How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent at Home
Making your own laundry detergent at home can be a cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to store-bought detergents. Plus, it's a fun DIY project that can save you money in the long run. At Call Your Dhobi, we're all about finding sustainable laundry solutions, so we've put together this guide on how to make your own laundry detergent at home.

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1 cup washing soda 1 cup borax 1 bar of soap (we recommend using a natural, unscented soap) Optional: Essential oils for fragrance (we recommend lavender or lemon).


Grate the bar of soap using a cheese grater or food processor. Combine the grated soap, washing soda, and borax in a large bowl. Add in a few drops of your desired essential oil for fragrance (if using). Mix well until all ingredients are evenly distributed. Store the mixture in an airtight container.

To use:

Use 1-2 tablespoons of the homemade detergent per load of laundry. For heavily soiled clothes, add an extra tablespoon of detergent.

Benefits of Homemade Detergent:

Cost-effective: Homemade detergent is much cheaper than store-bought detergents, and you can make a large batch that will last for months Eco-friendly: By making your own detergent, you can avoid using harsh chemicals and reduce plastic waste from detergent packaging.Customizable: You can add in essential oils for fragrance or adjust the ingredients to suit your specific laundry needs.

At Call Your Dhobi, we believe in finding sustainable and effective laundry solutions. Making your own laundry detergent at home is just one way to reduce your environmental impact and save money on laundry expenses. If you prefer to use a professional laundry service, we also offer eco-friendly laundry options and can help you find the best solutions for your laundry needs. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you achieve a sustainable laundry routine.