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The correct way to use liquid detergent

Prevent your liquid detergent from settling in the machines hoses and bypassing your laundry Liquid detergent Liquid detergent is considered to be a good all-rounder detergent. It’s usually cheaper than Liquid tablets, but often a little more expensive than Powder detergent. Liquid detergent dissolves very quickly; because it’s already in liquid form, and is fairly easy to measure the correct amount of detergent for your wash. It can be easily used as a pre-treatment for difficult stains by applying the liquid detergent directly to the fabrics surface. Also, Liquid detergents leave fewer residues on your laundry. Using liquid detergent in your washing machine You may think using Liquid detergent in your washing machine is simple, but you could be doing it all wrong? All front loader washing machine have been designed for the use of powdered detergent, liquid detergent is a relatively new form of detergent. In the Soap drawer there are normally three compartments; one large compartment where you put powered detergent in when you're doing a 'main wash', another compartment where you put powered detergent in when you want to do a 'pre-wash' and a small compartment /dispenser where you add the liquid fabric softener. The correct way to use liquid detergent If you pour the liquid detergent into your washing machines Soap drawer, most of the liquid detergent could get lost in the machines soap drawer and hoses completely bypassing the drum and your laundry, greatly reducing the effectiveness of the liquid detergent. The correct way to use liquid detergent in your washing machine is to pour the liquid into a Plastic Dosing Ball. Place the dosing ball on top and the back of the laundry; this will prevent the liquid from settling in your machines Soap drawer compartment and Sump hose. Also, see our guides to: Is Fabric softener necessary? - What is Oxy bleach stain remover?
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Dosing Ball

Is your washing machine starting to smell?

If you always select cool 30°C quick wash programme and only use Non-bio powder detergent, Liquid detergent, Liquid tablets or any other detergent that doesn’t contain Oxygen bleach. This will cause a build up of dirt and grease creating a breeding ground for Bacteria, unpleasant smells can form in your washing machine – warm weather can make the smell even worse. Our Advice: Two to three times a year, simply wash white cotton Tea towels on the hottest 90°C wash programme with the “Intensive wash and the Extra rinse” options, (if your machine has those functions) with a Biological powder detergent that contains Oxygen bleach. Alternatively, you can use your normal Liquid detergent with two scoops of Oxygen bleach powder additive. These maintenance washes will keep the machine and the outlet hose clean and free from the build-up of dirt, grease and bacteria. Also, regular maintenance washes can considerably prolong the life of your washing machine. Read more...
Place dosing ball on top of the laundry
Soft-water areas require less detergent to wash your laundry Here in Liverpool we have soft-water; you can use considerably less detergent than the detergent manufacturer’s usually recommend.
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The correct way to

use liquid Detergent

Prevent your liquid detergent from settling in the machines hoses and bypassing your laundry Liquid detergent Liquid detergent is considered to be a good all-rounder detergent. It’s usually cheaper than Liquid tablets, but often a little more expensive than Powder detergent. Liquid detergent dissolves very quickly; because it’s already in liquid form, and is fairly easy to measure the correct amount of detergent for your wash. It can be easily used as a pre-treatment for difficult stains by applying the liquid detergent directly to the fabrics surface. Also, Liquid detergents leave fewer residues on your laundry. Using liquid detergent in your washing machine You may think using Liquid detergent in your washing machine is simple, but you could be doing it all wrong? All front loader washing machine have been designed for the use of powdered detergent, liquid detergent is a relatively new form of detergent. In the Soap drawer there are normally three compartments; one large compartment where you put powered detergent in when you're doing a 'main wash', another compartment where you put powered detergent in when you want to do a 'pre-wash' and a small compartment /dispenser where you add the liquid fabric softener. The correct way to use liquid detergent If you pour the liquid detergent into your washing machines Soap drawer, most of the liquid detergent could get lost in the machines soap drawer and hoses completely bypassing the drum and your laundry, greatly reducing the effectiveness of the liquid detergent. The correct way to use liquid detergent in your washing machine is to pour the liquid into a Plastic Dosing Ball. Place the dosing ball on top and the back of the laundry; this will prevent the liquid from settling in your machines Soap drawer compartment and Sump hose. Also, see our guides to: How to clean a smelly washing machine
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Place dosing ball on top of the laundry
Dosing Ball