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Housekeeping

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tutorial for interior car cleaning from a detailer

I need to do this...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!

Homemade House Cleaners - lots of recipes and how to

Better than Pledge Recipe

24 Survival Tips for Living Alone - even if you don't live alone, some of these tips are good to know!

recipes for dishwasher detergent, rinse aid, daily shower cleaner, fabreeze, windex, clorox clean-up, and carpet fresh

Hardwood floor cleaner recipe

blue dawn dish liquid does some amazing things...like...Giant Bubbles; removes hair product build up; MANICURE SECRET; Repel Houseplant insects; CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS;Use it to bathe the dogs. It kills fleas on contact and is much cheaper than expensive dog shampoos. Ice pack; repel ants; UNCLOG TOILETS; Keep poision ivy from spreading; Shower floor cleaner and more....

Better than Pledge Recipe

Gazillion uses for Dawn. This is REALLY good to know.

Rub dryer sheets along edges of scissors to sharpen, cleaning curling iron w/ toothpaste, etc. Great article for home cleaning tricks!

25+ Clever Household Tips

Age Appropriate Chores for Children

Pillows need to be washed twice a year because of mites, dirt and sweat! Learn how to clean your PILLOWS here. Awesome cleaning blog!

cleaning hardwood floors: 1 c water, 1 c vinegar, 1c alcohol, 2-3 drops dishwashing soap

Tons of tips & tricks for around the house

Grandma’s Stain Spray..1/3 water, 1/3 ammonia, 1/3 dish soap...it really works, my family owns a laundromat and it's the only stain removing spray they use there...you don't really need to spray it on overnight, trust me, it works immediately.

Hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time. I think every Pinterest trick is listed here!

20 Frugal Ways to Keep Your Home Smelling Great!

How to clean your dishwasher. I am doing this tomorrow!

Fake Windex

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 baking soda!

Cleaning Hardwood Floors - Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen... and no sticky or oily residue

How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)

Just cleaned my floors with this Homemade Bleach Alternative. I used the vinegar (cheaper) and skipped the essential oils (scenting with candles). Looking forward to letting my baby crawl on it!