Cleaning . . . and that other fun stuff!
Handy Hints | TheWHOot
Best grout cleaner out there and its for carpet! Resolve carpet foam. Spray it on. Leave for 10 min. Scrub it off with a stiff scrub brush! Wha la!! :)) Tip:as you scrub wipe the dirt that comes up off. If you don't it will just soak back in before you get back to mop it off.
How to clean your shower! Vinegar, Dawn and baking soda and it really, really works!
Add a cup of baking soda to the toilet let it soak for an hour then flush. It will clean the toilet absorb the odor.
75 Extraordinary Uses for Baking Soda | Life Hackery
No Lie this really works. My shower hasn't been this clean since the day I moved in. Soaked my shower for 2 hours and it looks new. How to clean your shower! Vinegar, Dawn and baking soda
Good idea to keep kids accountable for their stuff/toys!
Brighten dingy floors. Combine half a cup of hydrogen peroxide with one gallon of hot water, then go to town on your flooring. Because it’s so mild, it’s safe for any floor type, and there’s no need to rinse.
Do one of these once a day, and your home will be spring cleaned in 3 weeks! Start today!
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
MAGIC! I've been doing this all over my carpet, it works on old stains, new stains-- basically EVERYTHING!
Throw up carpet cleaner. Every mother and pet owner needs this. (One of those you hope not to ever need, but you know you will...) I'll be glad I pinned this one day...
clean top loading washing machine. Check outn the color of the water after the vinegar soak. Ick!!
I've got to remember this: Instead of using extra laundry detergent to pre-treat, turn to white chalk. Simply rub onto greasy stains and the chalk powder will absorb the grease, making the stain easily removable by the laundry soap in the wash. It might sound silly, but it's worked wonders for everything from lipstick to bacon grease.
Rub with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark anymore. This site has several ingenious hints for cleaning, etc.
Add a cup of baking soda to the toilet, leave it for an hour, and then flush. It will clean the toilet and absorb the odor. This site also has 75 other uses for soda
DIY William Sonoma Scent... 2/3 full with water 1 lemon, sliced a few sprigs of rosemary 1-2 tsp vanilla Simmer all day adding water as needed. You can use the same mix for about 2 days; after that it gets a bit stanky if you know what I mean.) It's this wonderful scent of citrus with the warm vanilla and the rosemary...ack...the rosemary just ties it all in. Your home will smell mahvelous!
Good to remember: Lemon, rosemary and vanilla home deodorizer - let simmer all day, adding water when needed. Williams Sonoma store smell!
Dry erase marker on the washer for clothes that are inside that shouldn't be dried! >> So simple and SO smart!