Easy Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

I’m actually not a fan of spending big bucks on fancy dishwashing liquids that promise to banish grease but barely live up to their claims? This is the reason why i came up with an homemade recipe for making a liquid dishwashing soap.

You literally might not have to spend a dime to make this because most of the ingredients are what we usually have in our respective homes. Here’s the ingredients needed for this DIY product.


  • 1 cup of dishwashing liquid
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda

Instructions To Follow:

Follow these instructions to get the homemade liquid soap. Raid your kitchen cabinets and grab that bottle of dishwashing liquid you have hiding in the back, along with some water, salt, and baking soda. It’s time to put them to good use!

1. Grab a bowl

The first thing you need to do is grab a bowl and add a cup of liquid detergent to it. You can use any large bowl (or whatever vessel you have on hand – we’re all about flexibility here!). Then add a cup of water to the liquid detergent.

Make sure it isn’t too much so that you won’t get the mixture diluted excessively. combine the dishwashing liquid, water, salt, and baking soda. Roll up your sleeves and give it a good stir until everything is thoroughly mixed.

2. Add some salt and baking soda

The next step is to add 2 tablespoons of salt and 1 tablespoon of baking soda to the mixture and mix thoroughly. Put some elbow grease into it! Stirring is the key to ensuring that all the ingredients blend together seamlessly, creating a powerful concoction that’s ready to take on even the toughest grease and grime.

3. Transfer to a Container

Once your DIY dishwashing liquid is mixed to perfection, pour it into a clean container of your choice. Whether it’s a recycled plastic bottle or a fancy glass jar, as long as it’s clean, it’ll do the job just fine.

You can use a funnel to make the pouring much more easier and to prevent wasting the preparation. Shake the mixture afterwards to avoid any residues settling underneath the container.

4. Time to Get Sudsy

With your homemade dishwashing liquid at the ready, it’s time to tackle those dirty dishes with gusto! Simply squirt a small amount onto your sponge or directly onto your sink and dishes, and watch as it cuts through grease like a hot knife through butter.

Finally, you can sit back, relax, and admire your sparkling clean dishes, all thanks to your DIY dishwashing liquid prowess.

Not only have you saved yourself some cash, but you’ve also taken a step towards living a more sustainable lifestyle by making your own cleaning products.

Bonus Tips:

  • For extras, you can customize your scent by adding a few drops of your favorite essential oil to give your dishwashing liquid a delightful fragrance that’ll make doing the dishes a more pleasant experience.
  • Make a larger batch of DIY dishwashing liquid and store it in a larger container to ensure you always have a steady supply on hand.
  • Spread the word about your DIY dishwashing liquid recipe with your friends and family. They’ll thank you for helping them save money and reduce their environmental footprint.

There you have it – a simple, cost-effective, and eco-friendly solution to all your dishwashing needs. So why wait? Channel your inner chemist and whip up a batch of homemade dishwashing liquid today. Your dishes – and your wallet – will thank you!

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