“ Brand: Daisy / Type: Bleach / Category: Laundry „
I used to spend a fortune buying branded cleaning products until I started shopping around and trying out cheaper brands and supermarket own brands and finding that there was some good products out there and there was no need to spend a fortune on buying cleaning products.
Daisy bleach is a really good example of this as it is as good as any other bleach but it is considerably cheaper at only 55p for a 750ml bottle. Daisy is widely available in Tesco supermarkets and they have a range of different cleaning products.
The bleach only comes in the one variety and doesn't try and pretend it is anything that it isn't. This is basic bleach and a good one at that. It comes in a dark navy bottle with a picture of a daisy on it and a red safety cap which protects it from children but is easy enough for adults to get off.
The bleach isn't as thick as some other bleaches which is a little bit disappointing but for most things it works adequately. It cleans toilets really well as well as the bath and sink. I just tend to pour some on the ceramic and then leave it for a little while and go back and give it a rub down with a wet cloth.
It leaves everything looking sparkly and clean and white and helps to lift stains with only minimal elbow grease needed when using it.
One thing that I would prefer is for this to be slightly tinted as it is a clear bleach and it is more difficult to see where you are putting it and I think having it clear means that I tend to use more than I probably need just to make sure that I have used enough. One big benefit that this does have over a lot of other bleaches is that it isn't as strong smelling as some others.
I like using this because after I have used it to clean my bathroom it doesn't leave it stinking of bleach for hours afterwards. Instead it leaves the bathroom smelling fresh and clean and the smell of bleach is minimal and I don't mind just a hint as it makes the place smell clean without smelling too clinical and overpowering.
This is a really good bleach. There are some other better bleaches on the market but none for this price and if you are on a budget then buying and using this won't make you feel as though you are using an inferior product as it works really well and other than the thickness and the tint you wouldn't know this is a budget bleach.
I am a great believer in the power of bleach and buy a bottle every couple of weeks. I use it our two toilets daily and always keep a bottle in each. I do tend to stick to the cheaper brands of cleaning products as I find they work just as well and sometimes every better than the higher price brands. I have been using this particular brand of Daisy bleach for about six months and am very pleased with the results.
I last bought it from my local Tesco and got two bottles for £1 but you can buy it singly for 55p. It is a 750ml bottle and is bright blue with a red top. There is a pretty white daisy on the front and the words 'daisy thick bleach' on top of this. There are the usual safety warnings on the back of the bottle, also information as how to use it and where you can use it.
I actually love the smell of this bleach, it is not lemony or piney but just very fresh without being too strong. You can smell it as soon as the bottle is opened and the smell also lasts for quite a long time after you have poured it.
The bottle has the usual child safety features but is easy enough for an adult to squeeze the markings on the two sides to open. As the bottle is angled at the top this makes it very easy to angle it underneath the rim of the toilet and it does go where you aim it. I have never had any 'accidents' with this brand but have with some others which are straight bottles and the bleach has gone onto my clothing and has obviously ruined them, so I think the angled top is very practical.
I also use the bleach to pour a small amount down the plugholes of the sinks and bath which I do about once a week and when I am having a proper clean in the kitchen I fill the sink up with cold water and pour some of this in and leave it for a while. The sink is always gleaming when I empty the water out.
This bleach is also good for whitening whites and I have used it in the past to brighten up tired cotton blouses and shirts by putting a small amount into a bucket of cold water with the clothes and leaving overnight. After washing the clothes in the normal way the smell of bleach disappears and your clothes are as good as new.
Verdict: A great bleach for the price, will continue to use it
As a rule, I don't tend to use bleach in my cleaning regime. Maybe a product 'containing bleach' at a push but very rarely bleach by the bottle. It's one of those smells that I find really hard to take, often resulting in a headache. Mindful of the fact I also have a toddler in the house, it's not something I want my house smelling of. However, when we bought our house, I knew that I would want to give the toilets, bath and shower quite a good going over to make sure no stains/germs etc were lurking so I plumped for this Thick Bleach from Daisy - a 'budget' brand.
