Remove yellowed wax from floors using a mixture of ammonia and powdered dishwashing detergent. Mix the two cleaners in a gallon of water and apply with a sponge mop. The process requires a few minutes to soften the wax a... More »

Make homemade floor wax remover by mixing ammonia and laundry or dish detergent in warm water, or by mixing white vinegar and warm water. The ammonia solution is best for vinyl and tile floors, while the vinegar solution... More »

To remove wax buildup on wood floors, add several drops of oil-free soap and a tablespoon of white distilled vinegar to a bucket of hot water, and clean the floor with a sponge mop. To test wood floors for wax buildup, f... More »

Make a homemade ultrasonic cleaning solution by combining water, dishwashing detergent and ammonia together inside an ultrasonic cleaning machine. This type of cleaning solution is best used on hard stones without cracks... More »

To clean patio cushions, spray them with a solution of dishwashing detergent, borax and water, rinse the cushions with clean water, spray them with a fabric protector, and then dry them. You need dishwashing detergent, b... More » Home & Garden Cleaning

The dipping method for removing tarnish from brass pieces requires that the brass piece is dipped in an ammonia mixture for about 10 minutes. The ammonia can remove even thick layers of tarnish, leaving the brass bright,... More »

To remove an adhesive label, soak the item in a solution of dishwashing liquid and water, or apply vinegar, baby oil, vegetable oil or heat over it. Then, peel, rub, or scrape the label off the item. More » Home & Garden Cleaning