What did I do before Pinterest? How To Clean a Ceiling Fan with a Pillowcase - So useful! Slide a pillow case over each blade and wipe them clean. The dust goes in the pillow case and can be repeated until all blades are clean. When you're done, take it outside and shake it to set those dust bunnies free once more! why didnt i think of that
just used this method to clean a stubborn stain on my carpet that has been steam cleaned and spot cleaned multiple times. I can't believe how much dirt my white cloth came up with!!! Wish I would have taken my own before and after pics. It took all of 20 minutes and that inludes the 10 minutes for the baking soda to sit and time to mix the solution!!
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How to clean stovetop grates (and the author is HILARIOUS)
Just used this! How to Clean a Glass Cooktop
To shine up your kitchen: Take a spray bottle, fill it about 1/8th full with rubbing alcohol, add a drop of Dawn dishwashing soap, a few drops of scented oil (optional, but makes it smell so good), fill the rest of the way with water, shake together, and you're good to go! It makes your granite (or any countertop) shine and feel so smooth at a fraction of the price~I have loved it and use it on my appliances as well. \
Take a spray bottle, fill it about 1/8th full with rubbing alcohol, add a drop of Dawn dish washing soap, a few drops of scented oil (optional, but makes it smell so good), fill the rest of the way with water, shake together, and you're good to go! It makes your granite (or any countertop) shine and feel so smooth at a fraction of the price.
DIY Cleaning Oven Glass - No Chemicals
DIY Dishwasher detergent. This has four ingredients. I have also seen to just mix equal parts borax and baking soda.
DIY Self-disinfecting toilet brush It takes about 30 minutes to make it.used generic barber's disinfectant from the beauty store, which comes concentrated and is diluted many-fold for use & You can also add detergent to assist in cleaning the bowl.
1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then I rub it on the offending stain.
Goodbye yellow armpit stains!
Professional house cleaners spill their 10 best-kept secrets to save time & effort. 1 most definitely liked was how to remove grease/dirt build up from kitchen cabinets. Say to clean cabinets, 1st heat slightly damp sponge/cloth in microwave for 20 - 30 sec. until it's hot. Put on a pair of rubber gloves, spray cabinets w/ an all-purpose cleaner containing orange oil, then wipe off cleaner w/ hot sponge. This should make the kitchen look & smell wonderful too!
Ball up Newspaper and stuff into refrigerator when it SMELLS BAD. Change out papers every 2 hours until smell is gone! (A plumber recommended this to us when we returned from vacation to find a basket of rotted spinach!!! IT WORKS and worked after 3 changes - we had already tried everything else!)
This has to be the most complete & amazing cleaning tips site! It's like a cleaning Bible!
Pinner says: First thing, I'm curious if the wrinkle release spray will smell like the vinegar at all or if the fabric softener in it will mask it...?? Secondly, I'm cleaning my oven racks tomorrow based on this & I'm excited to see how well it works. And finally, I'm pretty psyched (the little things) to try the armpit stain remover. Seriously ppl, everyone gets those, even a little bit.
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