Deb's Homemade Dishwasher Rinse

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

After a great deal of experimentation in my "lab" (which looks a lot like my kitchen), I developed a cheap, easy to make fake "Jet Dry" type dishwasher rinse aid that works very well. It's natural and non-chemical, but you still need to keep it out of reach of kiddies due to the alcohol content.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 14 cup alcohol
  • 14 cup hydrogen peroxide (3%)
  • 2 tablespoons citric acid


  1. Combine all ingredients. Fill dishwasher rinse container.
Most Helpful

I waited a couple of weeks to review this mix as I wanted to test it in my dishwasher first. IT WORKS GREAT! I especially like it because the plastic stuff even dries off after sitting awhil and so does the silverware. I did add some blue food coloring to it so I could see when the dishwasher pre rince needed to be refilled. I really apreciate that you posted this recipe it is so much cheaper to make than it is to buy.

Bonnie Young February 08, 2012

Ded, thanks for posting. This is really good rinse.I've been using for 2 weeks now and don't have any spots or streaks on my dishes. Thanks for posting. :-)

javonsnanna January 22, 2012