(great to remember for move-out or in) Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.... good to do every 6…
DIY Color-Safe Bleach -1 1/2 Cups of Hydrogen Peroxide -1/2 Cup White Vinegar - 1/2 Cup Lemon Juice -Gallon jug of water Here is how to make your own... Add hydrogen peroxide, vinegar, and lemon juice to a gallon jug. Fill the rest of the way with water. Add 1 cup to your wash and you will have softer and brighter clothing! It really works wonderfully...and hardly costs anything!
How To Whiten Laundry Without Chlorine Bleach — Apartment Therapy Tutorials
How To Whiten Laundry Without Chlorine Bleach.Note: With the exception of the lemon pre-soak and sunlight, use just one of these ingredients at a time. Each method should work well , but it's a good idea to do a test before washing. • Distilled white vinegar. Vinegar whitens, freshens, and softens fabrics. Add 1/2 to 1 cup of distilled white vinegar along with your regular laundry detergent. Vinegar may also be sprayed on spot stains and collar and underarm stains. • Baking soda. Bakin...
Fill a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 handful of baking soda. Shake it up and spray on carpet stains, upholstery stains, and clothing stains. pinner said, "I've used it for years and it works better than anything else."
Armpit Stain Remover: 1 tsp. Dawn dishwashing liquid; 2 TBs hydrogen peroxide; 1 TB baking soda. Use a brush to scrub in. Wait 1 hour (I leave it on longer), then wash with hot water and bleach, if possible.
One pinner says: This is how i made my baby wipes 12 years ago and thought i was the only one making cleaning wipes too. ---video how to make-bleach wipes,baby wipes, glass wipes, and hand sanitizing wipes. each batch costs about 75 cents to make.
Refill Your Swiffer Wet Jet; No Special Tools Required
Dip the tip of an empty Swiffer Wetjet solution bottle into boiling water for about 10 seconds and the lid twists off (use a towel). Refill with your preferred cleaning solution at appropriate dilution! and re-cap. Genius. No need to pay for more fluid... way overpriced. genius
CLEANING YOUR OVEN (I am so going to try this out on the weekend!!) Begin by preheating the oven to 60c. While the oven is heating, put on a pot of water to boil. Once the oven has reached 60, turn it off and pour 1 cup of ammonia into a heat safe bowl or baking dish and place it on the top rack of the oven. Place the pot of boiling water on the bottom rack, close the oven door, and leave them both in the oven overnight. The next morning, open the oven and remove both the bowl of…
How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. Tell you what, you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)