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#1 Old 03-25-2015, 05:02 AM
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Household Products.

Can anyone recommend the best inexpensive household products you use? UK

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#2 Old 03-25-2015, 06:54 AM
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Most commercially-sold natural surface-cleaners are a mixture of water, grain alcohol, and natural fragrance ingredients. This is pretty non-toxic, since you can drink grain alcohol (beer, whiskey) and pretty much get away with it. Alcohol is sometimes alternately listed as "corn-based cleaner", a sleeker way of saying "corn whiskey". Or, it may be listed as "ethanol", which is a shortened form of "ethyl alcohol" (grain alcohol).

You can make your own such cleaner by buying a bottle of cheap vodka, and adding it to water. It works well.
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#4 Old 03-25-2015, 11:27 AM
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I honestly didn't know that, David. Thanks!
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Lemon juice works very well for dissolving oil/grease and gunk.

I use white vinegar for mirrors, windows, even my car lol. My husband isn't too crazy about this but he'll still take that over doing any cleaning himself.
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#6 Old 03-27-2015, 04:22 PM
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#7 Old 03-28-2015, 10:59 AM
just add raisins
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I get cleaning products from the Co-op, they often have buy-one-get-one-half-price offers, they don't test and they state on the packaging that the products don't contain animal ingredients.
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