Green Tips For Outside Your Home
Fred & Gerry's Exterior Cleaning Formula
2/3 cup TSP or TSP substitute
1/3 cup detergent
1 qt. bleach
3qt. warm water
The TSP substitute works the same as TSP except it has no phosphates, phone around to your local paint and building supply stores first as it's not available in all outlets, it's environmentally friendly. You can use any type of detergent you want, dish, laundry; the soap acts as a carrier for the other ingredients.
Use a garden sprayer, dampen down the area you want to clean with your garden hose first, spray on the cleaner and let it stand for about 15 to 20 minutes, do not apply in direct sunlight. Take a broom and scrub to really dirty areas and then hose off.
F & G Weed Killer
for cracks in driveways
- One Litre of Vinegar
- 1/4 Cup Of Salt
- 2 TSP Liquid Dish Soap
- Roof Moss Removal
- 2 LBS. Zinc Sulphate
- 5 Gallons of Hot Water
Ant Remover from Christine
A wonderful solution which is so easy & everyone has this in their house - white vinegar.
Spray it on your counters, in the sinks etc & leave it to dry - the ants hate it, if they get a wiff of it, they leave.
If they do come back, I just do it again. I keep a spray bottle of it under the sink. Works great, environmentally safe & you're cleaning your counter at the same time.