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My bathtub has never been whiter!! Works great on glass shower doors too- no more soap residue! Martha Stewart's Tub Scrub--works better than any other cleaning product to get off hard water and soap residue

kill mold!!!Mix 1 teaspoon of tea tree oil per 1 cup of water. Spray onto the surface with mold and allow to dry, do not rinse. This will kill the mold spores without creating harsh chemical fumes as other cleaners, such as bleach, would.

Magic Window Cleaner: No towel drying, no streaks, no spots! Fill an empty spray bottle with: 1 tablespoon liquid "Jet Dry" 3 tablespoons blue Dawn dish soap Fill to the top with water, shake. Spray your wet windows with the solution, scrub all over with a sponge, immediately wash off, that's it!

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Making a Mosquito Trap

Making a Mosquito Trap (because it's too hard to kill the bloodsucking bastards with fire!)

CLEAN JETTED TUB 1. Fill tub with hot water to a couple inches above jets. 2. Pour in about a half cup of bleach and a tablespoon of powdered cascade dishwashing detergent 3. Run the jets for 15 minutes with the air knob thing open all the way so it gives the highest turbulence 4. observe gunk and try not to choke 8] 5. empty tub 6. Refill with cold water to above jets 7. Run jets to rinse - 10 minutes Do this twice a month.

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Homemade Scouring Powder

Green, homemade cleaning!

The best nontoxic mildew cleaner for your shower. Simply make a paste with it using a little water and apply to the tiles using an old toothbrush to scrub the hard to get areas in the grout.

8 oz. (1 cup) of warm vinegar 8 oz. ( 1 cup) of Dawn put the vinegar in the microwave for about two minutes to get it warm. Then mix vinegar Dawn in spray bottle. Spray Dawn vinegar mixture on the glass scrub with sponge, doesn't take much. Give final wipe down with glass cleaner.

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Tub and Shower Soap Scum Buster

Get rid of shower soap and scum: Worked VERY well. Smell is strong but it gets the shower and grout clean! *Heat 12 ounces white vinegar in microwave until hot and pour into squirt bottle, then mix with 12 ounces Dawn dish soap shake. Spray let sit for an hour. (may use more vinegar than soap)

Home Sweet Homebodies: Cleaning Tip: Air Vents---doing this tomorrow because I swear it looks like my vents have never been cleaned.

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Top 10 Household Cleaning Tips: The Tough Problems

shower door soap scum, greasy dirt on lamps and kitchen cabinets…some things around the house just don

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Move over OxiClean®...there's a MUCH CHEAPER stain remover in town

Recipe for homemade OxiClean.

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Homemade Cleaners

Clean Towels . . . works great . . . found another suggestion to add 2 tsps dawn dishwashing liquid to vinegar load. Doesn't seem necessary, but good to know. Be aware - dryer sheets build up residue on towels over time.

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Removing soap scum from shower doors – 4 methods and a winner!!

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DIY or Buy: Natural & Eco-Friendly Cleaners

Natural Cleaning Products | You can't beat vinegar and baking soda! I'm also a huge fan of Seventh Generation products.

homemade oxyclean - 1 cup water. 1/2 cup peroxide. 1/2 cup baking soda. Really does work!