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So Fresh So Clean

So Fresh So Clean

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DIY Grout Cleaner 1/4 cup white vinegar, warm 2 tsp cream of tartar

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  • Wendy Ripley
    Wendy Ripley

    Did this today & it worked pretty well. Our floor is new though, so it doesn't have years worth of gunk (only months). Still, a good cleaning every few months should keep it looking decent.

Cleaning with vinegar

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Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick.

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Vinegar & Dawn to clean the tub

  • Wendy Ripley
    Wendy Ripley

    I tried this. It really does work! I don't think our tubs have ever been this clean!

  • Samantha Akers Smith
    Samantha Akers Smith

    {And seriously... when Norah gets older... she can clean with it! Noah and Ellie fight over cleaning the tub! ha!}

  • Wendy Ripley
    Wendy Ripley

    Oooh, that IS another plus! Something to look forward to! I hate cleaning bathrooms :P

How to clean a microfiber couch

  • Wendy Ripley
    Wendy Ripley

    Tried this. My couch, sadly, is still a hot mess. Microfiber + kids = a bad combination!

How to clean that oily, sticky residue off of appliances. I wish i knew this a long time ago

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Soak paper towels in vinegar and wrap around faucets. wait an hour and wipe off. Cleaning power of Vinegar!

Homemade dishwasher soap

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.... good to do every 6 mths

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.

Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc. Smells good and is tough on scum! Best of all there are no chemicals.

  • Wendy Ripley
    Wendy Ripley

    Use this all the time. I wouldn't say it smells good, but it does smell better than plain vinegar. But it works, so totally worth the smell!!

Carpet stain remover.

Who knew?? Use baking soda and vinegar to fix funky towels. Over time, and with many washes, your bath towels will build up detergent and fabric softener residue, leaving them both unable to absorb as much water and smelling kinda funky when they do. Rather than give Target another lump sum, run them through the wash once with hot water and a cup of vinegar, then again with hot water and a half-cup of baking soda, as wikiHow suggests. That strips the residue from them, leaves them smelling fa...

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