How to keep clothes smelling fresh in storage

Keeping your clothes smelling fresh while in storage can be tricky. Here's some tips to help you do it.

Updated 20 June 2022


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There's nothing worse than having just cleaned that favourite sweater or pair of jeans, folding them immaculately, putting them away neatly into your closet or cupboard, and going back to them a few days later, only to pull out something that smells totally stale. It’s simply no fun. But there’s ways that you can avoid this from happening, and it doesn’t really take that much effort at all.

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  • How to keep clothes smelling fresh in storage.

    It just takes a few simple acts to be able to keep clothes fresh in storage. Follow our tips below and you'll be returning to garms that will greet you with a fresh scent time and time again when you go to slip them on.

    1. 1

      Ensure clothes are fully dry before putting them away

      Air out and dry your clothes properly before storing them so mildew doesn't form - that's what gives clothes that unsavoury smell.

    2. 2

      Keep clothes smelling fresh with a great fabric conditioner

      Don't underestimate the power of a great fabric conditioner like Comfort. It'll give your clothes a lovely, long-lasting fragrance.

    3. 3

      Regularly clean your storage space

      Clothes appreciate a tidy, clean space. Give your storage space, wherever that may be, a regular wipe down and dusting.

So there you have it. If you've been asking yourself how to keep clothes smelling fresh in storage, these are some simple but very effective things you can introduce into your laundry routine to do just that.

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