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Old 09-17-2018, 02:59 PM
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Who uses them?

Tips?

Ever have a problem?


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Old 09-17-2018, 03:02 PM
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I use them and like them a lot. They are extra neat and tidy without any spillage like the powder detergent. Works for me!
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Old 09-17-2018, 03:14 PM
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Same as pp. Love them. Not messy.
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Old 09-17-2018, 03:43 PM
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I donít use them, but my DD uses them at college and says thatís the way to go. Instead of hauling a jug of detergent to the laundry room, she just tosses a pod into the hamper and dumps it all into the washer.
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Old 09-17-2018, 04:05 PM
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Yep. Same as everyone else.

Only problem is that ocassionally one won't completely dissolve. I just it run it through a quick rinse cycle and it's fine. We do at least 6 loads a week and in the years I've used pods it's only happened a handful of times.


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Old 09-17-2018, 04:16 PM
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So dumb question: when the pics show liquid being poured into the center post, do you just toss the pod in with the clothes or put it in the center thing?

Can you tell Iím looking for a new washer? And Iím an expert on the language?
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Old 09-17-2018, 04:30 PM
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I love using pods. They are far more labor efficient and no drips from the liquid container. When I've laundered sleeping bags, etc. at the laundromat, it's so much easier to carry a few of those than lugging a container.

There was a rumor I heard a few years ago about the pod packaging not dissolving and causes issues with septic tanks. I asked our local septic companies and they had NEVER encountered this and I found nothing on the internet supporting it.

As far as where to place them, place them in the bottom before adding clothes. As the tub fills, they will then get the longest time in water, allowing them to dissolve before the load starts doing its thing.
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Old 09-18-2018, 12:04 PM
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I have a front loader washer. I put my pods in the same place as the powdered detergent. Mine has a tray that slides out and has designated places for detergent, softener and all fabric bleach.
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Old 09-18-2018, 02:07 PM
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I have a LG washer and it has been recommended to me not to use the laundry pods. Even though I would clean the washer on a regular basis, I was having an issue with build up inside the drum and little flecks of dirt/scum would end up on my laundry. I am now using the powdered detergent, the problem is gone but miss using the pods.
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:47 PM
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I nodded agreeably when the sales guy who sold me my new washer/dryer told me not to use pods, but I thought he was wrong. He explained that they don’t always dissolve right. You know what? He’s right! I have 2 sheets (from 2 different sets, of course) which are spotted. I thought it was the medicine I was using on my toe, but now that I look at the sheets, he’s right. The stains are clearly from the pod wrapper.

Naturally, I just bought a new big container of pods that I haven’t even opened yet. DD strikes it rich and I’m going back to liquid.


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