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Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. Clean Your Dishwasher & Remove Hard Water Deposits - Mom 4 Real. Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. Not sure what to do with all those old t-shirts?

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

Want to save money AND green your clean? These homemade disinfectant wipes (made out of old t-shirts!) Are my latest obsession and take just seconds to make. Keep a jar in each bathroom for quick wipe-downs, and when you're done just wash and re-use! You'll keep disposable wipes out of landfills, and at less than $0.50/jar you'll keep some green in your pocket, too! Homemade Disinfectant Wipes: 1/2 c. water 1/2 c. vinegar 6 drops of lemon essential oil 6 drops of tea tree essential oil Old t-shirts, cut up into wipe-sized rags Container (I used a quart-sized canning jar) Stuff t-shirt rags in jar. Natural Toilet Cleaner + 6 Bathroom Toilet Cleaning Tips. Today I’m sharing how to make this Easy Natural Toilet Cleaner + spring cleaning tips for your bathroom!

Natural Toilet Cleaner + 6 Bathroom Toilet Cleaning Tips

This post is sponsored by Kimberly-Clark and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. The Easiest Way to Clean Oven Racks. Lifehacker. How to Clean a Quilt: 5 Different Options – Crafty House. For some, washing a quilt is an absolute no-no.

How to Clean a Quilt: 5 Different Options – Crafty House

For others, it’s expected that quilts will need to be cleaned with regular use. There’s a range of opinions on the matter, so how exactly should one wash a quilt? What method you use likely depends on the condition of the quilt. How comfortable you feel washing a quilt that you just sewed last month, versus a quilt that your grandmother sewed 50 years ago, definitely will effect what kind of cleaning method you pick, especially because a much older quilt probably isn’t getting daily use.

First, a few cleaning tricks: Some quilters suggest washing the fabric before you start sewing so it loosens up a bit, while others suggest testing whether the color will run by patting it with a damp white cloth. And now, read below for five cleaning suggestions, which start with the most gentle. Air DryingSometimes, a quilt could just benefit from a little airing out. How to Clean Your Floors: Believe it or not, there's a right way to mop! - The Creek Line House. How to Clean Grease From Kitchen Cabinet Doors.

Grease stains have a tendency to go unnoticed, allowing them to build up to seemingly impossible proportions.

How to Clean Grease From Kitchen Cabinet Doors

This grime can damage the wood of your cabinets if allowed to remain for a long period of time. However, as unpleasant as these stains may seem, they are easily remedied. Try the most gentle method first and if necessary, move to more aggressive solutions until you find the best formula for your situation. Making Your Own Laundry Detergent: A Detailed Visual Guide. About a year ago, I posted a general description of how to make your own laundry detergent that proved quite popular.

Making Your Own Laundry Detergent: A Detailed Visual Guide

That article basically described in a general sense how one could make laundry detergent at home very cheaply, but it left out a lot of key issues: does it work well? What does it look like as you are making it? What are the real-world costs and time investment? What equipment do you need? This past weekend, I made a fresh batch of homemade laundry detergent and I took a ton of notes and pictures. Easy, Dirt-Cheap Ways to Make Laundry Detergent. If you live in modern society, you probably use soap.

Easy, Dirt-Cheap Ways to Make Laundry Detergent

It keeps you clean, healthy and smelling good, and who doesn’t want to smell good? But that doesn’t make it OK for companies that make this stuff to take you to the cleaners. When it comes to laundry detergent, Americans pay plenty for a never-ending cascade of hyperbole: “New!” (No, it’s not.) “Improved!” The latest twist is to sell us less product at a higher price with “ultra-new” concentrated detergents.

10 Homemade Laundry Soap Detergent Recipes. Here is a nice stack of different recipes for making homemade laundry detergent that I’ve collected over the years.

10 Homemade Laundry Soap Detergent Recipes

Do they work? Yes, I’ve had good luck with them. At the time I was using them, we had a relative who was in trade school living with us. Onegoodthingbyjillee. The Best Homemade Carpet Cleaner Recipe. Carpet cleaning solution can be expensive and sometimes leaves an unpleasant smell.

The Best Homemade Carpet Cleaner Recipe

It's easy to make your own solution in minutes. This homemade recipe will leave your carpets clean, and your home smelling like fresh laundry. For more home cleaning tips such as How to Make DIY Laundry Pods and How to Clean Wood Floors Properly, see below. Tip If you don't own a carpet cleaner, you can rent one. Things You'll Need 1 gallon plastic or glass container with lid 1 cup hydrogen peroxide 1/8 cup dish liquid 1 tablespoon Oxiclean 1/2 cup fabric softener Funnel.

