Homemade Cleaning Solutions

Debbie Matenopoulos shows you some simple cleaning solutions to keep your home spotless in the new year.

Materials for Fresh & Easy Wood Polish

  • Spray Bottle
  • 1 Cup Lemon Juice
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Soap
  • ¼ Teaspoon Olive Oil

Materials for Stubborn Stain Solution

  • Jar
  • Citrus Peels
  • White Vinegar
  • Water
Homemade Cleaning Solutions - Home & Family


For Fresh & Easy Wood Polish
1. Combine into spray bottle

*TIP: To get rid of marker stains on wood and walls, try using a little white toothpaste (no gel) on the area. Use just a little at first and test a small area before using it on a larger area.

For Stubborn Stain Solution
1. Add peels from your favorite citrus to a jar.

2. Fill jar with white vinegar and let sit for two weeks.

3. After two weeks, strain the peels and mix vinegar 50/50 with water.

4. Use as a scrub for your hard to clean kitchen stains!

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