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Dryer Sheets 1. Makes bathroom mirrors and fixtures sparkle 2. Use to get sticky dust right off furniture, blinds and baseboards.3.Cleans up stove tops and greasy cabinets quickly. 4.Soak paint brushes with warm water and a dryer sheet. Watch the paint come right off. 5.Clean dead bugs off your car. 6.Wipes pet hair off furniture and clothing. 7 Keeps mosquitoes away. - My-House-My-Home

This is the holy grail of stain removal! 200+ STAIN FIXES from University of Illinois Extension. Pin now for future stain emergencies!

How to machine wash pillows - I didn't know you could do this?!?!

Need some help figuring out just what to clean for Spring Cleaning? These detailed directions and plans for each day ought to help! Via A Bowl Full of Lemons

Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar & 1 Cup of Baking Soda directly into the drum and use HOT water for washing. Then, I add about ½ cup of vinegar into the fabric softener compartment and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent compartment. Set the wash on “Quick Wash” with HOT water and High Spin Cycle. If the mold situation is really bad,use bleach instead of vinegar and baking soda. But make sure you run a few empty cycles just with hot water before doing a load of wash.

use chalk to remove grease stains from clothes. rub white chalk on the affected area and was as normal - the chalk will absorb the grease and we washed away in the cycle. double check before drying as heavy stains may require 2 cycles

Super simple and effective method to get those stains out! Step by Step Carpet Stain Removal via Clean Mama I may need this some day!!

deep clean your couch with baking soda. sprinkle and let it sit for an hour or two before vacuuming. test in small area first.

Carpet Shampoo Solution: 1 cup oxiclean* 1 cup febreeze* 1 cup distilled white vinegar *The homemade versions work fabulously! Pour contents into shampooer tub and mix with hot water to fill tub completely. This will not only clean your carpets it will also deodorize. It will smell slightly of vinegar until the carpet is dry. Be sure to test spot with the solution just to be safe, however this should be safe for ALL carpets.

How to Remove Paint From Jeans – No chemicals needed, just some rubbing alcohol and a little elbow grease!

diy home sweet home: 21 Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks

If you petrify a brush with dried paint, just soak it in Murphy's Oil for 24 to 48 hours and it dissolves all the paint and makes it like new.

Remove permanent marker from wood floors..or wood dining tables -worked like a charm! I also use it to take permanent marker off of walls, dry erase boards or anything that has been permanent marker tattooed!

Use what's in your pantry to clean your carpets free of chemicals and LOW COST!

Clean green...mop your floors with vinegar. They suggest diluting about a half cup white vinegar to a gallon of water. The article states, "Studies have shown that 5% solution of vinegar (straight out of the store-bought bottle) kills 99 percent of bacteria, 82 percent of mold, and 80 percent of germs (viruses). Plus it is not toxic!".

Harness the power of almighty vinegar and try your hand at these great cleaning recipes. Includes FREE printable for easy reference. Via Cleaning With Vinegar - Clean Mama

Keeping Legos Clean. Do this with many toys, especially after play dates with sick kids! WOW!! FANTASTIC idea