Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Here are some recipes that will not only leave your house with that spring fresh smell, it will leave more $$ in your pockets.

All Purpose Cleaner:

1/2 c borax, 1 gal. hot water. Mix together, use to wash down cupboards, walls, countertops.

Wood Floors:

1/4 c. white vinegar, 1 gal. warm water. Mix together, use to wash down wood floors.


1c. white vinegar, 2 gal. warm water. Mix together, use to wash down linoleum floors.

Furniture Polish:

1/2 c white vinegar, 1 tsp. olive oil. Mix together in container. Use a soft cloth to apply to furniture and another cloth to buff it to a shine.


2 tsp. salt, white vinegar. Make a paste, add flour to reduce abrasiveness. Apply with a rag, rub clean.

Stainless Steel:

Baking soda, white vinegar. Apply baking soda with a damp cloth. Use the vinegar to eliminate stubborn spots.

Tub & Tile:

1/2 lemon, borax. Dip the cut side of a lemon in the borax. Use the lemon to scrub the tile. Rinse with warm water.


Baking soda, white vinegar. Sprinkle in the baking soda, add white vinegar. Scrub with a brush.

Countertops & Marble:

1 tbsp. castile soap mixed with 1 qt. warm water. Wash counter with the castile soap mixture and a soft cloth. Rinse then dry off with another clean cloth.

Bleach Alternative:

1/2 c hydrogen peroxide.

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