Instructables: exploring - living - cleaning - cheap http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:37:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Drying Clothes Easily In Hostels http://www.instructables.com/id/Drying-Clothes-Easily-In-Hostels/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:21:29 PDT
Super Cheap Blackboard Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-Blackboard-Cleaner/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:15:57 PDT
Best Hand Soap You Can Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Hand-Soap-You-Can-Make/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:41:25 PDT
Custom Cleaning Wipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Disposable-Cleaning-Wipes/
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:17:30 PST
diy dirt cheap hepa filter for your vacuum !! http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-dirt-cheap-hepa-filter-for-your-vacuum-/
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 15:36:56 PST
The $10 Eco Washing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Eco-Washing-Machine/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 01:16:23 PST
Make Your Own Laundry Detergent http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Laundry-Detergent/
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 19:46:40 PDT
Soft Soap Surface Spiffer http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Soap-Surface-Spiffer/
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Sun, 15 May 2011 23:19:55 PDT
Clean and shinning glass windows with tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-and-shinning-glass-windows-with-tea/
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Wed, 11 May 2011 21:42:18 PDT
Washing your clothes in the bath http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-your-clothes-in-the-bath/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2009 12:30:14 PDT
How to make your own (cheap & green) cleaning wipes! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-cheap-amp-green-cleaning-/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2009 13:24:32 PDT
Clean Green http://www.instructables.com/id/All-purpose-spray-cleaner/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2009 07:17:09 PST
How to Make Your Own Non-Toxic Glass Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Non-Toxic-Glass-Cleaner/
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Thu, 22 May 2008 22:26:10 PDT
How to clean a toilet without chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-a-toilet-without-chemicals/
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Thu, 1 May 2008 20:26:03 PDT
Homemade Febreze-Go Green by staying Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Febreze-Go-Green-by-staying-Cheap/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2008 13:38:45 PDT
Cheap And Effective http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-And-Effective/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/F7G7/FALOLCXG/FDAF7G7FALOLCXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/F7G7/FALOLCXG/FDAF7G7FALOLCXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/F7G7/FALOLCXG/FDAF7G7FALOLCXG.SMALL.jpg ventsi Cheap and effective way to clean your microwave
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Tue, 25 Dec 2007 21:43:03 PST
Make cleaning up easy and cheap with these tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-cleaning-up-easy-and-cheap-with-these-tips/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2007 16:16:57 PDT
Quick Light Dampener for a Vacuum http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Light-Dampener-for-a-Vacuum/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2007 20:29:25 PDT
Clean a bottle without a brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-a-bottle-without-a-brush/
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Sun, 25 Feb 2007 17:24:39 PST
Refill Scrubbing Bubbles Automatic Shower Cleaner for $1.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/Refill-Scrubbing-Bubbles-Automatic-Shower-Cleaner-/
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Fri, 20 Oct 2006 12:40:14 PDT
Hack your Swiffer Sweeper. Weep Swiffer CEO , Weep. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-Swiffer-Sweeper.-Weep-Swiffer-CEO-%2c-Weep/
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Wed, 18 Oct 2006 23:44:55 PDT
cheap bugkiller http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-bugkiller/
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Fri, 11 Aug 2006 17:49:02 PDT