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If you use powder detergent in a HE washer do you put it in the little tray or directly in with the clothes?

also what about laundry boosters like oxy clean that are powdered?

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elizabiza

Asked by elizabiza at 12:47 PM on Sep. 13, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Put it in the washer
    If there is a stain I put a little on the stain
    no1coachmom

    Answer by no1coachmom at 12:49 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • i put it in the tray
    navywifemomkoch

    Answer by navywifemomkoch at 12:50 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I have a front loader so I put the detergent - liquid, powder, downy - all in the dispensing tray. Stain treaters - I use sprays - I put directly on the stain. But if I were to use Oxyclean powder - I'd put it in the same tray slot as the powder detergent.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 12:52 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • so the powder doesn't get gunked up in the tray?
    elizabiza

    Comment by elizabiza (original poster) at 1:22 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I'm about a 50/50- I usually just dump it on the clothes before I even think about it-
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 8:35 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

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