Whenever I run out of a traditional cleaner or when I get the
feeling to go greener in my cleaning, I turn to Pinterest.
Recently, I encountered a problem of soap scum in my tub and so set
off to find something on Pinterest that could fix this problem for
me. I stumbled across this pin
and found the solution came from Martha Stewart!
It's pretty simple. Mix a few drops of liquid soap (I used
Dawn), some baking soda and add just enough water to make a paste.
Then, get a coarse brush and scrub! Without much effort, my tub was
gleaming white and ready to be used in no time. This was a pin that
was quick, easy and I already had everything I needed to make
Many of the ingredients you need for homemade cleaning supplies
can be found within your own home. For example, this drain
cleaner only requires vinegar and baking soda. Homemade glass
cleaner can be made with a bottle of dawn, vinegar and a spray
bottle. Many people recommend just using the empty Windex bottle
when you are finished with it. By using these non-harsh
ingredients, you are also eliminating the chemicals that you are
exposing your family to on a daily basis when you clean your
Need an abrasive (but not offensive) kitchen
scrub? Try this hydrogen & baking soda combination. There's
cleaner and something another pinned referred to as "miracle"
cleaner, but that looks just like the above referenced kitchen
scrub. Finally, if you are feeling particularly ambitious, you can
whip up a batch of homemade laundry
Have you ventured into green cleaning and used Pinterest to do
it? What are your favorite (and effective) combinations?
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