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Cleaning is something that has to keep going no matter what the condition of the world around you. Knowing how to make cleaning slime is not only handy for cleaning those hard to reach places, it’s fun for the kids and a cheap prepping hack!
A collapse does not mean that we get to forget about cleaning and hygiene. If you do that pest born pathogens will likely make you sick and probably kill you.
This slimy gunk is actually an amazing cheap DIY cleaning product, perfect for those hard to reach areas like keyboards, piano keys, in the car, etc.
I have used this slime on my keyboard so many times because dirt can get between all the keys and it can be hard to get it all out.
The great thing about this slime is that is can be a super fun and inexpensive toy that your kids will love… or you if you want to play with it (just don’t add the glue).
Making cleaning slime is a simple process:
- 4oz bottle of glue
- 1½ cups of water
- 1 tsp of borax dissolved in water
- food coloring
- Mix the glue and water together.
- You can color it with food coloring if you’d like (I recommend neon green!).
- Add the borax and knead the mix until it clumps and doesn’t stick to your hands.
- Pour out any excess water.
Other Cleaning Hacks
Using essential oils as cleaners is a great way to get the most out of them. You can mix essential oils in with vinegar to create a simple and effective cleaner.
Things like oregano oil, tea tree oil, mint, and lemon oil are all great options.
Silver is a powerful antibacterial. You can use this to clean and even to treat yourself!
Colloidal Silver is a great little prep to have on hand. This is hard to understand until you do the research and start using it yourself.
Cleaning and hygiene are going to be key factors in who survives and who doesn’t. Not only is making cleaning slime fun but it is also useful and will take you one step closer to self-sufficiency (ok… a half step).
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.