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Surprising Cleaning New Uses

Preserve a pristine stovetop by applying a thin layer of car wax, then wiping it off. Future spills will lift off easily. Gotta try this!

Mix 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup vinegar. Spray the concoction onto the dirty grout, let sit, and scrub with a brush. Sparkling grout await.

from Balancing Beauty and Bedlam

DIY Hand Foaming Soap, how to make antibacterial soap

This is one tip you will want to do immediately!! Never go back to buying hand foaming bottles again. Make your own antibacterial foaming hand soap in seconds for just pennies.

Heat 1/2 C White Vinegar in microwave for 90 sec. Pour into spray bottle. Add 1/2 C BLUE Dawn Dish Soap. Shake gently to mix. Spray on surface and let sit 1-2 hours. Just wipe it away and then rinse with water.

from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

Homemade Apple Butter

Make your own apple butter and can it too! (Shortcut blender version.) #Applebutter

PVC pipe shoe storage - so fun and so simple, could easily spray paint or cover in fabric or paper too... maybe a horizontal layout of two rows or something. So many possibilities!

from Listotic

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips and Tricks (With Pictures)

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips Tricks... I've tried this one, and it works like MAGIC!! I used this trick on all of my kitchen cabinets and now they look brand new.