This easy and inexpensive cleaner works on wicker and rattan or other non-lacquered basketry. It’s also environmentally friendly and safe.
1 cup hot water
2 tablespoons salt
2 tablespoons liquid soap
Mix ingredients thoroughly. Apply and lightly scrub with a soft brush. Rinse with plain water by wiping with a saturated cloth or towel.
This is a simple and effective recipe to clean and feed all the wood surfaces in your home – from floors and walls to furniture and fixtures.
1/2 cup canola oil
1/4 cup liquid soap
1/4 cup water
Mix thoroughly and store in a clean labeled bottle out of the reach of pets and children. Use 1/4 cup of wood cleaner to a bucket of water.
1/2 cup baking soda
1 tablespoon arrowroot powder
1 tablespoon rice flour or corn starch
1-3 drops of any essential oil you like
Fill a small sachet and keep it in the dryer until the scent is gone.
NOTE: Do not use fabric softener on towels and washcloths (it inhibits their absorbency) or bathing suits.