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Barry_

Barry_ Report 15 Mar 2013 17:58

Has anyone seen these detergent sheets in the supermarkets - or bought and used them?
If so, what are your thoughts about them, please?

These sheets are apparently available at Sainsbury's and Waitrose.

http://www.adventuresofayorkshiremum.co.uk/2012/08/dizolve-washing-sheets.html

Thanks for your input,

Barry

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 Mar 2013 18:12

Never noticed them.

From your link, it would seem one sheet per wash. That might be fine in a soft or medium soft water hardness area, but probably not so good for a hard water one. I'm always sceptical when they give you measured doses

I'd be inclined to compare the price with other non-bio washing detergent on the shelves.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 16 Mar 2013 06:44

How do they work out price wise? Can they be used for handwashing?

Might be useful to pop a few in my suitcase as i often want to rinse something out to freshen it up while away and carrying a bag of powder or sachets adds to the weight of my luggage.

Lizx

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 16 Mar 2013 08:46

Do they dissolve completely?

I'd be worried they'd end up like a tissue.

Why do rogue tissues always end up in the "dark" wash?

I don't like looking like a lamington

:-D

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 16 Mar 2013 10:34

They cost £5 for 20 which is less than I pay per wash with usual liquid, so may give them a try

Barry_

Barry_ Report 16 Mar 2013 13:58

Hi, everyone. Thank you for your replies.

Yes, Scozz, according to their website

http://mydizolve.com/

these sheets dissolve completely - in either hot or cold water.
Liz, these sheets are for use in the washing machine.

At present they are only available in Canada from the manufacturer at Moncton, New Brunswick. Cost, including p & p is $15, I was told when I phoned on Thursday, enquiring about them. Oh, PLUS 13% tax. We must NEVER forget the tax which is pretty well on everything!
(International postage stamp to UK, Oz is $1.85 + 24 cents tax = $2.09 up to 30 grams. Approx. £1.35)

Apparently these sheets will be available in the stores here in a couple of months. It’s strange they are available in UK and not here in the place of manufacture! Even stranger to order washing detergent from the manufacturer and not get it directly from the supermarket!! Definitely a first for me.

The reason I ask about Dizolve is that a couple of years ago my late Margaret discovered, bought and always used a similar wavy shaped sheet called Purex 3 in 1.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5bFymOBUbA

(I suspect the lady's comments refer to Frank's Red Hot Sauce advert
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9DwA_VZDno
which came first here - the chicken or the egg?)

Purex is a very big name in detergents yet these 3 in 1 sheets (boxes of 20 in different odours) were always very sparse. They have disappeared completely over the last year - they never seemed to be advertised at all - and links for them have been removed.
I have a few of these sheets left for my washing days and would like to continue using this efficient detergent and its quick and easy method to prepare my wash.
Purex 3 in 1 sheets do not dissolve, however; at the end of drying cycle they are very handy to clean lint from within the dryer’s filter.

That’s why I wondered if anyone has used Dizolve; it seems this will likely be my replacement detergent!

Again, thank you for your replies.

Have a lovely weekend.

Barry

MotownGal

MotownGal Report 16 Mar 2013 14:05

I have used Dizolve, they are available in Waitrose stores.

They do dissolve completely. No nasty gunge in the machine.

They are available in two fragrances

Linen and Lavender.

Beware they are a bit fragile, and getting them out of their plastic pouch is a bit of a fiddle. But they are a jolly good idea.

:-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 16 Mar 2013 15:52

Interesting, not heard of them but I will look out for them now.


Liz re hand washing on holiday, we always carry a small tube of handwash, it is not heavy to carry and a little goes a long way.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 17 Mar 2013 07:17

I used to buy that Ann, but lately have just been putting some powder in a small sandwich bag to take with me. I have been known to use washing up liquid to wash things, as we always go self catering so have to buy that there.

I don't go near a Waitrose so will try our Sainsburys.

Lizx