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Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco)
 
Approximate retail price:
$0.08
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About - Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco)

The Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco) is part of the dishwasher detergent test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher detergent models like the Gel (Costco) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Type:
Liquids and powders generally pour easily; gels have a thicker consistency than liquids. Tablets are a dry, solid premeasured amount of detergent. Pacs have a dissolvable outer package containing a premeasured amount of liquid, gel, or powder. A dispenser product uses a cartridge that automatically dispenses a charge of detergent for 12 loads of dishes.

Size of package:
The package size in ounces for liquids or powders or count for tablets, tabs and packs.

Cleans dishes:
Gauges how well a detergent removed a caked-on puree of foods from glass dishes.
Features & Specs - Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco)
info Contains bleach Yes
info Contains enzymes No
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User Reviews - Kirkland Signature Gel (Costco)
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1.0
hideous stuff
7/6/2014
Pros
None
Cons
Does Not Clean Properly
I Do Not Like It
Leaves a waxy film
Leaves Tea Stains
Smells Bad
Best Uses
None
Comment:
There is nothing good about the new improved kirkland liquid dishwasher gel. I had to put in a little bleach to get out the tea stains and then triple rinse.I am going to try something else sadly. I have been using kirkland for years and no complaints till now.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
great product
5/10/2014
Pros
Gets the job done
Great product
not expensive
Would Recomend It
Cons
none
Best Uses
Great Uses
Laundry And Household
Comment:
For dishes,laundry, and household cleaning. the suds last a long time and you don't have to use that much. I like everything about the product
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
Everything tastes like soap
3/26/2014
Pros
Cleans Well
Cost Compared To Cascade
Cons
Strong Soapy Smell
Best Uses
Comment:
I picked up a double pack because Costco was out of Cascade. I used it and it seemed to clean as well as the liquid Cascade, but then I noticed the strong soapy smell that others have noticed.<br /><br />I cannot stand it, especially on my coffee mug. It's more pronounced on plastic, but it definitely ruins the taste of food. I will be returning it and going back to Cascade, even though it costs more.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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