Meet The Cheap Laundry Detergent that Works Better Then the Expensive Brands
With so many laundry detergents out there it's not always easy to find the one that works best. But you might be surprised to meet this cheap laundry detergent that works better than the more expensive brands. These days it seems that diy laundry detergent is more popular than ever before. Making your natural diy laundry detergent is one of the easiest things you can do, it's inexpensive and a great way to save money on doing laundry. When it comes to doing laundry many people want to switch to natural laundry soap but worry at its effectiveness. Conventional laundry detergents are loaded with chemicals like sulfates, fragrances, phenols and more. You will find laundry detergent brands that contain things like petroleum distillates, which may be linked to cancer and lung disease. The fragrances in these detergents are made of a mix of harmful chemicals. So making your diy laundry detergent is a great way to not only save money but to know exactly what is going into your laundry detergent, ensuring that it is safe to use around your family and the environment.
To make your diy laundry detergent, you only need three simple ingredients. You can choose to make either powdered laundry detergent or liquid laundry soap, whichever you prefer. For the liquid laundry soap, you will need washing soda which can be found at most grocery stores, Borax, and bar soap. For the bar soap, you can use Dr. Bronner's, Ivory soap or any other natural, unscented or scented bar soap. Washing soda and Borax can be found in the laundry aisle of your grocery store. And the bar soaps can be found in the health and beauty aisle. You can also add some baking soda to the diy laundry detergent to help freshen your clothes. To make the diy laundry detergent start by grating the bar of soap or put in a food processor until it is finely ground. Then in a large bowl mix two parts of washing soda with two parts of Borax, to one part of the grated bar soap. You can also add a few a few teaspoons of baking soda if you'd like. It's as easy as that; you can store this diy laundry detergent in large mason jars. You can also add a cup of white vinegar to the wash can help to keep colors bright.
When using this diy laundry detergent, you will have to treat stains with something before washing them, just as you would if you were using commercial laundry detergent. Tough stains can include mustard, glue, coffee, grease and wine. The following are some of the natural laundry detergent stain removers you can try. For glue stains try loosening the dried on glue first by soaking a clean cloth in some white vinegar and then saturating the glue spot until it's gone. For grease stains try adding baking soda to the wash load or pretreating the grease stain with some baking soda paste (baking soda and water). For grass stains use about a 1/3 cup of white vinegar and 2/3 cup of water and apply the natural laundry detergent to the stain and blot. Then repeat the process as needed then wash as you normally would. For fruit, jam, mustard and coffee stains try rubbing a small amount of white vinegar gently onto the stain and then wash as usual. Chances are you will be pleasantly surprised at just how well these natural laundry detergent stain removers work. The best part is that these natural stain removers are inexpensive, toxic-free and safe to use around your family and the environment. **