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Dishwasher soap question...

Do you prefer the liquid, powder, or little packet type? We just got a working dishwasher and are curious as to which works better.

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Asked by campbellb3421 at 2:49 PM on May. 19, 2011 in Shopping

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  • I always use the tablets. They are just more convenient.

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 2:50 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I like the little action packets =) but we still get water spots...someone told me to try Jet Dry with the packets...just havent bought any yet

    Answer by Lucky209 at 2:53 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I use the tablets (I think they're by Cascade or something). They work awesome.

    Answer by BananaMuffins at 2:54 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Cascade complete packs work GREAT! I used the ones with the power ball in the middle but they left residue on my dishes.


    Answer by momavanessa at 2:56 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • When i put dishes in the dishwasher I make sure they are nearly cleaned beforehand and I just use a drop or two of normal dishwashing liquid.. I used to use liquid detergent and powdered all the time but those left a yucky film on my dishes over time.

    If I HAVE a heavy job like bakeware or a pan i don't want to deal with then I use a little bit of that Sun Dishwasher Detergent from the Dollar Tree.

    Works well for me.. we have also have soft water now...if you have hard water i would recommend getting lemi-shine that stuff is awesome.

    Answer by TheHappyChicken at 3:50 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I go back and forth between the liquid and powdered versions of the store generic brand.

    Answer by jmpj8107 at 3:54 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I like the liquid. I use cascade.

    Answer by kirstenvargo at 9:33 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I don't have a dishwasher. Well, yes, actually I do. His name is Larry.

    Answer by 1smartcookie at 12:46 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • i like liquid for my dish washer

    Answer by mommie_of02 at 4:33 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • we buy the Finish tablets and they seem to work fine.

    Answer by not-the-momma at 5:11 PM on May. 24, 2011

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