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    Natural cleaners work best! Vinegar, lemon juice, baking soda and essential oils!

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    • Laura Simpson

      Martha Stewart's all-natural cleaners; apparently, "largely because of these [household cleaners] our indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than the air outside"

    • Amy Cowling

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      DIY Natural Cleaning Products using essential oils - scrub, floor cleaner, window wash, and mold & mildew spray

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      More natural cleaning from Martha... including a floor cleaner!

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