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Cleaning the Home

Cleaning the Home

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Clean your floors without store-bought chemicals - non-toxic cleaning recipe and instructions

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How to make homemade non-toxic cleaners for your floors, counters, tubs, and more!

Non-Toxic Cleaning | The Mommypotamus |

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Hard Water Shower Cleaner: There isn't a product out there that I haven't tried. Dawn is thick, so it clings to the sides - the vinegar dissolves the soap scum - in a spray bottle mix equal parts blue Dawn & vinegar. Spray, wait 5 minutes, then wipe off. The first time I used it, I did it twice. Saves $, it works! and it doesn't make you sick!!!

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. 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.

"Dryer sheets to clean baseboards. Not only cleans up, but also coats them to repel hair and dust. Makes your house smell like fresh laundry too

Use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to clean your old cookie sheets. NO scrubbing! So good to know! I have wrapped my cookie sheets in foil before (when they would be visible by someone other than me) just so no one thought I was using a dirty pan!!! ♥

Fill a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 handful of baking soda. Shake it up and spray on carpet stains, upholstery stains, and clothing stains. pinner said, "I've used it for years and it works better than anything else."

Homemade Tub and Shower Magic Spray...i.e. soap scum buster! THIS STUFF SERIOUSLY WORKS!

DRYER SHEETS: cuts your bathroom cleaning time in half - makes mirrors & bath fixtures sparkle and cuts right through soap scum on bathtub.Use to get sticky dust right off of furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up cooktops and greasy cupboards quickly. Soak paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and watch the paint come right off. Clean dead, icky bugs from the car. Wipe pet hair off of clothes and furniture. Run over thread before sewing to keep tangles away. Keeps mosquitoes off.

Another pinner says: I just did this to my sink and it looks just as shiny as the picture. I didn't think my old, nicked up, stainless sink could look so good, but it does! How to make your stainless shine.

pinners said: repinning because i love this and it WORKS great! I used it everywhere, floors, bathroom... works great in the shower and toilet! and smells awesome

Cleaning your Dyson (How to Clean a Dyson Vacuum) - Ask Anna

Love this!!!!! Clutter Busting Game using ping pong balls-Each person chooses a ball, completes the task, then chooses another one. After 30 minutes, whoever has the most balls gets a prize -- like a no-chores day, or gets to pick a movie. Such a great idea!

Carpet cleaning

Pinner says, "Cleaning your toilet with coca cola will get out the nastiest stains! One pinner said: "I had my cousin try it when they bought a house and the toilets were disgusting, this trick left the toilets looking like new! I have also used Coke for cleaning soot off of the fireplace heat box, or outdoor grill. I'm glad I don't drink this stuff if it is that great of a cleaning product!" Really..."

How to upcycle a coffee can into a useful plastic bag dispenser - love this simple tutorial. Could use to dispense string, curling ribbon + more. Less waste & mess! | The Micro Gardener

Great cleaning plan!

I just tried this - I will NEVER buy Comet, Soft Scrub, etc again. Used in the tub - sprayed on, left for about 1/2 hr - wiped down like nothing there. it is sparkling! I'll have to give it a try!!!

Lots of Cleaning Secrets- this is probably the most useful list of cleaning tricks

Such a smart idea for filling up something that doesn't fit in the sink. Some people are just too smart!