How often you should wash your sheets, bras, hair and more!

Story highlights

The guidelines tell you when to wash—well—everything!

Washing jeans every four to five wears is plenty, according to

Make sure to wash whites with hot water and bleach to clean the washing machine too

Wash a vehicle every one to three weeks to keep its finish in good condition  — 

A while back, asked readers how often you wash your sheets. Turns out, the majority of you strip the bed every 10 to 14 days, while a good many of you go three and even four weeks in between washings! Eek! That got us thinking that perhaps some guidelines about when to wash what might be useful.

Household Items You Don’t Clean (But Should)