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soak old paintbrush in hot vinegar for 30 minutes and good as new! I need to remember this!

from How to Nest for Less™

10 Tips & Tricks for Staining Wood

10 Tips & Tricks for Staining Wood - How to Nest for Less™

De-tarnish ALL your silver ALL at once... line your sink with aluminum foil, add 1/2 c table salt, 1/2 c. baking soda, fill with hot water, then dump in all your silver! Let sit for about 30 min. The tarnish all transfers to the foil! Thanks, Susan Branch!

Listerine Foot Bath Listerine: the BEST way to get your feet ready for summer. Sounds crazy but it works! Mix 1/4 c Listerine (any kind but I like the blue), 1/4 c vinegar and 1/2 c of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off!

from The Family Handyman

Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unit

"My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time....he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do this.....do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!" Our electric bill rose to $430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $150. Totally re-pinning this.

from Budget Savvy Diva

Use Aluminum Foil as Dryer Sheet

Save Money! Never Have To Buy A Dryer Sheet AGAIN! Best part you can use the same ball of foil for 6 months..

from blessedbeyondcrazy.com

Cleaning Hack: How to Have Spotless Windows for Months

Cleaning Hack: How to Have Spotless Windows for Months - this will forever change the way you wash windows! #blessedbeyondcrazy #hacks

(Works! My strawberries usually would last only a week, but after this they lasted 2.5!!) Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix. Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes. Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding. will DEF have to try this!

When buying fruit and veggies, always soak them in a 1:4 ratio of vinegar and water to help remove toxins and pesticides. Leave them soaking for up to an hour, longer with nonorganic apples. At the end of the bath, sometimes you can even see cloudy like stuff in the water from the skins and waxes, and dirt on the bottom. I need to start doing this!

from I Heart Nap Time

Spring cleaning tips

Definitely good to know!!!!

DIY Dishwasher Tune up. Don't buy a new dishwasher! Four easy steps that will get your dishwasher really cleaning again and possibly even stop a leak!

from The Family Handyman

How to Remove Paint From Hardware

Removing paint from hardware with hot water soak..didn't know it's so easy

from AllYou.com

23 Cleaning Products You'll Find At Home

Hard water stain remover: To get rid of lime buildup, make a paste of 1 teaspoon vinegar and 2 tablespoons salt. Apply to sink fixtures and rub with a cloth.

from wikiHow

How to Remove a Splinter with Baking Soda

Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. Gotta remember this!

165 Uses for Vinegar - This isn’t to say that vinegar is the only household item that you need but it is the one product that you should never be without. No other edible cleaning and conditioning products does as much as vinegar. Garden, animal care, health & beauty, Cleaning, laundry and cooking. The list just goes on and on.