Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Recipes

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All Purpose Cleaner

Mix one cup of washing soda into a gallon of hot water. Wash surface with a lint free cloth.


Wood Furniture/Floor Polish

Mix 1/2 cup white vinegar and 1/2 cup of vegetable oil in a pint-sized spray bottle. Spray and rub with a lint free cloth.


Floor Cleaner

Mix 1/2 cup of vinegar in a gallon of water, mop floor and allow to dry.


Window & Glass Cleaner

Pour 1/4 cup white vinegar in a pint sized bottle and fill the top with water. Spray on surface and rub with a clean dry cloth.


Clothing Stains

Rub a moistened bar of plain, uncolored, unscented soap (such as Ivory) on the stain before laundering.


Mildew & Soap Scum

Mix lemon juice and white vinegar with borax or salt. Scour as usual, rinse and allow to dry.



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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.


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