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How to Clean Your Toilets - Quick and Easy

With two boys in the house, I needed a quick and easy way to clean our toilets. I did some research on ways to remove hard water stains from toilets. I prefer to clean without harsh chemicals and not use bleach or any other chemicals that require masks to be worn. Here are some ways to easily clean your toilet without harsh chemicals.
1. Baking Soda and Vinegar for toilet cleaning - This is the cleaning method I prefer to use.
2. Borax and Vinegar - a very similar method to number 1, but use Borax instead of baking soda.

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Best Cleaning Hacks That Actually Work

Check out these 15 cleaning hacks! - 5 Ways to Clean Your Tub & Tile- An Insanely Easy Eco Oven Cleaner- The Easiest Way to Clean a Burnt Pot or Pan- The Easiest Rust Remover- Get Your Carpet Smelling Fresh With This Eco Carpet Freshener- The Fastest Way to Clean Glass Dishes- The Natural Cleaner Your Nasty Toilet Needs- Eco Wood Polish (Just 2 Ingredients!)- Homemade Grout, Tile and Tub Cleaner- How To Clean Your Old Cookie Sheet

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Get Rid of the Lime Scale Ring in the Toilet Bowl

With just a couple of simple ingredients and a little elbow grease, you can remove the unsightly black ring of lime scale that forms in your toilet bowl. This really works! All you need to do is pour some borax and vinegar into the water in the bowl. Let it sit for a while and then use your muscles and some sandpaper to remove it! No more ugly ring! Just a bright shiny toilet bowl! Use a foam sanding tool with a fine grit so you won't scratch the porcelain. What a difference!

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Six Ways to Use Tea Around Your House

Here are six different ways to use three different teas - black, green, and mint.You can use unused or used tea bags; however, in some of the tips, the tea must be dry. This is a great way to recycle your tea after you've enjoyed a spot of tea.

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How to Clean the Toilet Ledge

One of our contributors answers one of our reader's questions about how to clean the toilet ledge. You do have to remove the seat in order to get to the area that is perfect aim for a four year old boy but you will be very pleased with the result. And believe it or not it is easier than you think!

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Toilet Cleaning Bombs

Got a dirty toilet, but you’re too lazy to clean up the mess?No worries, I got you covered with this easy peasy toilet bomb.

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Toilets - Why Clean the Tank?

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- Have you looked inside your toilet tank lately?
Before you jump into high-gear scrubbing and scouring that toilet ring and crud under the rim, it may be a good idea to lift up that lid and look into the toilet tank. Many of us don’t tend to think about the tank because the toilet bowl takes all of our attention by being so visible.

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9 Ways to Clean Your Toughest Household Messes.

Struggling to keep your home clean? Here are 9 ways to better clean you home, and fast!

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How to Clean That Stubborn Toilet Bowl Ring for .25 Cents

Chemical free trick to clean that nasty toilet bowl ring.

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How To Clean Your Toilet From Top To Bottom

Many of you know I like a clean home and I'm always looking for more information on the best way to do it. I have always cleaned my toilet with vinegar but recently while doing research I found out there was a better germ killer and way to clean that I wanted to share. You can see more of my crazy creations here

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9 Genius Cleaning Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

These nine tips might make you hate cleaning a little less.

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9 Surprising Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Let’s play a word association game. When you hear “hydrogen peroxide,” what do you picture?
If it’s a first aid kit, you’re not alone. The vast majority of us keep hydrogen peroxide in the wings for scrape and bruise duty and kinda forget it exists 99% of the time. Tragedy! Hydrogen peroxide’s anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties make it one of the most valuable $2.00 purchases you can make at the drug store.

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DIY Toilet Cleaner Bombs

I love to create my own cleaning products. This combination of baking soda, washing soda and citric acid not only works great for toilet bowls, it works well for sinks and bathtubs!

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Alka-Seltzer Cleaning Hacks

I was recently challenged to clean with Alka-Seltzer. What I loved about this challenge is it taught me some tricks I didn't know as well as helped me speed clean some things, and save time and energy. You can see more of my crazy creations hereAlka Seltzer is made of baking soda, citric acid, and aspirin. These are great cleaners and deodorizers.

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DIY Natural Toilet Cleaner + 6 Bathroom Toilet Cleaning Tips

Make an all-natural toilet cleaner + 6 places you're NOT cleaning at your bathroom toilet! Time to step up spring cleaning!

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Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

This is the coolest trick to unclog a toilet. It's so much cleaner than using a plunger. I can’t promise it will work every time for you, but it worked every time I tried it. All you need is dish soap and hot water.

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There’s More Than One Way To Clean A Toilet

Taking out the trash. Folding the laundry. Scrubbing your soiled toilet. You dread these household chores. Am I right? But one of these tasks, if left unperformed, can translate to 40,000 germs per square inch, including e-coli, salmonella and staphylococci. That would be your toilet. It’s low on the totem pole of things you want to do in your home, but high on the list of importance. Fortunately, there’s more than one way to clean a dirty toilet.
The best way to tackle the bad chore blues is to keep it interesting! Here are ten tantalizing options for cleaning your toilet so you can sit pretty on your porcelain throne. Feel free to mix and match.

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Clean Your House With Coca-Cola Classic

Coca-Cola Classic tastes great with pizza and popcorn, but did you know that it can be used both inside and outside of the kitchen? The carbonic, citric, and phosphoric acids in the Coke make it a great cleaning product for certain tasks. It’s time to get fizzy with it!

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Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner - ECO FRIENDLY

In this video you can learn how to make homemade toilet bowl cleaner gel.
If your toilet bowl cleaner is empty do not throw away empty cartridge.
Simply follow these steps and use this ingredients and make your own, chemical free and environment friendly homemade toilet bowl cleaner.

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A Tip A Day: 7 Easy Cleaning Tasks Worth Trying!

Want to make every single day of your week just a little bit more productive? We can help you make that happen!
Just tackle one of these lightning-fast cleaning tasks each day of the week. Your to-do list will barely feel the extra weight—each one of these tricks only takes a minute or two—but you’ll see a big difference over time!

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BATHROOMS – Why Routinely Disinfect the Walls?

When trying to maintain clean, germ-free bathrooms we immediately think of disinfecting the toilet, the tub and the shower; and most of us have trouble keeping up with those. We do not normally think about routinely disinfecting the walls and ceilings in bathrooms- but, we really should.
Allow me to share a few reasons why I believe these extra efforts are warranted:
1. The walls behind and next to the Toilet are constantly subjected to Bacteria contamination from toilet splash and over-spray (see Fig. 1)

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Cleaning Your Toilet: One Way I Do It.

Just in case you are new to keeping house, I wanted the share one way I do the job. I say one way, because sometimes I use denture tablets, or bleach, or baking soda and vinegar, or just window cleaning spray. But today’s method is a thorough but pretty easy way.

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5 Easy and Natural Cleaning Recipes That You'll With You'd Seen Sooner

Not a fan of cleaners that contain chemicals? We've got you covered! Here are 5 easy cleans you can make at home.

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How To Clean Your Home With Vinegar

Vinegar has acidity in it which breaks through a lot of germs and grease. Most everyone already has this in your home already - now just start using it to clean! You can see more of my crazy creations here