Doing this tomorrow.....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.
Fill a microwaveable bowl with 1-2 cups of water and add a dash of vinegar (about a tablespoon or two). Put the bowl in the microwave, shut the door, and turn it on for 5 minutes. Then take a cloth and wipe down the inside of the microwave; the dirt and food will come right off!
Time to wash and whiten yellowed pillows? This is a great article that shows you how to remove stains. It works! Not only is the pillow-washing process much easier than anticipated, but also works like a CHARM!!
What you'll 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%!
Clean water spots and stains from your cloth car seats! Just add equal parts of club soda, white vinegar, and blue dawn dish soap. Mix into a spray bottle and generously spray on seats. Scrub with a scrub brush and then rub with a clean towel or rag! Simple, easy, and cheap!!!!!!
Brighten dingy floors. Combine half a cup of hydrogen peroxide with one gallon of hot water then go to town on your flooring. Because its so mild its safe for any floor type and theres no need to rinse.
Apparently works VERY well. Smell is strong but it gets the shower and grout clean! *Heat 12 ounces white vinegar in microwave until hot and pour into squirt bottle, then mix with 12 ounces Dawn dish soap & shake. Spray & let sit for an hour. (may use more vinegar than soap)
Homemade Cleaner to Make Stainless Steel Sinks Really Shine
Whether you are cleaning stainless steel sinks or you have any other type of sink material, there is a great homemade recipe that will help you to remove dirt and grime and get a wonderful shine. To clean those sinks and make them look sparkling new again, you will need: Vinegar Baking soda Some...
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.
Use Vinegar and Baking Soda to Recharge Your Towels
Refreshing towels It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!