Turn Baby Wipes Into Sanitizing WipesThis is a page about turning baby wipes into sanitizing wipes. Normal baby wipes do not have sanitizing ingredients. Adding alcohol to your container of baby wipes, turns them into sanitizing wipes.
Why Is Dawn Detergent Recommended So Often?Original blue Dawn dish detergent has a wide variety of uses other than its intended one for cleaning dishes. They range from removing fleas from pets, ridding your plants of insect pests, to its inclusion in homemade cleaning solutions. This is a page about, "Why is Dawn detergent recommended so often?".
Homemade "Clorox Cleanup" RecipesThis page contains homemade "Clorox Cleanup" recipes. Although convenient, Clorox general purpose cleaner can seem expensive. To save money, but still have the convenience of an easy to use spray or premoistened wipe, make your own.
Homemade Mold and Mildew Surface...This page contains homemade mold and mildew surface cleaner recipes. Mold and mildew can not only cause terrible allergic reactions and asthma attacks, but also can be difficult to remove, especially in wetter climates. Many commercial cleaners are both expensive and toxic to use. Homemade cleansers are often just as effective and gentler on both the environment and the person doing the cleaning.
Homemade Germ Cleaner Recipe?Is there some form of homemade recipe or formula to make a germ cleaner the same or stronger than lysol.
Homemade Fabric Protectant?Does anyone have a recipe to make a solution to waterproof fabric? I am recovering chairs for a Sunday school and would like to put a protective solution on them. The Scotch Guard Brand is good but a bit expensive.
How to Make Alcohol Wipes?I would like to learn how to make my own alcohol wipes to wipe down surfaces like countertops and the telephone to prevent colds.
Homemade Norelco Razor Cleaning Solution?This is a page about homemade Norelco razor cleaning solution. Cleaning your electric razor after each use will help keep it working properly. However, the cost of the cleaning solution may be something you can save on, by making your own.
Homemade OxiClean RecipesBuying multiple cleaning products can be expensive. Sometimes you can make a homemade version of a popular cleaning agent from products you may already have around your house. This is a page about homemade OxiClean recipes.
Unclogging a Drain with Vinegar and Baking SodaA natural solution for clearing a drain is using vinegar, baking soda, and boiling water. While effective on moderate drain clogs, you must make sure all of the baking soda is flushed from your drain or it can create an even worse clog when it dries and becomes hard.
Cleaning With AlcoholAlcohol is an inexpensive alternative to commercial cleaners for many household cleaning jobs. This is a page about cleaning with alcohol.
Sanitizing with Vinegar and Hydrogen PeroxideThis is a page about sanitizing with vinegar and hydrogen peroxide. Vinegar and hydrogen peroxide are both very useful in sanitizing both produce and surfaces around your home.
Homemade Carpet Shampoo RecipesCleaning your carpets will keep them looking nice. Carpet cleaning services and even store bought shampoos can be quite expensive. You can save money by making your own carpet shampoo. This page contains homemade carpet shampoo recipes.
Using Homemade Carpet Cleaner in Dirt Devil Shampooer?I have a Dirt Devil shampooer, what homemade shampoo solution can I use?
Homemade Furniture Polish RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade furniture polish. Use simple ingredients instead of harsh chemicals to keep your wood tables, chairs and other surfaces clean and polished.
Homemade Febreze Recipes (Fabric Freshener)Febreze does a good job of reducing unpleasant odors. However, if you use it often it can be expensive. Save money by making your own. This page contains homemade Febreze recipes (fabric freshener).
Making Dishwasher CubesThis is a page about making dishwasher cubes. There are many household cleaners that are easy to make yourself.
Homemade Eyeglass Cleaner RecipesSave time and money by making your own eyeglass cleaner. This is a page about homemade eyeglass cleaner recipes.
Using Irish Spring Soap in Laundry Soap Recipes?Homemade laundry soap is often made with Fels Naptha or Zote laundry bar soaps, however, other brands including body soaps, such as Irish Spring, work equally well. This is a page about using Irish Spring soap in laundry soap recipes.
Homemade Flushable WipesThis is a page about homemade flushable wipes. Save money and control the cleaning ingredients used by making your own flushable wipes.
Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner Recipes?This is a page about homemade toilet bowl cleaner recipes. Over the counter toilet bowl cleaners can be expensive and full of harsh chemicals. Wouldn't you like to know what's in your toilet bowl cleanser as well as get it clean economically?
