Your pantry has all the ingredients you’ll need to make homemade cleaners that work just as well as your favourite store-bought brands.
In a large pail, pour:
2 gallons of hot water
2 cups aluminum sulfate (available at stores and pharmacies)
1 cup white vinegar
¾ cup cinnamon tea
Dip sponge mop into the solution, squeeze out excess, mop one section of carpet at a time.
Rinse the mop in fresh water after each cleaning as you work your way around the carpet.
Toilet Bowl Scrubber
To remove stains from porcelain toilets, mix:
2-3 parts borax
1 part lemon juice
Stir gradually until it’s a pasty consistency. Apply to stained toilet bowl and rim. Let stand for 1½-2 hours. Scrub off with toilet brush.