DIY Cleaning & Beauty
Homemade solutions for some of your everyday household needs -- from kitchen and bathroom cleaners to do-it-yourself beauty scrubs, masks and more.
Cleaning Your Washer from Food.com: Is your laundry looking dingy? Are you seeing spots before your eyes? To keep your washer spotlessly clean, it is important to remember to give it a once over every six months, or every three months if you have hard water. Is your Dish Washer dingy? See my recipe for Cleaning Your Dishwasher ! From Talking Dirty Laundry with the Queen or Clean, by Linda Cobb
Cleaning Your Washer
Homemade Drain Cleaner and Declogger: "For those of you who hate poison-type drain cleaners, use white vinegar and baking soda. This will clean and unclog a drain." -Mirj
Homemade Drain Cleaner and Declogger
Floor Grease Cutter Cleaner: "Today was the day I pulled all the appliances away from the walls so heavy duty cleaning was called for. This worked really well at a fraction of the cost of commercial cleaner." -Dreamer in Ontario
Floor Grease Cutter Cleaner
Make silver shine: Line a glass pan with foil, add several spoonfuls of baking soda, fill the pan with boiling water, and drop in tarnished silverware for a quick cleaning.
10 Uses for Aluminum Foil
Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick.
Get Rid of Household Odors with Vanilla Extract
Permanent Marker Remover: "My kids were coloring with a permanent marker and it bled through onto my new kitchen table. This worked wonders!" -Elaineymay
Permanent Marker Remover
Remove Sticker Glue from Cookware: "This worked for me when scrubbing for hours wouldn't!!!!" -UmmBinat
Remove Sticker Glue from Steel Pots
Remove Water Marks From Wooden Furniture: "Our coffee table looks almost new! This is a very helpful recipe." -LynneBethany
How to Remove Water Marks from Wooden Furniture
Homemade Vegetable Wash/Preserver That Works! (Spray or Soak): This really works and works very well! No chemicals 100% natural and will remove dust and dirt and kill any little bugs and bacteria not to mention it costs only pennies to make...
Homemade Vegetable Wash/Preserver That Works! (Spray or Soak)
20 Must-See Homemade Cleaning Solutions -- From DIY jewelry cleaner to a Soft Scrub copycat, we've got 20 of our most popular homemade cleaning solutions right here.