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.
Cleaning the glass oven door: Combine about cup of baking soda and enough water to make a slightly runny paste. Spread the mixture all over the glass and the door if needed. Wait for minutes, before wiping the paste from the oven door.
eHow: How to get grease stains out of clothes that have already been washed! ~ Squirt a little bit of the grease fighting dish soap on to the affected area; work into fabric; leave on for 30 minutes and launder.
Problem: Musty Clothes Solution: Spritz garments with a small amount of vodka (spot-test first). Straight vodka kills bacteria, but it doesn't leave a scent. Hang clothes to dry in a well-ventilated area.
Real Simple - Deodorize food storage containers: Soak plastic containers in warm water and baking soda overnight. Bathe glass jars in a mixture of one teaspoon powdered mustard and one quart warm water.
Deodorize Your Basement - Cut an onion in half, place it on a plate, and leave it in the basement overnight. Once the initial salad-bar aroma dissipates, you'll have fresh (non-oniony) air. hmm why only the basement?
Baking soda used to freshen carpet instead of expensive carpet sprinkle stuff! To absorb stale odors from carpet (and to generally freshen up a room), scatter soda on it, wait a few hours, then vacuum up the powder.