Pinterest Ideas

During all of this cleaning to get ready for the house to go on the market, I looked up all sorts of cleaning ideas on Pinterest. Here are some of my favorites…

Kitchen Gunk Remover by One Good Thing by Jillee
1 part vegetable oil and 2 parts baking soda. Scrub with a toothbrush.
I was a little skeptical about this at first–vegetable oil to clean up gunk??? But seriously, that paste cleaned up some of the nastiest stuff, especially over my stove.
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Heavy Duty Floor Cleaner by Food.com
¼ cup white vinegar, 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap, ¼ cup baking soda, 2 gallons very warm tap water
Best. Floor. Cleaner. Ever. Need I say more?
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Hard Water Remover by DIY Confessions
1/2 spray bottle vinegar, 1/4 lemon juice, rest of spray bottle with soap of your choice
This still took some scrubbing, but it did a great job taking off the soap scum and hard water buildup on my shower hardware. I’ve used it to maintain this shininess and it’s been great!
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Front Loading Washer Cleaner by Eco Karen
In the barrel:  1 cup vinegar and 1 cup baking soda. In detergent dispenser:  1/2 cup vinegar and 1/2 cup baking soda
I try to run this through about once a month and then wipe down the residue that’s left.
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Dishwasher Cleaner
Empty dishwater–Fill the soap dispenser with a KoolAid Lemonade packet. Run on a regular cycle. Wipe up any residue that’s still left.
I’ve done this one for awhile and it works great… though clearly I should do it more often!

Hope that some of these tips will help get your house sparkling!

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