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This Is the Only Household Cleaning Product You Need. Here's How to Make It.

by Holly Wade

DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

As a baker, crafter and all-around mess-maker, having a multitude of cleaners on hand at all times is a must. After a while, my cabinets became packed with various cleaners that I just didn't need, so I sought out a way to narrow them down, and better yet, I did it by making my own all-purpose cleaner using items around the house that will clean just about anything. 

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Alternative Uses for Vinegar: Free Cheat Sheet Download

by Bruno Bornsztein

Alternative Uses for Vinegar

This month we're focusing on cleaning and organization, and we're giving away a series of helpful cheat sheet PDFs from the Curbly library. So far, we've shared a kitchen cleaning cheat sheet, a bathroom cleaning cheat sheet, and a general house cleaning cheat sheet. Today we have one on "Alternative Uses for Vinegar". Read on to find out how to download it!

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The Top 3 Money-Saving Cleaning Must-Haves!

by Capree K

The Top 3 Money-Saving Cleaning Must-Haves!

There are a million different cleaning products on the market all vying for a spot in your supply closet, not to mention a chunk of your budget.  But before you bring home the next new wonder spray, consider these three money-saving cleaning must-haves: they're widely available, kid and pet friendly, and cheap, cheap, cheap!  

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How to Unclog a Showerhead

by Chris Gardner

You know your shower isn't functioning properly when it spurts and sputters, or your forced to rinse yourself with a minimal trickle.

The traditional technique is to unscrew the showerhead, and soak in CLR for a few minutes, then scrub away any buildup with a toothbrush, as suggested in this tip from Real Simple.

How to Unclog a Showerhead

But, to avoid the drama of removing your showerhead, simply fill a plastic sandwich bag with white vinegar, and tape it...

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A Healthier, Greener Way to Get Rid of Mold.

by Chris Gardner

Traditional methods of removing mold in your home calls for spraying the affected area with water mixed with harsh chemicals, such as ammonia or chlorine bleach. Unfortunately, chlorine bleach contains sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), which, when mixed with water forms hypochlorous acid (HOCl).

A Healthier, Greener Way to Get Rid of Mold.
    Hypochlorous acid is a terrible irritant to human skin and tissues, and its fumes are harmful to eyes and lungs. Worse, when mixed with cleansers with...

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1001 Uses for White Distilled Vinegar

by DIY Maven

1001 Uses for White Distilled Vinegar

When my pal Jasimar posted the question about non-toxic cleaning products, my first thought was vinegar. I’ve used it to freshen my drains and clean my wood floors and windows for years. My second thought was POST TOPIC! How many other vinegar hints could I find if I employed almighty Google? How about 1001 on one website alone? Vinegartips.com is devoted to distilled white vinegar and even includes fun vinegar facts. Of course I can’t promise...

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