A 750ml bottle of this cost me 55p from Tesco (it is currently on promotion for two bottles for £1 - March 2013). The bleach comes in a thick blue plastic bottle with an angled neck (for application under the rim of toilet bowls). On top of this is a child proof red cap that you need to squeeze and turn to remove. The labelling in simple, with a picture of a daisy on.
On opening, you are immediately struck by the chemical smell of bleach - I always make sure the room is well aerated with an open window when applying this. This can be mixed with water to dilute it down before application but I always apply it neat. For toilet bowls, it is recommended that you apply it directly under the rim last thing at night and leave it overnight to soak. However, as I said earlier I find the smell too strong so I apply it, leave it for 15 minutes or so and then scrub with a toilet brush. I find that this works pretty well and gives my toilet bowel a sparkling, white appearance. It also brings the shower tray and bath tub up nicely, but does take quite a bit of rinsing off afterwards. A bottle lasts a considerable amount of time - depending on how much you apply at a time of course I would say that this is just as good as more expensive versions of bleach so it is great value for 55p.
Overall, a great value for money bottle of bleach that does the job well. If you like bleach and use it regularly, this could save you a few pennies.
Daisy is a budget cleaning brand sold by Tesco. I have tried quite a few products from this range so far and been impressed with the performance of them, so I thought I would also give their thick bleach a try.
The Daisy thick bleach comes in a navy blue bottle featuring the daisy logo and has a red child proof cap. It's quite basic looking and unlike the more expensive brands it only comes in one variety, which I guess is 'original' since it doesn't claim to smell of anything in particular.
This product claims to effectively kill germs, remove stains and leave a fresh perfume and is suitable for use in septic tanks.
Of course bleach has a wide variety of uses, but I mainly use it for cleaning the toilets. I also pour it down the plug holes to keep them cleanand germ free. I've never used this product to mop, as I have other products for this purpose.
Prior to using this bleach I was using ASDA's Arctic Blast thick bleach which is quite a thick consistency. I remember when I came to use this one for the first time, I tipped the bottle upside down to squirt it into the toilet and because the bleach was far runnier than I anticipated, it poured out of the bottle without me even applying any pressure and ended up all over my hand! Thankfully after thoroughly rinsing my skin there was no lasting damage, but my first impressions of this bleach were not good!
The bleach is completely clear in colour. I prefer one with a yellowy tinge as I can see clearly where it has been applied, but this isn't the biggest problem ever. The nozzle on the bleach is disappointingly short, so it is difficult to get the product right under the rim of the toilet bowl. I tend to find the more expensive the bleach the longer and more precise the nozzle and I wish the cheaper brands would cotton on to this as if I can't get close to the rim of the toilet I don't feel I have cleaned it properly!
The smell of this bleach is not particularly strong. In fact it has probably the weakest scent of any bleach I have ever used. I find I can't really smell it whilst I'm using it, but if I go back into the bathroom later there is often a faint bleach smell in the air.
In terms of cleaning I had my doubts given that this 'thick bleach' is actually quite thin. Surprisingly however, I find that it cleans just as well as the more expensive, thicker bleaches. It leaves the toilet bowl looking white and sparkling and the sinks look and smell fresh too, so I'm pleased with it in terms of performance.
A 750ml bottle of this bleach costs just 55p from Tesco stores. I feel that is a good price, certainly one of the cheapest around.
On the whole I am pleased with this bleach. It is much runnier than others I have used but it seems to perform just as well. As long as the price remains the same I will purchase it again and I would recommend it.
One of my cleaning cupboard staples is bleach. I am not particularly brand loyal when it comes to bleach, and I am happy to give most brands a go. Last week while shopping in Tesco I decided to pick up a bottle of the Daisy branded bleach for the super low price of 55p for a 750ml bottle.
