Not only are they extremely cost effective to make, but they usually work a lot better than the fancy brands out there and are a whole lot safer to use around kids and pets. Add cheap and effective and safe together and PRESTO! You have one happy Practical Pioneer! :)
This is one of the very easiest recipes I've seen for spot cleaning. Always check fabric and surfaces for colorfastness.
- Dawn Detergent (the original, blue kind)
- Hydrogen Peroxide
- Simply mix one part Dawn with two parts Hydrogen Peroxide in a dark bottle and shake well to mix.
- Dab a little onto spots, leave on for a minute or two and gently rub up with a damp cloth.
Note: Make sure you store in a dark bottle as light will degrade Hydrogen Peroxide. And make sure that you clearly label what's in the bottle. I use an old Hydrogen Peroxide bottle and a little spray nozzle that happens to fit. But just the regular lid is fine as you usually just dab a little on to a small area anyway.s Hydrogen Peroxide.
Easy peasy lemon squeezy! :)