Easy Way To Get Rid of Ants Overnight. 1 cup warm water, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 Tbsp Borax. Soak cotton balls with mixture and place around the house near ant trails. Feeding frenzy then the next day, they're gone! (Careful: Borax is poisonous to pets too, so make sure it's out of their reach.)
We continue to be spellbound by the soft-scrubbing, smell-stopping, subtle power of baking soda. There are so many uses for it. We recently came across some baking soda uses from True Value hardware - check them out after the jump...
Granite (or any counter-top) shine/cleaner ~ Take a spray bottle, fill it about 1/8th full with rubbing alcohol, add a drop of Dawn dish washing soap, a few drops of scented oil (optional, but makes it smell so good), fill the rest of the way with water, shake together, and you’re good to go! It makes your granite (or any counter-top) shine and feel so smooth at a fraction of the price by lucinda
Woolite Foam Carpet Cleaner - Sprays out in foam stream so you can spray right on grout line. Let set several minutes, brush, wipe away. Easiest way ever to clean gross grout! Hmm might try this at the new house, don't know if my grout is colored or just gross :/
Dryer Sheets 1. Makes bathroom mirrors and fixtures sparkle 2. Use to get sticky dust right off furniture, blinds and baseboards.3.Cleans up stove tops and greasy cabinets quickly. 4.Soak paint brushes with warm water and a dryer sheet. Watch the paint come right off. 5.Clean dead bugs off your car. 6.Wipes pet hair off furniture and clothing. 7 Keeps mosquitoes away.