DIY Dishwasher Soap Recipe

DIY Dishwasher Soap Recipe:


  1. 1 cup water
  2. 1 cup Dawn dish soap
  3. 1 tablespoon baking soda
  4. 1 tablespoon salt


  1. Mixing bowl
  2. Spoon or whisk
  3. Airtight container or jar for storage


  1. Combine Water and Dawn:

    • In a mixing bowl, combine 1 cup of water with 1 cup of Dawn dish soap. Stir the water and soap together until well mixed.
  2. Add Baking Soda and Salt:

    • Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 1 tablespoon of salt to the water and Dawn mixture. Stir the ingredients together until they are thoroughly combined.
  3. Stir Until Smooth:

    • Continue stirring until you achieve a smooth and uniform consistency in the mixture.
  4. Transfer to Airtight Container:

    • Carefully transfer the DIY dishwasher soap mixture into an airtight container or jar. Ensure that the container is clean and dry before use.
  5. Store and Shake Before Use:

    • Seal the container tightly and store it in a cool, dry place. Before each use, give the container a good shake or stir to ensure that the ingredients are well-mixed.
  6. Use in Dishwasher:

    • When you're ready to run your dishwasher, add 1-2 tablespoons of the homemade soap directly into the dishwasher's detergent compartment.
  7. Run the Dishwasher:

    • Follow your dishwasher manufacturer's instructions and run the dishwasher. The DIY soap with water, Dawn, baking soda, and salt will work together to effectively clean your dishes.
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