Advantages of Using the Right Detergent for Laundry Loads

By Soko Directory Team / Published July 6, 2021 | 3:31 pm




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The right detergent offers a high level of enzymes and other cleaning ingredients that are strong enough to remove tough stains and body soil.


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Washing clothes is a part of our daily routine. It is a task almost everyone does each day, and thanks to the availability of a plethora of detergents, taking good care of our clothes couldn’t be easier.

Everyone wants to look good, to smell nice, and be as clean as possible. The secret is to use the right detergent. A good detergent is fundamental to your health, particularly when you touch various surfaces and your clothes come in contact with germs and other harmful substances.

There are various types of detergents used depending on the type of fabric, the amount of dirt, the hardness of the stains, or as per the fabric requirements. The most popular laundry detergents for everyday cleaning are powders. They are great for cleaning whites.

Most powder detergents are made of synthetic surfactant, in addition to, many other added benefits that improve cleaning efficiency.

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Using the right detergents comes with a host of other benefits as highlighted below.

  1. Detergents are Quite Effective.

Detergent powders are remarkably efficient in cleaning fabric. The incorporated ingredients such as calcium and magnesium soften the water making cleaning more effective.

The same ingredients prevent scum and insoluble salts from lingering onto your clothes. They work on the surface of the fabrics breaking up the oil and grease into small easy-to-remove parts. By getting rid of the stains and removing the insoluble salts, the life span of your garments is extended.

  1. Detergents are Cost-Effective

Whether you prefer the convenience of cleaning pods, the scrubbing power of powder detergent, or the ease of a liquid detergents, you can always find value additions that will not break your bank. Above all, they are easily available in the market.

  1. Strong on Stains, Tough on Germs

The right detergent offers a high level of enzymes and other cleaning ingredients that are strong enough to remove tough stains and body oil. They clean out difficult stains with ease. It does not matter if you are hand washing or using a laundry machine.

Some of these detergents have a few stand-out options for fighting stains. Others can eliminate unpleasant odors that come with set-in stains as well as any persistent germs.

The trick, however, lies in the right usage. For tough stains, it is recommended to do spot cleaning, then dampening the stained areas with detergent and gently scrubbing it with your fingers. Soak the garment in a bucket of water and detergent, then wash as usual. This is the recommended procedure for tough stain removal.

  1. Gentle on Hands

Many people still rely on handwashing, as it is, in fact, the safest method for fabrics like silk and lace. So, it is important to use a detergent that makes the process easy and effortless. One that is gentle on your skin and does not cause irritation or leave your hands dry and flaky.

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While detergents are not universal, most of them are suitable for handwashing. They dissolve easily in water and softens fabrics as you wash making your hand-washing a pleasant experience.

  1. Lathers in Both Soft and Hard Water

Hard water tends to leave residue on laundry making clothes, towels, and linens look discolored and rough to the touch. This residue also weakens fabrics’ fibers over time, which shortens the overall lifespan of your fabrics.

To combat rigid and shabby fabrics in the home; switch your current laundry detergent with one that is more reliable one that can handle both soft and hard water. Apart from softening fabrics and effectively breaking down the stains, these detergents are specially formulated to lather easily in all types of water. Such detergents are useful and tend to be more efficient especially if you live in a region with hard water.

  1. Keeps Whites Sparkly

Observing your favorite white clothes gradually lose their brightness to yellow or grey can be disheartening. Luckily, there are lots of detergents that can be used to eliminate these stains and get clothes whiter again. You can always bring back your sparkling whites in no time.

The right detergent is safe for bright colors and contains optical brighteners which restore the fabrics to their original hue.

There are lots of other advantages to using the right detergent for your fabrics. While not all of them will satisfy your needs, some of these brands are manufactured through superior technologies and are specially formulated to let you enjoy more added benefits.

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Msafi Detergent, by BIDCO Africa, for instance, can be a good choice for you, if you particularly require an effective product for your laundry that will definitely make the task of cleaning your clothes a lot easier.

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