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We found pretty wooden wall mounted clock on our last object-throwing-Sunday walk.
So, I went googling for how to clean the wood. Several hours and a zillion tabs later,
I share with you: Cleaning naturally - recipes and ideas. I skip the standard vinegar and baking soda. Today's helpers are mostly salt, lemon, oil and tea. And water.

A whole guide
http://eartheasy.com/live_nontoxic_solutions.htm

Make your own deodorising disks to freshen up trouble spots
http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/2012/09/freshen-up-your-home-make-your-own-homemade-deodorizing-disks.html

Salt
http://www.networx.com/article/cleaning-with-salt

Tea (mostly wood and windows)
http://greencleaning.about.com/od/DIYGreenCleaningRecipes/r/Make-Your-Own-Wood-Floor-Tea-Cleaner.htm
http://housekeeping.about.com/od/savemoney/qt/cleanerstea.htm
http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/diy-black-tea-window-cleaner-176386

natural wood
http://www.pistachioproject.com/2013/03/natural-wood-cleaner-and-restorer.html

hardwood or laminate floors: sweep, vacuum, mop with "damp dry mop", and dry.
http://ruralspin.com/2013/01/20/5-benefits-of-cleaning-wood-floors-with-tea/
http://homerenovations.about.com/od/laminateflooring/f/LaminateFloorCleaner.htm
http://www.networx.com/article/tips-from-flooring-contractors-for-clean

Bonus, about.com's speed cleaning links
http://housekeeping.about.com/lr/speed_cleaning/120747/1/

Date: 2013-12-27 11:06 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] hazelwho
Oooh, great resource. Bookmarking this...

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