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Home made alternatives to clean your car
Try these non-toxic or less-toxic products as alternatives to some chemicals you might not have at hand at a moment of need.. While a little more "elbow grease" may have to be used with some of these products, lower costs should make the switch an easy one.
For this: Try this:
Inerior freshener Simmer cinnamon and cloves; leave opened box of baking soda in room; or set out a dish of vinegar.
Aluminum spot remover 2 tablespoons cream of tartar + 1 quart hot water
Brass polish Worcestershire sauce
Car battery corrosion Baking soda + water
Chrome polish Apple cider vinegar; then polish with baby oil
Cleaners (general interior) Mix 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/3 cup vinegar, 1/4 cup baking soda in one gallon of warm water
Coffee pot stain Vinegar
Copper cleaner Lemon juice + salt
Decal remover Soak in white vinegar
Grease cutter 1/2 cup baking soda + usual amount of liquid detergent
Fiberglass stain remover Baking soda paste
Water Spot paint cleaner 1 cup vinegar + 1 gallon water
Oil fire Douse with baking soda
Grease removal Borax on damp cloth
Handcleaner for paint/grease Baby oil
Multi-Purpose Cleaner Mix 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/3 cup vinegar, 1/4 cup baking soda
in 1 gallon of warm water
Carpet cleaner Club soda
Rusty bolt/nut removal Carbonated beverage
Silver and aluminum polish 1 quart warm water + 1 tablespoon baking soda + piece of aluminum foil + 1 tablespoon salt
Spot remover Club soda, lemon juice, or salt
Stainless steel polish Mineral oil
Upholstery spot removal Club soda
Water mark removal Toothpaste
Window cleaner Use 1/2 cup of vinegar in 1 gallon of warm water

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