Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent

Homestead How-To

Step 1

Grate your Fels Naptha Soap using a cheese grater.

Step 2

Add 4 cups of hot water to a medium to large pot.

Step 3

Add grated Fels Naptha soap to water in a pot and set on the stove at medium-high heat. Stir until the soap is melted completely.

Step 4

Fill your five-gallon bucket 1/4 with hot water or a 2.5-gallon bucket halfway (about 20 cups of water).

Step 5

Pour in the soap mixture and stir until it is well incorporated.

Step 6

Add Washing soda (or borax) AND baking soda; continue to stir until they have dissolved.

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