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LG SteamWasher’s Allergiene Allergen Reduction Cycle

updated May 10, 2019
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Do you have allergies and pets? The LG Steamwasher may be able to help, with its exclusive Allergiene allergen reduction cycle. We read a bit about it and found that the effectiveness of the special cycle is even backed by an independent non-profit foundation dedicated to helping consumers and patients with asthma and allergic diseases…

LG states that Allergiene removes at least 95% of pet dander and dust mites. The Allergiene function introduces steam to the wash cycle at a temperature that kills common household allergens. The cycle makes LG’s SteamWasher the first washing machine to be certified asthma and allergy friendly by the non-profit Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

The pricetag? At least $1,300. If you don’t have allergies or you’re skeptical of Allergiene’s effectiveness, you might also want to know that the SteamWasher has the largest capacity of any washer on the market, at 4.2 cubic feet. Read more on Allergiene at Appliancist. Do any of our readers own a SteamWasher with the Allergiene function? If so, how has it worked for you?