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Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner.

Soak Orange Peels in Vinegar for Two Weeks in a Sealed Mason Jar. Then Pour the Vinegar Into a Spray Bottle. Use as a Non-Toxic & yummy smelling “green” cleaner. I love using vinegar to clean with but have always wondered how to make it smell better – ca

33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You - for all those little places

33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You

33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You. holy cow there are some good tips on this site! I don't have an OCD person inside me but these are great tips.

When hanging a picture, put toothpaste on the frame where the nail needs to be, press it against the wall and voila! Put the nail there! Genius! Definitely the quickest idea I've seen yet! :)

How to Hang a Picture Perfectly Every Time

Great idea to hang a picture on the wall. Put the toothpaste where you will want the nail to go. Then, press the picture to the wall. The toothpaste from the back of your frame sticks to the wall.

Erase hard water stains with a lemon...and other tips to naturally clean your bathroom.

Scrub your tub faucet with a lemon and it will shine like new! This and other natural cleaning wonders. Scrub your tub faucet with a lemon and it will shine like new! This and other natural cleaning wonders.

string art signs

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HOMEMADE COUGH SYRUP

Sore throat remedy: Lemon and Raw Honey Cut up lemon. Put in small mason jar. Cover with honey. ~ let sit in refrigerator until lemon and rind break down into marmalade-like mixture. Place in cup & add hot water.

Glue bath toy openings to prevent mold from getting inside and you from having to clean them

Glue bath toy openings to prevent mold from getting inside and you from having to clean them. SUCH a good idea! Webb I didn't even know mold gets in those toys, you may want to clean the kids toys!

Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, and then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue and mildew smell and will actually leave them feeling fluffy and smelling fresh.    ***Do not add laundry detergent to either wash. Just once with vinegar and once with baking soda.  *** This trick also works well with wet bathing suits that were left to dry.

Easily De-Funk Your Bath Towels

Wash Towels in HOT water & a cup of Vinegar. Run again in HOT water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue & mildew smell & will actually leave them feeling fluffy & smelling fresh.

The easiest way to test your soil's PH level: Place a handful of dirt into a small container and sprinkle vinegar on it. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline; adjust the pH with an acid amendment. | Photo: Nancy Andrews | thisoldhouse.com

10 Uses for Vinegar

Test Your Soil's pH with Vinegar: Sprinkle some vinegar on a handful of dirt. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline. (Much better than blending up cabbage for a pH indicator)

A trick for hanging photo collections: Lay out your arrangement. Flip frames over. Lay waxed paper on top of frames. Mark hanger/nail spot on waxed paper. Flip waxed paper over and tape to wall, nail into wall where indicated. Tear down waxed paper. Hang photos.-- Found this ONE day after I spent HOURS hanging a "gallery wall"

Hanging Photo Collections: Lay Out Arrangement; Flip Frames Over; Lay Wax Paper On Top Of Frames; Mark Hanger/Nail Spot On Wax Paper; Flip Wax Paper Over & Tape To Wall; Nail Into Wall Where Indicated; Tear Down Wax Paper;

To dissolve rust on old tools and corroded nuts and bolts, soak them in vinegar for a few days. Rinse them with water and watch rust and scale disappear. |  Photo: Nancy Andrews | thisoldhouse.com

10 Uses for Vinegar

Dissolve Rust Soak old tools and corroded nuts and bolts in vinegar for a few days. Rinse them with water and watch rust and scale disappear. from 10 Uses for Vinegar

To catch dirt in high-traffic areas, cut a piece of wax paper the size of a cleaning cloth and attach it to a wet/dry mop (like a Swiffer). | Photo: Wendell T. Webber | thisoldhouse.com

10 Uses for Wax Paper

To catch dirt in high-traffic areas, cut a piece of wax paper the size of a cleaning cloth and attach it to a wet/dry mop (like a Swiffer).

Learn how to clear any clogged drain | Photo: Merle Henkenius | thisoldhouse.com

How to Clear Any Clogged Drain

How to Clear Any Clogged Drain : The first tool to reach for when trouble arises is a plunger. This plumber's friend clears clogs from most fixtures, including sinks, tubs and toilets.

Slash your utility bill with a DIY energy audit. | Photo: Laura Moss | thisoldhouse.com

Slash Your Utility Bill with a DIY Energy Audit

Slash Your Utility Bill with a DIY Energy Audit This Old House tells you how to find and fix 12 potential trouble spots to boost your home's efficiency and save you money

sore muscle remedy

Home made ice pack. 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water.Homemade ice cup rubbing alcohol and cups water. Large ziplock bag and freeze.