Saturday, August 29, 2009

Did you know?

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has determined that more than 150 chemicals found in ordinary household cleaning products are directly responsible for producing cancer, allergies, birth defects, and numerous psychological disorders.

Along with Natural Cleaning products, think about using HEPA Filtered Vacuum Cleaners, as well as, Hypoallergenic Micro-Fiber cloths and mop heads.

How to Make a Creamy Soft Scrubber.

1. Pour about 1/2 cup of baking soda into a bowl, and add enough pure Castile Soap to make a texture like frosting.

2. Scoop the mixture onto a sponge, and wash the surface. It rinses easily and doesn’t leave grit

Note: Add 1 teaspoon of vegetable glycerin to the mixture and store in a sealed glass jar, to keep the product moist.

How to Make an All-Purpose SPRAY CLEANER

1. ½ teaspoon washing soda

2. A dab of pure Castile Soap

3. 2 Cups hot tap water

Combine the ingredients in a spray bottle and shake until the washing soda has dissolved. Apply and wipe off with a sponge or rag.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Vinegar Recipe Ideas

Vinegar Recipe Ideas

Add a small amount of vinegar to your sink dishwater when washing greasy pots and pans, and it will help cut the grease.

Clean out mineral deposits in your coffee pot by pouring in 1 cup of white vinegar and 1 cup of water. Follow up with a full carafe of plain water.

Pour a cup of vinegar into the bottom of your dishwasher when you are ready to run it through a full cycle. The vinegar will deodorize, sanitize and make the dishes and glasses sparkle.
Spray vinegar full strength on tile and grout. Let sit for a few minutes, then use a scrub brush to brighten grout. Vinegar will help reduce mildew in the bathroom.