1. FOR MOULD AND MILDEW
Dissolve 1/2 cup of vinegar with 1/2 cup of borax in warm water. Spray the liquid onto the affected area and wipe down with a sponge.
2. FOR DIRTY DRAINS
Mix 1 cup of baking soda, 1 cup of salt and 1/4 cup of cream of tartar. Pour 1/4 of the mixture down your drain – this will keep your drain clean for a week Next pour down a kettle-full of boiling water, then flush with cold water.
3. FOR BLOCKED DRAINS
Pour 1/4 cup baking soda down the drain followed by 1/2 cup vinegar. Allow the concoction to fizz. Wait for 15 minutes and flush everything down with a kettle full of boiling water.
4. NATURAL AIR FRESHENERS
Simmer cinnamon sticks, orange peels or cloves in hot water to freshen up the rooms and get rid of odours.