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Old 12-06-2012, 12:29 PM   #1
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Dishwasher & baking soda question

Can I use just baking soda in my dishwasher? I don't have Borax to mix with it. I need to run a load but am out of detergent AND liquid soap to hand-wash. SO gets paid tomorrow and until then we have no money to spend at all. Will just baking soda work or is the Borax necessary? TIA!

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Old 12-06-2012, 12:46 PM   #2
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Re: Dishwasher & baking soda question

I have used baking soda with a little shot of liquid, maybe try a dash of handsoap or shampoo if you have it.
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Re: Dishwasher & baking soda question

I use sea salt w a drop of dawn dish soap but in a bind i used only sea salt and as long as you got chunks and rinsed before hand and it worked
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I would think as long ad you use a hot water cycle and a heat dry you should be fine.
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