Our grandmothers knew well these little "formulas" effective for the maintenance of the house. No need to buy different maintenance products that are often expensive and that we do not know very well what they contain.
Remove grease stains from leather :
Mix Sommières earth with deionized water to form a paste. Apply it on the stain of fat. Let dry and brush.
Make your washing up product :
Mix with a whisk: 3 tablespoons of baking soda, 3 spoons of crystals of soda, 4 spoons of black soap + 1 liter of boiling water ... Cool for 2 to 3 hours at room temperature . Add a few drops of lemon essential oïl.
Make a degreaser:
Mix 1 glass of soda crystals + 1/2 glass of baking soda + 1/2 glass of liquid black soap + 1 glass and a half of white vinegar to 14% + 1 liter and 3/4 of warm water, heat all, then, once cooled, add 5 drops of lemon essential oil. This mixture is to be used to degrease, rinse after application.
Clean the oven :
Mix 1 cup of baking soda + 1 cup of salt + 1 cup of hot water. Apply this mixture on the walls of the cold oven, leave on for 10 minutes, then heat the oven thoroughly for 15min, rinse the walls with a sponge when the oven is lukewarm.
Make your laundry :
4 tablespoons of baking soda + 50 g of Marseille soap in chips or shredded + 1 liter 1/2 of hot water.
Make your softener :
Put in the compartment of your washing machine:
Make an anti-limescale cleaner:
Put 2 tablespoons of baking soda in a glass. Add 30 drops of lemon essential oil. Fill the glass with white vinegar. Then pour the mixture into a pump bottle and fill with water.
Clean carpets and rugs :
Vacuum carpet or carpet and sprinkle with baking soda. Brush and let dry an hour. Suck again. For stubborn tasks, put Sommières clay on the job and let it work for 3 hours. Brush and vacuum again.