Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle – The vinegar will help wash away loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and removes musty odor.
How to get dirty whites clean again. HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, cup borax. Rewash w/softener - result is the whitest. Omit bleach for colors (works well on baby stains)
Mom's Super Laundry Sauce-Here is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first time around and smells clean . Also try the Lavender Super Sauce & Softener.
No grate homemade laundry soap. 3 tablespoons borax, 3 tablespoons washing soda, 2 tablespoons Dawn Dish Soap- 4 cups boiling water-- mix till all dissolved, let liquid cool, fill the one gallon jug with cold water.
Great for the work shop Attach a furnace filter with hook-and-loop tabs to the air intake side of a box fan. Fine dust particles from sanding and sawing will be drawn into the filter by the vacuum created by the fan. Also cool for a chicken coop
frugally green: How to Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent 2 cups of Borax 2 cups of Baking Soda 4 small packets of sugar freelemonade Kool-Aid (you can also use 4 tablespoons of citric acid--if you can find it) White Vinegar
This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift stubborn stains.Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.