Tips and recipes for non-toxic, green cleaning
Natural, Green Cleaners
Looking for natural products or homemade cleaning recipes that work well on concrete patio surfaces? TDS Reader Contributors share their tips and tricks on how to get rid of stubborn mold without using harmful chemicals.Using Lemons for Health and Cleaning
We've all had a grandma who taught us, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Well, lemons do a lot more than just make lemonade, and our grandmothers knew it. Along the way, we have forgotten many of the beneficial things lemons can do. Take a look at all the ways that our grandmothers used lemons in their homes.How to Clear a Clogged Drain Naturally
These steps will clear most clogs caused by common problems like grease, soap, food, and hair. Just a little time, elbow grease, and non-toxic chemicals should get the job done.
Removing Home Odors Naturally
It can be tempting to go out and get the most powerfully abrasive (and expensive) chemical cleaner you can find to deal with the unwelcome scent, but in truth, a wide variety of smells can be dealt with easily, cheaply and naturally.Homemade Cleaner for Jetted Tubs, Shower Heads & Sprayers
The next time you want a nice soothing bath in your jetted tub or a refreshing shower, make sure it is sparkling clean by using this natural homemade cleaner.Natural Homemade Toilet Cleaner
It's time to tackle cleaning the toilet again. Instead of reaching for the chemical-laden commercial can of foaming stuff that leaves a funny aftertaste in the back of your throat, why not try a natural, homemade toilet cleaner?The Many Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda is a very inexpensive cleaner and deodorizer for your home and beyond. It is also environmentally safe; in fact, it can be ingested in safe amounts. You can't get much healthier than that!Natural Homemade Laundry Soap
The popularity of making your own laundry soap has exploded. Every other blog on the web has "the best" recipe. Some want to try it to get away from the many chemicals in our cleaners. Others want a more natural product for sensitive skin or allergies. Still others want to save money. Here are a few recipes to try.Natural Cleaners
Try these recipes for natural all-purpose and floor cleaners that are safe for pets.Natural Home Cleaning Products
Many expensive cleaning products can emit harmful chemicals into our home, compromise indoor air quality, and pose potential health risks. Trying some natural alternatives to expensive, toxic commercial cleaning products can prove to be both budget and environmentally friendly. You can purchase most of the ingredients in any grocery store.Ways to Use Old Spices
Many herbs and spices lose their potency in about a year. When replacing them for fresher cooking condiments, save the old ones for these simple and healthful uses.Allergic Reaction to Cleaners
Keep your house clean, fresh and allergy free with these simple cleaners that will also save you plenty of pennies.
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