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    Updated on Feb 19, 2019. Posted on Jan 22, 2019

    26 Laundry Products You Can Get On Amazon That People Actually Swear By

    Between collapsible hampers and organic wool dryer balls, here's a list of products that will make laundry day just a *smidge* less torturous.

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    1. Anti-vibration pads to prevent your floor from feeling as if an apocalypse-like event is occurring. Washer running = floor shaking, panic ensuing.

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    These handy dandy pads also act as an anti-ski protection, meaning your dryer won't budge when you slam its door with vengeance.

    Promising review: "My house was built in 1954. Old houses and front load dryers do not get along and when my wife was doing laundry, the floor felt like Godzilla was attempting to escape from beneath my toilet. This has 100% fixed the vibration issue for me. I can crap in peace whilst a load of laundry is being done without worry." —Teej

    Price: $24.99 (for a set of four)

    2. A plastic basket that is (thankfully) collapsible, meaning you can stow it away anywhere — under your bed! next to the skeletons in your closet! — when not in use.

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    Promising review: "This thing is a total lifesaver! I moved into a tiny home and needed to downsize pretty much everything. This thing is perfect for storing right under your bed when collapsed." —ashlizrake

    Price: $28.80 (available in two colors)

    3. Organic wool dryer balls that will save you an elephant ton of money in the long run. Wave goodbye to purchasing pricy (and chemical-packed) dryer sheets every month!

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    These hypoallergenic dryer balls (made of 100% wool, FYI) will leave your laundry wrinkle- and static-free, plus they'll make all of your clothes, linens, diapers, etc. feeling softer and fluffier.

    Feeling extra fancy? Add a drop of essential oil to give your laundry an even more delicious scent. (I would opt for lavender. Hello, calmed nerves.)

    Promising review: "We purchased these to replace our dryer sheets because we wanted something more eco-friendly that would save us money in the long run. Our clothes feel nice and soft, plus they dryer balls themselves are super cute! I love that we’re able to save the planet while using them and that we’re avoiding using toxic chemicals." —Max

    Price: $23.95 (for a set of six)

    4. A hypoallergenic brightening powder for anyone who wants to invest in new sheets, but doesn't feel like dropping a ton of cash. This stuff will take your yellowing linens and clothing and make 'em look brand new! *cue every dressing room scene from every movie... ever*

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    This chlorine-free, biodegradable formula is better than the leading liquid detergent, which tends to be made up of 50% (GASP) water. Now get ready for amazing before-and-after photos... that white tee you love so much? It'll ACTUALLY look *white* again!

    Promising review: "I soaked my dingy yellowed pillowcases in a spoonful of Nellie's and some hot water for three hours and they came out like new! Bright, white, and fresh. I added three spoonfuls to the washing machine for the rest of my bedding and it definitely worked. My white sheets look new, as well!" —Robert T. Lewis

    Price: $14.05

    5. A vent cleaning system because YES, that vent needs to be cleaned once in a while. Clogged vents = longer drying times = higher utility bills.

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    Promising review: "This thing worked AMAZING. I got a TON of lint out of my vent piping, my dryer works better now and runs cooler, and drying time has been reduced. I was amazed at how much lint build-up there was!" —Allen L Grooms

    Price: $29.09

    6. Wash bags for anyone who *knows* they should be hand-washing their bras, but has zero time to do so. This structured mesh will save your (very expensive) bra the heartache of ruined underwire and frayed lace.

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    Promising review: "Yes, I know you’re really supposed to hand wash bras, but I honestly don’t want to spend an hour, twice a week after work, washing bras by hand. On top of that, there’s never a great way to get enough water out of the bras so that they dry overnight. These bra bags solve both of these issues! After 50 minutes in my washer, all of my bras are clean! Plus, the light spin cycle has taken enough water out of the bras so that they hang dry to completion overnight." —Hannah Fass Goodman

    Price: $12.45 (available in two sizes)

    7. A peppermint detergent powder free of fragrances, dyes, and a slew of other chemicals that could potentially wreak havoc on your skin — especially for those with sensitive skin, allergies, or eczema!

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    This detergent is also vegan, cruelty-free, and available in an unscented version.