The Daisy bleach comes in a regular shaped bleach bottle (like the one in the picture) with the slightly bent neck that enables you to direct the bleach under the toilet rim. The blue plastic bottle is very sturdy and does not crush when being squeezed. The bottle also has the standard red child safety cap that needs squeezing on both sides as you turn it to open it. The label is packed full of safety information that should be followed carefully as bleach is an irritant chemical cleaner.
I use the bleach for cleaning my toilets; I squirt a ring of bleach under the toilet rim and leave it for around an hour to give it time to work before I scrub it off with a toilet brush. The bleach has a very fresh and clean scent that is not overly bleachy. The consistency of the bleach is reasonably thick, it is not as thick as the more expensive branded products but it is thick enough to cling to the toilet bowl till it is flushed away.
The bleach is not effective at controlling lime scale, but I happily do not live in a lime scale prone area. I also use the bleach for removing mildew from around my window and door frames; it cleans the mildew away easily and seems to help prevent from coming back. I also squirt a small amount of bleach down my bathroom, sink and kitchen plugs when I am cleaning as it freshens them up and helps keep them germ free.
When using Daisy bleach I always wear a pair of rubber gloves to protect my hands as bleach can be quite an irritant product.
Overall I am very happy to use this Daisy branded product, it is good value and works just as well as the more expensive brands.
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I always have a spare bottle or two of bleach in my house. I go through a about a bottle a week and up until about a year ago I was buying Domestos until it became too expensive, and then I moved on to Tesco's Value range of bleach. This, however, was really horrible as it was far too weak and runny and I was finding that I had to use twice the amount as I would have been using previously, so it wasn't working out very cost effective, in the long run. I then discovered Daisy bleach which again is a Tesco's own brand, but it's a few steps up from their Value Range of bleach.
This bleach looks very similar to the higher priced branded bleach bottles in that it's a deep blue in colour and shaped to look like a bottle of Domestos. It has a red cap with a child safety lock and also it has an angled head so that I am able to aim it right up towards the toilet rim. The bottle contains 750ml and costs me just over 50p, which I consider to be really excellent value for money. I use bleach every day in our house, mainly for using in the toilet bowls and I tend to leave it in overnight to work so by the following morning the bowls smell and look nice and fresh and clean.
This Daisy bleach is actually surprisingly thick for a shops' own brand of bleach. It is nowhere near as runny or weak as Tesco's vale bleach and I love the smell. I just buy the plain original and it may sounded strange for someone to say they 'love' the smell of bleach but I really do, as I always think it makes the bathrooms smell nice and fresh and clean. It does a super job at cleaning the inside of the toilet bowls and I just give them a gentle scrub on the inside after the bleach has been sitting overnight. The results are sparkling white and clean bowls and it really does cling to the porcelain and doesn't just run off into the bottom of the toilet basin.
I also use this Daily bleach don my sink plug holes and drains and once again, it does a marvelous job at cleaning and disinfecting everything I use it for. I give it five out of five stars and it really is excellent value for money and a high quality product.
I have to admit to being something of a pedant with house cleaning, generally getting involved but leaving the science behind what I need to do and how to my other half.
As the master of bathroom cleaning in our home, I have the pleasure of being master of the bleach. We generally use Daisy bleach from Tesco, partly because we do our main shop at Tesco and it seems convenient and partly because at 55p for 750ml it really feels like a bargain to me.
The bottle looks like any other bleach bottle and i'm fairly sure the bleach inside it can't be too different to the bleach inside Domestos products of the same size which are nearly double the price at £1. The label has a gleaming white Daisy with red wording, there is nothing about this product that looks cheap and as nobody could really tell one bleach visually from another i'm happy with this.
This bleach has the usual angled top meaning you can squeeze bleach into the area at the top of the toilet without having to use your hands, again this is the same as Domestos and other leading products. The bleach comes out gently in a controlled fashion and there is no fear of it spraying everywhere.
