Monday, February 4, 2008

Spring Cleaning

Yes that time of year is coming up fast. Time to throw open the windows and get rid of that stale winter air in the house. It's also a great time while you have those windows open to get rid of the dust, mold, mildew, and other assorted nastys that build up. You know where in those spots where you just don't look. Behind the TV, Under the couch, those window ledges and to help you get started here is a few Friendly Recipies to get your house clean and shining. There will be more to come so check back.

All-Purpose Cleaner
  1. 1/2 cup Vinegar
  2. 1 Cup clear ammonia
  3. 1/4 cup baking soda
  4. 1 gallon warm water

Mix together the ingredients; pour some into a spray bottle. Use this like Fantastic or 409.

Heavy-Duty Cleaner

  1. 1 Cup Baking Soda
  2. 1 gallon very warm water
  3. 1 cup vinegar
  4. 1 cup clear ammonia
  5. 1 Tbls Hand-dishwashing soap

Dissolve the baking soda into the very warm water in a bucket. Add the vinegar, ammonia and liquid soap. Mix the ingredients well. Wear rubber gloves and clean in a well-ventilated area. Rinse with clean water.

Toilet Cleaner

  1. 1/4 cup Baking Soda
  2. 1/4 Cup liquid detergent
  3. 1/4 cup warm water

Mix together the ingredients. Use a toilet brush to apply the cleaner inside the bowl.

Glass Cleaner

  1. 2 Cups water
  2. 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol
  3. 1 Tbls ammonia

Mix the water, alcohol and ammonia together. Pour the misture into an empyt spray bottle or if cleaning outside put in a bucket and clean windows with car squeegie that has a sponge on one side.

Laundry Stain Remover

  1. 1/2 cup ammonia
  2. 1/2 cup white vinegar
  3. 1/4 cup baking soda
  4. 2 TBLS liquid soap
  5. 2 Quarts Water

Mix all ingredients together and pour into a spray bottle. Shake well then spray the solution on the stains. Let it soak for a few minutes before washing as usual. Shake before each use.

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