(great to remember for move-out or in) 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.... good to do every 6 mths
Unblock your drains without pouring harmful pollutants into the water system by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water. -- good to know
How to get those yellow stains out of clothes and linens that have been in storage. Put yellowed items in a large pot of water. Add 1/4 cup salt and 1/2 cup baking soda. (Alternatively you can do this same method using an oxygen bleach.) Hot hot hot water!
Dryer Sheets Makes bathroom mirrors and fixtures sparkle. Cuts right through bathtub scum. Use to get sticky dust right off furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up stove tops and greasy cabinets quickly. Soak paint brushes with warm water and a dryer sheet. Watch the paint come right off. Clean dead bugs off your car. Wipes pet hair off furniture and clothing. Keeps mosquitoes away
Here's what you need: 1 Empty Windex Spray Bottle 1/8 Cup (1oz) White Ammonia 1/4 Cup (4oz) Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol 1 Drop Laundry Detergent Water - To Fill The Bottle Isn't it nuts how most of what we're paying for is WATER? No streaks & it even smells like the real thing! Wait till you see how cheap it is to "fake" your own Windex