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HOMEMADE CLEANER: Ingredients: 1 c ammonia 1/2 c white vinegar 1 gallon warm water 1/4 c baking soda Directions: Mix together in a bucket until everything is dissolved. Pour into a spray bottle. Cost: Vinegar: $.12; Water: free; Ammonia: $.12; Baking Soda: $.25. Total Cost: $.50 per two bottles of cleaner, or $.25 per bottle of cleaner
MUST TRY... Pinterest user said: After months of experimenting with pinterest cleaning formulas, this is my favorite counter cleaner. I bought a spray bottle in the mop aisle at Walmart and wrote this recipe on it for easy reminder. :)T Make Your Own Homemade all purpose cleaner- Costs pennies a bottle!
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
How to clean nasty-looking utensils. Blog post says: "I put about 1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then I rub it on the offending dirt/stain/grease…whatever! I usually just use my fingers…but I also use a small sponge at times as well."
DIY jewelry cleaner: But NEVER NEVER NEVER take any type of brush to your jewelry. Anything abrasive can scratch up the surface of the metal. Take it from me - I am a Jeweler's Daughter :) And don't EVER use toothepaste... its too abrasive. Just tried it and my jewely is sparkling again.