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    IMO the great secret to decontaminating ourselves from covid germs via skin / eye contact is a spray obsession with iso alcohol. take a small spray bottle along and go nuts, but for sure douse head, hands, pax, vehicle, etc. 1st thing when re-entering any home / garage. DO NOT SPEAD NEW GERMS BEYOND THAT ENTRY POINT!!!

    skeeters be gone!
    Disney swamp remedies;
    Slugs hate copper foil, salt, coffee grounds, or seaweed, mixed in or as a barrier, but love beer traps to death.
    Fly traps;
    Mix 1 part oil of lemon eucalyptus or lavender essential oil with 10 parts witch hazel in the bottle. (For each drop of oil, use 10 drops of witch hazel.) Shake gently to mix. Spray to apply. marigolds ground up and strained helps plenty.
    Ants; 50/50 solution of vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray it directly on the ants to kill them, then wipe up the ants using a damp paper towel and discard them. You can also use vinegar and water as a deterrent; spray it around your windowsills, doorways and other places where you see ants coming inside.
    Centipede xxx; Tea tree oil works better, vanilla or Peppermint oil too will overwhelm centipedes. Add 25 drops of oil into a spray bottle with 6oz of water. Spray regularly around door frames, windows, small cracks, basement doors.
    dust baking soda around your personal spaces. mothballs / rock salt / seaweed deters around perimeters.
    getting rid of centipedes in the drain by pouring a cup of white vinegar down the drains and sink pipes.
    Bed bugs can be eliminated easily in 1 or 2 person dwellings within a month without removing items by always spraying iso alcohol everywhere they go and hide, especially any main nests. chairs, sofas, beds, clothing, tables, computers, phones, anywhere body heat / your blood is found. families will need extra intense spraying, but it kills fast then evaporates.

    cleaners; Homemade All-Purpose Cleaner 3/4 cup hydrogen peroxide, 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar, 1 teaspoon unscented liquid Castile soap,10 drops tea tree oil, 20 drops lavender essential oil, mix w/ 2 cups water.
    dish soap and vinegar is highly effective for a few different reasons. ... However, vinegar alone will simply run off of most surfaces, while dish soap is too thick to use as a spray. But when you mix them together, you get an effective, sprayable cleaner that sticks to any surface
    Clean Without Chemicals; Counter tops – For non-porous surfaces use a 50/50 mix of vinegar / water in a spray bottle. Stainless Steel – Add mild detergent to warm water. Refrigerator shelves & bins – 1cup baking soda to bowl of water. Baked on Microwave Spills – Heat 1cup water for up to 5 min.
    Shower Cleaner In a spray bottle; mix 1/3cup ammonia, 1/4cup white vinegar, 1/2cup baking soda, 7cups of water. Spray shower to create a cleansing, bubbling foam.
    All-purpose cleaner; Mix 1cup vinegar, 2tsp. borax, 4cups hot water, 5 drops liquid dish soap, 10 drops tea tree oil, 10 drops your favorite essential oil (optional).
    wood cleaner; 1cup of water, 1/2cup of white vinegar, 2 teaspoons mineral oil or coconut oil, 15 drops lemon oil, in a spray bottle onto a microfiber cloth.
    Disinfectant; 50-50 vinegar-water mix to wipe down phones, doorknobs, faucet handles, for cold and flu season.
    Make your home smell fantastic. Add essential oils to your air filter. Simmer potpourri on the stove. Clean your garbage disposal. Sprinkle baking soda on carpets. Put vanilla in your oven. Add an air freshener to your air vent.

    antibacterial cleaner; mix 3cups water, ˝cup white vinegar, 10-15 drops lavender or tea tree essential oil in a glass spray bottle, shake, store with the lid on and use on cutting boards, counter tops, or anywhere for a good germ kill.
    Last edited by Ron Whitfield; June 10th, 2021 at 10:46 AM.


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