Fill a microwaveable bowl with 1 cup of water and add a tablespoon of vinegar. Put the bowl in the microwave, shut the door, and turn it on for 5 minutes. Then take a cloth and wipe down the inside of the microwave. It works!
Another reason to love Murphy's Oil Soap. Soaking paint brushes in Murphy Oil Soap for 24 to 48 hours dissolves all the paint and makes it like new.great tip from Martha Lever - I have paint brushes that definitely need this.
Mom's Super Laundry Sauce-Here is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first time around and smells clean . Also try the Lavender Super Sauce & Softener.
Note from Pinner - this really does get the white film off water glasses. I don't know that I'll ever go back to purchasing expensive dishwashing detergent again. -If it gets the white film off, it's worth a try!
Gum stuck to clothes. Boil vinegar, and pour on gum. Use a brush to wipe off. Gum will come off instantly. Or just buy a bottle of oxy clean spray (blue bottle) and spray of it. Spray, rub alittle and throw it in the wash
DIY Bleach Gel A little cornstarch, water and a few tablespoons of bleach make this homemade version of a bleach pen. Author: Debbie at Me and My DIY Recipe type: Laundry Ingredients ¾ cup water 3 Tbsp corn starch Tbsp household bleach
DIY-disenfecting-wipes Carefully pull the end of the paper towels from the inside, where the cardboard roll had been. Thread the end of the towels through the hole in the lid, and replace the lid. You know have your own household cleaning wipes.
Sparkly Clean Dishes ~No premixing, simply replace your dishwasher detergent & rinse agent for ever! 1 teaspoon oxygen bleach teaspoon Dawn dish soap cup white vinegar (poured into a bowl or cup on the top rack of the machine)
Cream of Tartar - Long-forgotten cleaning agent gem may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Use on grout, mold and mildew stains, burner pans and casserole dishes. Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.