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10 Remarkable DIY Cleaning Solutions

10 Remarkable DIY Cleaning Solutions
I don’t know about you, but I was feeling ready to start some serious spring cleaning. This year, I decided to try some new (more effective) cleaning solutions using materials I already had (in true Picklee fashion of course!). I couldn’t be happier with the outcome of my cleaning experiments. From simple shower cleaners, to carpet stain removers, to wrinkle release spray, I found that not only were these DIY solutions much cheaper, but they worked SO MUCH BETTER too! I couldn’t be more excited to share the next 10 Remarkable DIY Cleaning Solutions with you! Here they are, 10 Remarkable DIY Cleaning Solutions: (cleaning solution sources include onegoodthingbyjille, bhg, livingsimple) Rating: 4.8/5 (537 votes cast) 10 Remarkable DIY Cleaning Solutions, 4.8 out of 5 based on 537 ratings

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Green Cleaning Recipes - Natural Cleaner Recipes for Spring Cleaning Glass Cleaner • 2 cups water • 1/2 cup white or cider vinegar • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol (70 percent concentration)• 1 to 2 drops of orange essential oil, which gives the solution a lovely smell (optional) Great for: Windows and mirrors How to use: Combine ingredients and store in a spray bottle.

12 Astonishing Natural Beauty Remedies {DIY Inspiration} Happy Friday fellow Pickleer’s! I am SO looking forward to a nice relaxing (warm weather!) weekend. I think I shall begin my Friday night with a lovely Skinny Espresso Martini, and then squeeze in a few quick beauty treatments before heading out for the night.

Make Your TV's Picture Look Better 100% in 5 Minutes What if we could tell you how to calibrate your TV according to the optimal settings recommended by a group of professional calibration technicians, specific to your HDTV, without spending a single penny? Yes, even without a calibration disc, let alone without the (expensive) professional help of a calibration professional. All you'll need is a website, your television model number, your remote control, and about 5 minutes to change your the quality of your TV set for the better... If you've ever gone into the options menu for your TV using a remote to tweak the brightness/contrast, you can certainly use Tweak My TV and optimize you TV's image using pre-formulated/tested recommended settings.

The NEW Red, White & Blue [4th of July Inspiration] - Picklee With America’s birthday right around the corner, we’ve all got red, white and blue on our minds…and there’s certainly no shortage of red, white and blue paraphernalia, between 4th of July décor, desserts, cocktails, apparel etc. I absolutely love this patriotic time of year, but this year I’m up for fresh & new July 4th ideas…I found some great inspiration for celebrating America’s birthday in style, from “blue” berry martinis, to “red” berry pizzas and even nails clad in America’s colors! Fourth of July DIY Polka Dot & Striped Pillows… “Blue” berry Martini Cordials recipe… Classy & Patriotic Red, White & Blue Nail Art Simple Strawberry Pizza Recipe…

14 Fabulous Rustic Chic Dining Tables {Inspiration} Rustic chic style is a beautiful thing…it allows us to embrace the old and discarded by integrating them with new accents and modern designs. Rustic furnishings are usually constructed of natural material like wood, stone, glass, clay and various types of metals in their simplest forms. There’s just something so soothing about bringing natural elements into a home and blending them with more modern designs.

How to Clean Oven Glass - it seriously is that easy So here is what my oven glass looked like when we moved in. And here is what it looks like now Want to clean your oven? I promise its super easy. Ingredients: DIY Art/Photo Wall Collages & Endless Inspiration Nothing says “home” and gives us “warm & fuzzy’s” more than a photo display of loved ones, happy memories, and cherished art collections. What’s better than displaying one family photo? Showcasing many of course! Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unit - Step by Step Overview: What you can do and when to hire a pro Chances are that if you’ve neglected a spring checkup, your air conditioner isn’t cooling nearly as well as it could. A year’s worth of dirt and debris clogging the cooling fins, a low coolant level, a dirty blower fan filter and a number of other simple problems can significantly reduce the efficiency of your air conditioner and wear it out faster. You can’t do everything; only a pro can check the coolant level. But you can easily handle most of the routine cleaning chores and save the extra $120 that it would cost to have a pro do them. In this article, we’ll show you how to clean the outdoor unit (called the condenser) and the accessible parts of the indoor unit (called the evaporator).

10 Surprising Household Uses for White Vinegar [inspiration] - Picklee White vinegar is one of the most overlooked household marvels. Most of us purchase boat-loads of specialty products for cleaning, stain removal, etc., when the REAL solution is sitting right in our kitchen cabinet! White vinegar is an all natural solution for accomplishing SO MANY things at home. I was shocked when I discovered some of these household uses for vinegar, so much so that I put together a handy little guide including 10 of my all time favorite uses! White vinegar for sticker (and goo) removal… The Top 3 Money-Saving Cleaning Must-Haves! There are a million different cleaning products on the market all vying for a spot in your supply closet, not to mention a chunk of your budget. But before you bring home the next new wonder spray, consider these three money-saving cleaning must-haves: they're widely available, kid and pet friendly, and cheap, cheap, cheap! The Big Three: White Vinegar

10 Thrifty Spring De-cluttering Tips [inspiration] - Picklee Since Spring has finally arrived, I’ve been on an endless mission to get my house organized and decluttered. It seems like every winter more and more things accumulate, and half the time I don’t even know where they come from!? Each room in my house has a different set of issues…from a garage that looks like it should be on an episode of Horders, to kitchen cabinets that explode every time they’re opened! So I searched & searched, and found some GREAT organizing solutions for all of my clutter issues…I’m willing to bet that many of you have some of the same clutter issues, so I hope this helps you get your home back on track too! 10 Thrifty Spring De-cluttering Tips Limited storage space in the bathroom?

How To Use Salt, Vinegar & Lemons For Household Cleaning These items are a staple in cooking and baking, but they’re also a great help around the house. Here are dozens of ways you can use them, I’ve separated them into three groups for easier browsing. Enjoy! Color Brightener: Add 1/2 cup to a load of laundry (wash cycle).Color Protector: Pour some in a bucket (as much as you need) then soak new garments in it to protect dyes from running.Whiter Whites: Add 1 1/2 cups to the rinse cycle to whiten clothes.Restore Whites: Add 1 cup to a large stock pot filled with water, bring to a boil. Remove from heat, add garments and let soak overnight. Launder as usual.Preserve Linens: Add 1 cup to rinse cycle, store linens as needed–will help prevent yellowing.Yellowed Items Reviver: Mix with water (1 part to 12 parts water) to revive old yellowed garments & linens and soak overnight then launder as usual.Heavy Duty Pre-Soak: Add 1 cup to a bucket of water then soak heavily soiled garments in it.