no-grate homemade laundry detergent: in a 1 gallon bottle combine: 3 T borax, 3 T washing soda, 2 T Dawn; disolve in 4 cups boiling water. When cool fill all the way to the top with cold water letting the bubbles run out.
Toilet Cleaning Tip-sprinkle the inside of the bowl with baking soda then spray with vinegar. Let the foam work for a few minutes then scrub with a toilet brush. Spray down the whole toilet with vinegar and wipe clean
130 uses for vinegar -- Vinegar is a great safe GREEN cleaner for lots of things around the house My favorite is: Keep cats away. Sprinkle vinegar on an area to discourage cats from walking, sleeping, or scratching on it
Never mix bleach and vinegar! Having said that: a straight solution of vinegar kills 99 percent of bacteria, 82 percent of mold, and 80 percent of viruses". Apparently salmonella only needs a solution to be killed.