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DIY Dish Detergent

Hello Palm Springs! The holiday season is just around the corner – have you scheduled your cleaning services yet? Don’t wait to book a maid today!

And while we’re on the subject of cleaning and the holidays, we’re reminded of one common object present in every household regardless of race, religion, or age: dishes. Today we’ll provide you with a simple recipe for dishwasher detergent that you can make from home. The best part? It costs less than a penny per load. Now that is hard to beat!

First off, we’ll need the following ingredients:

Washing soda (sodium carbonate – available at nearly all grocery stores)
Borax (usually found in the laundry detergent aisle)
Kosher salt (other salts may work, but kosher salts are pure and work well)
Citric acid (unsweetened lemonade packets work if you can’t find any)

And now for the recipe – it’s quite simple, really. In a mason jar, or other jar/container that you can close tightly – mix 1 cup of washing soda, 1 cup of borax, ½ cup of salt, and ½ cup of citric acid. Make sure that everything mixes well, then store tightly in the jar until use. Each load should use 1 tablespoon of the powdery mix, as well as a small amount (about a 1-2 teaspoons) of vinegar.

Here at Already Maid, we know clean. That’s why we want to make sure your home is clean from top to bottom – even when we’re not around. They don’t’ call us the best cleaning service in Houston for nothing!

Book your cleaning service today so you don’t have to worry about it later!