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Household Cleaner Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Heather Livingston
Added: Sunday, January 11, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Mix together:
1 tsp. liquid soap (castile, peppermint)
1 tsp. borax
Squeeze of lemon
1 qt. warm water
OR¼ c. baking soda,
½ c. borax,½ c. vinegar
1 gal. water
For surfaces that need scouring, try moist salt or baking soda and a green scouring pad.

Directions:
Directions:
Window Cleaner
Mix together:
2 tsp. vinegar
1 qt. warm water
OR
2 tbsp. borax
3 c. water
Rub dry with newspaper to avoid streaking.

Disinfectant
Mix together:
¼ c. borax
½ gal. hot water
Oven Cleaner
Mix together: ¼ c. baking soda
2 tbsp. salt
Hot water, as needed to make a paste.
Let paste sit for 5 minutes. Caution: Keep off wires/heating elements.
OR
2 tbsp. liquid soap (castile, peppermint)
2 tsp. borax
1 qt. warm water
Spray on oven and wait 20 minutes, then clean. For tough stains, scrub with very fine steel wool and baking soda.

 

 

 

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