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Laundry Detergent

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by SaggyWoman, May 9, 2008.

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  1. Tide

    4 vote(s)
    16.0%
  2. Gain

    2 vote(s)
    8.0%
  3. All

    3 vote(s)
    12.0%
  4. Sun

    2 vote(s)
    8.0%
  5. Purex

    4 vote(s)
    16.0%
  6. Surf

    2 vote(s)
    8.0%
  7. Generic

    4 vote(s)
    16.0%
  8. I rotate

    6 vote(s)
    24.0%
  9. Other

    6 vote(s)
    24.0%
  10. None of the above

    4 vote(s)
    16.0%
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  1. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    What kind do you use?
     
  2. Joe

    Joe New Member

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    I couldn't work for two days because I washed my underwear and some clothing with Sun detergent. Caused rashes and itching. My wife itched also. Even when I rinsed my underwear over and over, the residue remained. Rashes came back so I had to buy new underwear. Nasty stuff. We use Oxyclean
     
  3. David Lamb

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    We (my wife and I) use a supermarket's own brand (same as "generic"?) of powder suitable for sensitive skin.
     
  4. 4His_glory

    4His_glory New Member

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    Considering none of those brands are available to me my answer is none of the above.
     
  5. donnA

    donnA New Member

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    My is allergic to Tide and Cheer. I switched about 2 yrs ago to the off brand from Dollar store, it's called Xtra, and it cleans just as good as the brand I was using. We also add a little oxy clean to loads. Cleans my husbands work uniforms better then when he used the rented uniforms fro work. (buys his own second hand now)
     
  6. Hopeful

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    Oh, now I have several old laundry detergent commercials running around in my head!!! :BangHead:
    Do you remember the one, "New Ajax Laundry Detergent is stronger than Dirt!", where the guy was in a suit of armor on top of a white stallion? I loved that one!
     
  7. menageriekeeper

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    Everything makes my group itch! I use Purex's Free and Clear along with Downey's scentless, dyeless fabric softener. Bouce has a scentfree/dye free dryer sheet that I can use too.
     
  8. Gayla

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    I use All Free & Clear. Anything with scents and dyes makes me itch.
    Recently tried Arm & Hammer Free, but went right back to All.
    Will also put a small scoop of Oxyclean in most loads.
     
  9. webdog

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    Other - whatever is on sale for the lowest price.
     
  10. Palatka51

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    Whatever is on sale. :type:
     
  11. Alcott

    Alcott Well-Known Member

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    *RING*AROUND*THE*COLLAR*!!
     
  12. Hopeful

    Hopeful New Member

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    Oh NOOOOO!!!! You've tried scrubbing them out....you've tried soaking them out, but you've still got RING AROUND THE COLLAR!!!
    THANKS!!! I'll never get that one out of my head!:laugh:
     
  13. Hopeful

    Hopeful New Member

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    I hate that for you, because the main reason (other than price--coz it's almost ALWAYS cheapest here) that I use Purex is because of the Mountain Breeze fragrance....mmmmmm...I love that stuff....makes the whole house smell fresh and clean.
     
  14. glenn316

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    I'm a guy...
    I don't know!
     
  15. billreber

    billreber New Member

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    Does anybody remember the old Amway product SA8? It is still around, and that is what I use. Cleans the best, and no phosphates. I do not know of any allergic reactions or tests.

    Up here in Washington state, phosphates will soon be banned, and this is a great product to meet the state requirements. Want to try it? PM me for more information. (I am NOT trying to advertise, but only to tell people about something I use).

    Bill :godisgood:
     
  16. I Am Blessed 24

    I Am Blessed 24 Active Member

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    My mother always used Tide, so I use Tide. I hope I never have to switch. It works great for us!

    I use Spray 'n' Wash on the collars before I put them in the wash.

    Use Tide, Bounce, and Downy...all with the Febreeze scent.
     
  17. Joe

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    Two people stated in this thread they add Oxi Clean to the wash alongside their laundry soap.

    The label says " Boost Your Detergent Power!"

    Not to mention, in doing our laundry, I reduce it to 1/2 scoop

    While others use laundry soap, spray n wash, and fabric softener





    :confused: My wife should have told me this!
     
  18. annsni

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    Sensitive skin here too so I use one of two detergents that have proven OK for us: All Free and Clear or Cheer Free. Those are the only ones we can use. No fabric softener (that would kill them), so I use vinegar in the rinse water and then Bounce Free in the dryer.
     
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