KILL MOLD: Mix 1 teaspoon of tea tree oil per 1 cup of water. Spray onto the surface with mold and allow to dry, do not rinse. This will kill the mold spores without creating harsh chemical fumes as other cleaners, such as bleach, would.
Tips on how to clean out Lint from Dryer Duct and Vent!! (detailed instructions, very informative)
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
How to clean your stove's exhaust fan filter. Truly disgusting to see all the grease come off it!!! But works wonderfully well!!!
Rub your faucet with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark anymore...plus a ton more awesome household tricks! Pin now read later!
How to clean that oily, sticky residue off of appliances. I wish i knew this a long time ago
Hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time. I think every Pinterest trick is listed here!
Later in life....This is a life changer!! Each member of the family has a mesh lingerie laundry bag, and a hook. They put their dirty socks and underwear in the bag each night. On laundry day, you wash the whole mesh zipped up bag, and give it back! No more sorting through and figuring out which socks are for which person.
MAGIC! "I've been doing this all over my carpet, it works on old stains, new stains-- basically EVERYTHING!"
(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
How To Clean and Disinfect Your Humidifier. Must do soon
Jewelry cleaner - another pinner said - worked better than anything!
Ever since I started using HYDROGEN PEROXIDE to get rid of armpit stains, to clean cookie sheets, as a miracle cleaner in my kitchen and bathroom, and to make my own “oxi clean”…I ALWAYS have at least one bottle of the stuff under my kitchen sink, under my bathroom sink, AND in the laundry room. This stuff is amazingly versatile!
33 meticulous cleaning tricks for the OCD person.... PERFECT PIN for us toothbrush users.... hahaha
The Holy Grail of DIY Cleaning: 400+ Recipes for Various Household Items- Cleaners, Detergents, Pest Removal Recipes, Laundry Care- stain removal, pet care, and more in Alphabetical Order I think I may have heard angels singing when I opened this page...
For us vinegar users, most of these we already know but there were a bunch I had never heard of... 45 uses for vinegar. Read this often. So many good tips!
Keep one in the shower filled with a mixture of half vinegar and half Dawn dishsoap. Use it to wipe down the shower while you are in there and your shower will always be clean....totally need to do this...
To get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Boil a pot of water. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil pour it down the drain. 4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes. 5. After 10 minutes, pour 1 cup of bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria. this process every few months. It will also keep the nasty mildew smell at bay.
Very useful to know! WD-40 USES: 1. Protects silver from tarnishing. 2. Removes road tar and grime from cars. 3. Cleans and lubricates guitar strings. 4. Gives floors that 'just-waxed' sheen without making them slippery. 5. Keeps flies off cows. (I love this one!) 6. Restores and cleans chalkboards. 7. Removes lipstick stains. 8. Loosens stubborn zippers. 9. Untangles jewelry chains. 10. Removes stains from stainless steel sinks. 11. Removes dirt and grime from the barbecue grill. 12. Keep...
Professional house cleaners spill their 10 best-kept secrets to save time & effort. How to remove grease/dirt build up from kitchen 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! I'll try it. :)
Punch a hole in the top of a bottle of vinegar and sit the bottle in your toilet tank. In doing this you will save water, as the tank wont fill as much, the vinegar will clean your toilet AND tank on each flush, it leaves the bathroom smelling fresh and it doesn't harm any component of your toilet OR the environment when flushed.
CLEANING: They tried, tested and compared homemade cleaning solutions to store bought chemical ones and made a list of the best homemade recipes to use. Great source!
Dozens of killer cleaning tips--it's like the Pinterest motherlode with snappy pictures.
Step-by-step to a shiny, clean stainless sink. I thought I knew how to clean a sink, but this has some good detail tips that I didn't know!
cleaning and maintaining a front load washer