It can be a challenge to fold large freshly washed sheets, but our video below shows an excellent method which doesn't take much effort and means they're easier to store.
Not only will this save a whole lot of frustration, but it will also free-up storage space in your cupboards.
Read on for a step-by-step on how to do this and find out how often you should wash your sheets and mattress to keep your bed fresh and clean.
Follow these four easy steps to save on storage space when packing away your bedding:
You can follow steps 2-4 for your duvet cover, too, so it's the same size and shape as the folded fitted sheet, and can be stored away neatly along with your pillow cases.
In an ideal world, you should wash your duvet, pillow cases and fitted sheets once a week.
We're not in an ideal world, though, and in reality it may be longer than this - I know I occasionally leave it too long.
But it's important to remember to frequently wash your bedding as dirt and sweat builds up, which can flare up skin conditions. It can also create an environment where dust mites grow, leading to more allergens.
When we pitted six popular home remedies, including baking soda, lemon juice and white vinegar, against stubborn red wine, curry, tomato ketchup, melted chocolate and blood stains, we found that not every remedy worked on every stain.
Salt worked well on red wine stains while vinegar was better suited to curry stains.
We also tested nine popular fabric stain removers from Dr Beckmann, Astonish, HG and more, and found some cheap ones that vastly outperformed more expensive treatments.
Fitted sheets and mattress protectors offer a well-needed layer of separation between you and your mattress.
This is important because they collect a lot of the dirt and sweat produced while you sleep.
But you should still try to clean your mattress every few months. Here's how: