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You will be amazed how noticeable even from the street clean windows are! Put the Dawn/ Jet Dry mixture in a spray bottle and just spray it on the pre-wetted windows, then rinse with the hose outside - inside, rinse with a sponge and squeegee. Hose off the screens separately OR, just spray right thru them if you can't easily get them on and off

How to Stop Door Drafts Around Entry Doors. Plan for a warm day, so a spring project. Brr for now.

Make a freezer-fail detector. It can be hard to know if your power went out while you were on vacation. If it did, your food might not be safe. Fill a jar halfway with water then freeze on its side. Put the jar upright before you leave and take note if the water has melted and refrozen to find out.

Natural Insect Killers: (1) Natural spider killer or preventer.. 1 cup vinegar, 1 cup pepper sauce, 1 teaspoon oil and 1 tsp liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows; refresh after it rains. (2) use Borax to prevent ants and fleas.

DIY Fruit Fly Trap | MyBlessedLife.net (apple cider vinegar and Dawn dishwashing liquid)

One easy trick to remove painting mistakes after they've dried without scraping!

Turn Clothes Hangers Into Shoe Hangers | 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects

31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects

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While cleaning the bathroom, fill the tub up with a couple of inches of the hottest water you can draw from the tap. | 33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You

Pour a packet of lemonade Kool-Aid into the detergent cup of your dishwasher. | 33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You

33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You

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33 Meticulous Cleaning "Tricks" Sample: Snip off a slice of a Magic Eraser and drop it in the toilet. (or drop the used up one in it) Let it float overnight and it’ll remove any toilet ring. No scrubbing!

(great to remember for move-out or in) Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.... good to do every 6 mths

"My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time....he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do this.....do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!" Our electric bill rose to $430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $150. Totally re-pinning this.

Inexpensive stacking plastic bins for the recycling. I want to separate aluminum and steel cans for selling to the scrap yard!

Interesting... 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.

Green Barrier™ living willow hedges, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing. They provide almost instant screening, even in winter. The willow establishes very quickly after planting and creates an attractive green hedge in as little as 2 months. // Great Gardens & Ideas //

How to make dryer balls to reduce static in your laundry and decrease drying times. You can add a couple drops of essential oil to each ball to have wonderful smelling laundry.

Need to remember this ... so many clothes I thought were ruined... Chalk will remove grease stains from clothes. Simply rub the stain with chalk, then toss in the wash as normal.

OH Here is our solution. Our huge mirror is fading around the edges. I was going to frame it with molding but the little shelf in the center is genius!

Spice Racks and small shelves keep things off the counter. With nothing to move, wipe the counter every day and bath stays clean without effort!

Toilet Shims fix a Rocking Toilet - Don't put up with a shakey commode for another minute. Made of soft plastic to last, they cost about a $1 at any hardware store. No plumber needed, just push a couple of them in to balance the toilet and cut off the excess.

Rocking Toilet - Solution For A Rocking Toilet

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