Want a green, clean home but are wary of mass-manufactured cleaning products? In this tutorial, you'll learn to create a simple, green cleaner using a baking soda and vinegar solution, which, beyond being environmentally friendly, is a lot of fun.
Homemade Cleaning Products
We all want to spic and span our kitchen countertops, our tile floors, and our bathrooms. But for the most part we can bet you've been unwittingly using storebought detergent cleaners or bleach. While these cleaners are in fact excellent at removing grime and buffing your dirt ...more
Learn how to make your own homemade cleaning wipes and save money with this video tutorial. You will need a roll of paper, 2-3 cups of you favorite cleaner, and a storage container with a lid, a cutting board, and a knife. Cut the paper towel role in half using only one half n ...more
Are you sick of spending a ton of money on not so great cleaning supplies? Well, if cleaning the screens around your home are the problem, check out this tutorial. In this video you will learn how to make a super effective cleaning solution for your TV, PC, laptop, iPod screen ...more
Is your computer screen clouding up? Computer screens accumulate dirt and dust quickly causing screens to get foggy. Thanks to How To Make Anything, you can learn to do or fix pretty much anything! In this video, learn how to make a homemade solution to clean that dirty comput ...more
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For pretty much any commercial cleaning product you can think of, you can probably make your own DIY, non-toxic version for a small fraction of the retail price. As an example, you can whip up your own all-purpose surface cleaning solution by simply mixing together one part wa ...more
Household cleaning products are some of the most toxic things in your house. If you want to get them out and replace them with all-natural alternatives, watch this video to learn how to make alternative cleaning products yourself out of common household ingredients.
Castile soap is named for Castile, Spain, and is traditionally made from locally produced olive oil from the region. In current times, Castile soap refers to a category of soap that is made from 100 percent plant-based oils and does not include chemical detergents, making it a ...more
Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more
With these recipes and tips to mix safe, non-toxic, homemade kitchen cleaners, you can stop worrying about how your store-bought supplies are harming your home and the environment. how to make your own kitchen cleaning products using a few, inexpensive ingredients you can get ...more
Many of today's cleaning products contain chemicals that can be harmful to pets, children, and even adults. Sure it can get the job done, but what's more important the health of others or your stuff? If you answered health, then check out this next tutorial. In the video, you ...more
Some of the most effective cleaning products can also be some of the most dangerous. Take bleach, for example. It definitely gets rid of dirt and grime, but it can cause all sorts of health problems—a DIY alternative is much safer. People are starting to pay a lot more attent ...more
After a few years, your cinnamon, paprika, and saffron begin to lose their vibrant hues, and the aromas that once filled your kitchen are barely distinguishable when you open their jars. These are telltale signs that your spices need to be replaced sooner rather than later. D ...more
There are countless methods and cleaners aimed at eliminating stubborn stains from everything to clothing, carpet, and furniture. But completely removing every last trace of a stain doesn't require an arsenal of chemical cleaners and repeated cycles in the washing machine. Mos ...more
Regular cleaning of your laptop computer is easy, and might save you tons of trouble in the long run. Learn how to clean your laptop with a homemade solution.
Babies are pretty adorable, but the many disgusting fluids they intake and excrete make cleaning up after them a nightmare. If you're a new parent, watch this video. It will show you how to use all sorts of cleaning products to clean up different kinds of baby stains, from dro ...more
Create a lovelier looking bathroom with a DIY lesson. Learn from Meg as she makes a bath mat out of old towels and goes 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea! Learn how to weave towels from an eco-friendly quick tip that shows you how to make a homemade cleaning supply. You can thank T ...more
Learn how to make homemade organic cleaning supplies and how to create a better library. In preparation for the up-coming gardening season, get a quick tip on bringing a little green into your nest.
Say what you will about the music video for Lady Gaga's "Telephone," Beyoncé looks great. And so does her makeup. This home beauty how-to will tell you everything you'll need to know to recreate Beyoncé's makeup look for yourself at home. Products used: Homemade yellow matte ...more
Ovens get filthy pretty quickly, and that can stink up your kitchen and your food. Watch this video for an in-depth guide to cleaning your grill with cheap household products, restoring flavor to your food and a pleasant smell and appearance to your most important food cooker.
