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Post# 526204   6/22/2011 at 09:07 (4,542 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

What Detergents & Stain removers do you use?

I used Ariel bio & colourfast detergents well as Ariel stain remover liquid & Lenor Summer freshness as a fabric conditioner

Post# 526219 , Reply# 1   6/22/2011 at 10:14 (4,542 days old) by pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        

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me i use tide he detergent la parisieene detergent arctic power and for me the best way to remove stain is also washing in cold water.

Post# 526220 , Reply# 2   6/22/2011 at 10:19 (4,542 days old) by aegokocarat (United Kingdom)        

I dont use stain removers, I use bold or what ever I can get on offer and lenor or comfort or what ever is on offer

Post# 526221 , Reply# 3   6/22/2011 at 10:20 (4,542 days old) by aegokocarat (United Kingdom)        

Oh, and I forgot to mention that i occasionaly use napisan

Post# 526225 , Reply# 4   6/22/2011 at 10:43 (4,542 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

you know what, ive never heard of napisan, how good is it at cleaning and where can i buy it? because ive always used ariel some times daz for my whites but ariel has always been number one because it agrees with my skin unlike the others brands

Post# 526226 , Reply# 5   6/22/2011 at 10:47 (4,542 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

Tide is like America & Canada's top detergent brand right? because that's what my uncle uses over there he has a GE profile front loader with weird door shape

Post# 526227 , Reply# 6   6/22/2011 at 10:58 (4,542 days old) by aegokocarat (United Kingdom)        

Hiya Dave! this is where I got it from, Ipinched it off my sister LOL! I gave it back to her honest (halo and angelc backing tune) I use it on my nicee's bibs and baby grows when I babysit.
Tom :)

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Post# 526233 , Reply# 7   6/22/2011 at 11:19 (4,542 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

can it be used as a detergent or is it just a stain remover or can i use it with my ordinary detergent, im slightly confused? i wouldn't mind giving it a go

Post# 526234 , Reply# 8   6/22/2011 at 11:21 (4,542 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

also has anyone tried the Miele detergent?

Post# 526241 , Reply# 9   6/22/2011 at 12:42 (4,542 days old) by aegokocarat (United Kingdom)        

I think ot can be used in conjunction with detergent but I aint sure, it has supposidly got antibacterial properties, dont knoe if thats ture though
Tom :)

Post# 526252 , Reply# 10   6/22/2011 at 13:37 (4,542 days old) by pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        

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the kind of detergent depends on the kind of wash as i know for most us or canadian front loader they recommend he detergent as regular formulas of detergents could damage the washer in time because of to much suds.

Post# 526260 , Reply# 11   6/22/2011 at 14:03 (4,542 days old) by aquarius8000 ()        
I use,

Airiel actilift GEL. I find powders clog the machine up...

Post# 526268 , Reply# 12   6/22/2011 at 14:33 (4,542 days old) by lavamat_jon (UK)        
I find powders clog the machine up

That is somewhat of an urban myth; perhaps if you use cheaper washing powders with more fillers they won't dissolve as well, but I and many others have been using powder for years without machines clogging up.


If anything, continued use of gel will probably do more harm to a machine than if powder was to be used exclusively.



Post# 526269 , Reply# 13   6/22/2011 at 14:37 (4,541 days old) by pierreandreply4 (St-Bruno de montarville (province of quebec) canada)        

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me i use liquid detergents

Post# 526326 , Reply# 14   6/22/2011 at 19:44 (4,541 days old) by ronhic (Canberra, Australia)        

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Is a product that was, to the best of my knowledge, developed in Australia...and is only a recent addition to British supermarket shelves since it was rebranded 'Vanish'

It is ultimately, a laundry soaker, but also contains (depending on the version) enzymes. Think of it as a 'Bio Tex/Bio Ad' style of product...and it can be added into the wash too as a detergent booster.

Post# 526332 , Reply# 15   6/22/2011 at 20:15 (4,541 days old) by buzzman1982 ()        

I buy either Persil bio or non bio or Ariel traditional powder depending on whats on offer.
I do not believe in the myth that non bio's better for your skin but i do think non bio Persil still works great.
From experiance powders are far better at stain removal then liquids or gels and i hate the way liquids foam up even when you put a bit less then what they tell you. Liquids are also rubbish with washing whites ive found.
As for the softener i have a bottle of Fairy softener, but i have found that even useing this it makes me itch on clothing that is very close to my skin like top of socks and underwear...
So i prefer going without... softener that is

Post# 526380 , Reply# 16   6/23/2011 at 02:17 (4,541 days old) by chestermikeuk (Rainhill *Home of the RailwayTrials* Merseyside,UK)        
"and is only a recent addition to British supermarket

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Gosh no, it soaked all our terry nappies in the 60`s, one of the first soakers / pre-treaters we had here

Post# 526390 , Reply# 17   6/23/2011 at 05:19 (4,541 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

persil non bio is actually good i personal think its the best out there so far i actually think its better than ariel non bio. when i use ariel bio & ariel colour i tend to use the tablet form or the actilift squirt bottle as i find powder ruins the detergent draw on the washing machine as it did on my old zanussi it created hard layers inside the draw which seem to look like limescale?? i tend to always clean the detergent draw after once a week

Post# 526397 , Reply# 18   6/23/2011 at 06:13 (4,541 days old) by DishwasherRules (Italy)        
@Ronhic & the others

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Napisan is just another name for the sanitizing additive Dettol. In Italy Napisan now comes with the same illustration as Dettol in other countries, but with different colors as the image below :)

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