What happens when you put too much detergent into a load of laundry?
The short answer? A lot of things.
More is not always better! Especially with laundry detergent.
If you're using too much laundry detergent, your clothes will carry an odor and wear down the machine.
The laundry detergent you use can affect your clothes in many ways. For instance, if too much is used it could stain or mark up the clothing which may have an effect on how they look and smell. Furthermore, using excess amounts of detergent leaves a residue inside the washing machine that traps odors throughout the day while also keeping water trapped so washers don't drain properly causing more damage to both pumps/motors as well as requiring additional energy for every wash because there are always extra rinses needed when suds from soap remain behind.
The obvious solution is to be careful how much detergent you put in your washer.
But if you have multiple family members doing the laundry, sometimes controlling their laundry detergent usage can be more of a challenge.
The measuring marks in liquid laundry detergent caps are confusing for a reason. The manufacturer wants you to go through laundry detergent faster, so you need to buy more.
In fact, this problem is so rampant, that the average person puts 33% more liquid detergent in their washing machine than needed on each and every load.
There is an easier way to measure your laundry detergent.
Tru Earth Eco-Strips are pre-measured, so there's no more guessing how much detergent to put in your washer. They're also ultra-concentrated, so you can fit upwards of 640 loads in the same space you can store one 32 load jug of liquid laundry detergent!
No more wasted laundry detergent. No more wasted water. Just clean clothes without measuring and without the mess. And because Tru Earth uses plant based ingredients, our product is safe for septic systems too.
So if you are tired of accidentally using too much laundry detergent, let Tru Earth takes the guesswork out of your laundry routine.