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- the baking soda and vinegar works really well for unclogging but here is a recipe for keeping drains smelling fresh --> 1/2 cup baking soda with 1/4 cup table salt and pour down drain - follow by pouring 1 cup heated vinegar down the drain and let stand for 15 minutes - then run hot tap water for a minute
Homemade carpet powder , also a reader wrote:According to a friend, if you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet! (fleas, etc!)Another said:I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and everyone can't find why my house smells so inviting and homey.
Unclog a drain 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 –Let sit and work for about 30 mins Remove the cover and let hot water run thru the pipes for 2 mins. for really tough clogs you may need to repeat