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    Dirty Job: Cleaning Behind and Under the Refrigerator

    The Worst Cleaning Jobs Made Easy

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    Does your washing machine take forever to fill? The inlet screen might be clogged. Here's how to check for the problem.

    How to Clean a Washing Machine Inlet Screen

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    Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. Mix 3/4 cup of oil, 1/4 cup vinegar (white or apple cider vinegar). Mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in.

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    1 c water, 1 c vinegar, 1c alcohol, 2-3 drops dishwashing soap ~~ for shiny wood floors PLUS stainless steel appliances!

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    Cleaning A Cast Iron Skillet

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    Spiders hate peppermint! Put some peppermint oil in a squirt bottle with a little water and spray your garage and all door frames... interesting!I knew it helped keep mice away but i didnt know it worked for spiders too.

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    40 Days of Organization: The idea is to get your house deep cleaned and organized without feeling overwhelmed. It's just one thing everyday - and hopefully that one thing won't take you more than an hour.

    Officially Different: 40 Days of Organization

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    Outdoor use: Flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture. Drive them away!

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    1 c water, 1 c vinegar, 1c alcohol, 2-3 drops dishwashing soap

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    How to clean your dryer vent, which you should do every year to prevent fires.

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    Keep one in the shower filled with a mixture of half vinager, half Dawn dishsoap. Use it to wipe down the shower while you are in there and your shower will always be clean

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    Mix baking soda with TBS of fabric softener and spread on mattress every one or two months. Leave on an hour and vacuum off. Kills dust mites and freshens the mattress.

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    Cleaning Hardwood Floors: Steep two teabags in boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out; the cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. Wash the floor and get ready to be amazed by the sheen!

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    8 uses for silica packets

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    So many amazing housecleaning tricks, your head will spin! One of my favorites: you can take the stank out of your stanky basement with an onion. And, use aluminum foil to clean stains on glass bakeware.

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    75 uses for baking soda. I don't know if i have room in my heart to love something else as much as i love vinegar, but maybe one day i'll give it a try.

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    Baking Soda and Peroxide Cleaning Solution

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    Scrub your cast iron with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt is a natural abrasive and will absorb oil and lift away bits of food while preserving the pan's seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry.

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    Good info about the science behind vinegar as a cleaner. As an acid, vinegar works well on alkaline stains, such as hard water stains, mineral buildup, soap scum, etc. Vinegar does not perform well on grease because it has the opposite polarity.

    Uses For Vinegar - What Vinegar Can And Cannot Do Around Your Home

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    Info about the chemical makeup of vinegar, along with info about how vinegar cures every possible ailment in the whole world.

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    Bleach vs. Vinegar. Good article about pros and cons; which to use for what.

    This or That: Bleach vs. Vinegar to Kill Germs

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    1001 Uses for White Distilled Vinegar. Great for all your cleaning needs!

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    Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of lemon juice to the wash cycle to brighten up fading whites

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    Preserve a pristine stovetop by applying a thin layer of car wax, then wiping it off. Future spills will lift off easily.

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    Sprinkle a little on the shirt’s underarms and collar, then iron to prevent sweat stains on white shirts. The powder forms a barrier that keeps oil and grime from seeping into the threads.

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