Quote Originally Posted by Jarick View Post
To be honest I only wash clothes I really care about and the wife takes care of the rest.

About once per month, I gather up all my dress shirts and sweaters to wash them. I wash in cold water with low agitation and only use detergent. For dress shirts (all non iron) and polos, I put them in the dryer on low heat for 15 minutes just to take out the wrinkles and excess moisture, then I hang them to finish drying. Sweaters all get hung on a drying rack straight out of the washer. Again, dress pants are wool dry clean only and get taken to the cleaners a few times per year.

Everything else will go through the normal dryer cycle but I like to use less heat and a shorter amount of time rather than risk shrinking.
This seems like great advice, will combine with smaller loads, and some dryer sheets. Thanks everyone!