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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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Type: Pods/Packs
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User Reviews

 
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.

 
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.
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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