If you’re like me, cleaning isn’t one of my favorite chores so I look for shortcuts and toxin free solutions. Knowing a few easy tricks makes tidying up before guests arrive or daily upkeep a whole lot simpler. Here are some household cleaning tips to save you time and money!
Tackle a stinky garbage disposal with this easy fix. You can drop in a slice of lemon, then with water running, turn on the disposal for 5 seconds to grind up the fruit. If you’re out of lemon try using two drops of lemon essential oil or a few squirts of Purifying Tea Tree Aromatherapy Mist which work just as well!
Clean the blender without putting it in the dishwasher. If you’re making smoothies on a regular basis, you’ll notice how dirty your blender can get if you don’t do a thorough job of washing each time. After each use, fill the blender with warm water and two pumps of Foaming Liquid Soap. Put the lid on and turn it to the blend setting for a few seconds. Rinse it out with warm water, air dry and you’re all set!
Mop up messes and refresh at the same time. Add 3 drops of Geranium or Pure Air Essential Oil to a small bucket of warm water to do a quick refresh in the kitchen or patio. Both of those oils will completely eliminate pet smells, food spills and odors.
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