What You Need to Know Before Buying

This post is a review between Kirkland (the Costco house brand) and Cascade dishwasher pacs.

What you should know before buying?

What You Need to Know Before Buying

Things to Know:

#1: I LOVE Costco and Kirkland, their house brand.

#2: I will NOT stick with a product that doesn’t work, no matter the brand or my love for said brand.

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Review One: Cascade

What You Need to Know Before Buying

(source: AMAZON)

Oh, momma! These tiny fresh scent pacs clean like YOU’D clean. Everything, from the silverware to the glasses to the bowls with hardened schmutz on them came out clean and sparkly.

I LOVE this particular Cascade product. LOVE. IT.

Product Deets:

~ No pre-wash needed-Cascade Platinum dishwasher detergent removes burnt-on food without pre-washing.

~ ActionPacs are formulated with the grease-fighting power of Dawn dish soap.

~ Our triple chamber Action Pac is tough enough to finish cleaning even your burnt on messes without pre-washing.

~ Cascade’s best dishwashing detergent keeps your silverware and dishwasher sparkling finish.

Product Description:

Cascade Platinum ActionPacs clean burnt-on messes in just one wash, with no prewash needed. Premium tough-food cleaning powers away burnt-on foods, while built-in rinse-aid action and the grease-fighting power of Dawn make your dishes dazzle. They’re our best clean for sparkling silverware and even your dishwasher. Plus, Cascade Platinum dishwasher detergent is formulated to help prevent hard-water filming—keeping your machine looking fresh and clean. Simply pop in an ActionPac and reveal a Platinum sparkle.

I found all of it to be true, which honestly shocked me.

No pre-washing needed. Dishes came out sparkling clean. My dishwasher looks cleaner than ever!

I can and do, highly recommend Cascade Platinum action pacs.

Review Two: Kirkland Premium Dishwasher Pacs

(source: Amazon)

Product Deets:

~ 115 Dishwasher pacs per pack

~ Lemon citrus scent

~ Grease-fighting power with enzyme action, power of activated bleach

~ Attached the toughest stains

~ Works great on grease, coffee, wine, eggs

~ Contains a rinse aid

~ Sparkling clean, streak-free dishes

~ Incredibly easy to use, no unwrapping and no mess

~ Phosphate Free, Chlorine-Free, Salt-Free and Safe For Septic Systems

Oh, Costco – how I love thee.  Truly, deeply, madly.

I WANTED to love this product, I did.

But, I think for the first time ever, I didn’t.

When I originally bought the Kirkland brand pacs, I thought my dishwasher had seen better days, because thangs just weren’t getting clean.

When I switched to the name brand (because they were on sale), I was stunned how clean my dishes came out of the dishwasher.

How clean? So clean that I would make Garry stop what he was doing and come look.

It pains me to say this, because the Kirkland brand and Costco are at the top of my list for most products, but don’t think you’re saving money when buying the less expensive Kirkland dishwasher pacs. They just don’t get the job done.

Towards the end, I was using two pacs for one cycle and it still didn’t get them as clean as one pac of Cascade.

Hands down, Cascade wins this battle.

Get those dishes clean, y’all!

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  1. Ronda Porter says

    AGREE!! I love the Cascade Platinum. Once I tried them there was no turning back.

  2. The Kirkland brand, bunked up my dishwasher. We actually took it apart, thanks to You-Tube, and OMG it took 3 hours to clean off the gunk that settled in the machine. I will never use the Kirkland brand again, I do however switch on and off with Finish and Cascade.

  3. I usually use Finish though I do buy it at Costco. I think the last time I bought dishwasher soap I bought the Kirkland brand but haven’t tried them yet now I a worried.

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