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has anyone made your own laundry detergent for a

high efficiency washing machine?


Asked by happy2bmom25 at 9:24 AM on Jun. 25, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • I don't have an HE machine, but I heard you can use the same homemade laundry detergent as you use in the old machines, you just use less soap. So where I use 1 cup of homemade, you might only need 1/4 cup for an HE machine.

    Answer by momof3inTN at 9:36 AM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Yes. I use the same laundry detergent for my HE machine, as I did for my old washer. For HE machines you need to use detergents that are low sudsing, and this one is!

    Answer by Courtney610 at 9:27 AM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • I do.....but I'm not sure it is "allowed" lol!!!! I have always heard that HE just means not real soapy and mine isn't so I hope it is okay :)

    Answer by pjacademy at 9:27 AM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • I have not however check out the Duggars website - they have a great recipe for laundry detergent!

    Answer by Mommy_0f_many at 9:27 AM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • I havent but Im about to start! I heard it saves A LOT of money.

    Answer by Aqua_Jen at 9:29 AM on Jun. 25, 2010