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Purex 3 in 1 laundry sheets / Not a good idea

1 Ontario, Canada Review updated:

I purchased this product on the advice of a friend. We recently purchased our first HE front load washer and dryer.
I began to find spots all over the clothes and as a test, I washed my little guys brand new shirt. Again spots all over the front. If you catch it early enough, a good ole stain stick treatment will get rid of the spots.
Soon after...
The clothes in the washer were soaked following the end of the cycle and I needed to add an extra rinse and spin for each wash. Checking the trouble shooting manual, it stated to clean out the motor filter on the washer.
Once I opened this (sounds very difficult but is actually very simple) I found 3 of these sheets in the tube. Completely blocking the filter.
Thinking it was just a fluke, and being careful to watch each load for the sheet, I again cleaned it today, only 4 days later. Again there were 3 sheets in the motor filter causing it to clog with lint and the sheets.
This will burn out your motor!
I'm not sure how it happens, none of the faceclothes or little socks have ever made the same journey but its enough to turn me back to liquid detergent!

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  • Se
      7th of Dec, 2010
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    I liked the idea of these sheets also. I liked the idea that they were all in one sheets. We could replace dryer sheets and a softener. The problem that we had with them was that they left spots all over some of our clothes and at two pairs of sheets. We never had this happen before and it hasn't happened since we have stopped using the the sheets. We were careful to put them in only after the washer was filled up with water when we first noticed the stains. We also made sure we didn't leave anything in our pockets that might stain the clothes and we ran the wahser with a cleanser designed to clean it and remove/reduce odors. But still we found stains. So my only conclusion is that they somehow came in contact with the clothes and sheets and left stains.

  • Co
      28th of Dec, 2010
    0 Votes
    Purex 3 in 1 laundry sheets - Grease Spots appearing on clothes

    I just washed my 400 thead count sheets with Purex 3 in 1 Laundry Sheets. When I removed them from the dryer to put them back on the bed it looked like somebody had enjoyed a fried food orgy on them. There are grease spots on the sheets and pillow cases. Not very impressive, considering they are trying to push this new product.

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