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For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks

Wash your shower curtain with salt water when you first buy it and it will never mold...good to know!

How to make your old towels look brand new... First: old towels in the washer with hot water and 1 cup vinegar. Then: as the cycle is done, was the towels again with hot water and 1/2 cup of baking soda. Last: once you’re done stick the towels in the drier. Be ready to enjoy fluffy and fresh towels !

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Original Blue Dawn . . . It's Not Just for Dishes Anymore

Try this recipe from Merry Maids: mix 3 drops Dawn in 1 gallon water and fill a spray bottle with the solution. Spritz and wipe as you would with any window cleaner.

1 c vinegar + 1 c hot water + 10 min microwave = steam clean! Totally works. No more scum, no funky smells. Really trying this, hope it work...

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Streak-Free Window Cleaner...No Squeegee Required

Streak-free window cleaner. . .no wiping or squeegeeing required. 3.5 oz. Jet Dry (1/2 bottle), 4 Tbsp. rubbing alcohol, 1/4 C. ammonia, 1/4 C. dry dishwashing detergent, 2 gal. hot water, car-washing brush, hose. Directions: mix above together. Spray window, mop-on solution with car-washing brush or a mop, spray off. DONE! Too bad you can't do this on the inside!!! :)

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Easy Homemade Shower Cleaner with Dawn and Vinegar

Easy Homemade Shower Cleaner: Dish scrubber you can fill with cleaner, Vinegar, Dish soap (I just used the cheap kind and it worked fine, but I’ve had feedback that Blue Dawn dish soap is amazing for this.) Fill scrubber with 1:1 ratio of vinegar & soap, allowing the vinegar to work it’s magic and the sudsy soap to do it’s best as well.

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How to "Unshrink" Your Clothes

How to “Unshrink” Your Clothes! | One Good Thing by Jillee

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After-Swimming Ear-drops to prevent infections

Homemade Swimmers ear drops...recipe provided to me by my childrens' pediatrician. Alcohol dries out the ear and vinegar kills bacteria. It works!

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How to Clean the Inside of Car Windows Without Streaks

How to Clean the Inside of Car Windows Without Streaks | eHow - 2 cups distilled water, 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol mixed in spray bottle. Spray on lint free rag (NOT directly on window) and wipe window from top to bottom. Buff immediately with another lint free rag.

Good to know! Mix baking soda with 1 tbsp of fabric softener and spread on mattress every one or two months. Leave on an hour and vacuum off. Kills dust mites and freshens the mattress.

How To Fix Scratches on Wood Furniture- 1/2 cup of vinegar with a 1/2 cup of olive oil- rub it on, that's it! IT WORKS.

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How to Refinish Furniture

How to refinish furniture without stripping - This is the best step-by-step guide I've found yet. #DIY #home #antique_furniture

No-Scrub cleaner. 1/2 c. white vinegar 1/2 c. Original Blue Dawn Dish Soap 4 T. Baking Soda Empty spray bottle (or skip this and use a glass measuring cup). Heat vinegar to warm, add baking soda, then add Dawn. Spread on paste using washcloth and leave for 2hrs. Spray off. #cleaning

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The Secret to Getting Rid of Ants Overnight

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How To Clean and *SHINE* Your Microwave Without Cleaner!

Clean microwave with 1 cup vinegar and 1 cup hot water. Run microwave for 10 minutes, then wipe clean. Also, in the comments: Recipe: 1/2 gallon water, 1/2 t. dishwashing liquid, 1/4 c. ammonia, 1/2 pint alcohol. (optional blue food coloring if you want it to look like Windex) Pour in spray bottle and you have glass cleaner for a fraction of the cost of regular glass cleaner.

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How to Clean Your {Top-Loader} Washing Machine

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Williams Sonoma Smell @ home- 2 cups water, 2 tsp vanilla, 1 lemon cut into slices, a few Rosemary sprigs. Bring water to boil. Add all other ingredients. Turn heat to low and let simmer.

Borax ant bait Borax is the most common ingredient in house ant control products, and get this: it's absolutely 100% natural. The best way (in my opinion) to use Borax is to mix 1 cup of warm water with 1/2 cup of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Then soak the Borax mixture up with cotton balls and place those cotton balls near any trails the ants have established in your home