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.
1 Cup Oxyclean 1 Cup Febreze* 1 Cup Distilled White Vinegar *This homemade version works fabulously! Pour contents into shampooer tank and mix with hot water to fill tank completely. This will not only clean your carpets it will also deodorize. It will smell slightly of vinegar until the carpet is dry, then will smell like Febreze...
How to completely remove carpet stains -- I was skeptical this would work but it really did. My house went from looking like it was condemned because of the stains on the rug from my two toddlers to actually being able to have people over :)
Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen.
Baseboard Cleaner! First vacuum around them, then use: 1/4 cup of fabric softener 1 gallon of water A microfiber rag With this method, you can easily clean any leftover dust or grime and repel any future dust since the fabric softener naturally repels static electricity (which attracts dust).
Homemade Natural Carpet Deodorizer and Stain Remover
Been using this for sometime now...love Borax and Baking Soda! This stuff is incredible - one cheap natural product that freshens/deodorizes carpets, but deters pests, removes stains, deodorizes garbages and cleans up urine and vomit killing the bacteria too!