Refreshing towels: Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1 cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half a cup of baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again.
Get rid of the hard water ring around your toilet bowl! Use 2 cups of vinegar and sprinkle 2 tablespoons of baking soda and watch the stains start to sizzle away...use an SOS pad to scrub away any stubborn marks/stains.
Ingredients 4 drops citronella essential oil 4 drops lemongrass essential oil 4 drops rosemary essential oil 4 drops eucalyptus essential oil 4 drops mint essential oil 1/4 cup pure witch hazel Directions 1. Add all ingredients into a small glass or plastic atomizer. Shake. 2. Shake well and apply liberally.
cleaning the greasy stove vent filter' cleaning greasy oven vent filters is simple. Haul out your biggest pot, fill it with water and bring it to a boil. Then add 1/2 cup of BAKING SODA….VERY SLOWLY! Literally, you have to add it about a tablespoon at a time because it IMMEDIATELY fizzes up quite alarmingly! Then take your caked-with-grease filter and submerge it in the pot. I rinsed the vent with really hot water out of the tap that’s all it took to get the rest of the grease out.
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.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
Step 1: Pour about 1/2 cup of baking soda into a dish and slowly add water to it until it becomes a thin paste. You don't want it to be too thick because you want the mixture to be easy to spread. Step 2: Spread the baking soda mixture all over the oven glass. Step 3: Set the timer for 15 minutes. If your oven is REALLY dirty you can set it for 20 minutes to give the baking soda a little extra time to work. Step 4: When 15 minutes has expired use a clean damp wash cloth and wipe…
Fill your sink with hot, hot, hot water. Then fill each wine bottle with hot water and drop it into the sink. Next, add this secret potion: 1/2 cup baking powder 1 Tbsp dish soap 2 cups white vinegar Once you add the vinegar to the sink, it will get all fizzy for a second.AND THE LABELS COME OFF:-) good to know for wine bottle vases