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  • 1/2 cup of white vinegar
  • 1 tsp olive oil


FurniturePolish #1

Mix together inspray bottle:

  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 pint mineral oil

Shake well,spray, run in, and wipe clean.

FurniturePolish #2

Mix together:

  • 4 T olive oil
  • 2 T lemon juice

Rub this mixtureinto wood, let stand for several hours , and polish with a soft, dry cloth.

Rug and Upholstery Cleaner

Sprinkle cornmeal, baking soda or cornstarch on dry rugs and vacuum. Use club soda orsoap-based rug shampoo.

Carpet Cleaning Foam

Mix together:

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil-based liquid soap
  • 3 T (or more) water

Whip ingredientsin bowl with egg beater. Rub foam into problem areas of the rug. Rinse well withwater.


Mix together:

  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 gallon warm water

Use for mopping.

Remove Water Marks from Wood

Rub toothpaste onwood furniture or floors to remove water marks. Try on hidden area first.

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Note: Before using these green cleansers,try them in an unobtrusive place to make certain they do no damage.

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