Every month or two, give the pipes a good preventative cleaning to keep them clear of grease, oil, and hair clogs. Pour 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain, followed by 1/2 cup white vinegar. The mixture will foam up. Let stand for a few minutes to dissolve fatty acids, then pour boiling water down the drain to wash out any clogs. This really works!
Homemade Fruit/Vegetable Wash Directions: Mix ingredients listed below then pour in clean spray bottle. Spritz on fresh produce generously. Sit for 5 minutes then rinse off well. 1 cup water 1 cup vinegar 2 TBS baking soda 2 TBS lemon juice
De-tarnish ALL your silver ALL at once... line your sink with aluminum foil, add 1/2 c table salt, 1/2 c. baking soda, fill with hot water, then dump in all your silver! Let sit for about 30 min. The tarnish all transfers to the foil!
DIY Kitchen Cleaner: Four kitchen staples put together and you’ve got one heck of a cleaner. It’s antibiotic, it’s disinfectant, and it even scrubs, cleans, and shines. 1 juice of one lemon (fresh), 1 cup White Vinegar, ½ cup Baking Soda, 3 cups Water. Mix all ingredients together in a spray bottle and clean away!
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Who knew?? Use baking soda and vinegar to fix funky towels. Over time, and with many washes, your bath towels will build up detergent and fabric softener residue, leaving them both unable to absorb as much water and smelling kinda funky when they do. Rather than give Target another lump sum, run them through the wash once with hot water and a cup of vinegar, then again with hot water and a half-cup of baking soda, as wikiHow suggests. That strips the residue from them, leaves them smelling…
Homemade Fruit and Veggie Wash 1 cup Water 1 cup Vinegar 2 Tbsp Baking Soda Juice of 1 Lemon (2-3 Tbsp) Mix water and vinegar in a large bowl. Add baking soda (please note that the baking soda will react to the vinegar, creating lots of bubbles!). Stir in lemon juice and add mixture to a spray bottle. Rinse fruits or veggies with water and then spray well with your homemade wash. Allow the produce to sit for a few minutes and then rinse again with water. This amount will last our…
Orange peel infused white vinegar for better-smelling natural cleaner (also gets a boost from the citrus oil). Let sit up to 2 weeks, strain, and dilute with water in spray bottle (3/4 water, 1/4 orange-vinegar).