Detergent Powder vs Liquid Detergent: Which One to Use?

Several factors need to be assessed when deciding which detergent to use for your laundry. These include type of stains, budget, laundry load and so on. Powder vs liquid detergent-wondering which one to use? This guide will help!


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Washing clothes has become a daily task for most people. Whether you prefer washing your clothes in a washing machine or by hand, the detergent you use is also responsible for clean, fresh garments. It is important to choose the right detergent. Different types of detergents are available in the market such as detergent powder, liquid detergent, etc. So which one should we pick? In this article, we’ve broken down the differences and done a detergent powder vs liquid detergent comparison to help you pick the best detergent for your laundry needs.

1) Liquid Detergents are Easy to Use

When it comes to detergent, you need to empty a certain amount into a designated area of your washing machine. Please read the user manual for guidance on where to pour out your detergent. Using liquid detergent makes the task of pouring out a fixed amount a lot easier when compared to emptying out a spoon or two of detergent powder. What makes liquid detergents more convenient is the fact that they are not packaged in large boxes which are hard to carry around. A simple bottle is all you have, and most bottles come with a measuring cup as well, making the task of pouring that much easier.

2) Liquid Detergents Dissolve Quickly

When you use a liquid detergent, you can be sure that it will dissolve in the water quickly. What’s more, liquid detergents don’t leave that unwanted white soap residue on your clothes after the wash is complete. It is a lot easier to scrub your clothes using a liquid detergent than using soap.

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3) Liquid Detergents Help Save Water

Using a liquid detergent not only helps you save on the amount of soap you use because you need to use less liquid detergent when compared to soap, but it also enables you to save water. Soap and powders require a lot more water to dissolve in when compared to a liquid one. As this detergent is already in a liquid state, dissolving in water is not an issue, and this allows you to use less water as well. Saving water is something everyone needs to do.

4) Liquid Detergent Help Treat Stains

When you want to treat stains and do not have a stain removal solution handy, you can easily use liquid detergent. It helps clean most kinds of stains thoroughly. Simply pour 3-4 drops of liquid detergent directly on the stain and rub gently. Then wash with plain water. And the stain should be gone. You may repeat the step once again if needed.

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5) Liquid Detergent is Suitable for Delicate Fabrics

Liquid detergent can not only be used for your regular wear garments, but also can be used for expensive occasional wear garments. Some garments like silk or wool need special care while washing and there are good liquid detergents available in the market for these kinds of fabrics. Delicate garments made from silk, wool and cotton require extra care and using a mild detergent can work wonders. We recommend Love and Care, which is available in the market.

6) Liquid Detergent Is Ideal for Your Washing Machine

Most washing machines come equipped with a special soap dispenser designed for liquid detergents as well. Most of the liquid detergents are ideal for washing machines. If you prefer to wash your clothes in a washing machine, you can use Surf Excel Matic Liquid, which is specially formulated for washing machines and is easily available in the market. It also helps maintain your washing machine’s life. There are liquid detergent variants available for top load and front load machines too. If you are using a top load washing machine, you can use Surf Excel Matic Liquid Top Load, and if you are using a front load washing machine, you can use Surf Excel Matic Liquid Front Load. These liquid detergents completely dissolve in water and do not leave any residue behind, like powders do.

There you go! Using a liquid detergent will definitely make the task of cleaning your clothes a lot easier.

Always measure your liquid detergent before pouring it into your washing machine and check the user guide to know the quantity required.

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