Clean Stove Burners with Ammonia: take 1/4 cup of ammonia and seal it up with one of the burners in a large ziploc bag. You only need a little ammonia in the bag. It is the fumes from the ammonia that dissolves all of the grease and hardened oil. You don't need to soak it, it just needs to be sealed up with the ammonia fumes. Leave it outside on a cookie sheet overnight.
Garage Organization Ideas: How To Organize Your Garage. Find helpful tips and ideas for garage organization and storage that also apply to a self storage unit. Perform a do-it-yourself garage makeover and organize your garage for better seasonal storage, car storage, and for quick access to your belongings.
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.
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25 Alternative Uses for Fabric-Softener Dryer Sheets
Bounce- 1. It will chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them. It also repels mice. 2. Spread sheets around foundation areas, or in trailers, or cars that are sitting and it keeps mice from entering your vehicle. 3. It takes the odor out of books and photo albums that don't get opened too often. 4. It repels mosquitoes. Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt loop when outdoors during mosquito season. 5. Eliminate static electricity from your television (or computer) screen. 6. Since Bounce…
Vinegar and Dawn Tub and Shower Cleaner "I found this on Pinterest and used it just yesterday...I will never be without this mixture again! Everything in my shower (glass doors, grout, scummy drain) looks sparkling new. I love that the smell isn't overpowering and all I had to do was wipe and rinse. Thank you!"
DIY Tub/Shower Cleaner. Heat 12 oz vinegar for 2 minutes in microwave. Pour into spray bottle. Add 10 oz blue Dawn. Shake gently to combine. Use on sinks, faucets, tubs, shower doors to remove grime and soap scum. For tough areas allow to sit for 2 hours or even overnight.
THIS REALLY WORKS AND LAUNDRY IS SUPER SOFT!!! Soak a hand towel in fabric softener. Squeeze out any remaining drops from the towel. Hang it over a chair (or outside on a clothes line) to dry. My house smelled super clean for the three days while this towel was drying completely. Yes, it took three days! You must make sure it dries completely! After the towel dries you just throw it in your dryer along with clothes and use it as a dryer sheet for 40-50 loads before soaking again.
Clean Stove Burners. This works, however, I will need to lather, rinse and repeat several times to get these all the way clean, I think. I had to use the extra large Ziploc bags, and they're about $2 each...
What a great way to organize a pantry! Use vinyl lettering to label bulk containers of food. And use vinyl lettering on a cabinet door by your cooking area. The great part is that you can make the letters large enough to be able to read.