This is one of the better bleaches i've used, clear, odourless and it is thick and effective. This is now our main bleach and I haven't noticed any change in the quality of our toilet cleaning. Thick, odourless, well designed bottle and very well priced, it is only available in Tesco but there are similar products of similar quality in Sainsbury and Asda.
A decent budget product, the Daisy range does a good effective job at a very good price. This is no different in any way to the Domestos range or other top range products.
I use bleach around the flat quiete a lot and I see it as an essential part of cleaning. I usually use cheaper versions to save money. I have mostly used tesco value bleach, but I tried this out as I have used many daisy products (which are also a tesco own brand product). The value is good compared to other brands on the shelf. Bleach to me is a simple product, so I don't see the point in paying a huge amount for it. It never lasts very long anyways. I have been using this for around 3 months now and I am very impressed with it, it works well and I will now go into more detail on the product.
I have paid just over 50pence for this which is a good price and almost half the price of major brands. You get 750ml of bleach for your money. The bottle is well designed and easy to use, the bleach comes out easy and can be used for under the toilet bowel, it's easy squeeze and perfect for accurate application. It's just as we'll designed as major brands which makes it a great competitior to them. It has a picture of a daisy on it which makes it obvious it's a daisy product. Overall I have been very impressed with the design and look of the bottle. Also the price is excellent and well worth the money. Excellent value product.
Does it work for me?:
It works great for me, I only use it for the toilet and sinks holes, but it really works for me. It is perfect for the toilet and I believe it kills a lot of bacteria. It stops the toilet looking dirty and if left on for long enough drastically improves the look. I like to put this on and leave for 40 mins and then scrub. Overall it is just a very good bleach and does what you want it to do. Its something I think every household should have and it so cheap that it is worth pickimg up in your next shop. It is only available at tesco.
Would I recommend this to you?:
I would recommend this to anyone who uses bleach. It's just as good as other products that are twice the price. It kills germs and is perfect for when your doing the cleaning. I always have a bottle of this in the bathroom and kitchen. This gets 5 stars from me because I believe it's the best value bleach on the market. It's quite thick and much better than tesco value bleach which is far too thin and runny for my liking. It's excellent. 5 stars! Thanks so much for reading key review, I hope it helped you out.
In these times of recession, when peoples wages are not necessarily increasing as fast as household bills, more and more people are looking for ways to save money on day to day items. Tesco have a huge range of Daisy products which are like an economy brand, I view it as one step up from Tesco value. Bleach is one thing that you need, and you cannot avoid buying if you want to keep your house clean, I do believe that you should try and save money where you can, for the more important and fun things in life.
Price and availability:
As far as I am aware Daisy products are only available in Tesco. Luckily, there are Tescos in virtually every town and even village now in the UK. The bleach price fluctuates ever so slightly, but I have never seen it (yet) rise above 70 pence. I have seen it for sale in Large Tesco extras, and small Tesco metros.
The product simply is thick bleach with no additives. It is not watered down as you may expect from a cheap product, and has no extra flavourings or scents. In other words, it is not a jazzed up product, but plain and simply does it's job. The real advantage to this product over the cheaper everyday value version is the bottle that it comes in. The Tesco every day value bleach comes with an open neck which is wide, so it is harder to direct the product. The daisy bleach has a screw top cap, with a nozzle which means you can easily direct the product to the area of need, without wasting excess bleach. It also makes it safer as you have less chance of getting it on your person by accident, or god forbid, the carpet!
The bleach is fully effective, it completely cleans my toilets and sinks. As far as I can tell it effectively kills germs, it removes odours, and removes limescale and any other build up. I cannot tell any difference between this bleach, and the more expensive brands.
I would thoroughly recommend this bleach, in fact, I can't see any reason why I would not continue to buy this in future. The price is good, the quality of the product is good, it is fully fit for purpose, and the containment it comes in makes it easy to use. I would definitely recommend this product.
As with all bleach, avoid getting this into contact with skin.
