liquid laundry soap safe for he machines
Kathy Van Houten
Will not suds but cleans very well.
Cost is 30 cents per gallon. Costs
less if you find ingrients on sale.
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- 1 bar
- zote laundry bar (can use kirk's if can't find zote)
- 1 c
- 1/2 c
- washing soda (optional)
- 4 3/4 gal
- water ( divided use)
1Slice laundry bar into about 8 slices place in large stockpot with 4 cups water.Heat on medium high till soap dissolves completely. Pour into 5 gallon bucket that has about 2 gallons of water in it.
2In stock pot put 1 cup borax and 1/2 cup washing soda (washing soda is optional) add 4 cups water bring to a boil place in bucket with melted soap. Top off bucket with water and stir well.
3Soap can be used immediately.Will thicken some as it sits after a few days can dilute to your liking.Recommend 1/4 cup for average load 1/2 cup for large or heavily soiled load. Soap is safe for HE machines. Can find Zote soap at big lots or a Spanish market.