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How to use our Dishwashing Powder

Mar 22, 2024

How to use our Dishwashing Powder

Using dishwashing powder might seem straightforward, but there's a bit more to it than just tossing it into the machine.

We've learned through trial and error that the right technique and product can make a world of difference in getting your dishes sparkling clean.

Whether you're new to using dishwashing powder or just looking for the best powder, we've got some insights that'll change the game for you.

I'll walk you through the steps and share some of my top tips for leveraging dishwashing powder to its full potential. From measuring the correct amount to understanding the best settings for your dishwasher, we've got you covered.

Let's dive into the world of dishwashing powder and ensure you're using it the right way to achieve those perfectly clean dishes every time.

Benefits of Using Dishwashing Powder

After years of dedication in the eco-friendly cleaning industry, our experiences have led me to appreciate the nuanced benefits of using dishwashing powder, particularly when it's formulated with the environment in mind.

Effective Cleaning Power

The hallmark of a quality dishwashing powder is its ability to cut through the daily accumulation of food residues, stains, and other culinary remnants with ease.

Hudstone Dishwasher Powder has been engineered to provide superior cleaning power, setting a new standard in the realm of eco-friendly kitchen hygiene.

Rigorous testing has shown that not only does it compete with, but it also surpasses the performance of leading dishwashing powders and tablets available on the market. This effectiveness is achieved without the need for pre-rinsing dishes, saving water and energy in the process.

By incorporating an inbuilt rinse aid, Hudstone ensures that dishes come out sparkling clean from every cycle. The powder's formulation targets food residues and stains, dissolving them efficiently. This means glasses, plates, and cutlery not only look cleaner but are hygienically clean.

Grease Removal

Grease poses a stubborn challenge in any kitchen cleanup routine. Traditional solutions often struggle with oily residues, necessitating additional cycles or even manual washing. Hudstone Dishwashing Powder, however, excels in this area.

Its powerful grease-cutting capabilities ensure that oily pots, pans, and dishes emerge from the dishwasher as if they had been meticulously hand-washed. This capability is particularly significant given the powder’s eco-friendly composition.

The ability to tackle grease effectively reduces the need for multiple wash cycles or the use of additional cleaning products, making the dishwashing process more efficient and environmentally friendly.

With Hudstone, customers can enjoy the dual benefits of superior grease removal and the peace of mind that comes from using a product that is kind to the planet.

Crafted from the safest eco-friendly ingredients and packaged in a zero-waste compostable bag, Hudstone offers between 80 to 160 washes per value bag, making it not only effective but also economical.

It's clear that when it comes to cleaning power and grease removal, Hudstone Dishwasher Powder stands out as a beacon of eco-friendly innovation in the dishwashing arena.

Types of Dishwashing Powders

Delving into the world of dishwashing, it's crucial to understand that not all dishwashing powders are created equal. Throughout our three decades in the eco-friendly cleaning industry, we've seen a wealth of options come and go, each promising to be the solution to your dish-cleaning needs.

But when it comes down to it, they generally fall into two main categories: regular dishwashing powder and eco-friendly dishwashing powder.

Regular Dishwashing Powder

Regular dishwashing powders are what most people are familiar with. They're widely available and often promise powerful cleaning capabilities. These powders are designed to tackle tough grease and food residues, leaving dishes sparkling clean.

However, the downside to many of these powerful cleaners is their chemical composition. Some contain phosphates and other harsh chemicals that aren't ideal for our water systems or our health.

That's why, although they might offer quick results, we always tread carefully with these options, weighing their cleaning prowess against their environmental impact.

Eco-Friendly Dishwashing Powder

On the other side of the spectrum, eco-friendly dishwashing powders like our Hudstone Dishwashing Powder are formulated with the planet in mind. When we set out to create it, our goal was to blend eco-friendliness with unmatched cleaning power.

The result is a dishwashing powder that not only competes with but surpasses many leading brands on the market, all while maintaining a commitment to environmental sustainability.

Hudstone Dishwashing Powder stands out because it requires no pre-rinsing of dishes, saving significant amounts of water. Plus, it includes an inbuilt rinse aid, ensuring dishes come out sparkling clean without the additional steps often required by other powders.

And with 80 to 160 washes per value bag, it's not just effective but also economical. Made using the safest, eco-friendly ingredients possible and packaged in a zero-waste compostable bag, it's clear why eco-conscious consumers are making the switch.


