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Green Cleaning Tips

Check out these fabulous GREEN SPRING CLEANING tips from the experts at Simply Maid Home:

GREEN SPRING CLEANING POTIONS

GLASS: Mix 1/4 cup vinegar with 1 quart of water in a spray bottle. Spray on glass and wipe clean with old newspaper or a lint-free cloth. COUNTERTOPS/BATHROOM TILE: Mix 2 parts vinegar and 1 part baking soda with 4 parts water. Apply with a sponge, scour, and wipe away. FLOORS: Mix 4 cups of white distilled vinegar with about a gallon of hot water. If desired, ad...d a few drops of pure peppermint or lemon oil for a pleasant scent. After damp mopping the floors, the smell of vinegar will dissipate quickly, leaving behind only the scent of the oil.

WOOD FURNITURE: Mix equal parts of lemon juice and olive and oil. Apply a small amount to a cloth, and rub onto the furniture in long, even strokes.

TOILET BOWL CLEANER: Sprinkle a toilet brush with baking soda and scrub away! Occasionally disinfect your toilet by scrubbing with borax instead. Wipe the outside of the toilet clean with straight vinegar.

DISINFECTANT: Mix 2 teaspoons borax, 4 tablespoons vinegar, 3 cups hot water, and 1/4 teaspoon liquid castile soap. Wipe on with dampened cloth or use a spray bottle. Wipe clean.

MOLD AND MILDEW: Wipe with straight vinegar.

AIR FRESHENER: Sprinkle essential oil on a cotton ball, and stash it in a corner of the room. If you have kids, make sure it is out of their reach as essential oils are very strong and could irritate their skin. Lavender is a relaxing scent that is great for bedrooms, and cinnamon, clove, and citrus oils are great for the rest of the house. You can stash a few in the car too—try peppermint, which may help you to stay alert.

California Steam Clean is located in Santa Rosa, California. We serve surrounding cities such as Petaluma, Windsor, Healdsburg, Sonoma, and all over Sonoma County and the Bay Area. We take pride in our work and offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarentee . We don't take unhappy checks. If you are not completely thrilled with our services we will rush back to your location until you are satisfied.

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