Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Laundry soap

I picked up one box of washing soda and 2 bars of Fels Naptha at one of the three QFC's near my apartment. Using the recipe posted previously, I made a double batch and stored it in a glass jar with a spoon for easy use. I'm currently testing the effectiveness by washing our sheets.
The process took maybe 5 minutes and I have enough laundry soap to last us quite a while.
If you don't want to make your own detergent, you can reuse the plastic container.

2 comments:

Em said...

Did you find that the homemade soap cleaned the sheets as well? Smell as good? How does it compare?

Wesa said...

Oh I forgot to post the results!

The sheets felt clean when I transfered them to the dryer. No residue. I did not notice a smell, so it's pretty neutral. We slept on them last night and did not notice any skin irritation. They feel just fine.

I'm going to test the soap on a load of towels tonight. We won't have enough clothes to do a load until Monday.