I don't very often use bleach in my house because I believe it is a pretty dangerous product to have alongside other cleaning products however I do like to use it about once a month to give my kitchen and bathroom a deep clean and I also use it to put down my plugholes to keep them nice and fresh.
I have tried some of the Tesco daisy range and found them to be very good products and so when I saw they did their version of a thick bleach I decided I would give it a try as at about 55p a bottle it seemed really great value.
The product comes in a dark blue plastic bottle which holds 750mls of the product. On the top of the bottle there is a red screw top cap which is child proof and underneath this there is a spout to use when pouring the bleach. The bottle is really sturdy and fit for purpose which is very important with bleach, it has a picture of a daisy on the front and the name of the brand and product.
On the rear of the bottle you are given some directions for how to use it, I think this is very important and you must never mix bleach with other products. "Toilets - Pour neat around the toilet bowl every night to kill germs and remove stains, Outside Drains - Pour neat into drains to disinfect and cure unpleasant smells, Sinks - Pour neat down wastepipe and rinse with cold water after 2 to 3 minutes, Work surface and basins - Use a solution 60mls bleach to 5 litres of water and Rinse off after use, Cold Bleaching - Do not pour undiluted bleach straight onto fabric - dilute first. Use a solution of 20mls bleach to 5 litres of water, Soak for 45 minutes and rinse thoroughly, If soaking overnight, use half strength."
Inside the bottle I found the bleach was actually a little thin considering it is entitled "thick bleach" and the smell of the bleach is pretty strong although the smell doesn't last after you have cleaned with it it just smells clean and fresh. The bleach is easy to use and the bottle has an angled neck so squirting under the toilet rim is easy too.
I have found that this bleach leaves my bathroom sparkling and my taps shine wonderfully like no shine you would get from any other cleaning product. Even though the product is quite thin it is still really effective and the fact that it is thin means you don't use as much as long as you control how hard you squeeze the bottle so that not too much product is squirted out at any one time.
I would recommend this product as I find it is really effective, I wear gloves when using it so it doesn't irritate my skin and it gives a really good clean and the price is excellent too.
I was recently stocking up on some cleaning supplies during a trip to Tesco when I noticed their own-branded "Daisy" bottled bleach on sale for the brilliant sum of only 55 pence for the bottle. Thinking that this was an excellent value price, I duly purchased a bottle of the bleach and this review outlines my experiences of using the product.
The bottle is a generous 750ml in size, and I do think this offers excellent value for money, especially when I consider the amount of use that is easily obtained from a bottle of this size.
Produced in a robust plastic bottle that is a deep blue colour, the packaging is pretty standard for a product like this one in my experience. It is true to say that I am not particularly concerned about the appearance or image of cleaning products such as bleach, but the bottle is attractive enough I suppose, and certainly fit for purpose thanks to its sturdy material. There is a plastic lid on top of the bottle which has a sort of 'safety cap' in its design. This makes the bottle quite difficult to open at times, particularly if you have mobility problems or weakness in your hands, which I do. That said, I can appreciate how important it is to have a dangerous chemical like this one kept out of the reach of children, so I won't be deducting any points from the overall product rating, even though the safety cap doesn't really suit my own needs.
The bottle of Daisy Original Bleach has a convenient addition in its design, by way of an angled 'neck' and I find this very helpful when dispensing the bleach product around the inside of the toilet bowl. I have used many bleach products without this addition to their packaging and although they are not impossible to use, I do prefer the bottles with the angled shape as I find less waste is present when pouring the bleach from the bottle. Furthermore, I find I am able to maintain a steady grip on the bottle of Daisy Bleach and I don't recall it ever slipping or falling from my hands, even with limited mobility.
The bleach itself is rather runny although it is not overly thin so as to spill and drip everywhere when it is being used. Certainly the clear liquid is much thinner than my usual supermarket-branded bleach, but this aspect of the product by itself would never deter me from repurchasing it. In actual fact, I find the thin consistency of the bleach to be quite favourable as it certainly allows it to spread extremely easily, and thus the toilet bowl or sink is covered in a mere moment. Any help with cutting down the amount of time required to clean the bathroom is certainly welcome as far as I am concerned, so no marks off from me on this point.
