Cleaning tips and ideas
Simply Designing with Ashley: Hard Water Stains? Dishwasher detergent that works!
Make your own reusable swiffer cover
Dishwasher soap: Mix together equal parts baking soda, borax (available in the laundry aisle). Use 1-2 Tbs. per load. Each load will cost pennies. Also, use vinegar in the jetdry well instead of the expensive stuff.
19 Natural Cleaning Tips. Includes: Oven cleaning, microfiber cloths that clean w/ just water, removing tough scum, table for treating clothes stains, cleaning dishwasher, recipes for air fresheners, removing urine stains, cleaning showerheads, cleaning car upholstery, cleaning toilets, cleaning stove vent, homemade laundry soap.
19 Easy, Natural and Inexpensive Cleaning Tips with Recipes and Instructions
Organizing Garden Tools with PVC - ♥ this idea!
Why didn't I think of that?! Put aluminum foil in a bowl, pour the grease in. When it hardens, roll up the foil and throw it out!
Remove old paint from metal: A long, hot, sudsy soak in a crockpot with water and a bit of liquid detergent to break the paint bond. More often than not, you can slide all the cooked paint layers off with your fingers. A scrubbing with a nylon brush removes the stubborn bits. A beeswax furniture polish after stripping, or a nonabrasive polish like Flitz or Maas can restore the sheen to solid brass or thickly plated hardware.
To remove old paint from hardware easily.
Use a seam ripper to detangle vacuum roller brush