How To Clean Your Granite Bench Top

  Granite countertops showcase some of the most beautiful stone that nature creates. If you want to keep that gorgeous granite looking great, you’ll need to clean it every now and then. However, what you use on your granite can make a huge difference to how long it keeps its lustre. Despite what you might think, you can’t just use …

 

 

DIY Bathroom Spray Cleaner

There are particular blends of essential oils that are very effective in killing off bacteria. This germ busting trio have been shown to fight bacterial infections like candida and E.coli and to combat staph infections.  Bathrooms can harbor potentially dangerous strains of bacteria that are difficult to kill – even if you do use toxic chemicals – as over time …

 

 

Two Ingredient Shower Cleaners

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is how to get soap scum off shower doors. Wendyl’s Premium Double Strength White Vinegar is your friend here, along with — depending on how scummy your shower door is — a good non-scratch cleaning cloth. Both of these recipes are very quick to make and only have two ingredients in …

 

 

DIY Deck And Path Cleaner

deck clean It’s the time of year when it’s very easy to slip over on our decks and driveways. Ours have started go have a slimy film that makes it quite dangerous, especially when in a hurry. I took a slide on the deck in front of one of the sheds and immediately thought of a previous post that explained …

 

 

DIY Super Stain & Spot Remover

Have you heard of Javelle Water? It’s origins stem from Javel, a former French village which is now part of Paris, this is where it was first made. However the original version uses sodium hypochorite, a solution of active chlorine, otherwise known as bleach. Whilst bleach may get your clothes looking white, it’s pretty terrible when it comes to your …

 

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DIY Tea Tree Dishwasher Liquid

Every now and then I find our dishwasher isn’t working quite as well as it should. I only use our Lemon Dish Powder as I don’t want to put all the toxins that are in regular commercial dishwasher onto my families plates, glasses and cutlery, nor do I like all those terrible smelling chemicals wafting around the kitchen and then going down …

 

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Bergamot & Lavender Air Freshener

If you can’t find the ingredients on that can of air freshener or gel deodoriser, why would you use it? This recipe uses essential oils that not only perfume your home but also carry mood-enhancing benefits and can treat symptoms of fatigue, stress. and depression. It’s a great alternative way to keep your kitchen and bathroom smelling good and let …

 

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Quick Baked Nectarines

Thanks to Theresa Grainger for the pic and for suggesting this recipe. This is a quick, easy, sugar-free, absolutely delicious recipe for quick baked nectarines that a friend of mine recommended and I love it! There are many different stone fruits available at local markets and greengrocers at the moment, and it’s so good to have different ways to eat them. This recipe …

 

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DIY Shower Cleaner

It’s not one of the best jobs; cleaning the shower, better than cleaning the toilet but still not exactly fun, especially when using shower cleaner from the supermarket, the horrible fumes linger for ages, yuk! At home we’ve tried several different solutions to get a superior clean and sparkly finish, one of the best solutions is a good scrub with Wendyl’s …

 

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DIY Rose Cleaning Paste Recipe

  I have become painfully aware of the toxicity of regular cleaning products, especially ones that are used in the bathtub. I love a good relaxing bath with calming bath salts and essential oils, and the last thing I want to think about is the harsh chemical residue coming off of the tub and soaking into my skin. Cleaning bathtubs and …