Tips and Tricks
Step-by-step to a shiny, clean stainless sink. I thought I knew how to clean a sink, but this has some good detail tips that I didn't know!
33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You | Very rarely do I come across "tricks" that I don't already know....this post had quite a few!!!
Love this! I hated our stainless steel because it never looked clean. Now I know. :)
How to clean your stove's exhaust fan filter. Truly disgusting to see all the grease come off it!!! But works wonderfully well!!!
Homemade carpet powder , also a reader wrote:According to a friend, if you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet! (fleas, etc!)Another said:I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and everyone can't find why my house smells so inviting and homey.
Dryer sheet cuts your bathroom cleaning time in half - makes mirrors & bath fixtures sparkle and cuts right through soap scum on bathtub.Use to get sticky dust right off of furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up cooktops and greasy cupboards quickly. Soak paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and watch the paint come right off. Clean dead, icky bugs from the car. Wipe pet hair off of clothes and furniture. Run over thread before sewing to keep tangles away.
Are you kidding me! I've just been buying new ones....Dip the tip of an empty Swiffer Wetjet solution bottle into boiling water for about 10 seconds and the lid twists off (use a towel). Refill with your preferred cleaning solution at appropriate dilution! and re-cap. Genius. No need to pay for more fluid... way overpriced. genius
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Homemade laundry detergent. We have friends that tried this and won't use anything else. They say it smells fantastic. -- new recipe