Spray windowsills and entryways with a solution of cup white vinegar, 1 cups water, and 20 drops of peppermint essential oil. (Eucalyptus oil purportedly works, too, but I find peppermint a more pleasant scent.
Add a pinch of salt to laundry to keep colors vibrant. The premise is chloride in salt helps keeps clothes bright by sealing in color after repeated washings. Salt also contains power to remove bloodstains, & is a protector of clothes as well.
It works! Brighten dingy floors~ Combine half a cup of hydrogen peroxide with one gallon of hot water, then go to town on your flooring. Because it’s so mild, it’s safe for any floor type, and there’s no need to rinse.