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Hand Sanitizer (WHO Formula) To make 1 1/3 cups of hand sanitizer, mix up the following in a 2 cup glass measure:1 cup plus 4 teaspoons 91% isopropyl alcohol…1 Tablespoon hydrogen peroxide…And 1 teaspoon glycerin. Glycerin is a moisturizer. Add enough water to bring the total liquid to 1 1/3 cups, and then mix thoroughly.

Hand Sanitizer (WHO Formula) – Kevin Lee Jacobs

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This is the World Health Organization-recommended formula for hand sanitizer. The recipe has been scaled down for home use.

How to clean a glass stove top Step one: The best way to clean a glass stove top is with a product in your pantry. Vinegar is a natural cleaning solution that saves you both time and money. Fill a spray bottle with white vinegar and spray the surface of your glass top and then use a damp cloth to wipe away any debris. Vinegar also acts as a degreaser. Step two: Sprinkle baking soda over the entire surface. Baking soda packs a one-two punch for cleaning as it breaks substances down but the…

How to Clean a Glass Stove Top

How to clean a glass stove top Step one: The best way to clean a glass stove top is with a product in your pantry. Vinegar is a natural cleaning solution that saves you both time and money. Fill a spray bottle with white vinegar and spray the surface of your glass top and then use a damp cloth to wipe away any debris. Vinegar also acts as a degreaser. Step two: Sprinkle baking soda over the entire surface. Baking soda packs a one-two punch for cleaning as it breaks substances down but the…

Clean your windows faster and easier with this simple trick. Easy cleaning solution to make window cleaning a breeze. #cleanwindows #housecleaningtips #flowerpatchfarmhouse #prowindowcleaning

How to clean Windows faster and easier!

Window Cleaning Tips from a Pro: Clean windows faster. As a retired house cleaner I have tried many methods of cleaning windows, this is the best!

Oven Cleaning Hacks You Need to Try Stat

The 10 Craziest Oven Cleaning Hacks That Really Work

It's time to ready yourself for spring-cleaning. Read on to see the top oven cleaning hacks to get your kitchen in tip-top shape.

Baking Soda + Vinegar = Magic Now that your baking soda paste has sat overnight, take a spray bottle of equal parts water and vinegar and fully saturate all surfaces of the oven. You'll see the chemical reaction between the baking soda and vinegar begin to bubble and break up baked on char. Spray extra vinegar over problem areas and let the spray soak in for about 15 minutes.

50 Cleaning Secrets to Make Your Home Shine

Use these tried-and-true tricks for getting all areas of your home squeaky clean.

DIY Nontoxic Reusable Cleaning Wipes | eHow

DIY Nontoxic Reusable Cleaning Wipes | eHow.com

It's really easy to make your own DIY nontoxic reusable cleaning wipes using just a few household ingredients!

Renew Wood with Mineral Spirits If the finish on your furniture or woodwork is dull and murky, it may need refinishing. But before you take on that project, take a tip from furniture restorers and clean it with mineral spirits. Mineral spirits—sometimes labeled "paint thinner"—is a gentle solvent that dissolves years of grime and residue from cleaners or polishes without harming wood finishes. Get it at a home center or paint store. Just soak a soft cloth and keep rubbing until the cloth

50 Cleaning Secrets to Make Your Home Shine

Use these tried-and-true tricks for getting all areas of your home squeaky clean.

Cleaning and conditioning leather boots and shoes is easy to do with a couple of household ingredients.

How to Clean Leather Boots and Shoes

Cleaning and conditioning leather boots and shoes is easy to do with a couple of household ingredients.

How to Clean a Burnt Pot Tutorial | Cleaning Ideas | Hunker

How to Clean a Burnt Pot? It's Easy If You Do THIS | Hunker

This tutorial will show you how to clean a burnt pot in minutes without using a ton of elbow grease.

10 Useful Hacks to Clean a Dirty Oven | eHow

10 Useful Hacks to Clean a Dirty Oven | eHow.com

Check out this list of 10 useful tips and tricks to keep your oven squeaky clean and in tip-top shape!

Cut Grease With a Hot Rag Grease and dirt build up on kitchen cabinets over time. To clean your cabinets, first heat a slightly damp sponge or cloth in the microwave for 20 to 30 seconds until it's hot. Put on a pair of rubber gloves, spray the cabinets with an all-purpose cleaner containing orange oil, then wipe off the cleaner with the hot sponge. For stubborn spots, let the cleaner sit for five minutes first. Wipe in the direction of the wood grain. Rinse and reheat the sponge as it…

50 Cleaning Secrets to Make Your Home Shine

Use these tried-and-true tricks for getting all areas of your home squeaky clean.

Nothing shut ups a squeaky wheel/hinge/knob like a squirt of WD-40, but it also has many other amazing household uses.

24 Surprising Uses for WD-40 | Hunker

Nothing shut ups a squeaky wheel/hinge/knob like a squirt of WD-40, but it also has many other amazing household uses.

Use vinegar and lemon to steam clean your oven and microwave. Fill a large, oven-safe pot with water. Place a half-cup of vinegar in it, then add a few squirts of lemon juice. Place it in the oven, then turn the oven to 230 degrees. Leave it there for 90 minutes, take it out, and let the oven cool. When the oven is cool, you’ll be able to wipe the grime off without any effort. The hot vinegar breaks down the grime, making it easier to remove, and you just have to wipe it down with a wet…

Home Improvement Tricks That Everyone Should Know, According to the Experts

Think you aren't a DIYer? Think again. These projects are easy—and can save you a ton of money. 🛠️

Bungee Cord Organizer Elastic cords can quickly become a tangled mess. Find the one you need at a glance with this handy rack made from 3- or 4-in. PVC pipe. Just drill 1/2-in.-diameter holes in the pipe to match the slightly stretched lengths of your cords. Keep it in your trunk or shop, out of the reach of children.

PVC Hacks

PVC plastic pipe is readily available, reasonably priced and ridiculously versatile. These ingenious hacks utilize this useful, DIY-friendly material.

Banish Bad Smells in Your Refrigerator 2 cups of baking soda1/3 cup of water1 teaspoon of essential oil (lemon or lavender are good choices)Silicone moldMedium-size bowl and spoon

Banish Bad Smells Inside Your Refrigerator With This Easy Solution | Hunker

Baking soda and essential oils combine to create these easy (and natural!) DIY fresheners. Say goodbye to bad fridge smells!

Best Glass Cleaner - Alvin Corn - Recipe and Uses | Apartment Therapy

Why I’ll Always Keep “Alvin Corn” in My Cleaning Kit

I love inexpensive, simple DIY household cleaners with one giant caveat: they have to work.