DIY Dish Detergent

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This is a really popular DIY because it’s something we all have to use every day. There’s just no getting around it. Some tips for this recipe are to store it in two different containers because this guide makes such a big batch and it may start to harden like brown sugar by the time you get to the rest of it.

The other big benefit of this… is of course the money saving benefits! And also, you know exactly what’s going onto your dishes – no secret weird chemicals.

Here’s the complete diy guide…

DIY Dish Detergent

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  1. Dishwasher Detergent ingredients:
    1 box Borax (4lbs 12 oz or 76 oz ) (2.15 kg) found in the detergent isle
    1 box Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda (55 oz or 3 lbs 7 oz) found in the detergent isle
    24 packages of unsweetened lemonade drink mix, like kool-aid. (**Note: lemonade will stain soap dispenser yellow, another option would be to use citric acid instead of lemonade. You can usually find citric acid in the canning isle )
    3 cups Epsom Salt
    Lemi Shine rinse aid (this recipe does not work very well without it) You can find Lemi Shine in the dishwasher detergent isle at just about any store. You can also use vinegar as a rinse aid. If your dishes are coming out with spots on them that means you do need a rinse aid.

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