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DIY Floor Cleaners

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Ingredients Notes Lab Tested
Pencil eraser Removes heel marks  
1 cup vinegar, ΒΌ cup washing soda, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil based soap (Murphy's oil, castile soap), 2 gallon hot water For greasy no wax floors combine all ingredients and stir to dissolve washing soda. Mop as usual Not Tested (Formulation 46)
Castile soap (small amount) and baking soda/borax with lots of water   Not Tested (Formulation 47)
Door mat Use door / welcome mats on both side of doors and remove shoes upon entering. This will reduce 80-85 percent of the dirt on shoes getting onto your home and reduce the need to clean with hazardous products  

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