Bathroom cleaners: toilet bowl cleaner (1/4 C borax or baking soda & 1 C vinegar in the toilet, let sit for 15 min, scrub, flush), drain cleaner (1/2 C baking soda into drain followed by 1 C vinegar, let sit and fizz for 15 min, rinse with hot or boiling water), and more!
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25 DIY cleaning recipes for the whole house. So the next time you want to wipe down a mirror, just mix two parts vinegar to 1 tsp Borax, add 3 drops of lemon juice, empty and clean out your old squirt bottle with the last "easy" cleaner, fill it with your stinky concoction, and voila! You can clean up the mess with the comfort of knowing you wasted 10 minutes of your life with DIY Chemistry!
5 easy, AWESOME homemade cleaning products. This saves me SO much money! These are also non-toxic and won't let off bad smells. This post gives recipes for all-purpose cleaner, glass cleaner, stain remover, soap scum cleaner (for tub and tiles), and a disinfectant. Awesome find!
Pinner says: First thing, I'm curious if the wrinkle release spray will smell like the vinegar at all or if the fabric softener in it will mask it...?? Secondly, I'm cleaning my oven racks tomorrow based on this & I'm excited to see how well it works. And finally, I'm pretty psyched (the little things) to try the armpit stain remover. Seriously ppl, everyone gets those, even a little bit.
I am so trying this!!///Cleaning your microwave- 1/4 cup lemon juice and 1/4 water you place in a microwave safe bowl. Put microwave on for 2-3 minutes and then let it sit for 3 minutes. Then just wipe away! All bacteria killed and your microwave is left smelling fresh! :)
Homemade laminate-floor cleaner... I'm gonna need this someday soon. Must add a few drops of a yummy essential oil for extra "sniff!"
10x10x10 Green & Thrifty Cleaning Products--this is really cool! Just 10 different household items mixed 10 different ways can make 10 awesome cleaners (enough to clean your whole house!)