Sparkly Clean Dishes ~No premixing, simply replace your dishwasher detergent & rinse agent for ever! 1 teaspoon oxygen bleach teaspoon Dawn dish soap cup white vinegar (poured into a bowl or cup on the top rack of the machine)
Dishwasher Detergent 1 box Borax, 1 box super washing soda, 24 pkgs unsweetened lemonade drink mix (like kool-aid), 3 cups epsom salt. Then use Lemi Shine as a rinse aid (vinegar also works). Use 1 Tbs per load
The COUNTLESS Uses for Baking Soda (Besides Baking
Cleaning mattresses - every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress.
Homemade Dishwasher Detergent (Soap) and Rinse Agent
Blue dawn dish liquid does some amazing things -- removes hair product build up, repel houseplant insects, bathe the dogs (kills fleas on contact and is much cheaper than expensive dog shampoos), ice pack, unclog toilets repel aphids.
frugally green: How to Make Your Own Dishwasher cups of Borax 2 cups of Baking Soda 4 small packets of sugar freelemonade Kool-Aid (you can also use 4 tablespoons of citric acid--if you can find it) White Vinegar
Louise's Country Closet: Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Cubes Ingredients: 1 Cup Borax 1 Cup Washing Soda Cup Epsom Salt Lemon Juice Can omit borax if concerned. Mix dry first. Add 4 T. LJ per cup. Wet but not too wet, ice cube trays, set in sun to dry.