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How To Clean Your Glass Shower Door With A Lemon & Salt

Shower Cleaning: halve a grapefruit. sprinkle halves liberally with salt. wet bathtub and sprinkle salt around the bottom. scrub grapefruit around shower or tub. rinse away the pulpy bits and the salt.

DIY Hardwood Floor Cleaners  -  I am interested in the tea cleaner - the tannin in tea makes the floor shine

You Can Bring Wood Flooring To A Shine With A Bit Of Olive Oil & Lemon Juice Homemade hardwood floor cleaners

Get rid of the  FRUIT FLIES.  I am ALWAYS searching for this and can't find it! Hooray!

Fruit flies Be GONE! Small dish add a little vinegar add a very small amount of dish soap place wherever you see fruit flies! I tried this with apple cider vinegar & dish soap and it REALLY works. Just don't put in too much dish soap or it won't work!

It's simple—dab the area with a microfiber or white cloth and finish off by applying this magic formula: one tablespoon of liquid dish soap, two cups of cool water, and one tablespoon of white vinegar. Just like that the joe stains should disappear.  Get the full how-to instructions from Debra Johnson at Merry Maids.

26 Cleaning Hacks So Your House Literally Sparkles

Spot Remover: Mix 1 Part Dawn Dish Washing Liquid w/ 2 Parts Hydrogen Peroxide (Pour or Spray Directly on the Stain)

homemade dish soap. sweet, I already make homemade dishwasher and laundry detergent. Might as well do this too!

sweet, I already make homemade dishwasher and laundry detergent. Might as well do this too! Have made laundry detergent successfully, so this will be another savings!

Best laundry detergent ever, works awesome.  Plus: cheap.  Plus: green.  TRY THIS AND SEE

Best laundry detergent ever, works awesome. Plus: cheap. Plus: green. 1 bar fels naptha soap grated - 1 cup borax - 1 cup washing soda - mix and use 1 Tbsp per regular load

{Junk in their Trunk}: Static Cling

Toss an aluminum foil ball into the dryer & say bye, bye static cling! When you take out the clothes, find the foil ball & save to reuse for the next time dry clothes. Super easy & way cheaper than dryer sheets!

Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it “home”, can’t digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains , but it works & you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it but can't digest it. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

How to Clean Microfiber Furniture - FYI I used this on my suede couch which was DISGUSTING and it worked rather well (better than most commercial cleaners, though it is still semi-gross just because of age). I wanted to pin this so if any of y'all had suede or microfiber you could benefit from the magic of RUBBING ALCOHOL + ELBOW GREASE

Rubbing Alcohol to clean microfiber furniture.Going to try it. Rubbing Alcohol to clean microfiber furniture.Going to try it. Rubbing Alcohol to clean microfiber furniture.Going to try it.

How to clean your garbage disposal. Start by running hot water through your garbage disposal for a minute. Pour about 1/4 c. baking soda into the drain. Flip the garbage disposal on for 2 seconds, just to whirl the baking soda inside, and then leave it alone for 10-15 minutes. Follow with 1 c. of vinegar. Watch the bubbles erupt out of your drain. (Yay!) Rinse through one last time with very hot water and run your garbage disposal for 5 seconds.

How to clean your garbage disposal. Start by running hot water through your garbage disposal for a minute. Pour about c. baking soda into the drain. Flip the garbage disposal on for 2 seconds

Homemade Lavender Linen Spray 40-50 drops (or approx. 1/2 tsp) lavender essential oil 1/4 cup unflavored vodka (I had isopropyl alcohol on hand so that’s what I used) approx. 3 1/2 cups distilled water glass container for storing (I used a 32 oz. repurposed vinegar bottle) small spray bottle

Homemade Lavender Linen Spray

DIY - OP : My house smells so good, after making this! I refuse to buy Febreze ever again. lavender essential oil (or your favorite scent) cup unflavored vodka (acts as an emulsifier and helps the solution dry faster) 3 cups filtered water

NEVER EVER wash your cast irons with soap...scrub your cast iron with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt is a natural abrasive and will absorb oil and lift away bits of food while preserving the pans seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry.  Interesting!

Salt Scrub - to clean cast iron. Here's the best way to clean cast iron: Scrub it with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt, a natural abrasive, absorbs oil and lifts away bits of food while preserving the pan's seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry.

Sew Stylish Boutique: Gel Air Freshener  2 Envelopes unflavored Gelatin  1tsp or more of some perfume or other fragrance 1/2 cup hot water 1/2 cup ice cold water Food coloring  A small jar like a jelly or baby food jar

DIY: Gel Air Freshener 2 Envelopes unflavored Gelatin or more of some perfume or other fragrance cup hot water cup ice cold water Food coloring A small jar like a jelly or baby food jar

47 Skills you need to survive homeownership. Including how to get freshly dropped paint off of a carpet!

47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership - including cleaning up paint spills from carpet

This is exactly how I clean my windows - And even if you don't Squeegee them, they come out 100% better then with windex ...  I usually just use a clean cloth with plain water to get rid of any soap (I only use a real little) Link to see how the Pro Cleaners really do it!

Washing Windows Like A Pro

Aren't washing windows a PANE? Wash windows like the pros. ~~ Dawn Dish Detergent Small Bowl or Bucket Scrubby Pads Absorbent Cloths Squeegee Dirty Windows

Crock Pot AirFreshener - water (probably 4-5 cups) and baking soda (about 1 heaping tbsp per cup of water). Optionally add:  a few drops of essential oil  sliced lemon (bottled lemon worked fine)  cinnamon stick  ground cinnamon and/or cloves  a few tsp of vanilla extract. Going to try this and get rid of the icky closed-up-for-the-winter smell!

Crock Pot Air Freshener

CRoCK PoT aiR FReSHeNeR ____WaTeR & BaKiNG SoDa, then aDD Cinnamon, Vanilla, Lemon or an essential oil, Put on Low w/ the lid off (all day to achieve maximum benefit). It will absorb odors & make the house smell great

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