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high efficiency washer

Posted by on Jan. 10, 2013 at 5:36 PM
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Can you use regular powder/liquid detergent in a high efficiency washer?
I have a friend who bought my laundry detergent but its not high efficiency andI need to wash clothes now.
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kylenkodysmom
by Silver Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 5:38 PM
It should be in your owner's manual.
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kayelynnesmommy
by Bronze Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 5:39 PM
No. but most detergents have the he symbol on the container if they are he safe.
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Dorra
by on Jan. 10, 2013 at 5:40 PM
Yeah that's what I get for sending a guy. Thanks tho

Quoting kayelynnesmommy:

No. but most detergents have the he symbol on the container if they are he safe.
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fullxbusymom
by Silver Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 5:46 PM

I do. I make my own and it certainly isn't rated for HE washers.  Have done it for about a year without a single issue.

kayelynnesmommy
by Bronze Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 5:47 PM
You MIGHT could try using half as much as it says and do an extra rinse. I know the he detergent is less suddsy and the washers are made to use less water so if you use regular stuff it will sud more and be harder to rinse.


Quoting Dorra:

Yeah that's what I get for sending a guy. Thanks tho



Quoting kayelynnesmommy:

No. but most detergents have the he symbol on the container if they are he safe.

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Dorra
by on Jan. 10, 2013 at 5:58 PM
Hey could you give me the recipe. I have 2 but don't know if they would be ok to use.

Quoting fullxbusymom:

I do. I make my own and it certainly isn't rated for HE washers.  Have done it for about a year without a single issue.

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fullxbusymom
by Silver Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 6:09 PM

I cup of ea. oxi clean (I use generic), purex crystals, borax, arm & hammer washing soda, and 2 cups of Feliz Napis grated finely.

Use 2Tbls for ea. load

Supplies will last you months.

Quoting Dorra:

Hey could you give me the recipe. I have 2 but don't know if they would be ok to use.

Quoting fullxbusymom:

I do. I make my own and it certainly isn't rated for HE washers.  Have done it for about a year without a single issue.


valkay
by Silver Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM
You can just use about a tablespoon
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