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For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks

How to make your old towels look brand new... First: old towels in the washer with hot water and 1 cup vinegar. Then: as the cycle is done, was the towels again with hot water and 1/2 cup of baking soda. Last: once you’re done stick the towels in the drier. Be ready to enjoy fluffy and fresh towels !

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Easy Homemade Shower Cleaner with Dawn and Vinegar

Easy Homemade Shower Cleaner: Dish scrubber you can fill with cleaner, Vinegar, Dish soap (I just used the cheap kind and it worked fine, but I’ve had feedback that Blue Dawn dish soap is amazing for this.) Fill scrubber with 1:1 ratio of vinegar & soap, allowing the vinegar to work it’s magic and the sudsy soap to do it’s best as well.

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How to Clean the Inside of Car Windows Without Streaks

How to Clean the Inside of Car Windows Without Streaks | eHow - 2 cups distilled water, 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol mixed in spray bottle. Spray on lint free rag (NOT directly on window) and wipe window from top to bottom. Buff immediately with another lint free rag.

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Original Blue Dawn . . . It's Not Just for Dishes Anymore

Try this recipe from Merry Maids: mix 3 drops Dawn in 1 gallon water and fill a spray bottle with the solution. Spritz and wipe as you would with any window cleaner.

Dawn works on everything...gets grease stains out of clothes in the wash, gets skunk smell off dog when mixed with vinegar and baking soda, and gets your dishes clean...love it!

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After-Swimming Ear-drops to prevent infections

Homemade Swimmers ear drops...recipe provided to me by my childrens' pediatrician. Alcohol dries out the ear and vinegar kills bacteria. It works!

Wash your shower curtain with salt water when you first buy it and it will never mold...good to know!

How to get rid of fruit flies using 3 common household items! #nontoxic #frugal. Fill the jar about 1/4 full with the vinegar and then add 2-3 drops of the dish soap. Leave this sitting on the kitchen counter overnight and when you wake up in the morning you will see it chock full of those pesky little buggers.

best way to clean wood/laminate floors, 1/3 cup each of rubbing alcohol, water, white vinegar, and 3 drops dish soap. put mixture in spray bottle and clean floor with microfiber clothes/mop

Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows; refresh after it rains.. (wish this pin was a smaller spider picture!!!!)

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Homemade Carpet Shampoo That Works

Carpet Cleaner: Mix 1 gallon white vinegar & 1 cup Borax. Use 1 cup solution in steam cleaner and fill with hot water.

How to Clean Your Gross Plastic Containers 1. Fill almost to the top with water and a squirt of dish soap 2. Add 1/4 cup of bleach 3. Microwave the container for 40 seconds, or until the solution is boiling 4. Allow to rest until the water is lukewarm 5. Wash out your container and it is as good as new!

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Original Blue Dawn . . . It's Not Just for Dishes Anymore

Blue Dawn uses

How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)

DIY Ant Killer - This Really Works!! All you need is a cup of warm water, 1/2 cup sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Just mix the ingredients together until dissolved, soak a cotton ball with the solution, and place in the line of ants. It totally works!!

ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.)