The best laundry odor removers you can buy
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- The world can be a pretty smelly place and lots of that stink can cling to your laundry.
- We've rounded up the best products to help you get rid of laundry odors.
- OdorKlenz Laundry Additive is the best laundry odor remover we've tried.
- When added to a load of stinky laundry, it tackles everything from greasy cooking odors to teenage sweat and cigarette smoke.
It is so frustrating to spend your time and efforts doing laundry only to find it still smells funky. Even worse is when a shirt smells okay right out of the dryer but then you put it on and wear it for an hour and the funk returns. What's up with that?Quite often the problem is that your laundry isn't really clean. Trapped body soil and bacteria emit odors especially when warmed by body heat and the same thing happens with cooking odors, cigarette smoke, and mildew.
The first thing to do is up your laundry game by using a heavy-duty detergent that contains enough enzymes to break down soil and odors so they can be washed away. You should also give your washer a good cleaning to remove any mold and mildew build-up and to remove bacteria-trapping residue especially if you usually wash in cold water only. But if that still isn't enough, you need a laundry odor remover.
I've been testing laundry products for many years for publications and companies as a housekeeping and laundry expert. I started testing odor removal products with cotton fabrics and farm workers, and have moved on to gym enthusiasts and high-performance fabrics. So I know about stink.
Here are the best laundry odor removers you can buy:
- Best laundry odor remover overall: OdorKlenz Laundry Additive
- Best laundry odor remover spray: Febreze Heavy Duty Fabric Refresher
- Best laundry odor remover for diapers: Rockin Green Funk Rock Ammonia Bouncer
- Best laundry odor remover for activewear: FunkAway Odor Eliminating Spray
- Best laundry odor remover for non-washable fabric: Moso Natural Air Purifying Bag
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