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Make your own re-usable Swiffer cover

Busy weeks :: Dog Under My Desk

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Mix 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup vinegar. Spray the concoction onto the dirty grout, let sit, and scrub with a brush. Sparkling grout await.

12 DIY Fixes for Your Apartment

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Gire tazas de té en los titulares de las plantas. | 51 Insanely Easy Ways To Transform Your Everyday Things

51 Insanely Easy Ways To Transform Your Everyday Things

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Where has this been all my life?!?!

Happenings of a Housewife: Soap Scum Be Gone! Dawn and Vinegar Shower Cleaner - I just tried this today, and works better than any other store bought product. Highly recommend!

Happenings of a Housewife: Soap Scum Be Gone!

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How to clean a dishwasher. To do about every 6 months. Great to do when moving into a new home.

Who knew?? Use baking soda and vinegar to fix funky towels. Over time, and with many washes, your bath towels will build up detergent and fabric softener residue, leaving them both unable to absorb as much water and smelling kinda funky when they do. Rather than give Target another lump sum, run them through the wash once with hot water and a cup of vinegar, then again with hot water and a half-cup of baking soda, as wikiHow suggests. That strips the residue from them, leaves them smelling fa...

Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! The website has a list of about 100 uses! Pin now, read later ;)

11. Hate scrubbing? Use ammonia on your stove grates.

Refresh your mattress.

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For us Southern girls who grew up being told to NEVER EVER wash your cast irons with soap...scrub your cast iron with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt is a natural abrasive and will absorb oil and lift away bits of food while preserving the pan's seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry.

This is insane!!! Take a used dryer sheet, lightly dampen and wipe down your shower doors!!! I just tried it, and the shower door that I have been putting off cleaning, (because I hate the smell of bathroom cleaner) was shiny and clean in under 2 min!!! I don't know how it works, but WOW!!!

For us vinegar users, most of these we already know but there were a bunch I had never heard of... 45 uses for vinegar. ooh, THIS is GREAT PIN.

"I started doing this and will never stop! My tub & shower are always spotless-so simple. Simple shower and tub cleaner: fill wand half and half. Wet surface and scrub. wow! leave in shower & wash while you are already in there"

How to clean the hair spray and gunk off your hair straightener (and curling iron too)

Cleaning oil stains on your driveway

Quickest way to clean your oven without any toxic chemicals...using what is probably already in your cupboards.

How to Remove Acrylic Paint from Clothing (even after it dries!) So important to know!

claudine hellmuth's blog: retro * whimsical art and illustration

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Jewelry cleaner - another pinner said -" tried it today and my engagement ring is almost blinding, it's sparking so much"

Jewelry Cleaner

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How to clean your cookie sheets--Kitchen "Miracle" Cleaner! You put about 1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then you rub it on the offending dirt/stain/grease...whatever! You can usually just use your fingers...but you can also use a small sponge at times as well.

Deep Cleaning - So happy I didn't have to create this list myself... It is a GREAT list!

Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!!