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GLASS AND MIRROR CLEANER - Ingredients Needed: 2 tablespoons white vinegar ½ cup of corn starch 2 liter bottle club soda Directions: Mix club soda with corn starch until dissolved. Add the white vinegar and put into spray bottle. Spray directly on surface. ALL PURPOSE CLEANER - Ingredients Needed: 16 oz. club soda 1 tablespoon of baking soda 4 drops of dish soap 6 drops of essential oil for fragrance Directions: Mix the dish soap and baking soda together, and then add to the club soda. Add your choice of essential oil. Place into spray bottle. Used for countertops and floors. LEMON FURNITURE POLISH - Ingredients Needed: ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup white vinegar ¼ cup lemon juice concentrate Directions: Mix the lemon juice and vinegar together first, and then add olive oil. Place the mixture on clean cloth and rub into the wood, going with the grain. Let it sit for a few minutes. Furniture will look dull and smeary. Buff with a clean soft cloth, furniture will shine. Wipe off excess oil.
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