    Promising review: "I have kids who are allergic to gluten and corn. For years, I have been making my own laundry detergent. I finally hit my limit and started to research is there was anything out there that makes a gluten- and corn -free detergent. I finally found this and what a blessing! I have made this my family detergent and continue to love it!" —M. Ehinger

    Price: $13.99+ (enough for 70 loads of laundry)

    8. Cleaning cloths that will save you some hard-earned cash. These cloths can remove odors, light stains, and wrinkles on fabrics labeled ~dry clean only~.

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    In addition to the fabulous features listed above, these cloths won't lead to any fading, shrinking, or stretching of your favorite "I splurged" wool sweater.

    Promising review: "For years, I spent $3 per garment at the dry cleaner. I though that was a deal. With this item, my garments come out smelling fresh, and in some cases, don't need ironing. I have roughly saved $100 a month in dry cleaning costs for about a year now, and I am talking about 20 minutes per load of for up to five garments at a time versus the two or more days they would have been at the cleaners." —September

    Price: $19.99 (for 14 cloths)

    9. A laundry guard because ENOUGH IS ENOUGH — it's time to prevent random socks and your favorite underwear from falling victim to that space between your wall and washer/dryer unit.

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    This plastic laundry guard is lined with unbelievably strong magnets that will stay put on your washer and dryer, and can be converted to fit either a single machine or a set of two.

    Promising review: "We just got a new washer/dryer combo and had the unfortunate task of cleaning around the old unit once removed. Lordy, the treasures we found! Earrings, lost socks, belts, etc. That's when I started to search on Amazon for a solution. This was super easy to install, the magnets along the bottom are very strong, and I am confident they will hold up to a mound of dirty stand-by laundry." —A Prince

    Price: $29.95

    10. A non-toxic, biodegradable fabric wash gentle enough for all the lace, silk, wool, and cashmere pieces you own. Plus, it's available in deliciously subtle eucalyptus and lavender scents.

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    Promising review: "WOW. I bought a 45-year-old woven wool rug from Germany. When it arrived, I realized that it had not been washed in a very, very long time —it was grey, dingy, and if you poked it, plumes of dust would erupt. I didn't want to spend a fortune getting this massive 9x7 rug professionally cleaned so I decided to buy some Eucalan and heave this behemoth into my bathtub to wash it. I will admit, it didn't look good at first. I had to wash and drain the rug 6 times and I ended up using the whole bottle of soap... but I now have a lovely, fluffy, soft, cream-colored rug. I am amazed." —Kayla

    Price: $11.53+ (available in three scents)

    11. A salad spinner that can be used for salad, sure. But it can ALSO be used to "hand wash" your delicates — that's right, this is the perfect way to clean all that underwire.

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    Reviewers love to use a salad spinner for their bras because it drains out excess water, meaning it cuts ~air dry~ time down to a third.

    Promising review: "I actually bought this salad spinner to wash my bras. It sounds kinda crazy, I know, but it works really well. It gets them nice and clean and also really cuts down on the drying time, which is fantastic — my bras will take eight hours to dry as opposed to 24. I set it in the tub when I use it, and the hole at the top makes it easy to drain the dirty water when you are done." —Serenity

    Price: $17.73

    12. An enzyme-based spot remover tough on blood, armpit sweat, and tears. It's also tough on tomato juice, red wine, mud, makeup, pet stains (BAD BOY), and any other stains that would put a pretty big damper on your day.

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    This toxic- and cruelty-free concoction is made from vegan ingredients that aren't harmful to pets or children. Oh, and speaking of children! If you have a very young child prone to making a mess of their onesie (they'll be potty-trained one day, right?) you'll want to buy this stain remover ASAP.

    Promising review: "I had some super nasty dress shirts that I was about to throw away. No matter how much I washed them, my antiperspirant deodorant was caked up inside the armpits and actually smelled like someone with rank armpits just took it off (not me certainly!?). I put two squirts of this stuff under each armpit and rubbed for about 15 seconds each. Then I tossed all the shirts in the floor for the night, still wet. The next morning, I washed them, took them out of the dryer, and I couldn't believe that the shirts looked and smelled brand new. I love this stuff!" —Don K.