Onegoodthingbyjillee. Bad Smell in the House. 10 Tips For Removing Mold and Mildew. When to Clean a Chimney Flue. There isn’t a simple rule of thumb on how often to clean your chimney, such as cleaning after 50 uses or one year.

When to Clean a Chimney Flue

The problem is, creosote can form when wood is burned incompletely. A smoky fire without enough oxygen emits lots of unburned tar vapors that can condense inside the flue and stick to it, possibly leading to a chimney fire. You can reduce creosote buildup in your fireplace by providing adequate combustion air, which will encourage a hot, clean-burning fire. To check for creosote yourself, first make sure there’s no downdraft from the chimney. If you feel an airflow, open a door or window on the same floor as the fireplace until the downdraft stops or reverses and air flows up (tape tissue to the fireplace opening and watch its movement). To check for creosote, shine the light near the top of the firebox, in the smoke chamber and around the damper. The easiest creosote to remove is the feather-light dull gray, brown or black soot.

Best Household Cleaning Supplies & Products. Any pressure washer can clean a hard surface like concrete, but it takes forever, and if you move the nozzle too fast or too slow, you wind up with streaks and striping.

Best Household Cleaning Supplies & Products

However, that is not the case with this whirlybird-style surface cleaner from Briggs & Stratton (No. 6178). Best Household Cleaning Supplies & Products. Any pressure washer can clean a hard surface like concrete, but it takes forever, and if you move the nozzle too fast or too slow, you wind up with streaks and striping. However, that is not the case with this whirlybird-style surface cleaner from Briggs & Stratton (No. 6178). Snap it onto the end of your pressure washer and put it to work cleaning dirty concrete. As soon as you pull the trigger, the cleaner lifts off the surface and floats like a hovercraft. The Family Handyman. Best Household Cleaning Supplies & Products. Any pressure washer can clean a hard surface like concrete, but it takes forever, and if you move the nozzle too fast or too slow, you wind up with streaks and striping. However, that is not the case with this whirlybird-style surface cleaner from Briggs & Stratton (No. 6178).

Snap it onto the end of your pressure washer and put it to work cleaning dirty concrete. As soon as you pull the trigger, the cleaner lifts off the surface and floats like a hovercraft. Just push it along at a steady pace and let it do its job. The spinning jets blast a clean, uniform 14-in. Use the surface cleaner on horizontal and vertical surfaces like concrete, brick, stone and pavers. Best Household Cleaning Supplies & Products. Any pressure washer can clean a hard surface like concrete, but it takes forever, and if you move the nozzle too fast or too slow, you wind up with streaks and striping. However, that is not the case with this whirlybird-style surface cleaner from Briggs & Stratton (No. 6178). Snap it onto the end of your pressure washer and put it to work cleaning dirty concrete. As soon as you pull the trigger, the cleaner lifts off the surface and floats like a hovercraft.

Just push it along at a steady pace and let it do its job. The spinning jets blast a clean, uniform 14-in. Use the surface cleaner on horizontal and vertical surfaces like concrete, brick, stone and pavers. Best Household Cleaning Supplies & Products. Any pressure washer can clean a hard surface like concrete, but it takes forever, and if you move the nozzle too fast or too slow, you wind up with streaks and striping. However, that is not the case with this whirlybird-style surface cleaner from Briggs & Stratton (No. 6178). Snap it onto the end of your pressure washer and put it to work cleaning dirty concrete. As soon as you pull the trigger, the cleaner lifts off the surface and floats like a hovercraft. Just push it along at a steady pace and let it do its job. The spinning jets blast a clean, uniform 14-in. Best Household Cleaning Supplies & Products. Best Household Cleaning Supplies & Products. Any pressure washer can clean a hard surface like concrete, but it takes forever, and if you move the nozzle too fast or too slow, you wind up with streaks and striping.

However, that is not the case with this whirlybird-style surface cleaner from Briggs & Stratton (No. 6178). Snap it onto the end of your pressure washer and put it to work cleaning dirty concrete. As soon as you pull the trigger, the cleaner lifts off the surface and floats like a hovercraft. BACK IN STOCK Wise Owl Lemon Verbena by MMEmbellishments.

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. How to Super Clean Your Windshield. How to properly clean the inside of your windshield with zero streaks. The No Sweat, Chemical-Free way to Remove Labels and Glue Residue from Your Jars - The Creek Line House. Jars are so popular right now aren’t they? I’m talking about standard Mason jars, of course, but also jars of all shapes and sizes. People are re-using them for crafts, storage, and pretty much anything you can imagine. I always save my jars, but never end up using them because I always dread having to get all the little pieces of labels and glue off of them, so they just sit in my cupboard. This last weekend though, I needed some for a little craft we were doing at Kennedy’s Halloween party, so I needed to suck it up and get the job done.

