Natural Disinfectant: Instead of bleach, make your own disinfectant by mixing 2 cups of water, 3 tablespoons of liquid soap and 20 to 30 drops of tea tree oil Essential Oil, Teas Trees Oil, Households Cleaners, Cleaning Grout, Green Cleaning, Shower, Nature Cleaners, Cleaning Tips, Spring Cleaning
Aluminum Foil, Boiling Water, Baking Soda and Salt: Keep your sterling shined with this seemingly magic method. Line your sink or a bucket with aluminum foil, and drop in tarnished silver. Pour in boiling water, a cup of baking soda and a dash of salt. Let sit for a few minutes. The tarnish will transfer from the silver to the foil
Furniture Polish: ½ tsp. olive oil ¼ c. vinegar or lemon juice Mix in a glass jar. Dab a soft rag into the solution and wipe onto wood surfaces. There's a whole bunch of homemade cleaners on this site!!
Rose: Take advantage of Mom's Costco membership. Bulk prices for these ingredients will be even more cost efficient and if you go in on the price with friends, even better. Paul can't complain about the time you spend on Pinterest if you save a butt-load of money!!!!!!!!!!!!!
• GREEN CLEANING • The ingredients you need are: 1) baking soda: cleans, deodorizes & scours 2) distilled vinegar: kiss 99% of bacteria & 80% of viruses, cuts grease 3) citrus: acidity is antibacterial & anti-fungal, bleaches, removes stains 4) soap (plant based): cleans & cuts grease. RECIPES: all purpose, all purpose (varation), toilet, bath tub/shower, glass & wood polish.
I have tried and I love! She has a customizable graphic on her blog so you can make the adorable chore list fit your home. So far it's working nicely for me. Keeps me on track, motivated, and not feeling overwhelmed with cleaning that isn't getting done all in one swoop.
Secret Cleaning Tips From the Pros | The Family Handyman. Wrap a dryer sheet around an extendable paint roller to dust hard to reach spots.
Homemade House Cleaners with printable labels! **I LOVE the bathroom one. My apartment had nasty caked on/discolored shower and tub. I thought maybe it was permanently discolored. I used the bathroom spray on this site and OMG. The color started going away. With another treatment and some elbow grease (like I said it is nasty!), it will be back to new! And this made the faucet shine!**