I love seeing piles of clean laundry. But I don’t love the high cost of soaps, or the way some of them make me itch or sneeze. I made my own for a while, but if I ran out we had to buy them. Then I was back to itching and sneezing. And that doesn’t even include the cost. I do 2-4 loads every day. It adds up. So I learned 4 ways to do laundry cheaply without soaps or chemicals.
Washer balls are great! They are way cheaper than soaps.All you have to do is charge them in the sun a few hours every month, or in our case about a week. I use 2 for extra large loads. This saves me so much money doing laundry for a large family. We also have several people that have allergies to a lot of laundry soaps so this works great for us.
Wool Dryer Balls
Wool dryer balls work by fluffing your laundry as it dries. No static cling, no odors. I know, I know some of you like the odors. Just put a wash cloth in the dryer with a few drops of your favorite essential oil. You can make your own wool dryer ball but trust me, it takes a loooonnngg time. And while not hard to make it is time consuming and doesn’t save you very much money at all.
Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda
My secret weapons for getting out stains and smells are hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. Sprinkle baking soda in stinky laundry. I also use a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide. Now test on fabric first. But really good for fluid stains. Best thing around for baby clothes.
4 Ways to do Laundry Cheaply without Soaps or Chemicals
So this is why I love doing laundry this way. No chemicals, no more buying soaps or fabric softeners. No itching, or sneezing. And it saves a lot of money. I hope this have helped you with different ways to do laundry.