I’ve read that a lot of people swear by using nail polish remover, but since I had quite a few jars to do, and since I’m really paranoid about inhaling chemicals for any length of time, I thought it would be a good opportunity to find a better way. Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe - Smart School House. It’s no secret that we love making homemade cleaning products here at Smart School House. Thrifty and Chic - DIY Projects and Home Decor. Well, Christmas is over so all the pretty pictures are going to be replaced with decluttering and cleaning! Isn't that what usually follows? Black Mold Symptoms + 12 Natural Remedies - Dr. Axe. Black mold exposure and black mold poisoning can cause a wide range of health problems. Some black mold symptoms can actually be really serious. You may have found this article from googling “black mold in shower” or “mold in house.”

How to Clean Grease From Kitchen Cabinet Doors. Safe Solution for Fabric Softeners. By Dr. Mercola. Onegoodthingbyjillee. How To Get Rid Of Mold and Mildew Naturally. Under Sink Storage. How to Make Your Own Room Spray. Currently I'm living in a two bedroom apartment with my fiancé, one large dog, and one cat. It's not a spacious place by any means, but I think it's just the right size for the four of us. The only time our pad feels too small is right about now: half way through the winter. It's the middle of January, and cabin fever is starting to set in. To offset the restlessness of being indoors, I'm freshening up the joint with a simple, quick room spray. Since it's still snowy outside, I chose some wintry scents to spice up my home.

Filtered waterWitch hazelEssential oils (I'm using pine, vanilla, and cinnamon leaf)Pine sprig, vanilla bean, cinnamon sticks3.2 oz. mist spray bottles Step. Onegoodthingbyjillee. Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. DIY 3-Ingredient Tub and Tile Cleaner - To Work With My Hands. How To Clean Your Microfiber Furniture The Safe And Easy Way. Fizzy "Toilet Freshener Bombs" How To Make A Simple, All-Natural Toilet Bowl Cleaner. How To Make An All-Natural Conditioning Furniture Polish. How To Make A Natural Carpet Cleaning Solution. How To Make Scented Cleaning Vinegar.

Clean Tile Grout With This Homemade Grout Cleaner - Practically Functional. 2-Ingredient Homemade Kitchen Cabinet Gunk Remover. Wash It Out… As I mentioned, I spent my Spring Break cleaning my dad’s house. This weeklong event included mopping, organizing, and having my Dad build a new console out of some old, junky dressers. Make Your Old Cookie Sheets Look Like NEW Again! How to Clean Between Oven Window Glass. A Mum 'n the Oven: Tip of the Day # 117: How to clean your Iron. Rubber Glove as Pet Hair Remover - Real Simple. How To Wash & Whiten Yellowed Pillows.

Easy Homemade Oven Cleaner Recipes. 551 east : How to clean a microfiber couch. The Craft Patch: Pinterest Tested: Tub Cleaner. My Life in Pink and Green: Pinterest for the win. How to Clean Silver Naturally - On Sutton Place. This Blessed Life: Getting Mold Out of the Shower–Before & After. A Girl and her Needle: TIP: Clean Vacuum Filters in the Dishwasher. Iron Out Carpet Stains. How To Clean and *SHINE* Your Microwave Without Cleaner! Permanent Marker Removal. No Streak Window Cleaning. Homemade All Natural Window Cleaning Spray. Untitled. How to Clean Cloudy Glassware the Easy Way. 40+ Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks That Will Make your Home Shine – Cute DIY Projects. Power Clean the Kitchen with Steam. Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. 30 Creative Uses For Your Steam Cleaner. Watch your slow-cooker clean itself with one simple trick. How To Make Your Own No-Grate Liquid Laundry Detergent.

How to Keep Your Home Clean Naturally. Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. The Best Homemade Floor Cleaner. 37 Ways to Give Your Kitchen a Deep Clean. 28 Ways To Use Dawn Dish Soap That Will Make Your Life Easier. Household uses of borax to save time and energy. 23 Ways To Make Your Car Cleaner Than It's Ever Been. 16 Tricks That Will Change the Way You Clean Your Bathroom. Don't Miss These 10 Things When Deep Cleaning Your Bedroom.

Twice a Year Cleaning Secret For Sparkling Shower Doors. How to Clean Window Tracks Like a Pro in No Time Flat. Refinishing Old Wood with Coconut Oil. How To Polish Furniture With Coconut Oil. Polish old wooden furniture with coconut oil. Replace toxins in your home with essential oils. Common Factors That Can Make or Break Your Health. Homemade Borax-Free Laundry Detergent with price and product comparisons. How to Clean Your Ultrasonic Diffuser, Sink, Shower and Tub. How to Remove Mop and Glo: 14 Steps. How to Remove Mop N Glo From Linoleum Floors.