Summer is here and kids are off school. It’s getting warmer so the entire family is walking around barefoot at home. Maybe the dog has decided to have its own summer fest in the swimming pool and walks right back inside.
These are hard times for busy parents to keep up with the house chores. So we want to pitch in, and help you out! We give you 3 awesome DIY recipes for a low-cost and easy summer! Plus they are all environmental friendly! (Psst… the kids will be able to help too!!)
One: The Clothes Fairy!
Gone are the days of dirty clothes after a long Summer day! All you need is 2 cups of washing soda and 1/4 cup of hydrogen peroxide. Easy peasy!
Pour the first in a mixing bowl, then add the second and mix well breaking the lumps with a fork.
Now save in a container with a lid. Next time you wash your clothes just add 1/4 cup of this mix to the laundry and done!
Pro tip: For those tough stains, add that same amount of mixture to warm water and let your clothes soak before washing them!
Two: The Carpet Magic!
Are you getting soil and grass all over your carpet after a day at the park? Well, those stains aren’t there to stay!
First of all, get those little ones to vacuum the carpet where the stains are. Then, grab 250ml of warm water, 1tsp of baking soda, another of liquid dish soap, and 1 tbsp of white vinegar. Mix them together inside an empty spray bottle. Then spray the mix onto the stain. After a few seconds scrub the area and magic, the stain is gone!
Pro tip: For tougher stains, follow the more detailed steps given by experts!
Three: The Shiny Metals!
Now, do you like lemonade in Summer? We all do, and those lemons are perfect for many more things! Prepare an awesome lemonade and leave half a lemon untouched.
Take that lemon and get all its juice out. Then add enough salt to that half lemon juice until it turns into a paste. Now apply it to metals, scrub, and rinse. They will be as shiny as ever!
Pro tip: You can exchange the lemon with grapefruit instead, plus, it also makes an awesome juice!