Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance
Before you start cleaning your home, make sure that you have all the supplies and tools ready to go. You need to be prepared and have your supplies in place.
Writing this post, I came across an apron I love. It saves me a lot of time, and I am catching myself wearing it daily for my everyday chores. It’s such a handy and practical item. You should try it; you too will love.
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Apron: I have ordered this apron from Amazon and I love, love it. It turns out saving me a lot of time. No need to run back to the kitchen seeking for yet another cleaner or cloth. The apron even has a loop on each side for your spray bottles. It comes with seven pockets, and special clips to attach more items you might need.
Scrub Brush: Another favorite of mine. The 4.6 rating and the 1969 reviews are self-explanatory.
Grout Brush: My handy gadget for my tiles. Scrub the grout, rinse and seal with a grout sealer.
Toothbrush: For those tiny areas which we often forget or don’t clean.
O’Cedar Spin Mop: Most mops do not wear out through use, but through abuse. Here are a few pointers
Microfiber E-Mop: Chemical-free mopping with this mop
Step 1. Fill a mop bucket with water and a diluted neutral floor cleaner according to directions, water temperature should be between 120º F – 140º F degrees.
Step 2. Immerse the mop head for 5 seconds & agitate, ensuring the solution is absorbed in all mop fibers.
Step 3. Wring-out, rinse and repeat the process up to 5 times if necessary.
Step 4. Dispose of cleaning solution and prepare a fresh solution for the appropriate cleaning tasks.
What is Borax?
” The Jack of all Trades” in a box.
Borax is made out of boron, a natural mineral. It is also is known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate. Around for years, it was initially discovered in Tibet in dry lake beds. In the Philippines islands, it was used to extract gold. Starting in the 19th-century Borax was commonly used as a laundry booster and other cleaning purposes, and disinfectant. In house and garden, it will kill and/or detour pesty house guests inside and out, and it is less dangerous than some chemical compounds.
Known most commonly as Mule Team Borax, you can find this powder at most grocery stores, Wal-Mart and many online shops. It is relatively inexpensive, which makes it an excellent choice for many household jobs.
Is a mineral found in plants and soil? Many uses for this powerful cleaner.Laundry Booster, carpet cleaner, pest control, fertilizer, etc.
Mix 1 tablespoon of borax with 1 tablespoon of Marseille Soap Flakes, then add 2 cups of boiling water and whisk until blended. Let it sit until it cools, and then you’ll have homemade dish soap.
A “MUST” in every household for health and cleaning. For leaning the refrigerator, clogged drains, clean iron skillets, soak toothbrushes, clean hairbrushes, and combs, etc.
Stained teacups and coffee mugs: Fill with 1 part baking soda and 2 parts water and soak overnight; rub with a sponge and rinse.
Wear rubber gloves, can cause skin irritations. Natural wonder cleaner and stain remover. Clean and freshen garbage cans, tablecloths, shower curtains, and small appliance covers with a solution of ½ cup washing soda dissolved in a gallon of warm water. Wash surface and rinse.
An effective way to have a shiny and super clean sink. Pour some Surig Essig Essenz on a dry rag and polish. You will love the result. Essig Essenz is a well-known and well-loved item in German households. Besides being a delicious addition to many recipes, due to its high concentration, it is an excellent, natural, and green cleaner and disinfectant. Read the fantastic reviews on Amazon.
Everclear is a brand 90% proof of grain ethyl alcohol. It’s the hero of the jungle-juice drinkers (aka college students) I use it as a power disinfectant, bug killer, window cleaner, and air freshener
A “MUST” in every household. This eco-friendly soap cleans almost anything and everything in between.
Marseille Soap Flakes
Marseille soap is ideal for cleaning. Grated, shredded Savon de Marseille or blended, Savon de Marseille can be used in a variety of ways at home, such as a laundry detergent, a powerful stain remover for stubborn stains, or a natural and eco-friendly pest control solution. Plus, it lasts twice as long as ordinary soaps.
The acid in lemon juice removes dirt and rust stains. It’s especially useful when mixed with salt, which makes “an excellent scouring paste.
Hopefully, you found these tips to be inspirational and helpful. If you try to incorporate these suggestions, one or more (or all), into your lifestyle, you’ll instantly have a tidier home as a result. Then, you’ll be one of those people with an always clean home, and your family and friends will be wondering how your house stays so spotless!
I would love to hear from you how you are getting along with deep cleaning your home. Any comments or ideas would be much appreciated. I will publish your new ideas on August 6, 2019, giving you credit,
In the meantime, be well and save.