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Homemade laundry booster

I have been using a scant quarter cup of regular baking soda as a laundry booster for years and it works great. I’m told it is because the sodium bicarbonate acts as a water softener to your wash water, allowing the detergent to work better. All I know is it does work. Brighten dingy laundry with this homemade eco-friendly dry …

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Child-safe all-purpose cleaner

Safe to use around pets and kids, this disinfecting cleaner is smart to have on hand. Tea-tree oil is a powerful antibacterial and antifungal, even fighting off MRSA, making it a natural option to use when cleaning your space. And this spray is great to use on toys, floors, and countertops for a quick clean. Make sure to follow up …

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Homemade mirror antifogger

Keep mirrors from getting steamy after showers with this all-natural antifogger mirror spray. A foggy mirror after showering is a real bother. You don’t want to use your towel to wipe away the steam, and sometimes opening a window or door lets all that wonderfully warm air out, leaving you shivering. Make life easier with a DIY antifogger that uses …

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How to remove stains from marble tile floor

Marble tile floors require a soft care to maintain its soft and luxurious appearance. The abrasive cleaners or acids may scratch the marble, leaving opaque light colored marks on the surface. Dust off and clean with soapy water or a stone cleaner to prevent dirt and dust from accumulating. If you used improper cleaning methods or minor marks left on …

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The fastest and the most effective method for scrubbing concrete floors

Concrete or concrete floors are easy to clean and can be found inside or outside the home. One of the main advantages of concrete floors is lacking grout, as it does with the tiles. However, in some cases, cement floors can be porous and uneven, which makes the cleaning of these areas difficult. With proper maintenance, scrubbing a concrete floor …

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Homemade cleaning wipes for bathroom surfaces

To create disinfectant wipes for the bathroom, you need a bowl and spatula to mix the ingredients, a plastic or glass container with lid, and the ingredients: – 1/2 cup lemon juice squeezed and well filter – 1/2 cup warm water – 1 cup white distilled vinegar – 1 tablespoon alcohol – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1 teaspoon liquid …

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How to clean plexiglass with homemade products

The plexiglass is a material commonly used in windows, granite and similar surfaces. It is very similar to glass, but lasts longer and has more flexibility, which reduces the risk of cracks and breakages. Many commercial glass cleaners are safe for use on plexiglass surfaces, but these items also have chemicals. Instead of them you can create your own cleaner …

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DIY garbage disposal refreshers

If you’re finding the mixture too soft, or it’s not drying, try upping the baking soda and salt by a tablespoon each. And if you want extra lemon scent, add the zest of a second lemon. Humidity can make it tough for these to harden, so finding a nice, dry spot helps them set without crumbling. The lemon peel helps …

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Clean your dishwasher with homemade baking soda bombs

Valuable info in this article. You can use any essential oil you like except for maybe cinnamon or banana which may damage the inside of your dishwasher. Oh and I think this is NOT for peeps with stainless steel dishwasher interiors. When your dishwasher isn’t wafting the freshest scent or cleaning your dishes as it should, giving it a good …

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Tips for cleaning with isopropyl alcohol

The rubbing alcohol is the common name of isopropyl alcohol. This affordable and easy-to-get has many properties that make it a powerful cleaning agent. It has antiseptic qualities that allow you to eliminate bacteria. You can also remove oil and dirt from hard surfaces. Here are a few tips for using isopropyl alcohol for cleaning the house. Cleaning chrome and …

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