Switching to Clorox HE Bleach
Q. I just got a new LG HE front-loading washer (love it)! I am using regular Clorox (love it also)! Should I switch to Clorox® High Efficiency Bleach? I have heard stories (and seen videos online) of terrible over-sudsing when using non-HE detergent (because of the surfactants, I think). Any advice?
A. Congrats on the new HE washer, and thanks for being a loyal Clorox® Regular-Bleach1 user.
Your fears about over-sudsing from using regular laundry products in the HE machine are very valid. As for converting to Clorox® High Efficiency Bleach, I definitely recommend it. We developed it specifically for the new HE washers. Its benefits include:
- A slightly higher bleach active level to help make up for the reduced volume you can add into HE washers’ bleach dispensers
- A thicker consistency to make it easier to pour into those small and higher up bleach dispensers
- Special ingredients to ensure that you get the whitest whites
There are no sudsy surfactants as well, so that eliminates that concern.
Also if you plan to use our Clorox 2® Stain Remover & Color Booster for your colored loads, make sure you add it into the DETERGENT dispenser rather than the bleach dispenser.