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.
I did this this morning and it totally worked! It got ten years of grease of the exhaust filter!!! Half a cup of baking soda added a little at a time to the biggest pot of boiling water you can find. put filter and let it soak in the boiling water. RInse of--no scrubbing needed.
Baking Soda and Peroxide: Put 1/4 cup of baking soda in a bowl, add enough peroxide to make a paste. Rub on with fingers or sponge. Cleans EVERYTHING! Stove, oven, pans, stainless steel applicances, even the white handles of the refrig door.
Open hair-clogged drains using salt It’s tough to keep hair and shampoo residues from collecting in the bathtub drain and clogging it. Dissolve the mess with 1 cup salt, 1 cup baking soda, and 1/2 cup white vinegar. Pour the mixture down the drain. After 10 minutes, follow up with a 1/2 gallon (2 liters) boiling water. Run your hot-water tap until the drain flows freely.
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.
1 Cup Oxyclean 1 Cup Febreze* 1 Cup Distilled White Vinegar *This homemade version works fabulously! Pour contents into shampooer tank and mix with hot water to fill tank completely. This will not only clean your carpets it will also deodorize. It will smell slightly of vinegar until the carpet is dry, then will smell like Febreze...
5 Household Uses for Baking Soda You Never Considered
You can mix a bit of baking soda with your favorite fabric softener and sprinkle this mixture over your mattress to freshen the bedroom just a bit. Every other month or so, do this and let it set for about an hour. Vacuum it away and it will take odors as well as dust mites with it. - 5 Household Uses for Baking Soda You Never Considered
:3-4 drops of Dawn, 4 T. of Baking Soda, 5 T. of Vinegar, Juice of a lemon or lime. (Pour in vinegar SLOWLY!) Wipe paste onto the surfaces in the oven. Let it set for a couple of hours. Wipe out with a sponge or warm cloth.
1 The first step is to apply some toothpaste on a dry cloth. 2 Once the toothpaste is on the cloth, begin to rub the headlight cover with it until the grime comes off. 3 Keep rubbing the toothpaste in circular motions until the grime breaks down all the way. After that proceed to rinse with water and wipe down with a wet cloth.
Keep one in the shower filled with a mixture of half vinegar and half Dawn dishsoap. Use it to wipe down the shower while you are in there and your shower will always be clean. I keep hearing that this is the magic formula!