How to Make Your Own Detergent And Save Money

Aug 01, 2019 Kayode Oseh

Making your own laundry detergent sounds like a whole lot of hard work that most people thinks it would be better if they could just save the stress and get some from the supermarket.

But however, it is really really not that difficult to do at all and it is something that can actually help you save some naira in the long run.

If you are thinking of how it works, don't worry, We’ve got you all covered on this, just read further to discover how you can make your self some laundry detergents. 

What do you need for 2.5 litres of homemade liquid laundry detergent?

   45 grams of washing soda
.    45 grams of neutral soap bar
.    2.5 litres of water

This is how it works

   Put a big pot on the fire. Add the 2.5 litres of water and let it boil.
.    Grind the 45 grams of the soap bar and add this to the water. Stir effectively until the soap dissolve completely.
.    Also add the 45 grams of washing soda to the boiling water and stir until it dissolves too.
   Bring down the mixture and let it cool for at least 12 hours.
   After the 12 hours are up, the mixture will have become thicker. Pour it into a big plastic container to store it.

This amount of detergent will definitely be enough for you for several months and you didn't even spend up to 500 naira. That's amazing right? Give it a try you might even make some money from it too.


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