Pre-Rinsing Required

Inbuilt Rinse Aid

Washes per Value Bag


Regular Dishwashing Powder





Hudstone Eco-Friendly Dishwashing Powder



80 - 160

Zero waste compostable bag

In our experience, the choice between regular and eco-friendly dishwashing powder boils down to priorities.

If you're looking for a powerful clean but also want to reduce your environmental impact, eco-friendly powders are the way to go. They're not just about keeping dishes clean; they're about contributing to a healthier planet.

How to Use Dishwashing Powder Properly

In our 30 years of experience in the eco-friendly cleaning industry, we've learned a thing or two about getting the best out of dishwashing products.

With the launch of Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder, I'm excited to share the right ways to use this powerful yet eco-conscious solution for sparkling dishes.

Dos and Don'ts

When it comes to using Dishwashing Powder, there are some key practices to follow for optimal performance and efficiency:

  • Do measure the correct amount of powder based on your dishwasher's guidelines and the level of soil on your dishes. Hudstone Dishwasher Powder is highly efficient, requiring only a small amount to work its magic.

  • Do ensure the powder compartment of your dishwasher is dry before adding the powder to avoid clumping.

  • Don't overload your dishwasher. It might be tempting to save water and energy by cramming as much as possible into one load, but this often leads to dishes not being cleaned properly.

  • Don't mix dishwashing powders with other cleaning agents in the dishwasher. Our formula has an inbuilt rinse aid, eliminating the need for additional products and ensuring no harmful chemical reactions occur.

Tips for Best Results

Achieving flawless results with Hudstone Dishwashing Powder is easy if you keep these tips in mind:

  • Load smart: Place items with the most soiling in the center and face them toward the spraying arms for direct water contact.

  • Hard water solutions: If you're in an area with hard water, you might need to slightly increase the amount of powder to counter the effects. Our eco-friendly formula is designed to work well even in harsh water conditions.

  • No pre-rinsing required: Save water and time with Hudstone's powders. Our tests have shown that our powder performs exceptionally well without pre-rinsing, thanks to its powerful formula.

  • Maintenance is key: Regularly clean your dishwasher’s filter and check for any leftover food particles to prevent odors and maintain efficiency.

With each use of Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder, not only are you ensuring a thorough clean for your dishes, but you're also contributing to a healthier planet.

Remember, a little goes a long way. This high-efficiency formula guarantees you between 80 to 160 washes per value bag, all while packaged in zero waste compostable bags. Embrace the eco-friendly choice without compromising on performance.


Mastering the use of Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder isn't just about sparkling dishes; it's about embracing a more sustainable lifestyle. I've shared the essentials on how to leverage this eco-friendly powerhouse for your home.

Remember, it's not just about the quantity but the approach—keeping your powder compartment dry and your dishwasher well-maintained are key. With up to 160 washes per bag, Hudstone not only promises a thorough clean but also champions environmental responsibility.

So here's to making a small change in our daily routine that leads to a significant impact on our planet. Let's dish out cleanliness the right way.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the correct amount of Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder to use?

The correct amount of Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder depends on the size of the load and water hardness. Generally, use 1 to 2 tablespoons. Adjust accordingly for optimal results.

Should the powder compartment be dry before adding Hudstone's Powder?

Yes, the powder compartment should be dry before adding Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder to prevent clumping and ensure efficient cleaning.

Can I overload the dishwasher when using Hudstone's Powder?

Overloading the dishwasher can hinder cleaning effectiveness. It's recommended to load dishes strategically without overloading for the best cleaning results.

Is it safe to mix Hudstone's Powder with other cleaning agents?

No, mixing Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder with other cleaning agents is not recommended as it can reduce effectiveness and possibly harm your dishwasher.

How can I achieve the best results with Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder?

For best results, ensure dishes are loaded strategically, consider water hardness adjustments, skip pre-rinsing, and regularly maintain your dishwasher. Follow the dos and don'ts as outlined.

How many washes can one value bag of Hudstone's Powder provide?

One value bag of Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder can offer between 80 to 160 washes, depending on the amount used per wash.

Is Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder eco-friendly?

Yes, Hudstone's Dishwashing Powder is eco-friendly, featuring a zero-waste compostable packaging and a formula that promotes a thorough clean while contributing to a healthier planet.