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Favorite All Purpose Cleaner?

Posted by on May. 17, 2013 at 9:03 AM
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What's your FAVORITE all purpose cleaner recipe?

I use vinegar and water and have been for a long time now. It's just not shining things up like I'd like. My counters look dull and spotty (not dirty) and my wood would not come clean forcing me to buy Murphy's Oil spray. It worked amazing.

What do you use and prefer?

by on May. 17, 2013 at 9:03 AM
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jellyphish
by Platinum Member on May. 17, 2013 at 9:58 AM
Olive oil and lemon or orange oil is supposed to be a good mixture for wood polish.

I use EOs and water or vinegar and water for cleaning.
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JoJoBean8
by Group Mod on May. 17, 2013 at 10:04 AM
I use vinegar and water
Mrs.Salz
by on May. 17, 2013 at 10:16 AM

Vinegar and water usually. Maybe try adding a little bit of lemon juice?

maddiesmommy5
by on May. 17, 2013 at 2:00 PM

 I use mostly EOs and water, I also use vinegar on occasion.

annelauer
by on May. 17, 2013 at 2:06 PM
I use orange oil on wood (EO). Vinegar for most everything else. Have you tried adding oil to your vinegar mix? It helps to shine floors, counters, etc. Not good for glass surfaces though for obvious reasons.
ceckyl
by Bronze Member on May. 17, 2013 at 2:08 PM
I'm with ya. I just can't find the right combo to get things looking clean and not dungy. I use mostly blue dawn to clean things that need a cleaner.
notjstanothrmom
by Bronze Member on May. 17, 2013 at 2:09 PM

I have TTO. Can I use that? How much?

Quoting annelauer:

I use orange oil on wood (EO). Vinegar for most everything else. Have you tried adding oil to your vinegar mix? It helps to shine floors, counters, etc. Not good for glass surfaces though for obvious reasons.


cemcnair
by Courtney on May. 17, 2013 at 2:11 PM
Sure! It's got great cleaning properties as well :)

Quoting notjstanothrmom:

I have TTO. Can I use that? How much?

Quoting annelauer:

I use orange oil on wood (EO). Vinegar for most everything else. Have you tried adding oil to your vinegar mix? It helps to shine floors, counters, etc. Not good for glass surfaces though for obvious reasons.


cemcnair
by Courtney on May. 17, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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Oh, I use 15 drops per a cup of water, cup of vinegar.
tuckermum
by Crysta on May. 17, 2013 at 2:13 PM
Dr bronners is amazing.
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