Non-toxic Boat Cleaning

Cleaning Job Non-toxic Solution
General cleaning Washing Soda, Vinegar (1:1)
Lemon juice/borax paste
Scouring Washing Soda
Chrome Apple cider Vinegar. Polish with baby oil.
Aluminum 2 Tbsp Cream of Tartar in litre hot water
Copper Vinegar (lemon juice) and salt paste, 10 min.
Brass Worcestershire sauce
Vinegar/salt paste, 10 min.
Stainless steel Washing Soda/salt (1:1). Mineral oil.
Washing Soda/water paste
Fibreglass Water (add optional phosphate-free detergent)
Washing Soda paste for stains. (Never use Silicone polish or wax.)
Fibreglass stains Scrub with Washing Soda/salt paste
Lexan windows Vinegar/water, soft cloth.
Non-toxic rubbing compound.
Lexan scratches Aircraft canopy polish
Vinyl stains 1 cup hydrogen peroxide, 2/3 cup water, 1 tsp. ammonia
Wood (interior) 3:1 Olive oil/Vinegar to polish
1 tbsp Olive oil, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 2 drops lemon essential oil
Teak (exterior) Mild soap, scrub with bronze wool pad.
(Commercial cleaners damage wood, seams)
Sails Wash in cool or tepid water, rinse in fresh water, dry.
Sail Stains Dishwashing liquid in cold water, rinse immediately.
Lines Soak in fresh water and dry. (Washing machine tangles lines)
Rust stains Lemon juice; citric acid; Oxalic acid/water 1:10 solution.
1 teaspoon cream of tartar in 1/2 cup of 3% hydrogen peroxide.
Apply 10 minutes and scrub.
Mould, Mildew Vinegar/salt paste. Scrub.
Borax/water paste. Scrub.
10 drops tea tree oil (antifungal) in 2 cups white Vinegar
Lemon juice/salt paste. Scrub.
Prevention: Vinegar, borax, or ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Mould & Bacteria Borax or Hydrogen peroxide
Bilge algae (rotten-egg smell) Copper Sulfate (blue-stone)
Cooler, fridge Clean with Baking Soda/water paste
Fridge odours Put open box of Baking Soda inside (lasts 1 month)
Odours Soak cotton ball in Vanilla extract or an Essential oil
Toilet bowl Baking Soda scrub
Vinegar - soak overnight
Sink clog Baking Soda + Vinegar 30 min., pour in 1 cup boiling water.
Hand-cleaner Baby oil. Butter.
Whiten towels, sheets Soak in lemon juice or dilute Hydrogen Peroxide.
Hang in the sun.
Skunk spray 1 qt 3% hydrogen peroxide + 1/4 cup Baking Soda + 1 tsp liquid detergent.
Use immediately. Rinse after 5 minutes.
Apply paste of Baking Soda and shampoo or dish soap).
Rinse after 30 minutes.
Urine Pour Baking Soda on stain. Remove & repeat.
Spray: 1/2 cup Vinegar, 1/4 tsp dish detergent,
1/4 cup 3% Hydrogen Peroxide and 1 tbsp Baking Soda.
Blot with warm water.