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Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener

*Est. $9 for 44 oz.
Reviewed
February 2010
by ConsumerSearch
Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softner

Best liquid fabric softener

Pros
  • Four scent options
  • Less than an ounce needed per average load
  • Reduces static
  • Softens clothing
Cons
  • Scent is overwhelming to some
  • No scent-free version
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Reviewers say Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener does an excellent job of softening clothing and reducing static. Most consumers like the various scents offered, although there are a few complaints about them being too strong. Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener wasn't found to have adverse effects on towel absorbency, and this concentrated liquid requires less than an ounce of liquid for an average load of laundry. Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener is available in several scents, although a scent-free option isn't available. For a natural fabric softener that comes in both scented and unscented versions, try Seventh Generation Natural Fabric Softener (*Est. $9 for 40 oz.).

ConsumerReports.org conducts the best test of Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener in a review of 12 liquid softeners, eight dryer sheets, dryer balls and a reusable dryer cloth. Editors rate each product in terms of softness, static control and effects on towel absorbency. Twenty owners post video reviews of Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener on ExpoTV.com, and Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener is the top-rated fabric softener on FAQs.org, a unique rating site that allows visitors to place votes for products in either direction, then ranks them according to their cumulative points.

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Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener, Original Scent, 150 Loads, 129 Ounce (Pack of 4)

 
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Our Sources

1. ConsumerReports.org

This latest roundup of fabric softeners from ConsumerReports.org includes 12 liquid fabric softeners, eight dryer sheets, dryer balls and a reusable dryer cloth. Testing is conducted for static control, softness and how each product affects towel absorbency. Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener is included in testing.

Review: Best Fabric Softeners, Editors of ConsumerReports.org, March 2008

2. ExpoTV.com

At the time of our visit, over 20 owners have posted video reviews of Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener Apple Mango Tango Scent to ExpoTV.com, where it has an average rating of 4 stars out of 5. The few negative reviews center around the scent and not the performance of the product.

Review: Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener, Contributors to ExpoTV.com

3. FAQs.org

Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener tops the list of fabric softeners in this unique rating system that allows users to vote a product in a category up or down, adding or subtracting a point. Results are then ranked according to their cumulative points. Gain Ultra Liquid Fabric Softener has nearly double the points of the closest competitor.

Review: Best Fabric Softeners, Contributors to FAQs.org

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