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    fancy fundamentals: Powerful homemade carpet cleaning powder

    I've tried many many ways to clean carpet and eliminate odor (cough dog cough)... this is the best out there. And cheap!

    deep clean carpet

    MATTRESS spring cleaning:pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a mason jar and drop in 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Put on the lid and shake up the jar.Using a kitchen strainer sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit. I leave it for an hour or more, usually the time it takes for me to finish washing all the bedding and press the bed skirt. Using the hose end of your vacuum and an upholstery attachment, thoroughly vacuum the mattress. Bye, bye dust mites and other nasty things. The baking soda helps draw up any moisture and deep dirtiness. It deodorizes and leaves the mattress smelling fresh and clean. I also love the faint scent of lavender left by the essential oil.

    Cleaning the yucky smell in the bathroom

    THE best stain remover ever. Even for old stains. Every mom needs this recipe - 2 parts hydrogen peroxide, 1/2 part baking soda and 1 part dish detergent

    Homemade Carpet Cleaner Small spray bottle 1 teaspoon dish washing liquid 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 cup warm water 1 teaspoon baking soda Clean absorbent towel Clean sponge

    Homemade Garbage Disposal Refreshers

    Easy cleaning tips! - Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.

    We sprayed 8oz peroxide, 3tbs baking soda and a drop of blue Dawn on the entire mattress followed by vacuuming last night and it totally freshened it up!!

    Natural, homemade "Draino". I just used this on a slow-draining sink, and it worked like a charm.

    Don't throw away your old cookie sheets. Use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to clean them with NO scrubbing! How cool is that?

    I need to try this on my baking sheets...

    ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.

    How to clean your cookie sheets--Kitchen "Miracle" Cleaner! You put about 1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then you rub it on the offending dirt/stain/grease...whatever! You can usually just use your fingers...but you can also use a small sponge at times as well.

    Showerhead Cleaner -1/3 cup baking soda -1 cup white vinegar -1 plastic bag -1 large bag twisty tie Let sit several hours or overnight.

    Make your own cleaning wipes

    Make your own homemade garbage disposal freshener bombs. Just drop one in your garbage disposal to #clean it up and make it smell great!

    Chemical-free carpet fresh recipe. Another pinner says: "This totally works. I did this in our old apartment when a closet smelled like cats". No more cat smell.

    Once a month, I add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar & 1 Cup of Baking Soda (adding both neutralizes the pH but the bubbling action gently scrubs any debris you can’t get to inside the drum) directly into the drum and use HOT water for washing. Then, I add about ½ cup of vinegar into the fabric softener compartment and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent compartment.

    Refresh Your Commode With DIY Toilet Fizzies: 1 cup baking soda 1/4 cup citric acid 1/2 teaspoon vinegar 1 tablespoon hydrogen peroxide 15 to 20 drops essential oil Sheet pan Parchment paper Measuring spoons Spray bottle (optional)