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Cleaning tip for getting rid of the "boy smell" in the bathroom. Good to know!

sprinkle the inside of the bowl with baking soda then spray with vinegar. let the foam work for a few minutes then scrub with a toilet brush. then spray down the whole toilet with vinegar and wipe clean

AIR FRESHENER: Baking soda naturally absorbs odours, so why not take advantage of that to create simple, inexpensive air fresheners? Here's how: Use a hammer and and a nail to poke holes in the lid of a small canning jar. (The heart is a nice touch, but clearly not necessary) Fill the jar about 1/4 full with baking soda Add 6-8 drops of lavender essential oil Put lid on and place in any spot that could use some freshening. Every once in a while, give the jar a gentle shake ...

Clean water spots and stains from your cloth car seats! Just add equal parts of club soda, white vinegar, and blue dawn dish soap. Mix into a spray bottle and generously spray on seats. Scrub with a scrub brush and then rub with a clean towel or rag! Simple, easy, and cheap!!!!!!

Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling green cleaner. I love using vinegar to clean with but have always wondered how to make it smell better - cant wait to do this!

My grandma taught me this many years ago. Refreshing towels I use this trick all the time since I noticed my towels smelling funky. It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!

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Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil

Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. So, for a super cheap, use 3/4 cup of oil, add 1/4 cup vinegar. white or apple cider vinegar, mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in. Cleaning Tips.

My neighbor's house always had the clearest windows EVER! One day I helped her with some spring-cleaning. She didn't use a single paper towel or commercial cleaner but mixed 2 cups hot water with ¼ cup vinegar & 1 TBS of cornstarch, shook in spray bottle & spritzed the windows, then wiped down w/ crumpled newspaper. Unlike paper or cloth towels, newspaper is absorbent without leaving lint behind. This homemade window wash solution w/ newspaper works like NOTHING else for PERFECTLY CLEAR…

How To Fix Scratches on Wood Furniture ~~ 1/2 cup of vinegar with a 1/2 cup of olive oil- rub it on, that's it! IT WORKS.

CLEANING: They tried, tested and compared homemade cleaning solutions to store bought chemical ones and made a list of the best homemade recipes to use. Great source!

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How To Deep Green Clean Your Carpets

I always just use white vinegar to shampoo my carpets but must try this stain remover as well. Mix 1/4 cup salt, 1/4 cup borax and 1/4 cup vinegar, then apply this paste to deep stains or heavily soiled sections of carpet.

THE best stain remover ever. Even for old stains. Every mom needs this recipe - 2 parts hydrogen peroxide, 1/2 part baking soda and 1 part dish detergent

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Day 319: Heavy Duty Floor Cleaner DIY

Day 319: Heavy Duty Floor Cleaner DIY - 365ish Days of Pinterest

Unblock your drains without pouring harmful pollutants into the water system by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water.

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21 Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks

Clean cabinets by mixing 1 part vegetable oil with 2 parts baking soda then scrubbing with a toothbrush.

This is a really good one! Even my own personal carpet/upholstery cleaner has left water marks on my seats. DO THIS BEFORE THE WEATHER GETS TOO MESSY FOR A NICE CLEAN, FRESH SMELLING CAR FOR AT LEAST PART OF THE WINTER!!!

Tub Cleaner - vinegar and dish soap, no scrubbing! Heat 1/2C white vinegar in m'wave for 90 sec, pour int spray bottle. Add 1/2C BLUE Dawn dish soap. Shake gently to mix. Spray on surface, let it sit 1-2 hours. Just wipe it away then rinse with water. Should also take soap scum off shower doors