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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Type: Pods/Packs
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User Reviews

 
1.0
The Pods Don't Dissolve Completely !
1/7/2016
Pros
Simple Instructions
Cons
Hard to Clean
Weak Function
Best Uses
Laundry Room
Comment:
After using these for a few loads, I started noticing dried on crusty, patchy deposits on my clothes. Investigation leads me to conclude that it is the remains of the plastic pod that the product is packaged in. I use it according the directions, pod first, then add clothes. My washer spins the clothes to determine load size prior to adding water and this may be moving the pod out of the bottom of the washer. I don't think the pod is completely dissolving and the pod remains get baked on in the dryer. Yes, they wash out, but who wants to have to rewash items? CU, this should be investigated. A quick glance at the Tide website shows several similar complaints.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Don't waste your time or money on these Pods!
9/13/2015
Pros
Easy To Use
Cons
Weak Function
Best Uses
Cleaning
Comment:
The clear and Free Tide Pods do not clean even the smallest load of towels came out dirty. Washed a small load of mens short sleeve summer shirts just sweaty no real stains. The shirts came out of wash still smelling sweaty. Don't waste your time or money on this product..
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
5.0
I love Tide Pods
7/17/2015
Pros
Easy To Use
Effective
Gets Stains Out
Great Scent
Safe For Delicate Clothes/Skin
Simple Instructions
Cons
Expensive
Best Uses
Cleaning
Home
Travel
Comment:
I live on the 3rd floor of my apartment building and have to go to the next building to wash. The Pods are so easy and convenient to carry.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would 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, Cool water cleanability, Dust Sebum - Very good at removing, Grass - Very good at removing, Blood - 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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