The smell of the Daisy Original Bleach is very strong, being on a par with most other bleach products that I buy regularly. I find that the smell is rather unpleasant and it does linger in my bathroom after cleaning has ceased, as well as lingering on my hands if they have come into contact with the powerful substance if I have not worn rubber gloves whilst cleaning. The smell is very chemical-based and of course this is common practice with bleach products, in my experience. I didn't find that the Daisy Bleach was any stronger than my usual brand, and I wasn't aware of it catching in my throat whilst the product was being used.
In terms of effectiveness, I have found the Daisy Bleach works really well at cleaning my bathroom and it leaves my chrome taps shining and gleaming. I find too that it is effective when used on my tiles, in both the bathroom and the kitchen, and it removes grubby marks with ease, leaving them looking really clean and sparkling. I find too that this bleach works very well at removing lime scale and residue that has built up in the bath. To be quite honest I have been impressed with the effectiveness of the product each and every time I have used it around my home and have no complaints with its cleaning abilities whatsoever.
I like too that by using bleach around the home, I can be reassured that germs and bugs are taken care of and certainly the Daisy Bleach has performed just as well as other brands in this regard, killing germs more effectively than a basic 'everyday' cleaning product. I do like the reassurance offered by using bleach rather than a basic cleaning product, particularly in germ-filled areas such as the toilet bowl.
I find that the Daisy Bleach works very well at cleaning my bathroom, as well as my floors and tiles, especially when cleaning the tile grout at these areas. I have also used it on my kitchen worktops and have had no problems with using it on any of these assorted surfaces, so I think the product is a very versatile one, being suited to an assortment of household chores and is able to be used around the whole household.
Bleach is an irritant liquid of course, so I do usually try and wear rubber gloves when I am using the product otherwise the skin on my hands ends up becoming quite sore and irritated. This is due to the bleach being a highly toxic liquid and it is an issue I have with each and every brand of bleach I have ever purchased and so is not a flaw of this particular product. For this reason, I won't be deducting any marks from the overall product rating for the irritant effect it has on my skin.
Overall, I was really pleased with the performance of the Daisy Original Bleach and would definitely buy it again. I thought it worked just as well as more expensive brands that I buy regularly, whilst costing me less money and this is a winning combination in my book. I have nothing negative to report about the product at all, and will therefore be awarding it top marks in the product rating.
Daisy products are only available in Tesco, and the current price for the 750ml bottle of Daisy Original Bleach is only 55 pence, with the product being available in store as well as via the Tesco website at www.tesco.com. Info is correct as @ the time of writing (October 2012).
Bleach is rightly becoming quite an important part of life in many homes, offices, buildings etc around the world, as human beings become increasingly aware of germs, and more intent than ever to keep their homes as clean as possible. It is used mainly in kitchens and bathrooms, in areas such as sinks, floors, toilets, surfaces, drains etc, to thoroughly clean them, and at the same time kill harmful germs.
There are plenty of bleaches on the market nowadays, ranging from supermarket own brands, through to the more powerful and stronger, well known brands such as Domestos. As expected this range of bleaches has quite a varied price range attached to it, and as times are getting harder I recently switched to a cheaper brand of bleach from Tesco called 'Daisy'.
The cost of a 750 ml bottle of Daisy bleach costs just 55 pence from Tesco, which is less than half of the price of a bottle of the same size containing Domestos, and equates to just 73 pence per litre.
When compared to the likes of Domestos, Daisy is no-where near as thick in consistency, although this doesn't seem to reduce it's cleaning ability, and does make it easier to pour in a controlled and even manner.
