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Vinegar uses: (1) Remove bacteria and pesticide residue from produce - Use 1 part vinegar to 3 parts water, wash produce thoroughly. (2) Clean windows and countertops - Use a 50% water and vinegar mixture to clean windows and countertops. (3) Remove shower and bathtub film - Use vinegar full strength on an old wash rag. (4) Toilet bowl stains - Use white distilled vinegar full strength with a scrubber. (5) Furniture polish - Use a 50% olive oil and vinegar mixture and polish…

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Clean Kitchen Days: Clean All Woodwork (+ Natural Wood Cleaner Recipe)

Homemade Wood Cleaner ¼ Cup White Vinegar ½ teaspoon Olive Oil Mix the ingredients in a bowl. Dip a rag or sponge into the bowl and wring out. Clean any wood surface with this mixture. Quadruple the recipe to clean all of the cabinets and woodwork. The vinegar cleans the dirt, dust and grime while the olive oil moisturizes the wood.

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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...

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Homemade Carpet Cleaner or Shampoo For Machines Non-Toxic/Natural

1 1/2 quarts of hot (NOT boiling) water 1/4 cup of 3% Hydrogen Peroxide (it’s the regular hydrogen peroxide that you can get at any store) 1 1/2 Tablespoons of White Vinegar 1 1/2 Tablespoons of Dish Soap (we use Seventh Generation and it worked great) About 1/8 of a teaspoon of your favorite essential oil(s) –

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Mold Remover  Nothing removes mold or mildew like bleach. But, if you are sensitive to bleach or don't want anyone breathing the fumes, you can get decent results using one of the recipes below (from EarthEasy.com and Natural Healthy Home Cleaning Tips) and a little old-fashioned elbow grease. Hydrogen Peroxide Mixture 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide (3%) 1 cup water