Homemade Lavender Dryer SheetsBy purchasing unscented dryer sheets you can make your own lavender sheets, or any scent for that matter. You just need essential oils. This is a page about homemade lavender dryer sheets.
Using Vinegar and Water in a Carpet CleanerThis is a page about using vinegar and water in a carpet cleaner. Rather than buying special cleaning products to use in your carpet cleaner try using products you already have at home.
Make Your Own Cleaning ProductsUsing simple household products you can make your own cleaners with fewer ingredients and often at a lower cost than buying commercial products. This is a page about making your own cleaning products.
Homemade Sudsy Ammonia?Can someone please give me a recipe to make sudsy ammonia? I've been everywhere in Houston and can't find it anywhere. I don't know what it's made out of, but so many recipes are offered here that you must have sudsy ammonia among them.
Duggar's Homemade Laundry Detergent RecipeMany ThriftyFun members have asked for or shared the recipe that the Duggar Family uses to wash the laundry for their famously large family. This page features homemade homemade laundry detergent recipes like the one that the Duggar's use.
Homemade Wrinkle Releaser RecipesThis page contains homemade wrinkle releaser recipes. Cut down on ironing and save money by making your own laundry wrinkle releaser.
Removing Burnt Residue on Popcorn Popping Machine?I work in a cinema outlet and have to pop the popcorn in a popper machine. During closing, washing the popper kettle is so difficult due to big patches of burnt marks on the base of the popper kettle. I have tried using soda water from the dispenser, using warm water as well as using dish washing soap to clean but it takes ages. Any idea to wash off the marks as fast as possible?
Homemade Fabric Softener RecipesFabric softener is great for keeping your clothes soft and fresh when the come out of the laundry. However, it can get expensive to purchase on a regular basis. Making it at home is a great way to save some money. This page contains homemade fabric softener recipes.
Homemade Shower Spray RecipesThis page contains homemade shower spray recipes. Shower sprays can help prevent soap scum and other grime from building up in your shower. There are homemade shower spray options that can work as well as the store bought ones without the harm chemicals.
Homemade Air FreshenersMake homemade air fresheners to help mask or neutralize household odors. This page contains homemade air fresheners.
Homemade Steam Cleaner SolutionMany homeowners would rather make their own cleaning solutions to reduce the amount of chemicals they use in their homes. Here are some recipes for carpet steam cleaners.
Homemade Fantastik Household Cleaner?I use Fantastik cleaner, but would like to know how to make a homemade version of Fantastik with the same cleaning ability.
Homemade Laundry Soap for an HE WasherThis is a page about homemade laundry soap for an HE washer. You can easily and inexpensively make your own laundry soap to use in all types of washers, including HE.
Homemade Oil Soap Recipes?This page is about homemade oil soap recipes. Concocting your own cleaning agents can save you money.
Homemade Tilex Shower Cleaner?I'm looking for the recipe for Tilex.
Swiffer for Laminate Floors?Can the Swiffer Wet Jet be used on laminate floors?
Homemade Napisan Recipe?Hi, i was just wondering if anyone knows of a homemade Nappy Soaking Powder Recipe? We have a product called Napisan down here but it's so expensive. I was hoping to make a similar product from scratch. Thanks
Swiffer Wet Jet Refill RecipesThis is a page about Swiffer Wet Jet refill recipes. You can save time and money by making your own cleaning refill solution for your Wet Jet.
Finding a Substitute for Washing SodaThis is a page about finding a substitute for washing soda. Washing soda is an ingredient in many homemade laundry soap recipes.
Baking Soda and Citrus Foaming CleanerThis natural foaming cleaner works great as a stove top cleaner, hard water stain remover and as a general heavy duty cleaner. Learn how to make this homemade baking soda and citrus foaming cleaner in this page.
Homemade Metal Polish RecipesThis page contains homemade metal polish recipes. Over time metal items can become tarnished or dirty. Using a homemade metal polish can make them look new again.
Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner RecipesThis page contains homemade tile and grout cleaner recipes. Whether you have a tile shower, counter or floor you can quickly and easily clean your tile and grout by making your own cleaner.
Cleaning with Denatured AlcoholThis is a page about cleaning with denatured alcohol. A methylated alcohol that has ethanol added to make it foul smelling and unappealing to ingest.
Homemade Disinfectant CleanersThis is a page about homemade disinfectant cleaners. Rather than buying a commercial disinfectant cleaner, you can make one at home.
