Arm & Hammer Baking Soda.
To clean tile, sprinkle Arm & Hammer Baking Soda on a damp sponge,
scrub, and rinse clean.
Bounce. Place a
sheet of Bounce on the bottom of a dry sponge mop and dust the tile
floor with it. The Bounce will cling to the dry sponge mop without
having to be attached.
Cascade. To clean
tile, mix one-quarter cup Cascade dish washer detergent in a bucket
of hot water. Scrub the tiles with a scrub brush dipped in the
solution and then rinse clean with a mop (or sponge] and water.
Downy Fabric Softener.
To eliminate the stickiness on tiles left by typical cleansers, add
one-half capful Downy Fabric Softener to a bucket of sudsy water.
The surfactants in Downy boost the cleaning power of the water, and
the fragrance in the fabric softener leaves behind a fresh scent.
Epsom Salt and Dawn
Dishwashing Liquid. Mix equal parts of Epsom Salt and Dawn
Dishwashing Liquid, apply the gritty paste to grimy tiles, and scrub
with a brush. The Epsom Salt gives the dishwashing liquid
Gillette Foamy. To
clean the tiles surrounding a bathtub and let your kids have a blast
at the same time, give your kids a can of Gillette Foamy shaving
cream to entertain themselves in the bathtub. They can use the
shaving cream to draw on the tile walls, and when you wash the
condensed soap off with water, the tiles will be sparkling clean.
L’eggs Sheer Energy Panty
Hose. To scrub tiles with a mildly abrasive scouring pad, use
a balled-up pair of clean, used L’eggs Sheer Energy Panty Hose.
Listerine. To clean
tile floors and kill germs, mix one cup Listerine antiseptic
mouthwash in one gallon water and mop the tile floor or sponge a
tile wall with this antiseptic cleanser.
Maxwell House Coffee.
To clean tiles, pour hot, freshly brewed Maxwell House Coffee on the
tile and wipe clean immediately with a damp sponge. The coffee helps
dissolve grease and soap scum.
Spray ‘n Wash. To
clean tiles, spray with Spray ‘n Wash, wait three minutes, then wipe
clean with a sponge.
Turtle Wax. After
cleaning tiles, apply Turtle Wax and buff with a soft cloth. The wax
prevents future stains from sticking. [ do this on a tile floor, to
keep from slipping.)