Unclogging Drains without harsh chemicals! Drop a couple of alka seltzer tablets into a slow drain and follow with a vinegar chaser. After a few minutes, rinse with hot water. Your drain will be as good as new.
How to Clean Oven Glass - it seriously is that easy
How to Clean Oven Glass - it seriously is that easy....Ingredients: Water Baking Soda Add about a 1/4 cup of baking soda in a dish and mix just enough water to make a slightly runny paste. Spread your mixture all over your glass..Wait 15-20 minutes (or if it is really, really bad like mine you can wait 30 minutes. Not sure if this is necessary but that's what I did After 15, 20, or 30 minutes wipe off. If there are still spots left they should easily scrub off with a scour pad. And…
Homemade carpet powder , also a reader wrote:According to a friend, if you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet! (fleas, etc!)Another said:I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and everyone can't find why my house smells so inviting and homey.
cleaning burnt pans- 1 cup of vinegar 2 tablespoons of baking soda 1 cup of water (give or take depending on the size of your pan) 1. Fill the bottom of the pan with a layer of water. 2. Add the vinegar. 3. Bring the pan to the boil. It should be looking a bit cleaner already. 4. Remove the pan from the heat and add the baking soda. Expect fizz! 5. Empty the pan and scour as normal, if necessary add an extra bit of dry baking soda.
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!!!!!! by Carol's
DIY Drain-O: 1/2 cup baking soda 1 cup vinegar 1 gallon boiling water Carefully siphon all the baking soda down the drain. Pour in 1/2 of the vinegar, covering the hole so the fizz is forced down, not up (omit this for toilets, please!). Add the second half of the vinegar, following the same procedure. Allow to sit for 15 minutes or so, and then flush with an entire gallon of boiling water.
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.
crock pot air freshener - water and baking soda then add cinnamon, vanilla, lemon or an essential oil, put on low with the lid off (all day to acheive max. benefit), it will absort odors and make the house smell great
Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner & All Purpose Cleaning Spray
i've been looking for something like this, and its so simple! never thought of draining the water before cleaning it. definitely makes it much more effective. i'll put the vinegar in the toilet cleaner bottle i have now, so that i can squeeze/spray under the rim.
CLEANING: They tried, tested and compared homemade cleaning solutions to store bought chemical ones and made a list of the best homemade recipes to use. Great source! Save yourself some dough (and the planet!). These actually work! We promise. While spending weeks researching our recent series on testing old versus new cleaning techniques (for soap scum, shower curtains, windows, candle wax, clogged drains, scuff marks and red wine) one thing became glowingly apparent: New isn't always…
Pour a quarter cup of dry baking soda down, add a half cup of white vinegar, then cover the drain opening with a rag as it starts to fizz. After a half hour, pour boiling water down drain to clear it naturally! Repeat, if you shed as much as I do