Product Type: Domestos household products
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A Good Bleach From Domestos.
Domestos Pink Power Bleach
Member Name: lj174
Domestos Pink Power Bleach
Advantages: Effective bleach, Scent not too strong, Multiple uses.
Disadvantages: Runs out quickly.
I normally just pick up my bleach to clean my student halls bathroom from Poundland as it is convenient and cheap. When doing a huge weekly shop recently, I decided that I might as well pick up some bleach while I was doing this instead. I previously thought that most bleach would be about double the price from supermarkets, but I was thrilled to see that there was quite a good range for reasonable prices, therefore I opted for Domestos as I knew it was a favoured brand in households.
This particular one which is the Pink Power bleach was only £1.00 from ASDA, and it tends to be priced around the same in most other supermarkets if you purchase in this size (750ml) and it is widely stocked in places. The same bleach is available in the original blue, aqua blast, sunfresh and citrus fresh. I presume these are the different scents within them, and I only had the choice between this or the original, and with pink being my favourite colour, I decided this would be the reason I buy it! Since this was priced really well, I was hoping it would be of a good quality considering the brand name.
To use this is simple, and to get the lid of is really easy unlike many other bleaches which I have to fiddle around with hours for. You just squeeze the two sides together and this pops off easily, making it easy for you and also safe so that children can not get in to it. There are many ways you can use Domestos bleach, however my two primary uses are for cleaning the toilet and cleaning the sink. In addition to this you can use it for kitchen and bathroom drains, floors and work surfaces, to bleach whites and to soak cloths and sponges. I have not tried this product for any of those reasons, therefore I will be reviewing how I use it.
Firstly, the primary use of this bleach is to clean my toilet, leaving it stain free, smelling fresh and killing germs. The first thing I noticed on this bleach is that it states in big bold writing on the front 'Extended Germ Kill', therefore I knew it would be effective for that reason. To be honest, before use I realised that the scent was quite strange. I was hoping that it would have a nice little scent to it as it was branded 'pink power' but unfortunately it does have the same old clinical, bleach smell. I have to admit that it is not as strong as others, therefore I was pleased with this. (May have to try the citrus version next time)! To clean your toilet you simply have to apply around the toilet bowl, as well as under the rim and leave overnight to kill germs effectively. For just a simple bleach you can leave it 15-30 minutes and flush to clean out the toilet. The liquid flows out quickly and easily making it a quick job for you and it is very convenient. The liquid itself is clear in colour, which does sometimes make it difficult to see where you have applied it to the bowl, but you generally get the gist of how much to use. I have to admit that the results are good, my toilet looks sparkling clean and everything just looks and feels a lot fresher. It does the job brilliantly and removes stains as well as removing unwanted germs, so I am really happy to use this for toilets.
The second reason I use this is to clean out my sink. At University, I have encountered numerous problems with my sink, and this includes blockages and a funny odour coming from the drain in it, therefore I try to clean it on a regular basis, and I have found that bleach is one of the best preventative measures of this smell. I squirt this directly down the plug hole making sure a generous amount gets down. I then leave it around ten minutes before thoroughly rinsing to make sure it is cleaned out. The smell disappears and leaves my sink with no germs which is excellent.
These are the only two uses I find the need to use this product for, but obviously the list is endless when it comes to bleach. For £1.00 this is a very effective bleach which I would be happy to repurchase again. However there was only one slight problem which I found with this. Obviously, as a university student I try to budget when and where I can. The only thing I was not pleased about with this bleach was that it seems to run out extremely quickly. I use bleach as and when I need it, but for some reasons I just felt like you do not get much use out of this Domestos bleach, whereas some of the others I have used have lasted me a good few weeks. This disappointed me a little and has made me think twice about buying again if it does go so quickly again.
Four stars will be awarded to this bleach and this is because it is an extremely, effective bleach which does kill off germs as well as leaving your toilets and sinks sparkling clean. It is multi use and can be used in kitchen and bathroom, however the bleach just gets used up incredibly quickly which is a big let down for me. Well recommended but beware of the life-span of this bleach! Thanks for reading.
Summary: Great bleach from Domestos.