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Suggested recipes for home-made cleaning products
Make Your Own Nontoxic Cleaning Kit 
 Most modern synthetic cleaning products are based on age-old formulas using natural ingredients that were passed down through the generations because the chemistry was right. Going back to the original naturally derived ingredients...
All-Purpose Spray Cleaner
1/2 teaspoon washing soda
 A dab of liquid soap
 2 cups hot tap water Combine the ingredients in a spray bottle and shake until the washing soda has dissolved. Apply and wipe off with a sponge or rag. ...
Furniture Polish 
 1/2 teaspoon oil, such as olive (or jojoba, a liquid wax)
 1/4 cup vinegar or fresh lemon juice
   Mix the ingredients in a glass jar. Dab a soft rag into the solution and wipe onto wood surfaces. Cover the glass jar and store indefinitely...
Mold Killers 
Tea Tree Treasure
 Nothing natural works for mold and mildew as well as this spray. I’ve used it successfully on a moldy ceiling from a leaking roof, on a musty bureau, a musty rug, and a moldy shower curtain. Tea tree oil is expensive,...
Oven Cleaner
1 cup or more baking soda
 A squirt or two of liquid detergent   Sprinkle water generously over the bottom of the oven, then cover the grime with enough baking soda that the surface is totally white. Sprinkle some more water over...
Vinegar Deodorizer
 Keep a clean spray bottle filled with straight 5 percent vinegar in your kitchen near your cutting board and in your bathroom and use them for cleaning. I often spray the vinegar on our cutting board before going to bed at night, and don’t...
Window Cleaner
 1/4-1/2 teaspoon liquid detergent
 3 tablespoons vinegar
 2 cups water
 Spray bottle   Put all the ingredients into a spray bottle, shake it up a bit, and use as you would a commercial brand. The soap in this recipe is important...
Creamy Soft Scrubber 
Simply pour about 1/2 cup of baking soda into a bowl, and add enough liquid detergent to make a texture like frosting. Scoop the mixture onto a sponge, and wash the surface. This is the perfect recipe for cleaning the bathtub because it rinses easily...
Natural Stain Removers 
  Acids Immediately sprinkle baking soda on the wet patch to neutralize acid.  Rinse with plenty of water.  Wash after neutralization.   Acids can be corrosive. Handle with care. Acid spills can lead to fabric tendering...