Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Borax and Vinegar Cleaning Solution
Most of the time you can not combine two cleaning products together. But in this case you can. And the combination is vinegar and borax. Mixing these two ingredients, you can clean a variety of things in your home or office. It is also a great way to clean green.
If you would like to make this great cleaner, all you need is a box of borax, and pour one cup into a bucket. Next is one quarter of a cup of distilled vinegar, and mix into your bucket blending the mixture. You will mix until you create a paste. This mixture is great for cleaning the toilet and tub.
Another mixture of this cleaning product is one half cup of distilled vinegar and two teaspoons of borax powder added to half a gallon of water in a bucket. Making this mixture gives you a replacement for your all purpose cleaner. It will clean all surfaces and also clean mirrors. It will also shine and polish your chrome fixtures. You can store the mixture the same as your all purpose cleaner, in a spray bottle.
For stains, making a mixture of vinegar and borax with salt works great. Add one quarter cup of each ingredient until a paste if formed. For stains in the carpet, rub the paste on and let it sit until it drys. Then all you need to do is vacuum it up.
It doesn't stop here, vinegar and borax works in your laundry room also. Just add half a cup of vinegar to the rinse for softening your fabrics. Vinegar in the wash cycle will get rid of clothes with strong odors and mildew and smoke as well. Adding the borax is a great laundry aide to. Just add half a cup to boost your regular detergent. Borax makes a great laundry disinfecting ingredient to. It will remove tough stains, and make your clothes smell very fresh.