Baking soda has scrubbing power but won't scratch surfaces. Mix a paste of 3 parts warm water to 1 part baking soda to scrub kitchen stains or clean the oven. Make a bathroom cleanser by mixing dishwashing liquid with baking soda until you have a thick
9 Timesaving Tips From Professional House Cleaners
Household cleaners are necessary tools in the battle against grime, but germophobia doesn’t come cheap. Purchasing even rudimentary cleaning supplies rapidly becomes costly over time. According to a survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Many modern cleaning products don't just remove dirt -- they leave harsh chemicals behind. Take an old-fashioned approach to cleaning, using gentle soaps and simple products you can find in your kitchen, such as baking soda or white vinegar.
so this brush thing actually works for human hair, not just pet hair! i have a lot of hair so it ends up on the carpet so i used stain remover (didnt have fabric softener) and found a brush and it gets up all the hair better than a dryer sheet!
37 Hacks To Make Dish Washing Easier - The first section of this is a great how-to for the kids. (The dishwasher thing is good, too, for the same purpose, although we do a couple things differently for specific reasons.
NO MORE PLUNGER! Unclog toilet with dish soap - pour in about cup of liquid dish soap and let it sit for a while. Apparently, liquid soap reduces friction and allows the contents of the bowl to slide on through. From The Family Handyman
DIY Foaming Hand Soap ■Clean out your empty foaming soap dispenser ■Add 1 inch of Baby Wash to the dispenser ■Fill the bottle the rest of the way up with water ■Gently turn side to side to mix together (no shaking… that makes it too bubbly)