Owning your own washer and dryer (or renting a place with easy access to them) is one of the best things about being a grown-up. Although you may own the giant appliances for years with nary a problem, if they do break, it can ruin your whole day, week or month. While you're saving up the few bucks to get them fixed (or the many bucks to replace them), you may find yourself becoming very familiar with your neighborhood laundromat. If your 'hood happens to be the Bench, spending Saturdays at Scrubby's on Vista isn't such a terrible thing. They have rows of washers and dryers, so there's almost always one available, they're open until 10 p.m. most nights, so you can watch Cops and still get your laundry done and there's always a friendly face behind the front desk. You can throw your whites in the washer, run next door and have a bite to eat at Panda Garden, come back and put stuff in the dryer, start another load, run to Albertsons to pick up toilet paper, come back and know that your clothes are still safely where you left them.
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