Use Vinegar and Baking Soda to Recharge Your Towels
Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelling funky. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and one cup vinegar, then a second 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!
Tip: Once a week, toss in a few frozen cubes of white vinegar and turn on your disposal. The vinegar will get in all the moving nooks and crannies that are otherwise hard to get to and the ice will sharpen your blades.
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!!!!!!
Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. 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.
A simple, natural way to clean your top-loading washing machine using baking soda and white vinegar. I just did this today and it worked like a charm! Ours was pretty grungy, so I also used a little bit of dish soap on a non-scratch sponge to clean around the water line and the agitator. It's sparkling and smells great now.
Carpet Shampoo Solution: 1 cup oxiclean* 1 cup febreeze* 1 cup distilled white vinegar *The homemade versions work fabulously! Pour contents into shampooer tub and mix with hot water to fill tub completely. This will not only clean your carpets it will also deodorize. It will smell slightly of vinegar until the carpet is dry. Be sure to test spot with the solution just to be safe, however this should be safe for ALL carpets.
Wash Hardwood Floors with Vinegar + Hot Water: "My floors have never looked cleaner and they stay cleaner for longer." I used a microfiber cloth, wrung almost dry, and a bucket with warm water + white vinegar. The correct ratio of water to white vinegar is 1/2 cup white vinegar to 1 gallon of warm/hot water. You could use a mop and bucket or a microfiber mopping pad. When you first try it, you may need to change the water-vinegar multiple times if you've had residue build-up on your…
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.