Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner. I love using vinegar to clean with but have always wondered how to make it smell better.
Homemade Dusting Spray Ingredients: 1 cup water cup white distilled vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil drops essential oil of your choice Directions: Mix all ingredients together in an empty spray bottle Shake before use
Tip: Once a week, toss in a few frozen cubes of white vinegar and turn on your disposal. The vinegar will get in all the moving nooks and crannies that are otherwise hard to get to and the ice will sharpen your blades.
Dryer Sheets Makes bathroom mirrors and fixtures sparkle. Cuts right through bathtub scum. Use to get sticky dust right off furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up stove tops and greasy cabinets quickly. Soak paint brushes with warm water and a dryer sheet. Watch the paint come right off. Clean dead bugs off your car. Wipes pet hair off furniture and clothing. Keeps mosquitoes away
click to see all 31 great tips- there's even a FREE PRINTABLE of all 31 ideas!! genius essential oil tip #31 -- Do you ever forget and leave your laundry in the wash for too long? I know I do. Simply add 2-3 drops of lemon essential oil to the laundry and re-wash. And voila, laundry is as good as new! Not only does it smell fresh and clean, but it IS fresh and clean.
Okay, this stuff is AMAZING! DIY shower cleaner -- vinegar and dish detergent. Don't worry about the brand or color. We used clear store brand detergent and it was GREAT! NO SCRUBBING required. As long as you can tolerate the smell :)
***ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: cup white vinegar, 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap, cup baking soda, 2 gallons tap water, (very warm/hot) It cuts the dirt, grime, & grease with ease & leaves everything smelling amazing.
Unclog a drain with Baking Soda and Vinegar. Pour 3/4-1 cup of baking soda in the drain. Pour 1/2 cup vinegar in the drain and immediately cover the drain (I use a plug or set a plate over it you want to keep everything inside the drain) Leave everything to sit and work for about 30 mins (dont use the sink during this time). After 30 mins, remove the cover and let hot water run thru the pipes for about 2-3 mins. for really tough clogs you may need to repeat