Motivate me to CLEAN!
anything to make cleaning easier & more enjoyable. Question: Does a Messie ever learn to be a Cleanie? I hope so!
Homemade Baby Wipes -
Reusable Swiffer dusters! Made from micro fleece, works even better than the disposables and they can be washed and reused over and over.
The best oven cleaner! Cover bottom of oven with baking soda, then pour vinegar so it's all wet. Let sit around 20 minutes or so then wipe all of it out with damp cloth or sponge. Leave oven door open. After drying you may see some white residue, wipe again. white residu, clean oven, damp cloth, oven door, bake soda, oven cleaning, baking, ovens, oven cleaner
The best oven cleaner! Cover bottom of oven with baking soda, then pour vinegar so it's all wet. Let sit around 20 minutes or so then wipe all of it out with damp cloth or sponge. Leave oven door open. After drying you may see some white residue, wipe again.
Get Rid of Ants Naturally 1)Put cucumber slices near cracks or entry points 2)Draw chalk lines around your doorways and windowsills 3)Put bay leaves or sprinkle cayenne pepper where the ants are coming in 4)Make a cleaning solution of vinegar, water, and about ten drops of tea tree oil and spray it around your counters/doorways/etc idea, pest, bug, how to get rid of ants, trick, ant natur, garden, diy, ants on the tree
How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally
Do you have copper kettles? Mix some cream of tarter with lemon juice and rub the copper with it. Rinse and be amazed!
Cream of Tartar — The Cleaner You’ll Swoon Over
Four Secrets to daily upkeep
One pinner writes:...it WORKS! It's like a little miracle and we've already repaired a bunch of movies that have been loved (practically to death) by the kids and watched over and over. Seriously - don't throw away another DVD until you've tried this...I wish I knew about this simple fix a long time ago! scratch dvds, how to clean scratched dvds, dvd cleaning, clean dvd, helpful tips, hous, how to repair scratched dvds, how to fix scratches on dvds, wii games
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I need to do this...Professional house cleaners spill their 10 best-kept secrets to save time & effort. 1 most definitely liked was how to remove grease/dirt build up from kitchen cabinets. Say to clean cabinets, 1st heat slightly damp sponge/cloth in microwave for 20 - 30 sec. until it's hot. Put on a pair of rubber gloves, spray cabinets w/ an all-purpose cleaner containing orange oil, then wipe off cleaner w/ hot sponge. This should make the kitchen look & smell wonderful too! clean cabinet, shower doors, house cleaners, allpurpos cleaner, household cleaning tips, cleaning secrets, hous cleaner, spring cleaning, kitchen cabinets
Professional house cleaners spill their 10 best-kept secrets to save time & effort. 1 most definitely liked was how to remove grease/dirt build up from kitchen cabinets. Say to clean cabinets, 1st heat slightly damp sponge/cloth in microwave for 20 - 30 sec. until it's hot. Put on a pair of rubber gloves, spray cabinets w/ an all-purpose cleaner containing orange oil, then wipe off cleaner w/ hot sponge. This should make the kitchen look & smell wonderful too!
cleaning stainless steel sinks First, rinse the whole sink with water. Sprinkle baking soda over the entire sink.Scrub the stainless steel sink basin and fixtures with a soft- to medium-bristled brush. After you've finished scrubbing, spray undiluted white vinegar over the baking soda residue left on the sink.Use the same process to clean sink strainers. Rinse the sink with tap water.
How to Clean a Stainless Steel Sink
so awesome! just made about 150 ounces of natural body wash for $3.30 (used trader joes lavender bar soap)!! was super easy, took about 10 minutes of prep, cooled for a few hours then about 10 more minutes to blend it smooth and pour into the containers. well worth the effort. will never buy liquid soap again! - handmade liquid soap. This is worth trying easy homemade body wash, homemade liquid hand soap, homemade natural body wash, bar soap to liquid soap, natur bodi, liquid soap from bar soap, handmad liquid, hand soap homemade, diy all natural body wash
DIY Organic Dishwasher Detergent: 4 C Liquid Castille Soap, 1 C White Vinegar, 1 C Water, 1 Tblsp Lemon Juice & 1 tsp Tea Tree Oil. Store in the refrigerator. I can't wait to try this - since I'm NOT in-love with the powdered version I made... soaps, dishwash deterg, detergents, tea tree oil, dishwasher detergent, vinegar, whole foods, castile soap, dishwashers
Homemade Dishwasher Detergent.
I (Lynette) read the whole article. I think I may be changing more than a few things in my bathroom cleaning routine, for sure (Iike buying paper towels and a few more microfiber cloths). bathroom clean, clean bathroom, stepbystep instruct, idea, how to clean the bathroom, cleaning, cleanses, pro, bathrooms
Step-by-step instructions (from a veteran "cleaning lady") on how to clean your bathroom like a PRO!
craft tips: sharpening scissors, cleaning a paintbrush, glue gun tricks, etc.
How To Fix Dents in Wooden Floors & Furniture (With an Iron!). Many years ago a teacher told me that you could steam out a dent in a piece of wood (one where the wood fibers had been compressed, not a where they had been removed) using a wet rag and an iron. NOTE: BE CAREFUL! SOME FINISHES MIGHT TURN WHITE WHEN EXPOSED TO STEAM. PLEASE TRY THIS IN A HIDDEN AREA BEFORE DOING IT IN A VISIBLE PLACE.
How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. Tell you what, you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)
Cleaning candle Holders... place the glass candleholders in the freezer for a few hours. the wax will shrink just enough to pop right out. this works for drips on metal or glass candlesticks too