St. Paul businessman and entrepreneur Patric Richardson, “The Laundry Evangelist,” who conducts “laundry camps” at his retailer at Mall of America and may have a e book about discovering pleasure in doing laundry printed on the finish of the month, might be featured in a brand new Discovery+ streaming collection.
Discovery Channel introduced Monday morning that “The Laundry Man” will begin March 31 on the streaming channel. The primary episode additionally will air on HGTV on March 31 at 9 p.m.
Richardson owns Mona Williams, which sells classic designer put on, items and laundry provides at MOA. He began “laundry camps” on the retailer’s earlier location six years in the past, to share his ideas for cleansing and caring for clothes. The camps garnered nationwide consideration and led to his e book, “Laundry Love: Finding Joy in a Common Chore,” which might be printed by Flatiron Books on March 30.
Within the collection, Richardson will hear tales from purchasers who’ve stains and different issues with cherished gadgets — from wedding ceremony clothes to stuffed animals. Then, he cleans and restores these items.
Right here’s how Discovery+ describes “The Laundry Guy“: “All through the season, Patric brings new life to his purchasers’ most treasured possessions, together with eradicating stains from a decades-old denim three-piece swimsuit and cleansing a Thirties-era youngster’s coat and hat. He additionally gives options for different frequent issues with clothes, resembling eradicating stains, reviving fading colours and treating essentially the most delicate materials with out sending them to the dry cleaners. … In every episode of ‘The Laundry Man’, he shares his signature ideas and methods, do-it-yourself hacks and real-life takeaways, from folding a pesky fitted sheet to creating a scrumptious cocktail.”
A Kentucky native, Richardson moved to St. Paul in 1999. He and his associate, Pioneer Press music author Ross Raihala, stay in St. Paul.
“I’m thrilled that each one of this stuff have come collectively,” Richardson stated on Monday. “Seeing two tasks that I labored so laborious on, “Laundry Love” and “The Laundry Man,” come to life is unbelievable. I hope individuals get as enthusiastic about laundry as I’m about March.”
“The Laundry Man” collection might be obtainable at discoveryplus.com and by way of @discoveryplus and #TheLaundryGuy on Instagram, Fb and Twitter. Richardson may be contacted at (@laundrypatric) on Instagram and Twitter.