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What Are the Benefits of Liquid Detergents

Do you wonder what the difference is between the different kinds of laundry detergents out there? What are the benefits of liquid detergents over powders or capsules?


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What Are the Benefits of Liquid Detergents

Find out more about the benefits of using liquid detergents for all your laundry needs now. Read this blog to find out more about how liquid detergents can save you money and time, and why some experts recommend liquid detergents over powdered ones.

Benefits of Using Liquid Detergents

When it comes to liquid laundry detergents, there are many different kinds of brands out there. Some deliver what they promise, and some don’t. At Cleanipedia, we’ve tried just about every kind of detergent on the market, and we have found that OMO Auto Washing Liquid range of products comes out tops every time.

Here is a list of advantages of liquid detergents like OMO:

It Saves You Money

You only need a capful (or approximately 75ml’s) of liquid detergent to get great results when washing clothing. When you use powdered detergents, you tend to use more powder to get the same results. Therefore, because you use less liquid detergent, one bottle will last you longer, saving you money each month.

Liquid detergents also tend to be priced cheaper than capsules or detergent pods which are a more concentrated form of laundry detergent. So, if you choose to buy a laundry liquid, rather than a laundry capsule, you will also be saving money.

They Dissolve in Water

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One of the biggest consumer issues with washing powders is that they often leave a nasty build-up in washing machines and on the clothing itself. Liquid detergents dissolve completely in water, therefore leaving no residue or build-up left over in the washing machine itself.

Recommend by Manufacturers

Many washing machine manufacturers recommend using liquid detergents because they do not leave a build-up in the machine which can clog the pipes. This can lead to the machine breaking down and needing to be repaired, which, if the machine is under warranty, can cost the manufacturer money.

They Contain Less Chemicals than Powders

A key liquid detergent advantage is that the ingredients list of liquid detergents generally contains less harsh chemicals than powder. This means that liquid detergents are more environmentally friendly, in that fewer chemicals are being dissolved in the water and potentially flushed into our water systems. It also means that liquid detergents can be used by people with sensitive skin without the risk of an allergic reaction or inflammation occurring.

Why Liquid Detergents are Easier to Use than Powdered Detergents.

Homeowners – or converts as we like to call them – that use liquid detergents, will say that once you use liquid detergents, you’ll never go back to powder ones, and here’s why:

  • Liquid detergents have easy-to-pour caps which do not mess up or spill easily. Powder detergents have to be scooped out of their packaging and placed into the dispenser which can be a messy affair.

  • The bottles of most liquid detergent bottles are easily stored in your pantry cupboards and the cap is well-sealed. Whereas powder detergents are usually in packaging which can easily tear and leak.

  • The packaging of liquid detergents, most specifically of the OMO Auto Washing Powder range, is 100% recyclable, making it more sustainable and environmentally friendly than powder detergent packaging.

Can Liquid Detergents be Used in All Types of Washing Machines?

The answer to this question is an easy one, a resounding yes! Liquid detergents can be used in any kind of washing machine including front loaders and top loaders and are also recommended for use in industrial or professional machines too. Did you know that OMO Colour Auto Washing Liquid is actually recommended by several washing machine manufacturers including LG, Samsung and Bosch?

Try a liquid detergent like OMO Auto Washing Liquid for all your laundry needs today, we’re pretty sure you won’t regret it. If you need more convincing, read our blog on Liquid Laundry Detergents Vs Powders: What’s The Difference?


Why is liquid detergent better than powder?

Liquid detergents have several advantages over powders including using less, saving you money, dissolving fully in water and not creating residue or build-up on clothing or in the drum.

Is it better to use liquid or powder detergent?

It really comes down to personal preference and budget, but if you read our blog above, we think you’ll see why it’s beneficial to choose a liquid laundry detergent.

What are the uses of liquid detergent?

Liquid detergents can be used in all types of washing machines to clean clothing. It can also be used as a spot cleaner on stubborn stains.

Which liquid detergent is best?

We recommend the OMO Auto Washing Liquid range of detergents that include OMO Auto Washing Liquid, OMO Colour Auto Liquid and OMO Auto Washing Liquid + Comfort.

Is liquid detergent the same as washing powder?

Liquid detergent is considered a washing detergent in a liquid form versus a washing powder in a powder form. Both are used as laundry detergents to clean clothing.

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