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Quick Tips For Making Colors Brighter & Whites Whiter...I just used the Mild Bleach recipe today on our whites (1/4 cup of lemon juice and 1/4 cup of baking soda), and OMG! I love it! Passed it on to my mother and sister also! I will continue to use this and will place it in my recipe book to pass along to my daughters when they leave to be on their own. Thank you so much!

Tip #18: Clean the inside of your top-loading washing machine by running a cycle on the hottest setting with the most water possible and for...

22 Little-Known Tips to {Really} Clean Your Home - Nourishing Joy

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Try these tips, tricks, and shortcuts out to make this year's Spring cleaning faster and more effective than ever!

Wash outdoor windows with Woolite. I have been doing this for years and found a blog with photos. I use 1/2 cup to 1 gallon warm water, but other than that I do the same as this blogger using a soft car washing brush on an extension handle. Makes outdoor window cleaning easy.

Pine Creek Style: Window Washing...Outdoors

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35 new uses for the Magic Eraser: remove paint scratches on your car from minor fender benders, remove adhesive residue after removing stickers, remove rust from most surfaces, remove nail polish spills or stains, remove grass stains from shoes after moving the lawn......

Whether you have a pet or a toddler, chances are that you are going to have a urine stain on your mattress. Getting those stains off (and particularly getting the smell out) can be difficult. There is however, a really effective and really inexpensive method for removing urine from mattresses, clothing, carpet and just about anything else that you may need.

How to Clean Your Gross Plastic Containers 1. Fill almost to the top with water and a squirt of dish soap 2. Add 1/4 cup of bleach 3. Microwave the container for 40 seconds, or until the solution is boiling 4. Allow to rest until the water is luke-warm 5. Wash out your container and it is as good as new!

Carpet Cleaning Recipe Mix 2 parts water & 1 part vinegar in spray bottle Spray on stain, cover with damp rag. Steam with iron about 30 seconds. May have to repeat Not a good choice for ink or dye stains

Personally I like handwashing but Mark and the girls would use it... Home Made Dishwasher Detergent 2 c borax 2 c Arm & Hammer washing soda 2 c lemi shine* 1 c kosher salt I found the borax, washing soda and lemi shine all at my local Walmart. They were near the laundry and dish soap section that are currently combined at my store because they are in the middle of a remodel. But you should find them in similar places in a similar kind of store. Kosher salt was with the baking items.

Frugalizing the Swiffer, Part 1: How to Refill the Wet Jet

Vinegar and water go together like peanut butter and jelly when it comes to cleaning the house. Take a look at these 7 DIY cleaning recipes using vinegar.

There's no store bought spray I've ever used that adds up to Remove Cat Urine and Dog Urine from carpet quite like this one. Mix 1 part water, and 3 parts vinegar. Spray. Let it soak for 30 minutes. Mix 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide, 2 teaspoons of baking soda, and a squirt of dish-washing liquid. Shake it well. Spray, and let it soak/dry. Adjustments can be made for the measurements, to your liking.

How to clean your dryer vent, which you should do every year to prevent fires!

■Clean out your empty foaming soap dispenser ■Then… add 1 inch of Baby Wash to the dispenser… ■Fill the bottle the rest of the way up with water ■Then, gently turn side to side to mix together {no shaking} ■There you have it ~ you’re all done… and that was seriously easy! Homemade BB Foaming soap

Make Your Own Homemade all purpose cleaner ~ 1 teaspoon liquid dish soap,1 half teaspoon baking soda, 2 tablespoons vinegar, 2 cups water - this has been great ! Also make granite cleaner with 2 cups water, 2 tablespoons rubbing alcohol and 2 teaspoons liquid dish soap.

Sometimes the key to making a fix is just knowing the right product to use. A team of professional carpenters, plumbers, painters, electricians and fix-it gurus tell us what their favorite products are, and what they never leave home without.

6 Awesome Tips for De-Cluttering Your Home. Got too much stuff? Use these simple strategies to help you purge, declutter, and clarify your space.

Printable Kitchen Deep Cleaning Checklist. Super helpful post breaks down the sometimes overwhelming process of deep cleaning & organizing your kitchen into manageable bites that can be done all at once or a little at a time.