Money Saving Hack – Dishwasher Cleaner.

This money saving hack could save you as much as $53 per year.

The advantage to cleaning your dishwasher is that it keeps your dishwasher running at its optimal level, when your equipment run at optimal level it saves you money by not working harder than it needs to & less repair bills because its not getting gummed up by gunk.  It’s also better for the environment too.

The Hack:

Dishwasher Cleaner-Place 2 tablespoons of citric acid into your dishwasher’s powder dispenser, then run the dishwasher on a hot,  heavy duty or pot wash, your dish washer will be as clean if not cleaner than if you had used a store brought product. Do this once a month.

Citric Acid is the main active ingredient in the brand name dishwasher cleaners available in the supermarket, the other ingredient is distilled water, the rest are fragrance & fillers (you so don’t need these). Let’s not forget the packaging that adds to land fill too.

The Money Saving Bit:

Select Brand costs $2.99 250ml Cost per clean $2.99 – Cost per year $35.88

Finish Brand costs $5.00 250ml cost per clean $5.00 – Cost per year $60.00

McKenzie’s Citric Acid cost $2.30 75gm Cost per clean $0.58 –  Cost per year $6.96

Prices correct as of September 2017

What is Citric Acid ?

Citric acid is made from citrus mainly lemons & you will find it in the baking section of the supermarket, it is also used to make Lemon cordial, added to jams as a setting agent, a substitute for lemon juice, used in shampoos, personal care products & to make bath bombs plus a bunch of other things as well.

*This is not a sponsored post, I use the brand because it’s an Australian company & it’s an awesome product.

X Kerri

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