Make your own dishwashing soap, is it worth it? In this time of crisis, there is no better way to cope with everyday costs and expenses than by cutting them down. Many people resort to taking several jobs at a time while others venture into small and medium-sized businesses. While most people do not realize it, capital is not what one needs most to be able to start a business. Resourcefulness is the key. The very source of one’s additional income could be found in the comforts of the home. A little creativeness does more than half the job.
Why not make your own dishwashing and dishwasher soap and rinse agent? It will save you more than just bucks. It will save you the bother of buying dishwasher soap and rinse agents. Moreover, this could be the start of a small, home-based business that could later be more profitable than you think.
Make Your Own Dishwashing Soap – Ingredients
Dishwashing agents are not really that big of a deal. All of the ingredients that you will need are available at home. What you need are washing soda, borax, citric acid or unsweetened lemonade, kosher salt and white vinegar. You will be using the distilled white vinegar as the rinsing agent. Vinegar is a universal cleaning agent that’s deemed effective for cleaning table tops and counters and is even used by some as teeth whitener.
Borax is another cleaning agent that is non-abrasive so it is safe to use in removing stubborn stain. Citric acid is also commonly used as a household cleaner, known effective in kitchens and bathrooms. It also works well as a deodorizer. Kosher salt, which is commonly used in meat processing is also an efficient absorber of moisture.
Make your Own Dishwashing Soap – Instructions
First, mix a cup of borax, a cup of washing soda, half a cup of citric acid, and half cup of kosher salt in an airtight container. Secure the lid and shake well. This makes about 20 ounces of dishwasher soap. Make sure you use only one tablespoon of the detergent per load. Pour the white vinegar into the rinse compartment, and you’re done.
Most commercial dishwashing and dishwasher detergents are pricey and cost up to $4 or an average of $0.2 for 20 loads. The homemade dishwasher soap and rinse agent, on the other hand will only cost between $2.5 – $3. That’s a cost saving of $0.05 ($0.20-$0.15) per load. You do the math and you could save bucks in a matter of months and years. That can double or even triple if you start offering your homemade dishwashing and dishwasher soap and rinse agent to your neighbors and friends. Soon, they’ll be recommending it to their neighbors and friends and well, that’s profiting from your own cozy home.
So, why not make your own dishwashing and dishwasher soap and rinse agent? It is less expensive and very efficient. It help cut down household expenses, plus it provides a whole new source of additional income.
That’s another penny-saving tip for the frugal you, make your own dishwashing soap and put the money in the bank.
How to make your own dishwashing soap – Video
Making detergent is super easy, it´s environmentally friendly, and it´ll save you money, too. Make your own dishwashing soap today.