Appearance wise the bottle is similar to what you expect from the likes of Domestos, as it comes in a dark blue (recyclable) bottle, neatly designed with a hand grip near to the top, just under the red nozzle, which is where the bleach comes out of. The nozzle is protected by a clear child-resistant cap, which is crucial to stop children coming into contact with the bleach. The bottle and nozzle are shaped in such a way that it is easy to squirt the bleach into awkward areas such as toilet rims. A bright label is wrapped around the middle of the Bottle stating 'Daisy in big bold red lettering and under this there is a picture of bright white and yellow daisy.
Bleach is a powerful liquid, and is generally dangerous, and requires great caution when using. I am always very nervous when using it because if I splash it onto my clothing I know that it will remove the colour from the clothing, but also it is an irritant to eyes, and skin. If bleach is swallowed, or gets into the eyes, this is extremely dangerous, and urgent medical attention is required. The bottle does contain a lot of warning messages to alert the user to the numerous hazards.
I use this Daisy bleach from Tesco for disinfecting the toilets and sinks by pouring a little of the contents undiluted down them. I also dilute it down to roughly the (Daisy) recommended amount of 60mls bleach to 5 litres of water in order to mop the kitchen floor with, and to wipe down the kitchen surfaces with too.
As I touched on above, bleach is not only used as a disinfectant, but also to whiten clothing and other fabric materials. The bleach is usually diluted down with water, and then white clothing can be soaked in the solution to remove any stubborn stains, or just to improve the sharp 'whiteness' of the material. This is handy for flannels, cloths, socks, plain white T shirts etc. Although it is important to read the bottle before using the bleach for this purpose, as it should not be used on certain materials such as wool, silk, and leather!
Overall Daisy is a decent bleach which offers very good value for money. It has a common bleach smell to it, which helps to freshen up any unpleasant odours from sinks and toilets, and get rid of any harmful germs. Priced at just 55 pence it is a product that can help to knock a bit of the total shopping bill and at the same time doesn't seem to do an inferior job when compared to the more expensive brands.
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When it comes to cleaning products I don't really mind what price they are as long as they do a good job. In the past I have purchased home and cheaper brands some with success others with none, my partner did some shopping while my knees was playing up and a cheaper item turned out to be rather good this time.
Daisy Thick Bleach - 750ml:
Bleach is always something I use on the toilets, drains and sinks in my home. I really hate to see a dirty toilet! As the toilet especially around the rim can harbor many germs one thing I do before bed times in squirt a ring of bleach around the toilet.
This bottle looks just like any other bleach bottle with the neck at a slight bend, the contents comes out with ease. It does state on the bottle that this is a thick bleach which I don't really agree with; although it doesn't have a watery consistency it certainly is not as thick as the branded ones.
When pouring this around my toilet it pours out with ease and even though this bleach is not as thick as others it still coats the toilet well. Once it has been left neat on the toilet for awhile, in my case pretty much over night. After flushing the toilet is extremely clean looking, I used up the remains of my bleach last night so it has lasted around 7 days using it on both toilets.
My toilets look clean and I haven't really noticed a different using a cheaper brand other than the scent I find fades faster. Which for me is a bonus as I am really not keen on the scent.
As bleach can be an irritant on the skin I'm always cautious when using it, most of the times depending on how I'm using the bleach I always have gloves on.
The packaging is nothing special really but after all it is only bleach, the bottle is blue and has a daisy on the front with the product description, personally when it comes to cleaning products I don't care what they look like as along as they work. Like with all bleach with product has a safety cap that you have press down while you twist to open.
Price and Availability:
Daisy is a Tesco branded product so it can be purchased from one of their many stores or on their website. This bleach cost me just 55p which is a great saving when you compare it to others.
I didn't have high hopes for this product at all but I have been pleasantly surprised on how well it actually works. I will certainly be purchasing this from now on, not only does it work well but it will also be saving me money.
Four out of five stars from me
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Work surfaces - 60mls bleach to 5 litres of water.
