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Domestic inventive uses of vinegar

10,000 years ago, people discovered a product that would change their lives. Wine was already discovered, and after being allowed to oxidize, vinegar was born. The magic ingredient of vinegar is the acetic acid. Vinegar is produced commercially for about 2,500 years ago, one of the oldest products used by humans. There are several kinds of vinegar, but the white …

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How to clean your mattress using baking soda

If you’re trying to take care of your health you need to take care of your mattress too. Ohio University researchers have concluded that inside the mattress there are up to 10 million dust particles. Moreover, in mattresses live mites and although they are not as dangerous to our health, their faeces are really harmful. They irritate our skin and …

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How to remove odors from plastic containers

Plastic containers are especially useful when you want to take a food package on a trip or to prepare your child’s snack. The problem occurs when the plastic starts to catch an unpleasant odor that persists even after washing. Here’s the solution: Rinse the casserole and its cover thoroughly then try one of the following methods to get rid of …

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Get rid of mold & mildew on the walls with vinegar and baking soda

Mold is unpleasant, both by appearance and by the harmful effects it has on our health. Babies and children should not sit in a room that is affected by mold, because it can cause severe allergies and even asthma. Here are two simple and inexpensive ways to get rid of mold: vinegar and baking soda. To prepare a vinegar solution …

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6 things you shouldn’t keep in the bathroom

List of items that shouldn’t be kept in the bathroom is quite long. We present below the most important 6 household objects that shouldn’t be kept in the bathroom: 1. Cosmetics It is recommended that cosmetics to be stored at room temperature. Nail polish, eye shadows, foundation and mascara need to be kept in a cool, well-ventilated place. If you …

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How to remove blood stains out of clothes

Accidents happen, so most of us have experienced, at least once, blood stains on clothing or bedding. They are incredibly difficult to remove, whether they are on white or colorful clothes and especially if we do not act immediately. • By air contact, blood hemoglobin acts as a binder and sticks into the fabric. Therefore it is important to not …

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Homemade tub, tile, and grout cleaner

What a great idea to make eco-friendly cleaning baskets as holiday gifts! It might be best to include the ingredients with directions so your loved ones can mix together. The cleaner can dry up over time and is best used right after making. My bathroom tiles were a sight for sore eyes, the grout was stained and looked a bit …

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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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