Archive for Household Tips – Page 2

5 Ways To Cleaner Home

isopropyl alcohol bottle

DIY Home Cleaners

Keeping a home clean is essential, but it can be costly with all the different commercial cleaners.  Here are a few you can make on your own, work as well as commercial at 1/3 the price.  The extra bonus is they are chemical-free.

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The Easiest Ways to Like Doing Laundry

Natural Laundry Supplies

jars of Borax and washing soda

I have allergies, but also don’t like the many chemicals found in laundry detergents, fabric softeners and dryer sheets.  Some studies have shown these to contain carcinogens.   I just don’t want to take the chance.

Doing the laundry is never fun, but you can feel good about it with these simple recipes.  You save money, it only takes a few minutes to make, and your family may never have an adverse allergy to their clothes!

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Best Ways to Fix Household Problems

Home Solutions

stuck zipper

Ever get irritated by a squeaky door, stuck zipper or scuff marks on your floor?  Want a natural way to do things and have time to relax?  Me too!  I have come up with a list of things you can fix, clean or improve without buying anything commercial.

I love to find ways to use natural items I have at home to fix or repair something.  I like things that are quick, easy and inexpensive, but most of all – natural!

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Is Your Dryer Killing You?

Dryer Sheets Have Carcinogens

puppy in clothes basket

I have read that dryer sheets can be cancerous.  It may be true, it may not, but personally I don’t want to take that chance.  After all, it is just a cloth with many chemicals and a fragrance.

Dryer sheets are also expensive, so I always opt for making something myself.  This one is fast and easy and cheap!

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13 Unconventional Uses for Baking Soda

Why DIY Beats Commercial Every Time!

baking soda on spoon

When I get in a mood for baking, I always make sure I have baking soda on hand.  Then the box sits on the shelf.  Well, no more!  There are so many uses for baking soda, they are too numerous to list.

I have found, however, a list of 13 that I use on a regular basis.  They are quick, easy and so inexpensive to the chemical-laden commercial options.

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How to Create Jewelry Cleaner in Minutes

DIY Natural Jewelry Cleaner

Women's jewelry
I have been using this DIY cleaner for the last several years and love it. So far it has worked on all types of jewelry. It is natural and therefore I don’t have to worry about it wreaking havoc on even some of my less expensive pieces.

I have spent more than I want to comment on for jewelry cleaners. As I make a lot of my own jewelry, I have a lot of it. To keep it clean and sanitized takes only a bit of time, but a lot of money for commercial cleaners.

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