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Homemade Liquid LaundryHomemade Liquid Laundry Detergent: a bar of fels-Naptha soap 1 cup of Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda 1/2 cup Borax (got everything in the laundry aisle at Wal-mart. You can also add 1/2-1 cup Oxyclean & a few drops of essential oils for fragrance if you like) You grate the bar of soap & put it in a pot with 4 cups of hot water & heat/ stir on the stove until all the soap is dissolved. Fill a clean 5 gallon bucket half full of hot water, add the soap, Borax & soda & stir it all up really good, then fill the bucket the rest of the way with hot water & stir again. Put the lid on it & let it sit for 24 hours, then fill whatever container you want to use half full of the detergent & the rest with water. Shake well. Supposed to use 5/8 cup for top loaders & 1/4 cup for HE machines. (some ppl prefer not to dilute with water & just cut the amount they use by 1/2 instead) Homemade Fabric Softener: 2 cups of any scented HAIR conditioner 3 cups of white vinegar 6 cups of warm water Mix well

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