Laundry Powder Recipe Without Washing Soda?Does anyone know a good recipe for homemade laundry powder without washing soda? I haven't had any luck finding it in my neighborhood grocery stores, and I don't have a car to go farther afield. I know that it's orderable online, but the shipping is really expensive. Would equal parts soap, borax, and baking soda work? Any advice appreciated!
Cleaning WallsPeriodically we need to clean spills or marks on the walls. Or perhaps you are deep into your spring cleaning regimen and want to wipe down the walls. Either way, there are easy ways to do it that will not damage your painted or other type wall surfaces.
DIY Cleaning PuttyA mixture of white glue, such as Elmer's, baking soda, water, and contact lens solution forms a putty like mass that is perfect for cleaning lots of small spaces. Try it on vents, keyboards, and more. The recipe is found on this page.
Add Scent To Your VentWhile talking to my kid brother yesterday on the phone, he told me about an idea he had tried. I changed it a little bit and am going to share it here. It is an inexpensive way to add scent to any room without candles or expensive sprays.
Homemade Scrubbing Bubbles Cleaner?How can I make a homemade cleaner to replace Scrubbing Bubbles? Thank you.
Using Rubbing Alcohol in a Steam Carpet Cleaner?Can I use this mixture in my steam cleaner on a room size carpet, rubbing alcohol and water mixed?
Uses for MouthwashIn addition to being used in your mouth to cleanse and fight germs, mouthwash is often enlisted for a variety of other tasks. This page offers some ideas for other uses for mouthwash.
Homemade Oven Cleaner RecipesOven cleaners can be very noxious and require caution when using. Homemade oven cleaners allow you to decide how caustic the ingredients you use are. This page contains homemade oven cleaner recipes.
Storing Homemade Liquid Laundry Soap?This is a page about storing homemade liquid laundry soap. Homemade liquid laundry soap can be stored in a wide variety of containers from plastic milk jugs to lidded buckets.
Homemade Kitchen Degreaser RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade kitchen degreaser. Kitchen cupboards, especially those above the stove, often get a greasy buildup that can be difficult to remove. Commercial degreasers can be expensive and may damage the finish on your wood cabinets.
Homemade Jet Dry RecipesThis is a page about homemade Jet Dry recipes. Rather than buying a specific product to prevent spotting in your dishwasher, try a home solution.
Homemade Cleaning Solution for Bissell Quicksteamer?A badly stained room size rug we have needs to be cleaned regularly. For years I have been cleaning the rug with a Bissell Quicksteamer machine which I love.
Recipe for Homemade Furniture Wax or Polish?I've had a quick look, but can't find a recipe for furniture wax/polish.
Using Liquid Detergent in a Steam Cleaner?Can I use any liquid detergent in the Steam Blaster?
All Natural Leather Cleaner and ConditionerA one to one mixture of olive or coconut oil and white vinegar make a great all natural leather cleaner and conditioner. Read more below.
Homemade Bleach AlternativeAn easy, safe homemade bleach alternative can be made using hydrogen peroxide and lemon juice. Hydrogen peroxide can also be mixed with ammonia and hot water for linens.
How to Make Dawn Dishwashing FoamFoaming dish soap is very convenient for handwashing dishes but it can be very expensive. This is a page about how to make Dawn dishwashing foam.
Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent Separates?Making your own liquid laundry soap is not only economical, but you can control the ingredients used. However this DIY laundry product tends to separate. Shake or stir before use and you are good to go. This is a page about what to do when your homemade liquid laundry detergent separates.
Does Making Your Own Laundry Soap Save You Money?Making your own laundry soap may save you money depending on your choice of ingredients. One thing is certain by making your own you know exactly what it contains and can often make it from products you already have around the house. This is a page about, "Does making your own laundry soap save you money?".
DIY Sawdust Floor Sweeping CompoundThis page contains the instructions and ingredients for making a great compound to help keep dust down in your garage or workshop when sweeping. This is a page about DIY sawdust floor sweeping compound.
DIY Natural Wood Cabinet CleanerMake your own wood cabinet cleaner with a few simple ingredients, including olive oil, water, and vinegar. This is a page about DIY natural wood cabinet cleaner.
Preservatives for Homemade Laundry DetergentMany individuals who make their own laundry detergent find that they do not have to add preservatives to either their powdered or liquid versions. This is a page about using preservatives for homemade laundry detergent.
