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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.
Drain Cleaner: 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 ) Leave everything to sit and work for about 30 mins (don’t use the sink during this time). After 30 mins, remove cover and run hot water thru the pipes for about 2-3 mins. for really tough clogs you may need to repeat.
It's time for spring cleaning! Use this Homemade glass recipe and these tips to freshen up the house, purge unwanted items, and welcome the new season.
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