Homemade: Home and Garden Products
For Tiles Too: 1/2 cup of baking soda; 1/3 cup of ammonia; 1/4 cup of white vinegar; 7 cups of water. Combine all the ingredients in a labeled spray bottle and shake well to mix. Spray on then wipe off with a damp sponge. Do not use with bleach. From this page of recipes for Shower Spray.
Uses for hydrogen peroxide to get rid of stains, clean cookie sheets - a miracle cleaner for for kitchen and bathroom
Homemade Febreze: What you'll need: 1/8 Cup of fabric softener (I used Downy April Fresh) 2 tablespoons Baking Soda Hot tap water Spray bottle (I used my empty 27 oz. Febreze bottle) combine all in bottle, shake well and use! AWESOME!
Homemade Mosquito Repellent - This super easy recipe is non-toxic and it works
Homemade mosquite repellant (vanilla and lavender)-great for outdoor parties
Homemade House Cleaners with printable labels! **I LOVE the bathroom one. My apartment had nasty caked on/discolored shower and tub. I thought maybe it was permanently discolored. I used the bathroom spray on this site and OMG. The color started going away. With another treatment and some elbow grease (like I said it is nasty!), it will be back to new! And this made the faucet shine!**
How to clean your cookie sheets--Kitchen "Miracle" Cleaner! You put about 1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then you rub it on the offending dirt/stain/grease...whatever! You can usually just use your fingers...but you can also use a small sponge at times as well.
Homemade Mosquito Repellent
10 Laundry Soap Recipes. This is the best website I have found yet. I save sooo much money making my own laundry soap. There are lots of good reccomendations in the comments too. Use white vinegar in a Downy ball as fabric softer :) safe for HE washers, baby skin, and great for people with allergies! I typically use number 4.
3 ingredients. diy laundry detergent. cheap, natural, fun! You can use do this WITHOUT water--just powder form. I have been doing it w/ lavender essential oil since July and LOVE it! I keep it in a sealed canister w/ a spoon and use 2 tablespoons per load. Front end HE loader-I put the powder right in w/ my laundry.--JB.
DIY Febreeze. An empty spray bottle, 1 1/2 cups water, 1 tablespoon baking soda, 1 to 2 tablespoons of fabric softener. Some say to just fill up the bottle, but I used filled an old Febreeze bottle like pictured, which apparently meant too much water because it wasn't as effective as I was wanting. Added more fabric softener and a little more baking soda and it's just like Febreeze.
7 Different homemade febreze recipes!! Genius!
everything stain removal!!
How to Wash, Remove Stains & Whiten Whites from Martha Stewart
Vinegar uses: (1) Remove bacteria and pesticide residue from produce - Use 1 part vinegar to 3 parts water, wash produce thoroughly. (2) Clean windows and countertops - Use a 50% water and vinegar mixture to clean windows and countertops. (3) Remove shower and bathtub film - Use vinegar full strength on an old wash rag. (4) Toilet bowl stains - Use white distilled vinegar full strength with a scrubber. (5) Furniture polish - Use a 50% olive oil and vinegar mixture and polish furniture with a soft cloth. Be sure to test furniture in an inconspicuous spot first because vinegar is acidic. (6) Clean microwave - Utilize 1/4 cup of vinegar and 1 cup of water in a bowl. Place in the microwave and cook until boiling. Immediately wipe interior of microwave. (7) Wash no-wax floors - Add 1/2 cup of white distilled vinegar to a half-gallon of warm water. Mop or scrub floor. (8) Clean kitchen cutting boards - Use vinegar full strength on cutting boards. (9) Wash grass stains out of fabric - Use a 1/3 cup vinegar and 2/3 cup water mixture. Apply to stain and blot. (10) Remove molds and mildew - Use a 50% water and white vinegar mixture for light mildew stains, and full strength white vinegar to kill heavier mildew and mold growth.