Make Your Own 409 Household Cleaner

Posted by on January 1, 2010

image                          Guest Post from The Frugal Girls

“One way I’ve personally found to really save money is by making homemade cleaning solutions. If you haven’t tried making your own cleaning solutions yet, give it a try and see what you think!

It honestly took me awhile before I was willing to try this, but after I did a quick analysis of how much money I could save, I knew it was time to start making up some frugal cleaning solutions of my own! This solutions literally cost about 40 cents or so to make, as opposed to the $3 – $4 price tag you’ll often see on cleaners at the store.

Following is my tried and true “recipe” for homemade 409… just a few simple ingredients, and you’re on your way to an effective and thrifty cleaning solution!

Homemade 409

What You’ll Need:

2 Tbsp. Distilled White Vinegar

1 Tsp. Borax

1/8 cup Dawn Dishsoap

1 cup Hot Water

What You’ll Do:

Pour vinegar, borax and hot water into spray bottle.

Then continue filling spray bottle with cool water.

Add Dawn dish soap last. No need to shake.

This is a great cleaner, because the vinegar acts as a disinfectant!

If you haven’t ever made your own cleaning solutions, I’d highly encourage you to try! It’s easy to do, and you might be amazed at how much money you’ll save!”

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