Laundry boosting: safe for all machines. He compatible. Add 1/2 cup to every load along with your regular detergent: improves cleaning power of detergent, helps remove tough stains, natural alternative to colorsafe bleach, deodorizes and freshens, naturally softens hard water. Baby clothes: soak items in 1/2 cup of 20 mule team® borax and warm water. Follow-up with a hot or warm water wash, adding 1/2 cup of 20 mule team® borax along with your regular detergent. Laundry stains: works great on tough stains including tomato sauce, oil/grease, grass and ground- in dirt. Add 1 tablespoon of 20 mule team® borax per gallon of water or 1/2 cup in washer. Pre-soak for at least 30 minutes before washing. Delicates: dissolve 1/4 cup of 20 mule team® borax and 1-2 tablespoons of detergent in a basin of warm water. Soak delicates for 20 minutes, then rinse in cool water. Blot items with a towel and lay flat to dry. Hard water: help your detergent to work more effectively by conditioning the water and removing hard water minerals. Add 1/2 cup of 20 mule team® borax with your regular detergent to get cleaner, fresher- smelling clothes.
Bathroom cleaning & deodorizing: sprinkle 20 mule team® borax on a damp sponge or cloth and wipe on shower/tub/tile: cleans without chemical fumes or scratching (great for porcelain and fiberglass), removes soap scum, hard water deposits and dirt, helps eliminate odors and freshens. Toilet bowls: sprinkle 1/4 cup of 20 mule team® borax into the bowl, then swish with your toilet brush. Let it stand for 30 minutes or overnight. Carpets and rugs: for tough stains: dissolve 1/2 cup of 20 mule team® borax in 1 pint water. Sponge on, wait 1/2 hour, rinse well. Let dry and vacuum.
Kitchen cleaning and deodorizing: sprinkle 20 mule team® borax on a damp sponge or cloth and wipe on counters and appliances: removes grease and grime, makes dishes sparkling clean. Garbage disposals and drains: sprinkle 2-3 tablespoons in the food waste disposal and/or drain. Let it stand for at least 15 minutes, then flush with water for a few seconds (with disposal on). Dishwasher: boost the cleaning power of your dishwashing detergent by removing hard water minerals and residues from the wash water. Add 1/4 cup 20 mule team® borax in the bottom of the dishwasher to reduce spots and film from dishes and glasses.