The follow-up to the bestselling Complete Book of Home Organization, the Complete Book ofClean is a foolproof, eco-friendly guide to cleaning your home. From establishing routines, making schedules, and DIYing green cleaning solutions to help keep every area of your home neat, safe and spotless—find it all here.
True cleanliness is within reach, and achieving it is easier than you think!
Tired of the never-ending cycle of grit and grime? The solution is not devoting even more of your time, but implementing a system that skillfully accomplishes—and maintains—the job. This is your blueprint to a beautiful home, including:
• Room-by-room advice to effectively eliminate dirt, dust, and everyday messes
• Recipes to create green cleaning products as a natural alternative to harsh chemicals
• Scheduling tools to efficiently maintain all the work you invest
BASIC CARPET STAIN REMOVER Mix ¼ tsp. castile soap with water in a 16-oz. spray bottle
Sometimes a stain needs just a little help to come out, and a little bit of soap and water can lift it right out. For tougher stains, white vinegar will provide a boost that breaks up the staining culprit.
VINEGAR-BASED CARPET STAIN REMOVER Mix 1 Tbsp. castile soap, 1 Tbsp. white vinegar, and 2 c. warm water in a 16-oz. spray bottle.
“Call her the clean queen. Toni Hammersley, the American homekeeping guru, has written the ultimate guide to cleaning, fittingly titled The Complete Book of Clean. Hammersley’s bible of clean covers every corner of the home from the bathroom to the office and is filled with hundreds of tips like iron clothes while they’re damp (it’s easier to get wrinkles out of cotton and linen) and how to make a simple bathroom cleanser (2 tablespoons of liquid Castile soap, 20 drops of tea tree oil and hot water).”