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Superclean Performs Better Than Dettol For Carpets And Surfaces

Superclean Is A Cleaning Superhero

She's tough on dirt and grime, but gentle on surfaces. And she's always up for a challenge, here, Instagram cleaning guru @dazlincleaning shows us what happened when she used it on a carpet felt pen stain. Please see the video below.

Superclean is definitely worth a try if you're looking for a powerful cleaning solution. Furthermore For those who want to reduce the amount of chemicals they use in the home, or those with chemical allergies including asthma and sensitive skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, this product is the perfect solution!

So how does it work? From 2 natural ingredients Dew have created a powerful formulation which claims to sanitise your home, without any strong or harmful chemicals.

A recent study conducted by Eurofin, where they put the cleaning power and design of Dew Superclean to the test in their lab, came up with the same result. The study found that it one of the most effective cleaners on the market, especially when compared to Dettol, one of the more popular chemical cleaners. continue reading to learn more about the study and Superclean's cleaning power.

Eurofins conducted a study to compare, on the basis of ability tests at use, the performances of certain cleaners for carpets and surfaces. The products used in this test was our Readymix Superclean (Green) Fragrance-Free Refill 2.5L (For Cleaning Products) and Dettol Anti-Bacterial Surface Cleanser. The study was based on stain removal efficiency on polypropylene carpet.

The products were tested using the following criteria:-

  • 2g of soil
  • 10 strokes with a sponge
  • 2 minutes of action
  • Finishing of the test with a vacuum cleaning.

According to the study carried out on cleaners for carpets and surfaces, the products were ranked as follows: Overall, Superclean and Dettol presented a comparable performance level, regarding the three assessed parameters (stain removal on carpets, detergent power and marks assessment).

Looking into the details:

  • Regarding the cleaning performance on carpets, Superclean performed better than Dettol on the red wine stain but they also presented an equal performance on all the other tested stains.
  • Regarding the detergent power, Superclean removed 40% of the test soil while Dettol removed 31% of the soil. However, they remained comparable (the performance gap used under their significant threshold).
  • Both Superclean and Dettol obtained a very satisfactory performance level, leaving slightly visible marks.

Stains removal efficiency on polypropylene carpet - 6 stains - 3 replicates

This test consisted of assessing the efficiency of carpet stain removers.

Pre-soiled polypropylene carpets (wine, cherry, polish, coffee, mustard and ink) were treated with the product according to the available instructions. 

Visual assessment of the material is carried out in a standard light cabinet by 3 graders. Both products are compared as per Schaeffe scale:

  • 0: No difference
  • ± 1: Very slight difference
  • ± 2: Slight difference
  • ± 3: Strong difference
  • ± 4: Very strong difference

The sign of the grade indicated the direction of the preference; in favour or dis-favour of each product.

The results were the average of the grades from each grader and for each replicate.

Detergent power Household cleaner (neat) - 3 replicates

This test consisted of assessing the detergent power of neat household cleaners.

A defined quantity of greasy and particulate dirt was spread onto steel plates. After an ageing phase in the oven, the plates were immersed for a defined time into a stirring bath, which contained the neat product. Once cleaned, the plates were rinsed, drained and then dried in the oven.

The detergent power was defined by the percentage of stain removal, gravimetrically assessed (average of 3 trials).

Marks assessment

This test consisted of assessing the marks left by the product.

This evaluation was carried out on black tiles for every product except from wipes, which are tested on mirrors.

After application and drying of the product, the materials were visually assessed in a light cabinet according to a scale of 1 to 5 as follows:-

5: absence of marks

4: slightly visible marks

3: visible marks

2: very visible marks

1: opaque marks

3 replicates are carried out.

According to this study, the following points were highlighted:

Stains removal efficiency on polypropylene carpet - 6 stains - 3 replicates

Overall, both Superclean and Dettol presented a comparable stain removal efficiency.

During this test, Superclean performed better than Dettol on the red wine stain but they both presented an equal performance on all the other tested stains.

Detergent power Household cleaner (neat) - 3 replicates

NB: 2 products were differentiated from a gap of least equal to 15% (= significance threshold).

Both Superclean and Dettol presented a comparable detergent power.

Marks assessment

NB: 2 products were differentiated from a gap at least equal to 1 point (= significance threshold).

Both Superclean and Dettol obtained a very satisfactory performance level, leaving slightly visible marks.

Conclusion

Superclean is the better choice for anyone looking for an effective way to remove a red wine stain. Further tests, conducted using both products, have proven that our Superclean can also remove more soil than Dettol.

To read the full report please click here to download it.

We hope you have enjoyed learning about Superclean and our Home Care Range

We are also making every effort to ensure our products are as environmentally friendly as possible at every stage of the process. Dew offers refillable bottles, which increases the lifecycle of the product, saves on plastic, and reduces carbon! All of Dew’s packaging is also fully made from recycled and recyclable materials, and we also support local initiatives to help make a difference to the environment.

We are confident that our products are the best on the market and we look forward to helping you keep your home clean and tidy.

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