Cleaning products can be very expensive! Why waste money?

Mix in a sprayer bottle:

* 1 cup rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol
* 1 cup water
* 1 tablespoon white vinegar

Strong All-Purpose Cleaner Recipe

Mix in a sprayer bottle:

* 1 T clear, non-sudsing ammonia
* 1 T clear laundry detergent
* 2 cups water

Furniture Polish

This “salad dressing” recipe for furniture polish avoids the danger of silicone oil, found in most commercial polishes and sprays. Silicone oil can penetrate tiny cracks in furniture finish and enter the wood, causing problems in the event refinishing is needed.

Lemon juice dissolves dirt and smudges, while olive oil shines and protects the wood:

Furniture Polish Recipe

Mix in a sprayer bottle:

* 1 cup olive oil
* 1/2 cup lemon juice

Shake well and apply a small amount to a flannel cleaning rag or cleaning cloth. Spread evenly over furniture surface. Turn cloth to a dry side and polish dry.