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NEED to DO!!!! Lemonade Kool-Aid as Dishwasher Cleaner Clean lime deposits and iron stains inside the dishwasher by pouring a packet of lemonade Kool-Aid (the only flavor that works) into the detergent cup and running the (empty) dishwasher. The citric acid in the mix wipes out stains; you don't have to.

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The Magic Way to Clean Your Windows Best way to clean windows. No drying needed, and you have no spots or streaks on your window! Here is the cleaning solution: 1/2 gallon warm water 1 Tablespoon liquid ‘Jet Dry’ 2-3 Tablespoons laundry detergent (liquid dissolves easier) or dish washing soap Mix all ingredients above. Spray windows down with your hose. Wipe or brush onto windows, then immediately hose off your window. That’s it. The remaining water will sheet off. No drying is needed.

I finally made some of the Blessing in a Bottle. All I can say is WOW! This is amazing! This got things I thought were clean looking like new (like my old stainless steel sink - gotta love rentals). This is now my "go to" cleaner for just about every thing! I am going to try the multipurpose one next.

Car Wax as Sink Polish - Polish faucets, sinks, tile, even shower doors with Turtle Wax, which leaves behind a protective barrier against water and soap buildup, so your hard-earned sparkle will last past the next tooth-brushing.@Derek Imai Imai Grunander

Natural Room Scents

When showing your home you want to make sure that potential buyers are greeted with a pleasant aroma. But with so many people suffering from allergies and sensitivity to chemicals these days, you don't want to make the mistake of using strong and offensive air fresheners. Here is a wonderful and attractive idea for a subtle and natural way to freshen the air in your home!

Place a coffee cup filled with vinegar in the dishwashing rack and run a full cycle of dishwashing. This will clean your entire dishwasher. This is one of the easiest techniques and works well as preventive care.

Fill a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 handful of baking soda. Shake it up and spray on carpet stains, upholstery stains, and clothing stains. pinner said, "I've used it for years and it works better than anything else."