CLEAN & TIDY
52 Totally Feasible Ways To Organize Your Entire Home. Some of these are genius!
Keep one in the shower filled with a mixture of half vinegar and half Dawn dishsoap. Use it to wipe down the shower while you are in there and your shower will always be clean. Must try this!
How to hide your router and other tech / wires~ LOVE this idea!!
RainX on your glass showers? Why have I never thought of that!?! This is going to save a lot of time. :D ... Top 10 Household Cleaning Tips: The Tough Problems
White vinegar can also be used for all over carpet cleaning using a Steam Carpet Machine. Just mix 1 part vinegar with 10 parts hot water, following your machine’s instructions. Don’t worry, the vinegar smell will dissipate as soon as the carpets are dry. White vinegar leaves your carpets bright and clean and it does not leave any residue so the carpets will stay clean longer.
club soda, baking soda, and vinegar to clean carpet stains (even SHARPIE pen stains!)
Homemaker tips...good ones! I will thank myself for pinning this one day!
Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc. Smells good and is tough on scum! Best of all there are no chemicals.
You can add a pinch of salt to your laundry to keep colors vibrant. It seems like every laundry detergent makes claims to keep colors lasting for a long time, but the easiest trick is to add a tablespoon of salt to the load. The premise is that the chloride in salt helps keeps clothes bright by sealing in the color across repeated washings. Salt also contains the power to remove bloodstains, but it turns out it's a great protector of clothes as well. If you have some brand news clothes you'd...
Place pillows in the dryer with a couple of tennis balls to help get them back to their “fluff stage” and kill germs with the high heat. This is sooo important...I actually learned (in college) about all the molds that can grow in pillows if you don't do this and let me just say...DO THIS. Scary AND gross.
Take your favorite liquid fabric softener and soak an old hand towel or flour cloth completely with it. Wring it out and let it dry completely, then throw it in with your next load. This mega-fabric softener sheet should be good for at least 40 loads of laundry, stretching out softener use and lessening waste. In other words, save money.
ideas for winter. easy to DIY # nomadic
This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.
Tub Cleaner - vinegar and dish soap, no scrubbing! as well as a blog with all sorts of tested pinterest claims
House smelling funky--Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick.
1 c water, 1 c vinegar, 1c alcohol, 2-3 drops dishwashing soap