How Much Homemade Laundry Soap Should I Use?The typical amount of homemade laundry soap needed per load is 1 - 2 TSP depending on soil levels. This is a page about, "How much homemade laundry soap should I use?"
Shelf Life of Homemade Laundry Detergent?Storing your homemade dry laundry detergent in an airtight container will keep it fresh and extend its shelf life. This is a page about shelf life of homemade laundry detergent.
All Purpose Cleaning Solution With Sudsy AmmoniaAmmonia has been used to clean a variety of items for many years. This page contains instructions for making an all purpose cleaning solution with sudsy ammonia.
Homemade Goo GoneCombine baking soda and melted coconut oil for a homemade version of this versatile cleaner. This is a page about making homemade Goo Gone.
Lavender Scented All-Purpose CleanerReduce the chemicals you use to clean your home by making your own inexpensive all purpose lavender scented cleaner. This is a page about lavender scented all-purpose cleaner.
Make Your Own Laundry Soap With Dish SoapDiluted dish soap is used by many people in place of laundry detergent. This is a page about how to make your own laundry soap with dish soap.
DIY Dry Laundry Soap for $20 a YearYou can save a lot of money by making your own laundry powder. This page contains a recipe for DIY dry laundry soap for $20 a year.
Making Septic Safe Laundry DetergentCertain cleaning products are not recommended if you are on a septic system. This is a page about making septic safe laundry detergent.
Homemade Stain Removers for ClothingMany homemade clothing stain removers contain one of these common cleaning ingredients: vinegar, dish soap, hydrogen peroxide, or ammonia. Even tough stains can often be treated with homemade solutions.
Homemade "Spray 'N Wash" AlternativeLaundry stain pre-treatment products can be expensive. This is a page about homemade Spray 'N Wash alternative .
Dawn and Peroxide Homemade Stain RemoverThese two ingredients combine to make a very effective stain remover. This is a page about Dawn and peroxide homemade stain remover.
Make Your Own Air FreshenersThis is a page about make your own air fresheners. You can save money and control the ingredients in your air freshener by making your own.
Making Your Homemade Detergent Smell Like Name Brand Detergents?This is a page about making your homemade detergent smell like name brand detergents. One thing that you might miss once you have started making your own laundry detergent is the smell of your favorite brand.
Making Liquid Dishwasher DetergentThis is a page about making liquid dishwasher detergent. Liquid dishwasher detergent users may prefer this easy to make, inexpensive alternative to store bought products.
Homemade Carpet Cleaner RecipesThis is a page about homemade carpet cleaner recipes. Rather than purchase a carpet cleaner product at the store, you can make a very effective one using typical household products.
Using Hydrogen Peroxide as a Stain...This is a page about using hydrogen peroxide as a stain remover. There are several household products that that be used to remove stains.
Liquid Dishwasher DetergentIf you prefer liquid detergent for your dishwasher, then this is for you! This is super inexpensive and easy to make. No more harsh chemicals, no more suds bubbles when you pour water into your clean cups. Cheaper and healthier, sounds good to me!
Homemade Grease CleanersThis is a page about homemade grease cleaners. You don't have to buy a specialized cleaner for those greasy jobs around your home. You can make your own recipe with inexpensive, even green products.
Picking Soap Nuts?Where near Wildwood Florida can I find a wild soap nut tree to pick my own?
Cleaning With Lemon OilThis is a page about cleaning with lemon oil. Most of us are familiar with using lemon oil on wood furniture, but there are other cleaning jobs that can benefit from using this citrus oil.
Homemade Saddle SoapThis is a page about homemade saddle soap. Saddle soap has long been used to clean various types of leather tack and of course saddles.
Homemade Cleaning WipesCleaning wipes are a popular product to use for quick clean ups and disinfecting jobs. You can buy them, but they can be pricy, or make your own suitable for various jobs. This is a page about homemade cleaning wipes.
Homemade Fireplace Cleaner RecipeThis is a page about homemade fireplace cleaner recipes. If part of your spring cleaning routine includes the fireplace, you can make a good cleaner using easy to find ingredients.
Recipe for Stain Removal?I saw a recipe using eggs and either soda or beer, don't remember which, to remove stains. Anyone ever used this cleaner?
Making Scented Laundry Crystals?This is a page about making scented laundry crystals. Scented laundry crystals are a popular laundry product used to leave your wash smelling wonderful. They can be costly to buy, so why not try making your own in your favorite scents?
