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Safe Homemade Plastic And Vinyl Cleaner

November 03, 2009 By: NB Category: Clean Formulas, Specialty Formulas

plastic vinyl cleaner

plastic vinyl cleaner


Here’s an eco-friendly and inexpensive cleaner for plastic and vinyl. Store in a clearly labeled clean spray bottle out of the reach of pets and children.

1 cup water
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 tablespoons liquid soap

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Safe Homemade Wicker Cleaner

November 03, 2009 By: NB Category: Clean Formulas, Specialty Formulas

wicker cleaner

wicker cleaner


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.

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Safe Homemade Wood Cleaner

November 03, 2009 By: NB Category: Clean Formulas, Specialty Formulas

wood cleaner

wood cleaner


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.

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Make Your Own Fabric Softener

November 01, 2009 By: NB Category: Basic Formulas, Clean Formulas

laundry softener

fabric softener

Here’s an easy and inexpensive way to soften your laundry without liquids that have to be added to the wash or dryer sheets in every load.

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.

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Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

November 01, 2009 By: NB Category: Basic Formulas, Clean Formulas

laundry

laundry detergent


It’s easy and cheap to make your own eco-friendly laundry detergent. The following recipe will make enough detergent for 30 loads and has a shelf life of 4 months.

5 cups soap flakes

5 cups baking soda

2 1/2 cups washing soda

2 1/2 cups borax

Use 1/2 cup of detergent per full load.

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