5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Using Laundry Capsules Instead Of Liquid Detergent To Wash Clothes

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Using Laundry Capsules Instead Of Liquid Detergent To Wash Clothes

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By Rachel on 01 Sep 2021
Senior Digital Editor

Doing laundry is pretty straightforward once you know how to work your washing machine - you simply grab some detergent, pour it in, and wait for the cycle to work its magic. But what if we told you that there’s an even more fuss-free method of washing clothes?

While liquid detergent is typically the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of doing laundry, laundry capsules are an alternative worth exploring for easier chore days. They’re slowly gaining popularity in Singapore, but if you or your folks are still on the fence, here are 5 reasons why you should consider using laundry capsules instead of liquid detergent.

Read on to find out more about using laundry capsules in Singapore!

#1: Spills aren’t a problem as the liquid is completely contained

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Liquid detergent needs to be measured before being poured in, and this can prove to be a hassle since it’s prone to spillage. Mopping up a soapy puddle on the floor is the last thing you need when you’ve had a long day, with 101 other house chores waiting to be taken care of.

With laundry capsules, there are none of such messes as all the liquid is contained and comes in pre-measured doses. All you need to do is throw a capsule into the empty washing drum - no drips, no spills - and let your trusty washing machine do the rest. You also won’t have to deal with refills. It’s so easy that even those who are self-proclaimed house chore noobs should have no issues - so there’s really no excuse for not helping out at home!

These might seem like minor perks but trust us, when you’re a busy and tired working adult, every bit of time and effort saved is a win. And less time spent doing chores = more time for much-deserved relaxing.

#2: There’s significantly higher cleaning power than liquid detergent

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Don’t underestimate those cute little laundry capsules, for each capsule is highly concentrated, which gives them higher cleaning power. Specifically, the ones from Fresh HY have 8 times the efficacy of ordinary liquid detergent, and only one capsule is needed for a sizeable load of up to 4kg. Small, but solid!

#3: A unique design allows for all-in-one anti-bacterial, anti-dust mite & softening properties

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Liquid detergents don’t always have multi-functional properties, and you often have to add separate fabric softeners and whatnot if you’re dealing with difficult or delicate fabrics. The unique design of a laundry capsule, however, allows it to have multiple properties all packed into one. 

Fresh HY’s 4 in 1 laundry capsules are neatly compartmentalised into 4 sections, with detergent, softener, colour protectant, and sanitiser with 99.9% anti-bacterial and 99.9% anti-dust mite properties. In addition to that, it also serves as a deodoriser with 20 days of long-lasting fragrance, so your clothes won’t dry with the musty smell of mildew.

#4: They’re convenient, light, and space-saving

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With liquid detergent often sold in huge bottles - some as heavy as 4kg - lugging it home from the supermarket can be a struggle if you don’t have a car. Plus, it’ll use up a considerable amount of floor space in your home.

Laundry capsules, on the other hand, are super lightweight, so shopping for them is always convenient. With brands like Fresh HY in compact stackable containers, they can easily be stashed away without taking up much space.

#5: Suitable for indoor drying & compatible with all types of washing machines

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Turns out, not all liquid detergents are made equal; Did you know that some of them aren’t suitable for indoor drying of clothes? With laundry capsules, namely, the ones from Fresh HY, you don’t need to worry about that, as hanging your clothes indoors in unpredictable weather is still possible.

It doesn’t matter what type of washing machine you own, be it a front-load or top-load one, or even a 2-in-1 model with a built-in dryer. Laundry capsules are compatible with all types of washing machines, so it’s easy to make the switch without having to fork out money on a whole new appliance!

Fresh HY 4 in 1 laundry capsule promotion in Singapore

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If this has piqued your interest in trying out laundry capsules to make clothes-washing a more fuss-free task, Fresh HY is a brand to consider. Formulated in Japan, these 99.9% anti-bacterial and anti-dust mite laundry capsules not only offer 8 times the cleaning power, but provide 20 days of lasting fragrance from wash to wear. Speaking of fragrances, you get to pick from 3 lovely floral scents: Cherry Blossom, Rose, and Lavender.

Each tub of Fresh HY laundry capsules usually costs $9.90 (20 capsules), which is already relatively affordable for laundry capsules. But right now, you get to purchase them at just $6.90 per tub as part of a limited-time promotion from now till 14 October 2021. Available in major supermarkets and online channels.

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Text by: GirlStyle SG

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