    Price: $11.13

    13. Washing machine tablets that'll have hidden mold and mildew yelling HAVE MERCY, Uncle Jesse style. These tablets remove odor-causing bacteria to guarantee laundry that feels even fresher...

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    ...and there is nothing in this world more satisfying then fresh laundry. Nothing.

    Promising review: "I have been using bleach to clean my machine for some time, but decided to give this a try a few months ago. My very first clean with Affresh left me surprised and delighted for not only did it clean my machine, it eliminated the nasty smell that always transferred to my clothes thanks to a build up of mold I didn't even know about. Every month now, I toss a tablet into the drum and let it work its magic. Now, my machine is cleaner than ever, and my clothes always smell wonderfully fresh. I highly recommend this to everyone." —Kelli Crawford

    Price: $12.99 (for a pack of six)

    14. A clip hanger perfect for all the delicates you can't chuck into the dryer. I'm looking at you, expensive underwire bras and lace undies that seem to completely fall apart in there.

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    This convenient hanger allows all your delicates to air-dry, meaning they won't be ruined (underwire + a hook getting caught in a sweater = ruined bra) in the hustle and bustle of your dryer. It's also a wonderful way to keep track of socks that are missing a pair AND keeps freshly-washed shirts wrinkle-free until you can hang it properly in your closet.

    Promising review: "This is great for hanging bras, undies, wet gloves, or socks to drip dry or keep paired together. I've also clipped the collars of shirts all in a row, warm out of the dryer, to keep them from wrinkling until they could be carried all at once to the closet to hang up individually. Such a useful purchase!" —K.McG

    Price: $10

    15. An all-natural laundry cleaner you'll want to use on older towels and blankets. This magic stuff totally removes that ~musty~ odor coming from trapped mildew... because yeah, that's what you're currently smelling.

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    Promising review: "This is THE BEST thing to happen to laundry since water. I have a giant blanket I washed and threw in the dryer and forgot about for a week. I assumed it had dried. I WAS SO WRONG. It smelled horrendous. I proceeded to wash it three more times, using every trick in the book... until I stumbled upon this miracle product. In just one wash, it transformed my life. YES, MY ENTIRE LIFE. This completely rid my blanket of that awful mildew stench." —jeni chen

    Price: $18.99

    16. A three-tier hanger for hand-washed items that need to be laid flat to dry. The best part? When not in use, this thing can be compacted to the point where it takes up practically NO space in your tiny laundry room.

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    This is also a great item to have around for the summer, when you need a place to store wet bathing suits and such.

    Promising review: "This is one of the handiest items I've ever ordered. I wear a lot of the blouses that have to be hand-washed, and I can now just hang this little dryer from the shower rod, lay out my blouses to dry, and they are out of the way. Very convenient!" —Kindle Customer

    Price: $7.97

    17. A storage tin that prettily packs away detergent, pods, and fabric softener... which, let's be honest, tends to be an eyesore. Who's ready to say ~au revoir~ to marketing labels (even if it's just for a moment or two)?

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    This also comes with four mesh laundry bags (ideal for delicates), as well as a matching scoop that stores neatly on the side!

    Promising review: "I LOVE this product! I initially thought it looked a little small, but it holds about 16 pounds of my homemade washing powder. The scoop it comes with provides the perfect measurement for the amount of powder needed to do a medium load of laundry." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $25.29 (available in two colors)

    18. A slide-out storage tower you can easily place between the window — er, your washer — and the wall for extra storage space and easy access to all the essentials.

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    This is the perfect way to keep all your detergents, pods, and miscellaneous laundry supplies out of sight, but not out of mind.

    Promising review: "LOVE IT! It was just what I needed to add some extra space in my laundry room. It took about two seconds to put together and it looks great. It's quite sturdy and definitely well-made for the price." —Kendra B.

    Price: $23.60

    19. A wrinkle-eliminating spray for the person who forgets to take their laundry *immediately* out of the dryer, only to discover their clothes have wrinkled beyond repair. OR HAVE THEY?

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    This spray is amazing for the situation written out above. Just spray a bit of this onto a piece of clothing, lay it out for a few moments, and BAM! The wrinkles will have all but disappeared. It also works to eliminate odor and static, if you're a bit behind on washing your clothes.

