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DIY Furniture Cleaners with Olive Oil (Video)

Learn how to add olive oil to DIY household cleaners, including a homemade furniture polish and homemade leather conditioner, making your clean home a healthier one.

By Jessica Kellner

Olive oil is one of those pantry items that nearly everyone has on hand. And while this nutrient-rich oil is best known as a staple of the Mediterranean diet, it is also a powerful moisturizer and lubricant. These moisturizing qualities make olive oil a perfect addition to DIY beauty treatments, as well as many additional uses outside the kitchen and all around the house. It is excellent for polishing wood furniture and conditioning leather. Learn how to include this pantry staple in a couple of DIY household cleaners, including a homemade furniture polish and homemade leather conditioner.

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Nothing feels as comforting and welcoming as a tidy, well-tended home. But a clean home isn’t necessarily a healthy one. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency notes that conventional cleaning products make a significant contribution to indoor air pollution. Clean your house from top to bottom with just seven simple ingredients: baking soda, distilled white vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, salt, vegetable oil soap, washing soda and lemons. To save time and money, buy the ingredients in bulk and make your cleaners in advance.

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lucy123
7/17/2014 8:50:18 AM
DIY Furniture Cleaners with Olive Oil ! Lucy at http://www.hotellyonouest.com





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