5 Cheap, Natural, Effective Cleaners for Your Home!

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I used to have 20 cleaning products scattered around my home. All of them contained hazardous chemicals.
Now I have a handful of products. All of them homemade and all of them safe. They're cheap too!
You'll be surprised how easy it is to get rid of expensive, toxic chemicals and how effective the safe replacements are!
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Let's start with white vinegar. You can buy 2-gallon boxes at Costco or gallon jugs at Target and Walmart. White vinegar wins the award for best all-around cleaner in my book. We use white vinegar for our semi-annual Window Games competition.
Then there's the baking soda. I buy 50 pounds from Azure Standard (a bulk food supplier that travels across the country to deliver high quality products,) and use it to make a soft scrub that works wonders in the bathtub. I also make my handy dandy automatic dishwasher tablets.
I keep hydrogen peroxide on hand as a bleaching agent in my washing machine. The pumice stick performs miracles on toilet bowls and water stains. Salt is great for drains and cast iron pans. The possibilities are endless!
Andrea Fabry
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  • Sara Sara on Jun 23, 2014
    I've been using baking soda as a hair & body wash then vinegar as a cream rinse. My hair is very curly and gets tangled easily but the vinegar is a great de-tangler. Baking soda has also helped with the BO challenges under my arms, I make a little bit of a paste with water before the shower and then use it as I would use soap and it works wonderfully!

  • Marion Nesbitt Marion Nesbitt on Jun 24, 2014
    Use baking soda and vinegar to clean the kitchen drain. Used to use vinegar to clean windows but now have a Magic Cloth which is amazing. Know there are a lot of things you can clean using these products.

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