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    Quote Originally Posted by A-Squared View Post
    I think so. Probably a stupid question, so I do an empty load with the vinegar? Does the vinegar rinse out so it no longer smells?
    I just did this and machine doesn't smell like vinegar at all 😀

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    Quote Originally Posted by gingermillie View Post
    I just did this and machine doesn't smell like vinegar at all 😀
    I use vinegar as fabric softener sometimes and it does not leave a smell in clothes either.

    Its amazing something so potent does not leave a smell in washing machines!
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    I used to be so skeptical of homemade cleaners but I've just swapped to one and its so good. Water, vinegar, bicarb and essential oil drops (tea tree and Orange) and I also add a teeny squirt of disinfectant. It cleans just about everything and it's all so shinny.

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    I have some black mould on ceilings that I need to clean.
    Can anyone recommend some good products? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jontu View Post
    I have some black mould on ceilings that I need to clean.
    Can anyone recommend some good products? Thanks.
    I have cleaned with vinegar and sprayed with clove oil/water. Repeated a few times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinklify View Post
    I have cleaned with vinegar and sprayed with clove oil/water. Repeated a few times.
    Thanks. Is clove oil something I can find at woollies/coles? Haven't heard of it before.

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    Default Re: Spinoff: solve your cleaning issues here

    Quote Originally Posted by Jontu View Post
    Thanks. Is clove oil something I can find at woollies/coles? Haven't heard of it before.
    I got it at the chemist. Some chemists have it behind the counter - some have it on the shelves. You are better off just asking them because the bottle is teeny weeny and hard to find generally lol.

    I warn you though - the smell is potent and you will need to air out the room lots.

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    Great, thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahalfdozen View Post
    Does anyone know the best thing to get the White (calcium I think) build up from showers? Taps etc. We are on bore water so it's pretty horrid. We are on septic so cannot use bleach really.
    Vinegar. Put some in a bag and pull the head down and put the bag of vinegar over it and fix it on with a rubber band. Leave it overnight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpecialPatrolGroup View Post
    Vinegar. Put some in a bag and pull the head down and put the bag of vinegar over it and fix it on with a rubber band. Leave it overnight.
    I think I notice a vinegar trend here lol


 

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