Laundry Supplies For Washing Clothes
Information And Reviews

Below is information and facts about the typical laundry supplies you should stock in your laundry room, along with reviews of major brands. This includes detergents, softeners, stain removers, bleaches, ironing supplies and more.

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There are also guides and instructions for how to use all of the major types properly, and to best effect, when washing clothes and other fabrics.

As you can imagine there are many different types of equipment and supplies you could stock in your laundry room, but there is only so much space, money and need for various items.

That is where this page is designed to help.

You can explore information and reviews about various products, so you can decide what you really need, and what you don't, and how you can use what you have in the best ways.

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You can also skip down to share your own reviews here.

This page can get rather long, so I've tried to organize it to let you skip to various parts of the page, as needed. My organization system is basically put into the order in which you might use various laundry products, during various parts of the laundry cycle, from washing, drying, etc.

Here are the sections, and you can click on the links to skip down to that part of the page.



Bleaches & Supplies For Pretreating Stains

Before clothes go in the washing machine stains should be pretreated. Here is information about various products you can use for pretreating, presoaking or otherwise brightening clothes and removing stains.

chlorine bleach
Chlorine Bleach Uses & Information
liquid chlorine bleach
Powdered & Liquid Chlorine Bleach Reviews
clorox bleach
Clorox Bleach
101 bleach
Household Bleach: Do Generic & Store Brands Really Work?


ultimate guide to laundry bluing
Liquid Laundry Bluing: The Ultimate Guide
mrs stewarts liquid bluing
Mrs. Stewart's Bluing
oxygen bleach
Oxygen Bleach Uses & Information
non chlorine bleach
Non Chlorine Bleach Reviews


clorox 2 free and clear color-safe bleach
Clorox 2
oxiclean
Oxiclean Uses
types of bleach
Bleach Uses For Laundry & More
laundry stain removers
Laundry Stain Removers Reviews


homemade stain removers
Over 55 Homemade Stain Removal Recipes
enzyme cleaner
Enzyme Stain & Odor Remover Reviews
biz stain remover
Biz Stain Fighter
dry cleaning solvent
Dry Cleaning Solvent


rubbing alcohol
Rubbing Alcohol Uses For Stain Removal & More
hypoallergenic fabric softener
Hypoallergenic Supplies
baby laundry detergent
Supplies For Baby Laundry
natural laundry detergent
Natural Supplies


color remover for clothes
Dye & Color Remover For Clothes
used color catcher
Color Catcher Products {To Prevent Dye Transfer}
Shout Color Catcher
Shout Color Catcher


Laundry Detergent Boosters

Laundry boosters are products that you add to the wash to help the detergent work better. Here is information about some of these boosters, many of which also happen to be natural laundry supplies.

First, here are my articles telling how to use these products as boosters, along with using these products in other areas of your home as well.

baking soda
Uses For Baking Soda
borax powder
Uses For Borax Powder
washing soda
Washing Soda Uses


In addition, here are tips from other readers, sharing how they use various laundry boosters. You can also share how you use these items for washing your clothes.

baking soda
Share Your Baking Soda Uses
borax
Share Your Borax Uses
hydrogen peroxide
Share Your Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide
distilled white vinegar
Share Your Uses For Vinegar


20 Mule Team Borax
20 Mule Team Borax Reviews


In Wash Scent Boosters

You may also wish to use scent boosters for your clothes just to add some scent. This is the newest type of laundry supplies to hit the market - they add scent and nothing else (not to be confused with softeners, which add scent and also condition your fabric at the same time).

Here are the reviews I have gathered so far:

downy unstopables
Downy Unstopables Information {By Taylor}
downy unstopables, lush scent
Downy Unstoppables {Positive & Negative Opinions}
downy unstopables, shimmer scent
Downy Unstopables Can Stain Washables
downy unstopables
Downy Unstopables Caused Allergic Reaction


downy unstopables, lush scent
Downy Unstopables Caused Rash & Hives
gain fireworks, sweet sizzle
Gain Fireworks {Mixed Opinions}
gain fireworks, sweet sizzle
More Gain Sweet Sizzle Fireworks Reviews
gain fireworks, original scent
Gain Fireworks Caused Allergic Reactions


Snuggle Scent Boosters, Lavender Joy scent
Snuggle Scent Boosters


Odor Removers & Disinfecting Products

Sometimes laundry gets stinky, or really really gross and needs to be disinfected. Here are product reviews to help you with these unfortunate types of incidents.