    Promising review: "I purchased this because my husband does our laundry and he has no concept of taking our clothes out of the dryer before wrinkles set in. I was skeptical about it at first, but it actually works! I used it on a t-shirt and boom, the wrinkles came out." —Kindle Customer Jackie

    Price: $13.78 (for a pack of two)

    20. Drip trays that latch neatly onto your detergent containers, which means that no fabric softener will EVER leak onto your extremely expensive washing machine EVER AGAIN.

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    Promising review: "Why didn't I think of this?I used to have to keep a towel under my detergent because it always leaked. This takes care of that problem; leaks are caught easily! This is so handy and it really does prevent detergent from dripping onto my washer." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $10.95+

    21. A clothespin sign to both add a touch of amazing decor AND act as a welcome home to all the mismatched socks in need of a place to live... until they find their other half, anyway.

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    Psst, this sign comes with a convenient wire attachment that makes it super easy to hang.

    Promising review: "Such a cute sign! The metal coils for hanging the sign and the clothespins stretch and twist so you can adjust how it hangs and looks. I simply hung this on a thumbtack on the wall and pinned on a few socks waiting for their matches to show up. I love the look!" —Ricki P

    Price: $8.99

    22. A ~laundry lasso~ to keep your washer and dryer doors propped open by just a teeny bit, which will encourage airflow and prevent any smelly mold + mildew build-up.

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    This kit is super easy to install — it comes with a strong suction cup you can attach directly onto both the door and base of your unit. Need to remove it? No problem! This nifty tool won't cause any damage.

    Promising review: "We've been battling the age-old problem of musty odor in our front-loading washer. Turns out, keeping the door closed is a BAD idea. This design is simple, easy, and just brilliant." —Gordon Ewasiuk

    Price: $14.99

    23. A concentrated biodegradable detergent formulated with enzymes ready to karate chop the CRAP out of stubborn stains.

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    This basil-scented bottle can do up to 64 loads of laundry, meaning it will last hypothetical years in your home. You know, considering you very likely only do a load of laundry once a month...

    Promising review: "I bought this detergent eight months ago and while I was initially a little leery of the price, I am just now only halfway through the bottle. You don't use much per load! It smells fantastic and gets my laundry clean with no chemicals. This is the best laundry detergent I've ever used." —Kindle Customer

    Price: $10.64

    24. A laundry board that makes it easy to fold all of your clothes with precision, ensuring that everything looks tidy in your drawers and closet. Looking for an assistant, Marie Kondo?

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    This board is super easy to use! Just lay the board flat (with a tee, towel, pants, whatever, on top) and simply flip the left side, then the right, and that's it! You're done! Plus, this works perfectly for not just clothes, but also linens and towels.

    Promising review: "My first reaction was 'Why did I buy this?' Then I gave this a try with a couple shirts I had just washed and next thing you know, I simply had to do my entire drawer! Everything folds so neatly and easily with this thing. I still couldn't believe it, so I ended up organizing our bedsheets and towels. I am amazed at how much of a game changer this is. Must try! Am in love on how beautiful it left my clothes." —Jesus Antonio Vedia

    Price: $14.99 (available in five colors)

    25. A laundry bag compact enough for that (already overstuffed) carry-on bag. Making it a point to separate dirty socks from your clean clothes whilst traveling = the definition of adulthood.

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    Promising review: "It is actually bigger than expected, which is fine by me. It's a perfect way to keep my dirty clothes separate from my clean clothes while traveling." —Jasmine Stringfellow

    Price: $7.99 (available in four colors)

    26. A double-sided hamper to keep our whites and darks separated from the get go, meaning you won't have to add "sorting dirty underwear" to the list of things that make laundry day so unbearable.

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    This hamper is designed with removable liners, making it easy to transport piles of clothing to and from the laundry room.

    Promising review: "A nice, large, laundry hamper. A little larger than expected actually, which for me is a bonus as I typically find hampers too small. The color is a nice neutral gray so I can leave it out and it blends with the decor, but it's still small enough to shove it into the closet when we have company over. I like having separate containers for lights and darks so I don't have to sort when doing laundry, and I like that I can take each individual sack out without toting the whole container to the washer, or emptying into a separate container to do laundry." —Sam Adams

    Price: $39.96 (available in four colors)

    **uses wool dryer balls once**

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