The fine folks over at Real Simple have suggested an easy, yet resourceful way to clean your ceiling fan. It's no secret that the tops of the blades, especially this time of year, are working overtime and laden with thick dust. Even though there are all sorts of commercial tools you can use to clean them, they suggest sliding a pillow case over each blade and wiping them clean. The dust goes in the pillow case and can be repeated until all blades are clean. When you're done, take it…
Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere! help-home
Wish I knew this years ago- Right after using the grill, unplug it and place a wet double-sheet of paper towel between the lid and the surface. The leftover heat causes the towel to steam and clean the grill. Wiping it dry with another paper towel is all that’s needed. I'm going to try with waffle iron.
You can use HYDROGEN PEROXIDE to get rid of armpit stains, to clean cookie sheets, as a miracle cleaner in your kitchen and bathroom, and to make your own “oxi clean”. This stuff is amazingly versatile!
Quick Cleaning Tip: Keep Baseboards Cleaner With Fabric Softner
Quick Cleaning Tip: Keep Baseboards Cleaner With Fabric Softener ~ One of those tips should be shared with more than just the pet owners of the world. A dryer sheet to dust can help in many ways. Not just because it kicks the dust to the curb since it banishes static, but because it actually coats as it cleans for residual dust-fighting power.
Updated! Magic of Dryer Sheets: How I Get Rid of Those Stubborn Bathroom Rings
dryer sheet discovery, I’ve learned tons of other uses for these little laundry wonders. Use to get sticky dust right off of furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up cooktops and greasy cupboards quickly. Soak paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and watch the paint come right off. Clean dead, icky bugs from the car. Wipe pet hair off of clothes and furniture. Run over thread before sewing to keep tangles away.