And she did an awesome job of presenting her experiment. I used 2 Tablespoons this time around. October 9, at 1: Tide Laundry Detergent Comparison I started with the 3 Tablespoons of Tide because wanted to see what the laundry would look like if we got batches out of the box.
I am so glad that children pay attention to this kind of projects. By the way, I have found all of the ingredients at my local Walmart store.
I actual use a food flavoring oil, like jasmine oil, normally used in baking. Maybe even more than that depending on the brand. Can you guess which sock used which detergent. I give mason jars of homemade detergent with the recipe as gifts.
Pack mixture into 1 Tablespoon measuring spoon and then put the mixture into a mold cavity and press the mixture with a spoon, packing it evenly. I love this recipe.
By the way, homemade laundry bar soap is made from fats or oils and lye, the same way any soap is made, but laundry soap is not superfatted, which means that just enough lye and oils are used to completely react with each other, so no extra oils are left unsaponified.
You can use them forever and they are free of any harsh chemicals. Both of the Tide test results had a faint blood and dirt stains and mustard after being washed. Beth Mcgwire June 8, at 7: Next, pour in one cup of washing soda and 1 cup of borax and mix together. Add 1 gallon of boiling water.
Also, use it in place of fabric softener. It will get dry and crumbly. And we react to just about everything. Let it set spread on newspaper a few days. This is completely fine, and you should continue to use it as directed. Because I wanted to try and get the laundry cleaner than the job that Tide does I decided to do another batch with 2 Tablespoons of Recipe 1.
Mix with the other two ingredients. Anonymous April 13, at I am interested in the Fels Naptha…I have never heard of it, where do you buy it?. Of course, the cost per load goes up if you use more of this detergent.
Great job with the experiment. Anonymous October 1, at 2: And one of the things I like most about it is the sense of accomplishment when something dirty I admit I turned into a laundry weirdo.
The natural laundry detergent is significantly less expensive than the store-bought nontoxic detergents AND cheaper than my former poorly rated commercial detergent.
The recipe rates an “A” on the EWG scale so I feel good using it in our home. I finally made homemade laundry elleandrblog.com’s taken me forever to try it out ’cause I couldn’t find washing soda anywhere!!I was beginning to think it was just a legend!
I was so excited when I finally found a local grocery store that carries it (Harris Teeter). Apr 21, · Laundry detergent is an easy switch from store bought to homemade.
DIY alternatives are often just as effective and much less expensive.
I’ve shared my Homemade Laundry Soap but this variation is formulated for high-efficiency washers. Jan 17, · Has anyone done a cost comparison of homemade detergent versus store bought? I can usually buy oz. laundry detergent (we prefer liquid) for $ on sale.
A. Store bought laundry detergent works just slightly better than homemade laundry detergent, at least on the stains.
Homemade laundry detergent seemed to make the shirt as a whole whiter, though. My mom and I decided that due to the savings, and how easy it was to make, that we would continue to make our own homemade laundry detergent! Liquid Laundry Detergent – No Grate.
Store Bought: $ per ounce Homemade: Less than $ per ounce. Homemade Recipe: No Grate Homemade Laundry Soap. Conclusion: Make your own! This one is a no brainer. This recipe is simple, effective, and inexpensive.A comparison of homemade laundry detergent and store bought laundry detergent