Cold bleaching - 20mls bleach to 5 litres of water, soak for 45 minutes and rinse thoroughly. (do not put neat on fabric)
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Bleach is something that I am not stuck on expensive brands. I will try most things, particularly if they are cheap. My reason for purchasing this Daisy thick bleach was because it was 55p and considerably less than Domestos and other brands.
This Daisy bleach comes in quite a standard bottle. This is a thick plastic bottle with a child proof cap. You need to press down and turn simultaneously to remove the cap so this should stop children being able to open this and it means that this bottle is airtight so no bleach will leak out. I keep my bleach in my kitchen cupboard with lots of other items and so I certainly do not want bleach leaking and ruining my kitchen cupboard. This bottle has an angled neck that allows you to use it to run around underneath the rim of your toilet if you want to.
My main reason for purchasing this bleach is to run around the rim of my toilet either last thing at night or first thing in the morning. I also use it for a quick refresh if we have guests coming over. This is not the thickest bleach that I have ever used and so it does run down the bowl a lot quicker than Domestos. Generally I use a different cleaner to keep my toilet spotless and I do that at least twice a week. This means that the bleach is just helping to ensure that my toilet is kept as germ free as possible. I do use quite a generous squirt of this bleach and it does seem to work well leaving my bowl looking clean and my toilet not smelling bad.
I have also used this bleach to clean my kitchen worktops after a cooking session. I usually use a damp J-Cloth with some of this neat poured on and then I scrub my worktops and surfaces before wiping them over afterwards with the same damp cloth rinsed lots under the tap. I then leave them to dry naturally overnight before I start making a mess again the next day!
This bleach doesn't smell like perfumes or flowers it just smells of bleach really. A scent that is quite strong but makes me feel like the surface I have just tackled is clean and free of germs.
I have been really pleased with this bleach. The 55p price tag is fantastic and I will definitely purchase this again in the future. A bottle of this lasted me a few weeks and I would have no hesitations when picking this up again in Tesco.
When I am buying cleaning up products, I try to be a little savvy and shop around and try the cheaper brand, as I think sometimes you are paying for the brand name more than you are paying for the actual product. I picked up this bleach when I was shopping in Tesco, simply because it was half the price of Domestos (which I usually buy) and was quite pleased with the result.
To use this in the toilet, you simply take the bottle and pour it down, circling the inside of the bowl. This bleach's bottle is shaped in a curve at the top to make it easier to circle the toilet bowl with. There is no need to dilute this bleach to wash the toilet with. Also if you are using it to clean out drains and sinks you just pour it neat down the drainpipe or sink wastepipe and then rinse with cold water a few minutes later. This bleach is easy to use and cleans quite efficiently and quickly.
Daisy Thick Original Bleach smells lovely and clean, it has a real strong disinfectant smell to it at first, but then it fades off a little and the bathroom just smells much more fresher when this bleach has been used.
I have found that this bleach does its job very well and it does not seem to leave any scum behind, it just leaves a lovely fresh toilet and sink. This product claims to kill germs and work even after flushing, which is always a good thing in the home bathroom. I think that the results that this bleach gives are just as good as other better known, more expensive brands that I have used, and it is almost half the price.
You can buy Daisy Thick Original Bleach for 55p in Tesco, this gets you a 750ml bottle which is fantastic value in my opinion, I do not really see the point in paying extra for other brands when this bleach gets the job done just as well.
If this bleach (like most other bleaches) gets on your clothes, they are basically ruined, it takes the colour out of them, so when you are using this bleach be careful to get none on your clothes, as even when it has been diluted a bit it can still wreck your clothes. Also it can be harsh on your hands, so I like to wear rubber gloves when I am using bleach.
Overall I am pleased how well Daisy Thick Original Bleach cleans in my bathroom, I am glad that I tried it as it is much cheaper than better known brands and works just as well. It is very easy to use, though it can be fatal to clothes, so it is best to take care when you are using this bleach. Overall I would give this bleach 5 out of 5 stars.
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