Oxiclean is one of those laundry staples that your mother will swear by, and for good reason! Oxiclean is a cleaning powerhouse. If you aren’t willing to scrimp on effective cleaning products, but are interested in saving a few bucks, here is a terrific recipe for homemade Oxiclean from Daniel and Brittany.
How To Make Homemade Oxiclean
Not only is this recipe super inexpensive, but it is just as easy to make! Combine 1 cup water, 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide, and 1/2 cup baking soda together in an old mason jar. That’s it! Really!
Before using, make sure that you mix the ingredients before using. If you plan on using this in your laundry, it is a good idea to let it sit for 20 minutes before washing.
Oxiclean isn’t just for laundry, if you are looking for other uses try the following: polish porcelain sinks, get rid of mold and mildew, deodorize smelly trash cans, and tackle weeds in the cracks of your driveway.
Do you make this ahead of time or just make it when you’re wanting to use it?
Probably make as you need it. However, I was thinking: if you have a really dirty, smelly load,
I would start the washing machine, fill with about 6″ of water and rest of ingrediants .
Probably cut recipe in half.
I am thinking of giving this out to family members at Christmas (yes, they really are that hard to buy for and would love something like this! ) How long will this keep in a jar?
Is it safe on colors?
Wrapped in Rust says
I’ve never had an issue with colors. If you are a bit nervous, you can always test it on something you are not overly attached to.