Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelling funky. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and one cup vinegar, then a second time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!
Refresh your linen and mattress with this homemade linen spray. The secret ingredient is vodka.
Make your own countertop cleanser. It’s easy, inexpensive and healthier for you and the environment. Fill a spray bottle with 1 part distilled white vinegar and 1 part water. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil for fragrance, and spritz away.
The same product that kills bad-breath germs also zaps the gunk beneath your feet. Add a capful of mouthwash to a gallon of water and mop vinyl or tile—but not wood—floors with the mixture.
Get rid of lime buildup on sinks by soaking an old rag in vinegar, then wrapping it around the faucet and clasping with a hair clip. Let sit for an hour, then take off rag and dry faucet.
DIY: Natural Kitchen Sink Cleaner...she says this works beautifully, must try!