55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks - does a good job of collecting a number of tips and linking to the original websites.
55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips and Tricks (With Pictures)
Magic No Ammonia Way to Clean Your BBQ Grill - We had a HUGE positive response to #cleaning #BBQ grills with #ammonia! However, we also received comments from a lot of followers who prefer not to use ammonia in household cleaning. We did some more research on Pinterest and guess what? We found the next best method to get a BBQ grill clean without ammonia that requires little or no scrubbing! This pin has been tested and reviewed by one of the 3 crazy sisters @Madefrompinterest.net! (HoH151)
How To Clean An Oven Door In Between The Glass - Mom 4 Real
homemade liquid soap - bar of soap+glycerin+water = make our own labels and give as Christmas gifts? I'm envisioning a cute messy baby picture would thrill the grandparents but keep the gift useful!
Best way EVER to clean windows!!! No drying needed, and you have no spots or streaks on your window! Ingredients: 1/2 gallon warm water 1 Tablespoon liquid ‘Jet Dry’ 2-3 Tablespoons laundry detergent (liquid dissolves easier) or dish washing soap Mix all ingredients above. Spray windows down with your hose. Wipe or brush onto windows, then immediately hose off your window. That’s it! The remaining water will sheet off. No towel drying is needed. Woot-woot!
FOR CLEAN WINDOWS: 1/2 gallon warm water 1 Tablespoon liquid ‘Jet Dry’ 2-3 Tablespoons laundry detergent (liquid dissolves easier) or dish washing soap Mix all ingredients above. Spray windows down with your hose. Wipe or brush onto windows, then immediately hose off your window. That’s it! You are now done. The remaining water will sheet off. No towel drying is needed.
How To Wash & Whiten Yellowed Pillows - One Good Thing by Jillee
How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)
Miracle Laundry Whitening Solution - One Good Thing by Jillee
How to Clean a Microfiber Sofa - Most of the stains on my couch were water stains from sippy cups. It helped to lighten the stains but not get rid of them. Make sure you do this on a day when you can have the windows wide open the smell of rubbing alcohol is quite strong (and make sure you're not pregnant or your husband will end up doing most of it) ;)
Having trouble cleaning grout in your home? Use this recipe: 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup ammonia (or lemon juice) and 1/4 cup vinegar
A Mum 'n the Oven
27 Homemade Cleaners and Natural Cleaning Recipes
dryer sheets to clean baseboards--not only cleans up, coats them to repel hair and dust. we will see
Quick Cleaning Tip: Keep Baseboards Cleaner With Fabric Softner
DIY Laundry Soap-some kind of bucket to mix all your ingredients in. I used a 2 gallon paint bucket. 1/3 bar of Fels Naptha Laundry Soap (you can also use Zote, Octagon, or Ivory--amounts may vary) 1/2 cup Borax 1/2 cup Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda
Dirty Little Secrets - How To Get Your Dirty Whites Clean Again! Soak the socks in dishwasher detergent for at least 2 hours before washing and bleaching socks. We found this also really helped our husbands white undershirts as well. It helped remove those stubborn deodorant stains. We used a 1/2 cup in our washing machine and hot water.
Simple Shower and Tub Cleaner
Hot Vinegar and Dawn Soap! Seriously, I saw this on Pinterest and decided to try it on my white shower tile...My husbands factory job STICKS to it no matter what! Ive tried everything but NOTHING has ever cleaned it like this! So easy and WOW! 1 cup of HOT Vinegar (microwave 1-2 min) and 1 cup of blue DAWN liquid soap. Shake into bottle and creates a gel that is OUT OF THIS WORLD! Thank you Pinterest!
Carpet Stains-Fill a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 handful of baking soda. Shake it up and spray on carpet stains, upholstery stains, and clothing stains.