Dishwasher powder isn’t cheap, so why buy it when you can make your own for so much less? Its so simple. Here’s what you’ll need.

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1 cup Lectric Washing Soda
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup citric acid (available in baking aisle of supermarket)
  • A few drops of tea-tree oil

  1. In a sealed container, shake the ingredients together well.
  2. Use approximately two tablespoons per load. Easy!

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Alternatively use Lectric Washing Soda as a detergent booster. Add 1 tablespoon of Lectric Washing Soda to dishwashers to boost the cleaning power of all brands of detergent. It makes every wash more powerful. Crockery and dishes will come out shining.