Super scrimpers!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by newfoundland, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. newfoundland

    newfoundland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a tip for the super scrimpers amongst us. Throw away, or more sensibly use up, all your house cleaning products. The only cleaning agents you need are as follows:

    White vinegar, Bi-carbonate of soda, Lemons!

    Dilute the white vinegar in one part to two with water, add the juice of half a lemon. You can use this cleaning agent for any and all surfaces, kitchen, bathroom, paintwork, glass, floors etc.

    Make a paste with Bi-carb and water and use it for cleaning ovens, cookers, limescale, sinks baths, showers etc.

    Sprinkle Bi-carb on the carpet and allow to 'soak in', at least 15 minutes, then vacuum for a clean fresh smelling carpet.

    A group of students, sharing a house, who generally spent up to £30 a month on cleaning products, reduced this to £3 and felt they did a better job!
     
  2. rrrmamma

    rrrmamma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My grandmother used similar solutions, but added rubbing alchohol to the vinegar mixure for glass cleaner. It evaporates and helps prevent streaks.
     
  3. NYboy

    NYboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My grandmom used old newspapers to clean windows.
     
  4. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    I make our laundry soap, now. Before I started that I had to use up an 8 year supply of laundry detergent I had got for free with coupons!

    That gives me more $$ to spend on chicken feed [​IMG]
     

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