OdoBan
OdoBan Odor Eliminator


Washing And Drying Accessories

In addition to a washing machine and dryer, you may use additional laundry supplies or equipment to wash your clothes, such as lingerie bags and drying racks.

You may also wish to use products to clean your washing machine. Here are the reviews I have gathered so far of such products:

wonder wash and spin dryer
Wonder Wash Plus Spin Dryer
affresh washer cleaner
Affresh Washer Cleaner
clorox washing machine cleaner
Clorox Washing Machine Cleaner
smelly washer cleaner
Smelly Washer Cleaner


tide washing machine cleaner
Tide Washing Machine Cleaner
Lemi Shine machine cleaner
Lemi Shine Machine Cleaner


Fabric Softeners For Use In The Washing Machine

Many people swear by using fabric softener in the wash, some to make the clothes soft, as the name implies, and others to imbue a certain scent to the clothing. Others don't want to use the stuff, saying it makes clothes heavy and greasy. In fact, if you use too much you can even get a softener stain.

There are two different types of fabric softener, those that go in the washing machine as a liquid (and also a new crystal version by certain companies), and also those that go in the dryer. There are obvious differences between these two types of laundry supplies, so I've separated them out on this page.

First, here is some information on how to make your own softeners, including my recipes, recipes from others, and suggestions for blends of essential oils to use as fragrance.

clothes in washing machine
Homemade Softener Recipes
essential oils
Essential Oils Recipes For Homemade Laundry Products
clothes in washing machine
Share Tips For How To Make Your Own Softener


In addition to making your own there are obviously lots of various commercial softeners you can purchase. Here is the information on this site about softeners used in the washing machine.

share your fabric softener review
Share Your Fabric Softener Review Here
natural fabric softener
Natural Fabric Softener Brands
fabric softener reviews
How To Use Fabric Softener & What It Does To Clothes
comfort fabric softener
Comfort Fabric Softener


downy fabric softener
Downy Fabric Softener
gain fabric softener
Gain Fabric Softener
purex softener crystals
Purex Softener Crystals
snuggle fabric softener
Snuggle Fabric Softener


suavitel fabric softener
Suavitel Softener
downy ball
How To Use A Downy Ball And Troubleshooting Tips
downy fabric softener ball
Downy Fabric Softener Ball Reviews


Readers' Fabric Softener Reviews

Here are softener reviews, written by readers like you who have actually used these laundry supplies, to share that they think about them.

comfort fabric softener
Comfort Fabric Conditioner
downy april fresh liquid softener
Ultra Downy Softener {Variety Of Scents}
downy clean breeze scent
More Downy Fabric Softener Opinions
dropps fabric softener pacs, lavender
Dropps Fabric Softener Pacs


gain fabric softener, original scent
Gain Softener
lenor softener
Lenor Softener
purex 3 in 1
Purex Complete 3 In 1 Sheets
purex 3 in 1
More Purex 3 In 1 Laundry Sheets Experiences


purex crystals lavender blossom scent
Purex Crystals {Several Scents}
purex crystals fresh spring waters scent
Purex Crystals Caused Several Allergic Reactions
snuggle blue sparkle fabric softener
Snuggle Ultra Fabric Softener
snuggle blue sparkle fabric softener
Snuggle Fabric Softener Allergies

suavitel field flowers scent
Suavitel Softener
suavitel morning sun scent
Suavitel Fabric Softener Allergies
tide with a touch of downy
Tide With A Touch Of Downy
xtra nice 'n fluffy fabric softener
Xtra Nice 'N Fluffy Fabric Softener

Dryer Sheets: Fabric Softeners For The Dryer

Here's the information on the site all about softener sheets, and static controllers, for use in the dryer.

clothes in dryer
How To Use Dryer Sheets
dryer
Recipes For Homemade Dryer Sheets
share your dryer sheets review
Share Your Dryer Sheets Review Here
arm and hammer dryer sheets
Arm And Hammer Dryer Sheets


bounce dryer sheets
Bounce Dryer Sheets
bounce dryer bar
Bounce Dryer Bar


Readers' Dryer Sheets Reviews

Here are the reviews of dryer sheets which have been submitted by readers like you. These reviews are from people who have actually used the products, and are sharing how they worked for them.