A diamond ring is probably one of your most prized possessions. Like most possessions, it requires care to keep it as good as new. Learn how to clean a diamond ring with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. Diamonds are made to shine! But daily wearing can result in a ...more
The basic idea of cleaning laminate floors is to use a dry or damp mop or cleaner for cleaning spills and as little moisture as possible. Laminate floors are resistant products and are made to last, but they also are sensible to moisture and thus it can produce damage. Also ve ...more
After you have allowed your home made beer to brew and checked that it is ready to bottle, it's time to get going on bottling! This instructional video teaches you how to begin the bottling process by properly cleaning your beer bottles. So watch this video and get ready to bo ...more
Great Cleaning Products that Won't Leave You Feeling Dirty! After that delicious organic meal you served, you probably head to your kitchen to start washing your dirty dishes. Now before you reach for that dish soap, read whats on the back of its label. That bacteria killing ...more
Using the right cleaning products will prevent damage to your kitchen surfaces. Watch this how to video to learn what products work best on natural stone counter tops and stainless steel sinks.
If you've been having trouble keeping your leather jacket or other leather items from smelling, it's not your fault. Once an odor gets in there it's tough to get out, especially mold and other odors. In this video you will get some tips on how to remove the odors with general ...more
Middle-aged woman shows how to remove a strawberry jam stain from a carpet. Video lists all the equipment necessary to complete the job including warm water, gloves, carpet cleaner and sponges. Good explanation of carpet cleaning products. Remove a strawberry jam stain from th ...more
In this video, we learn how to pierce your lip at home the professional way. First, sit the subject down and put a cloth around their upper body. Then, grab a clamp and place it where you are going to pierce the hole. After this, push the needle through the spaces in the clamp ...more
We all worry so much about what the outside of our car or truck looks like, but what about the inside? Do you have layers of dust and grime on everything? Is the floor covered in dirt? In this automotive maintenance tutorial you will learn how to clean the interior of a vehicl ...more
If you use Windex or any other window cleaning product, you may be exposing yourself, or others, to harmful chemicals. Many cleaning products that are sold in supermarkets, contain harmful chemicals that are not good and certainly not good for the environment. In this tutoria ...more
You may or may not know, but much of the cleaning products that are used today can be harmful to you, kids, or even pets. They contain a great assortment of chemicals that can cause serious illness or death. So why risk buying thse products when you can make them yourself? In ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to build spinning tops with everyday objects. You will need: round recyclable plastic lids, skewers, hot glue gun, and washers or pennies. First, take your plastic lid and weight it with a penny, then poke a skewer through the middle of it. After ...more
This video demonstrates how to make your own Greeting Cards at home. You will need the following: water color paint in bottles with sponge tip applicators and spray, ruler, adhesive, solid color paper stocks, patterned paper, a rubber stamp, stamp cleaning products, a bone fol ...more
Worried about your baby or toddler either wrecking or wrecking themselves in your home? Baby proofing time! Make sure your house is safe and secure for your child when they start exploring their turf. You Will Need: • Blankets • A smoke and carbon monoxide detector • Batte ...more
Learn how to reduce your risk of allergies. Transform your home into a sanctuary for your eyes, nose, and throat by reducing the risk of allergies. You Will Need * A broom * A dust pan * A wet rag or duster * Cleaning products * Plastic covers for furniture * A vacuum with ...more
Limit asthma attacks by learning how to anticipate and prevent them. You will need: a medical doctor, knowledge of symptoms, warning signs, and triggers, preventive measures, a peak-flow monitor. Step 1: Recognize the symptoms Recognize asthma symptoms, which include wheezing, ...more
Make sure your winter wardrobe survives the summer by putting it away properly. Learn how to store your winter clothes. You Will Need: * Acid-free tissue paper * Plastic trash bags, plastic boxes with mesh-type lids, or cardboard boxes * Hangers with clips * A soft cotton clo ...more
Would you know what to do if someone ingested poison? Equally important, would you know what not to do? WARNING: Call 911 if the person you suspect has been poisoned is drowsy or unconscious, having difficulty breathing, or having seizures. Step 1: Know the signs Know the si ...more
If you're looking for a solution to keeping your books open during a read, you might have considered using a book weight. In this video tutorial, the author will be showing you how to make your very own homemade book weight using a few inexpensive house hold products. The enti ...more
