Homemade Household Cleaner Recipes

Looking for recipes for homemade household cleaners.

Debby from London, Ont. Canada

June 8, 20080 found this helpful
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I NEVER, EVER buy household cleaners. Vinegar and newspaper to clean mirrors and windows. Vinegar in the washing machine rinse cycle softens the clothes as well as help to clean the skum from the washing machine. Don't buy fabric softners. If I'm washing dishes by hand I sometimes pore a little vinegar in the dishwater. Nothing cuts the grease as well as vinegar. I don't buy prewashes either. I use dishwash detergent and rub in it the spot. I clean my comodes with vinegar. I clean the tub and sinks with baking soda. It's a little abrasive but not like Comet, etc.

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July 1, 20080 found this helpful
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To clean my microwave I squeeze the juice from half a lemon into a small bowl of water set the microwave for 5 minutes and let it sit for 5 minutes. The steam loosens the grime so it wipes right off and the lemon gives it a fresh scent!

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June 5, 20080 found this helpful

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June 16, 20080 found this helpful

I have a ton of them... lol... being asthmatic this is the only way I clean...

http://www.natural-healthy-home-cle ... om/natural_home_cleaning_recipes.htm

http://www.googobits.com/articles/p ... wn-non-toxic-household-cleaners.html

The first one has just about everything under the sun and is my favorite, but I added the others I know of for you.

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September 5, 20080 found this helpful

i am looking for a safe homemade cleaner for my walls and painted woodwork

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