Our review compares dishwasher liquids on customer satisfaction, so you can find out what other Aussies think about the compared brands before you go ahead with a purchase. Think of it as like asking hundreds of your closest mates which dishwasher liquid they think is best!
Canstar Blue surveyed 2,360 Australians for their feedback on the dishwasher liquid(s) they’ve purchased and used in the last six months.
The winning brand is the one that receives the highest Overall satisfaction rating once all the scores from the Overall satisfaction criteria are combined and averaged.
Brands must have received at least 30 responses to be included, so not all brands available in the market have been compared in this survey. The brands rated in this survey are listed below in order of best overall satisfaction.
Find more detailed information on our Most Satisfied Customer methodology.
One of the bigger names in the cleaning aisle, Earth Choice offers a number of dishwashing liquids for shoppers to choose from, with all claimed to be plant-based, greywater and septic-system safe, with the packaging also fully recyclable. Available in multiple scents and sizes, Earth Choice comes in 500ml, 900ml or 1L bottles, with lemon or green tea and lime scents available, in addition to the Ultra Concentrate Red Apple liquid for when you’ve got some tough stains to tackle.
Dishwashing liquid is not recommended to be used in a dishwasher, despite the name potentially implying you can. Dishwashing liquids create more suds, which can actually damage your dishwasher if you actually place it in and start a cycle, as well as leaving behind more residue on the machine and your dishes, as the dishwasher isn’t built to handle the amount of suds. As a result, if you’ve run out of dishwasher tablets, head down to the shops instead of using dishwashing liquids!
This report was written by Canstar Blue’s Site Editor, Dean Heckscher. He’s our resident expert on all things automotive, health & fitness, streaming and more. Dean is also one of Canstar Blue’s customer research report producers, helping to turn complicated subjects into easily-digestible information for our readers. He’s passionate about helping consumers make better-informed purchase decisions on all manner of consumer goods and services.
Samantha Howse is Canstar Blue’s Consumer Research Specialist, coordinating the consumer research program behind our customer satisfaction awards across Canstar and Canstar Blue in Australia and New Zealand. Sam has earned a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from Griffith University and, with seven years in market research and 2 years in marketing, she is experienced in survey design, implementation and analysis, coupled with an understanding of marketing principles and best practice.
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