Dish detergrnt in packets - mine stick together

albert_135July 12, 2014

Don't recall the upscale brand but the little buggers stick together in the bag.

Maybe moot as I may not use buy them again. So, just curious if you use them how do you handle them?

This post was edited by albert_135 on Thu, Jul 17, 14 at 9:45

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emma

The manual for my new washer said not to use paks. That must cause more than visual problems.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2014 at 7:17PM
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clt3

Don't reach in the pouch with wet hands.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 11:32AM
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grainlady_ks

Along with wet hands, I would also suspect storing them where the conditions are hot and humid (under a sink, next to the dishwasher that puts off some heat, etc.) may also contribute to the sticking. High humidity may actually activate the melting of the packet.

In my new Bosch dishwasher, they suggest using 1 T. of powdered dishwasher detergent or detergent tablets for most loads. I just stick with powdered detergent and use even less than 1 tablespoon. In these new dishwashers, more isn't better.

-Grainlady

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 5:59PM
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littlebug5

Yep - wet hands. I discovered that, too.

Maybe the pods shouldn't be kept in their original plastic bag. Maybe the pods should be dumped into an open container of some kind with free air flow - Tupperware?

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 11:16PM
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charleney

I had that happen too. I just use the Finish tabs that have the red button in the middle. Costco always seem to have a good sale on. Each one is easy open, individually wrapped.
They work great!

    Bookmark   September 5, 2014 at 6:07PM
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