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Subject: Homemade Cleaners
Date Posted: 3/20/2012 9:11 AM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2005
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Need good website(s) to create my own homemade cleaners (i.e.) tub, hard-wood floors, kitchen floors, appliances, cabinets etc. Thanks!

Subject: this is a great site with tons of info
Date Posted: 3/22/2012 2:01 PM ET
Member Since: 4/21/2009
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http://thefrugalgirls.com/homemade-cleaners

they have much more on saving money, but I adore the homemade powdered laundry detergent and have tried a few others.

Dawn

 

Date Posted: 3/23/2012 10:22 AM ET
Member Since: 3/4/2011
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Check the tags at Natural Living:

http://naturalliving.livejournal.com/

...and there are a lot of tags!  There are years of posts and discussions on just about anything homemade, natural, eco-friendly, etc. including cleaners.

 



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Subject: Pinterest
Date Posted: 3/26/2012 5:40 AM ET
Member Since: 3/15/2006
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tons of images & ideas for everything

Date Posted: 4/13/2012 10:55 PM ET
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Vinegar can be used for many cleaning jobs, it is even an anti-viral, anti-bacterial.  This website is to the Vinegar Institute where you'll find lots of tips for cleaning using it.  http://www.versatilevinegar.org/

Subject: Homemade detergent
Date Posted: 8/13/2012 3:16 PM ET
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I just made up a 10 pound batch of detergent that you add water to..so i have 20 # for just a few dollars. I saw the secipe for fabric softern and watn to make up some of that too. I am impressed so far. I know that the sudsing doesn't clean the clothes so the deterent not sudsing isn't a real problem.



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Date Posted: 8/14/2012 7:08 PM ET
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My sister makes the homemade detergent, the liquid recipe, and shares it with the whole family. I know how to make homemade fabreeze and I just learned to make homemade fabric softener. I too tend to use bleach, vineagar, baking soda and salt as my favorite cleansers. Salt makes a very nice scouring powder without the nasty smell or film left behind, it just disolves under your sponge as you scrub.

Subject: milk spills on rug
Date Posted: 1/3/2013 9:45 AM ET
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