Are you worried about how your bathroom cleaning supplies are damaging the environment and your own air? Use these recipes to create non-toxic, homemade bathroom cleaners instead. Never mix homemade cleaners with commercial cleaners, because when mixed, they can produce toxic ...more
Take care of that acne without any expensive products that dry you out. This proven method only requires three ingredients: Oatmeal, honey and bioyogurt. This all natural remedy is all you need to have beautiful, clear skin again. This video will show you how make a natural ho ...more
Clean your basement like a champ. The hardest part of cleaning a basement is working around all that stuff you’ve stuck down there. This game plan will help. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean your basement. You Will Need * Sponges, both natural and nylon ...more
Chef Julie Hasson shows how you can save a ton of calories and make a healthy baked vegan corndog! Vegan dishes do not contain any animal by-products including dairy and meat. This particular recipe uses homemade vegan sausage as the main ingredient, but you can always use veg ...more
If you like Lush Shower Jellies, but don't like the price, then making your own shower jelly products at home is the option for you. Shower jellies make washing exciting and invigorating, so watch this how-to video to learn how to make homemade shower jellies. Ingredients: - ...more
Skip spending massive amounts of money on beauty products! Make it at home! In this two-part tutorial, learn how to make shealoe mix - a butter like, creamy emulsion blend of shea butter and aloe gel. This can be used as a prepoo treatment, moisturizer, and/or leave-in conditi ...more
This is a great website to browse if you're not into slathering unpronounceable ingredients onto your skin. The beauty industry is very much self-regulated, which means it is not required by the FDA or by any law to disclose all of the ingredients in a product. And there is al ...more
In this tutorial, Jacob from AutoLavish shows us how to properly wash and maintain a car. First, clean the dirtiest parts of the vehicle first, this will make it so dirt doesn't spread onto the rest of the car while you're cleaning it. Then, clean the body wiping in round move ...more
Sometimes getting a stain on finished leather can mean the end of having a nice garment or piece of furniture, but not always. Remember to use caution when cleaning leather because cleaning it can dramatically change the color of the leather. This video shows you one of the be ...more
Get your grout floors looking brand new again! With this tutorial, you'll learn how to remove stains that tend to form on grout. Mold, mildew, and food are some of the culprits that stain grout in your bathroom and kitchen, but a few household products and some elbow grease c ...more
Homemade nourishing creams are easy and very simple to make. The ingredients are harmless and natural. It costs a fraction of what you would pay in the market. You also know exactly what goes into the product you make. Since homemade nourishing creams do not contains any prese ...more
You don't have to spend a lot of money on supplies to clean your bong. And by cleaning it, you will save the expense of having to buy a brand new device. Bongs require maintenence to function properly. In this tutorial, learn how to clean your bong with common household produc ...more
Katinthehat4883 is a very stylish, and resourceful girl. She knows that not everyone can afford LUSH products, so in this video, she shows us how we can make our own natural, handmade body scrubs. Body scrubs are great for exfoliation. You'll look beautiful without having to d ...more
A homemade toolbox project is a great DIY way of organizing your garden tools. This how to video shows you how to construct your very own toolbox with very few products.
Beauty products don't have to cost an arm and a leg. You can make your own night cream for a fraction of the price. This homemade olive oil night cream is meant for oily skin, with vinegar to help restore your skin's pH balance.
In order to make Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent, you will need the following materials: A dutch oven or a large pot, a grater, a spoon, ¬O cup of Borax, ¬O cup of Arm & Hammer Washing Soda, a bowl, a measuring cup, 3-5 gallon cleaning bucket, empty plastic detergent bottles ...more
The wonderful thing about a "farmhouse brunch" theme is that most of the materials you'll need to decorate are natural and quite affordable. From sprigs of flowers to brown string to burlap, you probably already have most of the things you need lying around the house. A light ...more
COOLHAUS! Just in time for summer, if you are in the LA Area this great wagon o goodness is here for you! These architecturally inspired ice cream sandwiches only employ the best (organic whenever they can) products for their handmade artisanal ice cream flavors like mexican c ...more
This how to video shows us how to clean up spilled egg yolk using salt. Avoid a slippery sticky mess with these great cleaning tips. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post-war period, when Occupied Japan's poor economy made a virtue out of frug ...more
When images of a rumored Ikea cookbook surfaced through the blogger grapevine, foodie and graphic design fetishists alike grew ecstatic. The leaked images from the 140 page coffee-table baking book presented pristinely assembled, OCD patterns of ingredients and the resulting d ...more