Recent Diy Cleaning Products Articles

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Care for Your Drain the Natural Way

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 04, 2013

Slow-draining plumbing fixtures are a pain in the showerhead. It always starts as a slow creep so you can try to trick yourself into think that nothing's wrong, but eventually, you...

We Tested It: Eco-Friendly Cleaning: Cream Of Tartar

Posted by Sayward Rebhal | Oct 24, 2013

I’d been hearing this buzz in my hippie circles about making all kinds of awesome eco-friendly home cleaning products using cream of tartar. Cream of tartar? Before I could commit...

Ingredients for DIY dishwasher detergent

12 Commercial Cleaning Products You Can Stop Buying Now

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | May 13, 2013

1. Dishwasher Detergent: You will never have to buy commercial dishwasher detergent if you make this recipe, shared on by The Seasoned Homemaker. Mix together 2 C. Borax,...

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Five Ways to Use Healthy Oils for Skincare

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | May 07, 2013

In the 1980’s and 1990’s, oil got a bad rap. Nobody wanted to eat fat anymore, and nobody wanted to let oil touch her face. Oil made you fat, and oil gave you pimples. Except…it...

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20 Ways to Clean with Baking Soda

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Apr 10, 2013

What's not to like about baking soda? It's cheap. It's available in every regular supermarket and in bulk at club stores. It's biodegradable and unscented. Baking soda is an effective...

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A Simple Trick to Remove Sticky Gunk from Jars

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 29, 2013

There are so many uses for jars. I actually buy food and beverages for the jars that they come packaged in. Like, I'll buy a glass bottle of apple juice instead of a plastic bottle...

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Tips for Better Green Cleaning

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 25, 2013

Green cleaning is so popular. Every blogger is posting their "totally ah-may-zinggg" homemade cleaner recipe that involves three magical ingredients, such as castile soap, vinegar and...

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10 Ways to Clean with Vinegar

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 20, 2013

If you haven't jumped on the cleaning-with-vinegar bandwagon, what are you waiting for? You can clean so many surfaces in your house with this edible, non-toxic ingredient. In addition...