Dawn + Vinegar = Soap Scum KILLA - OK, this works! My shower has never been this squeaky clean. 1 cup White vinegar heated up (microwave min) with equal amount blue Dawn, gently shake and spray on and wait and then wipe away the soap scum.
Fly repellent - pinner wrote: "no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies." Does work, as the local dairy farm here uses this method :)
I already use diluted tea tree oil and my own lavendar for cleaning everything from me to the bathroom sink. These are some terrific recipes for homemade cleaners: Anti-Bacterial Spray, All-Purpose Cleaner, Grease Cutter and Bathroom Cleaner.
No Scrub Method for cleaning stove burner grates: Seal in a plastic bag with a little ammonia (doesn't need to cover grates). Let sit overnight and the ammonia fumes will break down burnt on grease, etc. Next day, wipe clean with sponge.
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Like this arrangement for washer dryer. Countertop above w&d Benjamin Moore Rock Gray Bathroom and Laundry Room : Home with Baxter did an incredible job renovating their half bath/laundry room. The top paint color is Benjamin Moore Rock Gray.