

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