Carpet Stain Remover RecipesThis page is about carpet stain remover recipes. An unsightly spot on a carpet can be difficult to remove.
Household Uses for VodkaThis is a page about household uses for vodka. Vodka is a great product for cleaning, disinfecting, and many other chores.
Homemade Stain Remover Pen?This is a page about a homemade stain remover pen. The Tide to Go Instant Stain Remover is a convenient tool for treating fresh stains when away from home.
Homemade Stove Degreaser Recipes?This is a page about homemade stove degreaser recipes. Cooking usually means that there are grease spatters on your stove.
Homemade Kitchen Cleaner RecipesThis page contains homemade kitchen cleaner recipes. You can make your own kitchen cleaner that is as effective as the store bought kind and you control the ingredients.
Homemade Citrus CleanersThis is a page about homemade citrus cleaners. If you like using citrus based cleaners, but don't like the price, try making your own.
Unclumping Washing Soda?I recently bought a box of Arm and Hammer Super Washing Soda so I can make a new batch of laundry soap. When I opened the box, the whole thing was a solid chunk! Does anyone know a solution to this problem? Thank you for any help.
Homemade Carpet Freshener RecipesThis page contains homemade carpet freshener recipes. Freshening your carpet between cleanings is easy to do with products you probably have around your home.
Homemade Natural Cleaning IdeasThis page contains homemade natural cleaning ideas. Avoid toxic chemical cleaners and go green. A few common household products can create many eco-friendly cleaners to get the job done.
Homemade Floor Cleaner RecipesThis page contains homemade floor cleaner recipes. Rather then buying, often high priced, floor cleaners at the store; make your own.
Easy Reusable Dryer Softener SheetsInstead of adding liquid softener to the wash, make these easy reusable dryer sheets!
DIY Counter CleanerAt one point I started making my own kitchen/all purpose cleaner becuase I wanted to save money and use simpler ingredients.
Natural Air FreshenerIf like me you are a bit dubious about what is contained in manufactured air fresheners and whether or not it is good for you to be breathing that stuff into your lungs, then you might be wanting to have more natural scents around your home.
Super Duper De-GreaserNow you finally have something useful you can make with all those annoying little soap slivers. You don't have to throw them out anymore, make an all purpose kitchen cleaner! With a few minutes and virtually no cost, you can have a bottle full of de-greaser ready to go. Re-duce, re-use, go green! :)
Dishwasher CubesI decided to make my own dishwasher detergent cubes because they are cheaper and healthier. Have you read some of the ingredients in the store bought kind? That residue lingers on your dishes and you are ingesting trace amounts every day. These are also easy to make and require common ingredients.
Homemade All Purpose Cleaner RecipesIt is easy to make your own all purpose cleaners, and they can be just as effective as the store bought cleaners. This page contains homemade all-purpose cleaner recipes.
Sanitize With Vinegar and Hydrogen PeroxideThis green cleaning method is a great way to sanitize those yucky places in your home. Check out this video and learn how easy it is to clean green.
Dishwasher CubesInstead of buying expensive and caustic dishwasher detergent, make your own version with simple ingredients and an ice cube tray. It will save you money and peace of mind. Learn how to make them in this short video.
Homemade Wrinkle Releaser Recipes?I have been buying my wrinkle releaser for some time and finally realized I do not need to (nor want to any longer) especially after finding this awesome page/site. With that being said, I am ready to create my own batch, but I have a question on creating said batch.
Is Homemade Laundry Soap Safe for a Septic Tank?I made 5 gallons of the soap and it worked just fine, but my husband said because it was made of powders and bar soap it will clog our septic tank! Is he right? It is a gel now, and I dilute it before using it.
Using a Water Based Air Freshener?Does alcohol in a water based air freshener make its fragrance last longer?
Septic Safe Homemade Laundry Detergent?My husband and I have been making our own laundry soap for a couple years now, and we have never had a problem up until now. Now we are finding that something is clogging our septic system. So my question is is there something in the borax or the fels naptha soap that's causing this? Do we need to alter our recipe for the soap?
Making Furniture Cleaner?When making homemade furniture cleaner, does it make a difference if I use distilled water or water from my faucet?
Recipe for Vinyl Floor Cleaner and Polish?I am looking for the best homemade recipe to make my vinyl floor shine again.