Homemade Swiffer wet-jet solution...Site also has a solution for swiffer refill sheets. http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/2013/11/make-your-own-reusable-swiffer-pads-and-cleaning-solution.html?utm_source=getresponse&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=onegoodthing&utm_content=%5B%5Brssitem_title%5D%5D
HOME MADE FEBREZE! What youll need: 1/8 Cup of fabric softener (I used Downy April Fresh) 2 tablespoons Baking Soda Hot tap water Spray bottle (I used my empty 27 oz. Febreze bottle) Preparation: Using a funnel, pour fabric softener and baking soda into your spray bottle. Fill spray bottle with hot tap water and shake well. Store-bought Febreze: $5.59 Homemade Febreze: $0.15 Total Savings: $5.44 OR 97.3%!
There was a time (many years ago now) when I defined effective cleaning by how the air smelled. It's not really clean unless I can smell the chemicals! Thankfully, that is no longer the standard by which I measure the cleaning prowess of the solutions I'm using. In fact, I now do everything in my power to avoid those toxic chemicals I believe are harmful to my health and the health of the environment. Why? Because you can make your own cleaners with items from your pantry that work just as…
Holy Moly! Does this ever work! Homemade carpet cleaner.... dampen carpet, sprinkle baking soda and let sit 10 minute. Vacuum. Spray with cleaner (1 T. Dawn, 1 T vinegar, 2 C. water). Scrub and vacuum. AMAZING!
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!) Post includes a cute free printable with all 10 recipes.
Blessing In A Bottle...............12 oz. of White Vinegar, 12 oz. of Dawn Dish soap, 1 tsp. of Laundry Detergent also known as "kitchen Magic" This stuff will get through anything, make your sink and shower shine like new, and save you when just about nothing else works. The laundry detergent is optional-I add it simply to cover some of the vinegar smell!