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Baseboard Cleaner! First vacuum around them, then use: 1/4 cup of fabric softener 1 gallon of water A microfiber rag With this method, you can easily clean any leftover dust or grime and repel any future dust since the fabric softener naturally repels static electricity (which attracts dust).
Getting rid of black gunk in drain: 1. Put pot of water to boil. 2. Pour baking soda down drain. Baking soda has ability to neutralize fatty acids, will eat away the grime while you're waiting for water to boil. 3. Pour boiling hot water down drain. 4. Let the water & baking soda work for 10 minutes. 5. Then pour 1 cup bleach down drain to kill any remaining mildew/bacteria.
Natural homemade drain cleaner. I have a house full of hair!! 5 heads to be exact! I just used this in the girls clogged shower drain! It totally worked!! Had do it twice though, but it's good as new now!! Did not have to pull out a single nasty hair from the drain!!
Once a month, I add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar & 1 Cup of Baking Soda (adding both neutralizes the pH but the bubbling action gently scrubs any debris you can’t get to inside the drum) directly into the drum and use HOT water for washing. Then, I add about ½ cup of vinegar into the fabric softener compartment and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent compartment.
How to unclog a sink drain without harsh chemicals, and IT WORKS! 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/2 cup vinegar, Let it bubble 15 minutes and chase it with a pan of boiling water. Light plunging needed on tough clogs. I just tried it on my kitchen sink and it cleared a tough clog in 20 minutes. I'll never buy drain opener again.
- 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
Pour 1/2 cup baking soda and then 1/2 cup of vinegar down clogged drain. Cover the drain during the chemical reaction. Wait 15 mins and pour a pot of boiling water. It clears up the clogged drain caused by long hair and it's easier on the pipes than Drano.