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Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.

Sprinkle a bit of baking soda into the corners, pour a bit of vinegar into a cup and pour it into the tracks. Wipe clean.

Fill a microwaveable bowl with 1-2 cups of water and add a dash of vinegar (about a tablespoon or two). 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; the dirt and food will come right off!

7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup vinegar. Baking soda and vinegar are seriously magic.

from Dr. Karen S. Lee

How to Clean and Maintain a Smelly Front Loading Washing Machine

Once a month, I add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar & 1 Cup of Baking Soda (adding both neutralizes the pH but the bubbling action gently scrubs any debris you can’t get to inside the drum) directly into the drum and use HOT water for washing. Then, I add about ½ cup of vinegar into the fabric softener compartment and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent compartment.

from The Family Handyman

How to Remove Paint From Hardware

How to Remove Paint From Metal Hardware - Learn a simple way to get old paint off of metal hardware without using chemical strippers.

from TheMetaPicture.com

Truly valuable chart…

Emotion chart. SO HELPFUL.