Another pinner says: I just did this to my sink and it looks just as shiny as the picture. I didn't think my old, nicked up, stainless sink could look so good, but it does! How to make your stainless shine.
SO GOOD TO KNOW! How to Clean Your Gross Plastic Containers 1. Fill almost to the top with water and a squirt of dish soap 2. Add 1/4 cup of bleach 3. Microwave the container for 40 seconds, or until the solution is boiling 4. Allow to rest until the water is lukewarm 5. Wash out your container and it is as good as new!
My grandma taught me this many years ago. Refreshing towels I use this trick all the time since I noticed my towels smelling funky. It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
Clean a mattress using hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, dawn, and a spray bottle. (or my mom uses borax in a steam cleaner, she says borax is good at killing dust mites, but I don't have a steam cleaner so I'm going to try this!) If you don't need to clean it, just want to get out odors you can dust the mattress with baking soda, let it sit 1 hour, then vacuum up.