DIY Varnished Wood Cleaner

  Cleaning varnished wood surfaces with soap will cause them to look old and worn before their time, and using commercial wood cleaners and polishes can work well, but most contain harsh chemicals that are toxic. This is especially concerning if you’re cleaning a table where little ones eat or play. Instead, whip up this simple varnished wood cleaner by combining Green …

 

 

Cleaning Green

Our guest blogger this week is Jenny Mc Gee who has shared her article on cleaning green, this is a good reminder of easy ways we can all clean green at home.  If there’s any reason to not use cleaning products which contain toxic chemicals then recent results from a study by Dr. Cecile Svanes of the University of Bergen …

 

 

Green Disinfectants

Have you often wondered what you could use as an alternative to Dettol as a disinfectant. There are times when you really need some germ-killing power but the truth is many of the commercially available disinfectants are so strong they really belong in hospitals, not your homes. Many of them contain ammonium compounds such as benzalkonium chloride, pine oil, alcohol, …

 

 

Refresh Your Towels

Refresh Your Towels Have your towels stopped absorbing moisture? Bring them back to life by washing in hot water with a quarter cup of Wendyl’s Premium White Vinegar for a small load, or half a cup for a large load. Going forward don’t use commercial fabric softener from the supermarket as this coats the towels over time causing them to …

 

 

Are Your Glasses Cloudy?

Did you know that you can give drinking glasses and wine glasses the treat of a lifetime by washing them in the dishwasher without detergent? Pour two cups of Wendyl’s Premium White Vinegar into the bottom of the dishwasher then turn it on. You will be rewarded with clean, streak-free glasses.  If you still have a problem use some Rose …

 

 

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 …

 

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Try This .. Clean Dishwasher With White Vinegar

Are your dishes coming out of the dishwasher looking a bit murky? Are your glasses cloudy and your cutlery dull? Then your dishwasher is probably due for a clean. Instead of using those little plastic containers filled with terrible smelling liquid available at the supermarket, you can clean your dishwasher naturally with double strength white vinegar, the type you find at …

 

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DIY Natural Fabric Softener

I love this super simple but effective softener that you can add directly to the final rinse, or you can put it into your machine’s fabric softener dispenser but a little of the baking soda may get left behind depending on what sort of dispenser you have. It will make your clothes soft to touch, helps remove any harmful toxins …