Freshen Carpets

Ingredients

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4 Cups/ 460g Baking Soda
30 drops of lemon essential oil
35 drops of lavender essential oil
25 drops 0f tea tree
or any combination of you choice
 

Pour the baking Soda into a mixing bowl, add essential oils, stir the mix well making sure no clumps are left.

Sprinkle powder from a glass jar/container before vacuuming, allow to sit for 15 to 20 minutes.

 

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Baking Soda secrets

When I was first advised to use Baking Soda I thought the old lady that gave me the tip was completely Bonkers. Little did I know that she is one of the most wisest lady I have ever met. We think these days Bleach is for everything but I personally don’t ever use it nor do my staff. Here are a few tips I was advised about to use Baking Soda.

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By adding baking soda to a load of laundry can help freshen and brighten clothing. Baking soda can go beyond that when used in your washing machine. Or try using baking soda to neutralize odorous spills. Baking soda can make a great fabric softener when added to the wash.  Baking soda is also a great tool to actually clean your washing machine.

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Baking soda does wonders on the inside of the microwave and you won’t have to worry about chemical residue. Baking soda is a great tool to use when cleaning a microwave because it tackles grease, odors, and stuck on particles of food. Baking soda can also remove oily and tomato based stains.

Drains

Have you seen the volcano science experiment for what happens when you pour vinegar onto baking soda? Beyond entertaining you, however, baking soda can make a huge difference in the smell and the efficiency of your drains. Try adding baking soda under hot running water to freshen the drain. Baking soda can even be used in combination with hot water to unclog a drain.

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If the most you’ve ever done with baking soda in your refrigerator was to open a box and leave it in there, you may be missing out on some of the best benefits of using baking soda in the fridge. Try sprinkling baking soda in the bottom of your crisper drawer. Baking soda can also be used to remove stains in a refrigerator.

Oven Cleaning Tips

Baking soda can tackle tough stains in your oven as well as stuck on grease and residual odors. Make sure your oven is completely cooled down before spreading a layer of baking soda in the bottom. Use a water bottle to spray the baking soda until it is damp but not saturated. Repeat every few hours and watch as the particles of food in your oven begin to dissolve.

Dishwasher Cleaning Tips

We spend a lot of money on dishwasher detergent in an attempt to get our dishes clean. Baking soda with a little Borax makes an inexpensive and highly effective homemade dishwashing detergent. What’s more, adding a little baking soda to the rinse cycle of your dishwasher can help freshen the machine and remove grime and dirt inside.

Trash 

Baking soda can help keep the trash smell from overpowering your home. It can be as simple as sprinkling baking soda in the bottom of the trash can, or directly into the trash sack. Baking soda also can be the perfect cleaner to scrub your trash can, helping to remove odors, freshen, and clean.

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Copper pans

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To clean copper pans sprinkle the surface of the pans with coarse salt. Rub salt into the stains with the cut half of a fresh lemon. To clean copper bottom pans, sprinkle the bottom of the pan with salt, then take a cloth dampened with vinegar and scour away the stains.

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Top cleaning tips

Hello and welcome to our very first blog post. We thought we would start by giving you some useful cleaning tips to make your life just a little bit easier.

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On caffeine stains on cups or counters rub the stain using a baking powder paste.

Stubborn stains in a casserole dish

Put 3 tbls of salt into the dish and fill with boiling water. Leave it to stand until the water cools, then the dish can be washed as normal.

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Lunchbox containers

To remove any unpleasant smell, rinse the container out with baking soda and hot water.

If smells persists soak overnight in baking soda and water solution.

Microwave cleaning tips

Place a microwave-safe bowl with 2 cups of water and ½ cup of vinegar inside and microwave on full power for 3-4 minutes until boiling. Keep your microwave closed for a few minutes to allow the steam to loosen the grime, then open your microwave, carefully remove the bowl and wipe clean.

Deodorizing carpets

To remove pet odours from carpets sprinkle the carpet with baking soda before vacuuming. If possible leave to stand for 15minutes before vacuuming making sure pets are kept away.

We have a extensive list on how to clean things. If you have something and want an alternative solution then call us.

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