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Hardwood Floor cleaning DIY Hard wood floors 1 to 2 cups of white vinegar, 1/2 cup lemon juice in a gallon of warm water, mop as normal. To shine floors mix olive oil & lemon juice & buff floors to a shine.
How to Clean Pillows. Good to know! I do this every other month, but I also wash my pillows on the hottest setting with a cup of bleach. Always does the trick. This way, you don't have to do the "smell" check! I also like my pillows to smell fresh, so I add fabric softener to the washer and dry with a sheet. Also helps get rid of static in your hair on those dry winter months!
For serious grout cleaning: Combine 1/2-cup baking soda, 1/4-cup borax and hot water to form a thin paste. Pour over the tile, scrub and rinse. If it leaves a residue on the grout after rinsing, dip a clean cloth in white vinegar and wipe the tile down again. It even removed a few stains in the grout that had been there for a while.