arm and hammer total 2-in-1 dryer clothes, lavender and vanilla scent
Arm And Hammer Total 2-In-1 Dryer Cloths
bounce dryer bar outdoor fresh scent
Bounce Bar Problems
bounce bar
More Bounce Dryer Bar Experiences
bounce outdoor fresh dryer sheets
Bounce Fabric Softener Sheets {Multiple Scents}


Bounce free & sensitive fabric softener sheets
Bounce Free & Sensitive
cuddlesoft fabric softener sheets
Cuddlesoft Fabric Softener Sheets
downy lavender serenity scented dryer sheets
Downy Dryer Sheets
gain apple mango tango dryer sheets
Gain Dryer Sheets


Kroger Home Sense dryer sheets, free and delicate scent
Kroger Home Sense Dryer Sheets
Meijer Jump dryer sheets, free and clear scent
Meijer Jump Dryer Sheets
Seventh Generation dryer sheets, free and clear scent
Seventh Generation Dryer Sheets
simplicity hypoallergenic dryer sheets
Simplicity Fabric Softener Sheets


snuggle blue sparkle dryer sheets
Snuggle Dryer Sheets
snuggle free and clear dryer sheets
Snuggle Free & Clear Dryer Sheets
Target Up & Up dryer sheets, unscented
Target Up & Up Dryer Sheets
walgreens hypoallergenic dryer sheets
Walgreens Brand Dryer Sheets


walmart great value free delicate dryer sheets
Walmart Great Value Dryer Sheets


Ironing Supplies

Finally, after washing and drying your clothes some of them may need to get ironed. Here are some articles on the site that provide information about ironing laundry supplies.

homemade laundry starch ingredients
Homemade Laundry Starch Recipe
iron cleaner
Iron Cleaner Reviews
dritz hot iron cleaner
Dritz Hot Iron Cleaner
faultless hot iron cleaner
Faultless Hot Iron Cleaner


Pet Hair And Lint Removers

Even when your clothes don't need to be washed, they still may have lint or pet hair all over them, and need to get cleaned up.

Here are some articles and reviews of products you can use for this task.

pet hair removers
Pet Hair Removers
pledge fabric sweeper
Pledge Pet Hair Remover Fabric Sweeper
scotch pet hair roller
Scotch Pet Hair Remover Roller


Safety Tips & Concerns

Once you have laundry products in your home, even though they are normal everyday types of items, you've got to consider the fact that many of them aren't safe for ingestion, and may otherwise cause harm. Here are some safety tips and precations to keep in mind:

laundry detergent bottle
Keep Supplies Out Of Reach Of Kids & Pets
bleach and ammonia
Bleach & Ammonia: Don't Mix!



Share Your Laundry Equipment Or Supplies Review Here

What product do you love for caring for your clothes, either for washing, drying, or anything in between?

Or, what product did you try that you thought you would love, but turned out to really disappoint you?

Here are some helpful hints to make sure your review is as useful as possible:

Tell me which exact brand and type of laundry supply you are reviewing, and any other important identifying characteristics of it.

Further, helpful information would include how it cleaned your clothes, how it smelled, whether it removed odors or stains in your clothing, how it effected wear and tear of the fabric, or any allergies or skin reactions you or a family member experienced, if these are applicable.

Any other details relevant to your opinions of the product or supply are all appreciated.

Submitted Laundry Supplies And Equipment Reviews

Click the links below to see other reviews that have already been submitted.

Feel free to comment on any of these submissions to tell your own experience with this detergent, or about any other thoughts you have.

Wonder Wash: Viable Alternative To The Laundromat? 
I received this review of the Wonder Wash, a portable miniature washing machine, and an accompanying product, the Spin Dryer, from Rawny, on my other …

Click here to write your own.

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CAUTION: This website is provided for informational purposes only. It is provided as is, without warranties or guarantees. Some stains and messes just won't come out, and are permanent. Further, some cleaning methods can harm your item, so if what you want to clean or launder is sentimental or expensive call a professional. See disclaimer of liability for more information.