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Easy DIY steps to deep clean your faucet

Along with helping to wash your hands, your faucet needs a cleaning too. Follow these easy steps to keep it wonderfully fresh. For every sink there’s a faucet — but do you give it a good cleaning every time you wash your sink? Along with scouring the outside of your faucet, there are a few other spots that need a …

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How to clean your garbage disposal

Take a few moments to give your garbage disposal a deep cleaning, which keeps it running wonderfully for years to come. Your garbage disposal does the important job of keeping big chunks of waste from getting clogged in your pipes. That means it’s a smart idea to keep it nice and clean so it can work properly. Along with refreshing …

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Homemade cleaning products VS commercial products – Advantages and disadvantages

Cleaning products may contain different combinations of acids, chemicals and natural enzymes that disinfect surfaces and dissolve dirt. Commercial cleaning items such as Ajax, Clorox and Lysol, are products used to clean different surfaces. The household cleaning products may also be able to disinfect and dissolve dirt, although they are fairly inexpensive compared to commercial products. When you decide if …

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Homemade eco-friendly liquid dish soap

This looks like a really cool recipe. I just wanted to advise to let you know, though: if you include the vinegar, it will neutralize the cleaning power of both the castile soap and the washing soda. Soap (not detergent, just soaps), washing soda, and baking soda too, are all bases. Vinegar, lemon juice, etc. are acids. Put together, both …

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Homemade dry carpet cleaner

Here is a good recipe of a homemade dry carpet cleaner for fresh and clean rugs. Although is not quite a smell good recipe, it is quite effective. There’s nothing worse than a carpet that doesn’t smell fresh, especially when it’s a wall-to-wall rug. You can’t pick it up and give it a shake or a quick shampoo. Instead of …

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Homemade free odor refrigerator cleaner

Using non toxic or synthetic products you can get your fridge clean and free of odor. You just need 3 ingredients you already have at home in order to have a clean and disinfected fridge to keep your food safely. You need: – 400 ml water – 200 ml of white vinegar – 12 drops of lemon essential oil How …

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Homemade stain remover

Although this is a really good cleaning recipe, be aware of the fact that hydrogen peroxide is also used to highlight. So it can ruin color/fabric. Also you can use some vinegar and rub into strain then wash or use dark soda, rub in and put in wash. It always seems to happen: the minute you put on a new …

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Homemade natural liquid laundry detergent

I love how easy this was to make and I love the results when using it, however, after a few weeks all of the borax and washing soda seemed to have undissolved and clumped together. I use a drink dispenser to dispense this and have noticed I have to stir it all back together before using it but the other …

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Homemade furniture polish

Here is a nice homemade furniture polish recipe. Try it and your furniture will shine like new. If you’ve got wood furniture that needs a bit of buffing, then instead of reaching for that sticky stuff in the spray bottle, make your own homemade furniture polish with ingredients you probably have in your pantry. It’s like making a special salad …

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Homemade powerful carpet cleaner

If you are looking to do DIY carpet cleaning, this article has a lot of info on carpet cleaning and what you should or shouldn’t use in your carpet. If you have pets, you absolutely do not want to use vinegar! It’s inevitable; stuff spills or you track in mud by mistake on a rainy afternoon. When this happens at …

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