1 TBS vinegar
1 TBS household ammonia
Mix with one quart water.
Sprinkle cornstarch on the carpet and let sit for 10 minutes.
for Cat & Dog Messes:
Clean up mess. Sprinkle baking soda on the area and then spray
with vinegar. Let sit for about an hour. Wipe up with a mild
soap and water solution.
Sprinkle fresh spills inside the oven with salt. The salt will
absorb the spills and can be brushed away once the oven has
Do this only if your kitchen is well ventilated. Preheat the
oven to 200F and then turn it off. Pour 2 cups of straight ammonia
into a non-aluminum pan and place on the middle rack. Shut the
oven door and let sit overnight. By morning the grease will
be easy to wipe up.
Spray and wipe clean with equal parts of vinegar and water.
Clean the Dishwasher:
Once a month, pour a cup of vinegar into the dishwasher and
run it through the whole cycle. This will clean, disinfect and
reduce the soap build up.
Simmer a handful of the leaves and stems of rosemary, juniper,
lavendar or sage in 2 cups of boiled water. Strain and use to
clean kitchens and bathrooms. Adding a little dishwashing detergent
helps to cut the grease. Recipe can be doubled.
Once a month, wipe down entire kitchen and the inside of the
refrigerator with 2 TBS chlorine bleach in one gallon of water.
This will kill off all the harmful germs.
Add a splash of vinegar to your dishwater to cut the grease.
Grind a couple of ice cubes made from vinegar in the garbage
disposal and then run cold water for about a minute.
Rid of Sink Odor:
Pour a 1/2 cup of vinegar down the kitchen sink. Flush with
cold water a half hour later.
Simmer 2 tsp. cinnamon in 2 cups of water.