Incorporating the Simple Living Review, the Preparedness & Self-Reliance Review, as well as the Outdoor & Survival Review
Easy to make cleaners
ALL PURPOSE LIQUID CLEANER
1/2 cup white vinegar,
1 cup ammonia
1/4 cup baking soda,
1 gallon warm water
This can also be used in a spray bottle
WINDOW, GLASS & MIRROR CLEANER
In a spray bottle,mix:
1 cup Isoprpyl (rubbing alcohol),
2 tablespoons liquid dish detergent,
2 cups water
A SECOND WINDOW CLEANER
Use equal parts water and white vinegar in a spray bottle. Crumpled newspaper can used to dry windows
FLOOR CLEANER FOR VINYL
1 gallon water,1 cup white vinegar. No need to rinse.
HEAVY DUTY FLOOR CLEANER
1 gallon water, 3/4 cup ammonia. Use on heavily soiled floors – NOT on wood.
EFFECTIVE CLEANER – ANY HARD SURFACE
2 cups water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon liquid dish soap
tablespoon baking soda
1 teaspoon borax
Store in spray bottle, shake before use.
In a spray bottle, combine: 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/2 cup Wisk, 1/2 cup of water. Spray on spots, wash as usual.
ANOTHER LAUNDRY PRETREATMENT
Wet stain and rub with a bar of Fels Naphtha soap.
Mix in a spray bottle: 1 cup salt, 2 cups of water, 1/4 cup liquid laundry detergent. Spray stain and wash as usual.
Pour 1/2 cup Dawn dish washing liquid into a spray bottle or other bottle. Fill the bottle with white vinegar. Spray on the tub, scrub & rinse.
TOILET BOWL CLEANER
Sprinkle baking soda in bowl and drizzle with vinegar. Scour with a brush. Cleans and deodorizes.
1 teaspoon each-liquid dish soap, lemon juice, vinegar, borax, 1 quart warm water. Apply liberally to inside of oven. Let set for at least 30 minute then scrub.
Contributed by Owen Newman. Taken from the latest issue of "Plain Interests", a monthly paper put out for the Amish and other old order people.