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Tide Pods laundry detergent

 
Approximate retail price:
$0.22
Summary: Tide cost $0.22 per regular wash load
  • Detergent form is a Liquid
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Community icon55 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Pods/Packs
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Used Correctly, Ruined my Wardrobe
4/15/2015
Pros
Cons
Hard to Clean
Stained Clothes
Strong/Bad Scent
Weak Function
Best Uses
Comment:
I have used these on my brothers' dark clothes for a long while, but have not used it on my own clothes because of sensitive skin. I place them in the wash FIRST and use them exactly as directed. I recently purchased some new clothes and wanted to wash them in something stronger than my normal detergent and it STAINED all of my new clothing with very dark Blue AND PINK blotches. EVERY ARTICLE. I normally wash my brothers' clothing on a heavy cycle in HOT water, so I can only guess that the reason it never seemed to stain their clothing was due to this - or the fact that most of their clothing is very dark and the stains simply would not have shown.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Doesn't dissolve, strong scent
4/10/2015
Pros
Easy To Use
Looks Delicious
Cons
Leaves Streaks On Clothes
Strong/Bad Scent
Best Uses
Laundry Room
Comment:
I've only had one bad experience with a Tide product; that was Tide XK back in about 1970. Aside from that, it has always been a top-rate product.<br /><br />These pods leave streaks on clothing, and their scent level is much too strong. If I wear a shirt washed with these, I smell like I was mugged by an Avon lady.<br /><br />I had to re-wash the clothes to get the streaks out. This was with a load of clothes, and with a load of towels. Both were washed in a top-load LG HE machine that got a very good rating from CU. I have not encountered a problem with other pods, powders, or liquids.<br /><br />I've gone back to Wisk pods for the time being. I use pods because at my age I am getting a bit clumsy and they are easy to handle.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Tide pods ruined our laundry
2/28/2015
Pros
Cons
Melted Globs In Dryer
Melted Globs On Clothes
Melted Globs Stuff To Dry
Ruined Laundry
Best Uses
NONE
Comment:
Used in Cr top rated Sears HE Front Loader Washer/Dryer. 1 per load 7 loads of laundry. No load over crowded. Didn't recognize until the last 3 items of a queen navy blue blanket and 2 pillow cases that had noticeable melted globs of glue on them out of dryer. I examined other baskets of clothing that I hadn't folded.all had at least 1 piece of clothing with a glob melted on it. My dryer had several globs melted on the drum. This is definitely a quality control issue
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Tide Pods is part of the Laundry detergents test program at Consumer Reports. The Tide Pods Laundry detergents features and specs include FBA/Brighteners, HE and conventional. In our lab tests, Laundry detergents models like the Tide Pods are reviewed on Overall score, Type, Warm water cleanability, Blood - Very good at removing, Cool water cleanability, Dust Sebum - Very good at removing, Grass - Very good at removing. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Tide Pods based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Tide Pods include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Tide Pods.
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