2 cups Bar Soap, Grated into fine flakes. (I used some of my homemade
soap. You could use Fels-Naptha. Half of a bar.)
2 cups Borax (I use 20 Mule team Borax.)
2 cups Washing Soda (Not Baking Soda)(I use Arm&Hammer Super Washing
Soda.) Available in the laundry aisle of most supermarkets.
I put bar soap shavings in a bowl and added 1 quart of boiling water to
melt it. Once melted I poured this into a bucket and added the borax
and washing soda and stirred together to dissolve. Then I added 2
gallons of water. This makes a thick liquid. I give it a good stir
before use each time.
Use ¼ cup per load.
Fabric softener -added to rinse water…
2 cups cold water
1 cup baking soda
1 cup vinegar
1- Place baking soda in LARGE bowl and pour vinegar over it; while it’s
bubbling, pour cold water in and mix.
2- Store in sealed container and shake before using to combine all
3 -Add 1/4 cup of mixture to rinse water. Be sure to give it a shake
Dry Version Laundry Soap – shared by Angela Owens3 bars of soap 1 box borax 1 box Washing Soda 2 cups of baking soda 2 containers of dollar store Oxyclean
Grate the soap fine and mix all ingredients and store in a large container. Use 2 tbsp per load. Sometimes I add fragrance, but usually not. My guys all have sensitive skin.
1/2 Cup Ammonia
1/2 Cup White Vinegar
2 Tablespoons Laundry Detergent (see above)
2 Quarts Water
Mix well, and store in spray bottle.
Place all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix thoroughly into a paste. Rub the paste into the rust stain and allow it to remain for 1 minute before laundering the garment. never allow the paste to remain more than 3 minutes or it could damage the fabric.For Heavily Soiled Work Clothes 3 cups of soda ash 5 cups masonry sand
Place the ingredients into a container and mix well, then store in a cool, dry place in a well sealed container. Place 2 tablespoons of the dry mixture into the load along with your regular detergent.Simple Household Disinfectant: 2 tablespoons of borax 2 cups very hot tap water 1/4 cup of pure lemon juice
Place all ingredients into a spray bottle and shake vigorously until well blended.Oven Cleaner 2 Tablespoons Castile Soap (grated) 2 Tablespoons Beeswax
Put the soap and the borax into a spray bottle and fill with hot water then shake until all the ingredients are mixed and dissolved. Spray on oven stains and allow to sit for 20 minutes before rinsing with clear warm water. Some scrubbing may be needed.Overnight Oven cleaner 3/4 cup household ammonia 1 Tablespoon liquid handsoap 1 quart of hot tap water
Pour ammonia in a cup and place in the oven. Close the oven and allow to remain overnight. The next morning remove the cup of ammonia and clean the oven with the liquid soap and warm water. The ammonia fumes should have dissolved the residues in the oven.
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