Best Summer Laundry Detergents

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Best Laundry Detergents and Fabric Softeners for the Summer

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Summer is just around the corner. Sun, swimming, friends, camping, parties and everything’s else that comes with it. With a change in the season, it may be the perfect time for a change in your laundry. For a fresh summer look and smell, you need to start with picking the right laundry detergent and fabric softener. Below we listed our favorite laundry detergents and fabrics softeners.

Best Smelling Laundry Detergents

Tide Original

tide detergent

Tide has been dominating the industry for a while and for good reasons. It’s six times as powerful than typical detergents and cleans clothes in half the time. It also is compatible with most any washing machine.

For its smell, Tide Original has a clean fresh scent and is strong against stains. It’s a detergent favorite to many.

Seventh Generation Ultra Concentrated Lavender

seventh... detergent

One bottle of Seventh Generation’s Ultra Concentrated Lavender detergent lasts an average family up to two months. This detergent is made without dyes, fragrances, artificial brighteners and is suitable for stubborn stains.

Along with all the cleaning benefits, studies show that lavender has mood-boosting effects. Do laundry this summer smelling clean and feeling great.

Persil ProClean Power-Liquid Laundry Detergent, Original Scent

Persil laundry detergent

If you’re looking for a powerful stain removal that has a pleasant smell, Persil ProClean Power-Liquid Laundry Detergent is your detergent. It improves clothes color, prevents graying, and preserves clothing fibers. You can use this detergent in any type of washing machines.

Best Smelling Laundry Softeners for the Summer

Bounce Dryer Sheets and Fabric Softener

Bounce fabric softener

Bounce does a fantastic job of making an environmentally friendly, easy to use, fabric softener. It has a fresh smell and cleans out wrinkles and static cling.

Simply toss a dryer sheet into your drier, start it, and let it do its thing. And don’t worry, these dryer sheets do no harm to the fabric of your clothes.

Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Fabric Softener

mrs meyer fabric softener

This fabric softener is known for its quality ingredients. Mrs. Meyer’s includes softening agents from plants, cotton extracts and special essential oils for that fresh natural smell.

Simply add two cups of the solution to your laundry load for extra softness and fluff. It also works against static cling and makes ironing easier.

Best Place to Buy Laundry Detergent for a Bargain

grocery store

Laundry is a household expense that has increased over the years. The average American family easily spends $300 – $500 per year on laundry expenses. This includes costs for cold and hot water used, detergents, fabric softeners, fabric scents, bleach and washing/drying machines expenses.

To get the best price on your laundry detergent expenses we listed our favorite places to pick up your new summer scent. Our favorites are:

  • Walmart
  • Target
  • CVS
  • Walgreens
  • Amazon

Also, make sure to check online for the best prices. Don’t let a store trick you into paying more for something you can find online.

Need More Help with Your Summer Laundry?

Want amazing smelling laundry this summer without having to do any of the work. FreshStart offers laundry pick up, delivery and dry-cleaning services. All you need to do is fill out your preferences, add billing information, and leave your dirty laundry out for pickup on the scheduled date. We’ll pick up your clothes and drop them off clean, folded and smelling great. Start the summer off right with FreshStart laundry!