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How we choose: The best down cleaners/treatments highlighted here were selected based on 7 reviews of 4 products. Our top picks are those that are readily-available in the United States and have received the highest overall ratings from reviewers.

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ReviveX Down Cleaner

user rating: 5 of 5 (1 review)

Great product for cleaning your down sleeping bag and other down gear and is a great value in terms of the amount of product you get for the cost.

Reasons to Buy

  • Works well at cleaning down products
  • Good value with respect to the amount of cleaner you get for the money spent

Reasons to Avoid

  • None

I spent quite a bit of time researching on the web for cleaners to use to clean my down sleeping bag that had seen one too many nights of me crawling in all dirty, sweaty, and grimy. I selected this product based on the reviews and also because it represented the best value with respect to the amount of product you received for the money spent. I bought the 12 oz bottle on Amazon for $7.99 and it shipped free on one of my Prime orders and a plus, at least for me, is that the product is manufactured in the USA.

Read more: ReviveX Down Cleaner review (1)

Nikwax Down Wash

user rating: 4.5 of 5 (3 reviews)
$10 MSRP

Have a down filled jacket or sleeping bag? A bit dirty or has it lost it loft? Look no further! If you want to take care and make your expensive gear stand the test of time, you can't do without this!

Reasons to Buy

  • Restores loft
  • Great on down
  • Cleans gear too

Reasons to Avoid

  • # uses per bottle
  • $ per use

I did the ultimate "no no." I washed my down jacket like it was a regular piece of gear. I know, I know! I looked at the directions on the jacket and I followed it. After it came of the wash (I used very little least I had that going for me) and I dried it (once on regular) it came out flat and pretty depressing. I was nervous I ruined my jacket. I read about Nikwax and gave it a shot.  y jacket is the only piece of down filled gear I have, but I'd love to have a down sleeping bag someday, so this needed to be tested.

Read more: Nikwax Down Wash reviews (3)

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