Can HE detergent be used in a regular machine?

beanwabrDecember 21, 2010

I purchased some Trend HE for my front loader and am not too happy with it. I thought about giving it to my mom, who has a regular top loader. Can she use it? Thanks!

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Yes, but a larger dose is usually needed due to non-HE machines, of course, taking more water.

    Bookmark   December 21, 2010 at 2:59PM
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I use Tide HE at out vacation home with a regular top loader. The house has a septic tank and a water filter. The water suds more there so I use the HE to keep the suds at a minimum.

    Bookmark   December 28, 2010 at 8:53PM
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Yes. I use HE detergents in my standard topload agitator washer all of the time with no problems.

    Bookmark   January 2, 2011 at 7:31PM
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