Most store-bought detergents contain harsh chemicals that can irritate your skin and will cost anywhere from $5 to over $20 for 18 loads. Making your own organic detergent should cost around $15 for 500 loads! That’s a steal!
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Most store-bought cleaners are full of harsh chemicals and perfumes, and organic soaps can be costly. You can make your own organic all purpose cleaner at home for approx. 12 cents per 15oz. in comparison to commercial soaps that will cost at least $2 for the same amount.
You can purchase a 32 oz. container of glass cleaner at the store for around $5. Making 32 oz. of carpet/glass cleaner at home (using vinegar) will cost approx. 37 cents.
In the store, you can purchase a cheap bottle of dish soap for around $1.16. For your money, you will get 16 oz. of soap. Making your own dish soap will cost you an average of 75 cents per gallon. You would have to purchase 16 bottles of dish soap at a total of over …
Store bought laundry softener is costly, and filled with potentially harmful chemicals that can irritate the skin. Even low priced liquid fabric softeners or dryer sheets will cost around $6 or more for approx. 80 loads of laundry (usually two bottles or boxes at around $3 ea.).
Most store bought laundry detergents are overpriced and contain harmful chemicals that can irritate the skin. Organic detergents are often expensive and come in small quantities. Making your own detergent will cost approx. $15 for 500 loads. It can cost anywhere from $5 to over $20 to wash approx. 30 loads using store-bought laundry detergent.