Jump to content


Anyone make their own dishwasher soap....

Recommended Posts

Has anyone used this recipe for their dishwasher soap? Do you think using it long term would harm the dishwasher? If you have a better recipe would you please post it?


Mix and use per dishwasher load:

1 Tablespoon Borax

1 Tablespoon Baking soda




Mix equal parts Borax and Baking Soda, and add 2 Tablespoons per load. Increase proportion of soda for hard water. Use vinegar in the rinse cycle.




Link to comment
Share on other sites

If you use borax and baking soda you're going to need citric acid in there to dissolve all the food off. Just go int he canning section, there should be stuff like Sure Jell? Except powder? Use that. If you can't then get SUGAR FREE crystal light lemonade and add that into your mix.


OHHH i remembered where I got it--in the cleaner aisle of wallyworld by the dishwasher powder? There's Dishwasher CLEANER. THAT's all citric acid. I just dumped some in my mix.

Edited by justamouse
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...