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Looking For Safer Ways to Clean Your Home?

March 13, 2012

Good news!  There are safer ways to clean your home without using harsh chemicals.  Believe it or not, most of the ingredients might aleady be in your kitchen cabinets.


Hydrogen Peroxide (3%) is a natural anti-bacterial, whitener and mold.

Castile Soap can be used as an all purpose cleaner for around the home.

Lemon Juice cuts grease, freshens and deodorizes.  It also fights household bacteria.

Borax is good for cleaning, disinfecting, and deodorizing.

Baking Soda is an effective replacement for harsh scouring powders.  It is mildly abrasive and naturally deodorizing.

Distilled White Vinegar is perfect for dissolving grease, dirt, soap, scum, and mineral deposits.  It also absorbs odors.


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