Every single one of these tips is genius!!

Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. pour them directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.

5 uses for vodka around the house. Example: will eliminate shower scum for good.

Cleaning tips

LOTS of ideas on using everyday items instead of chemicals. For example: Lemonade Kool Aid to clean stains in your dishwasher

Getting rid of pet urine odor

Blue Dawn dish soap + hydrogen peroxide are all it takes to get rid of even the toughest carpet stains (that black stuff on the left photo is ACRYLIC PAINT)!

Use ice cubes to release furniture indentations in the carpet + other great cleaning tips

A cleaning list

So many uses for Magic Erasers - even ones you never knew about!

Baking soda and vinegar carpet cleaner

Natural cleaning

Another pinner said: Seriously easy, no wonder our clothes were not getting clean... after the second soak, the water was GROSS!!!

Tons of tips on how to clean a dishwasher and garbage disposal to get your dishwasher back in shape.

A Seam Ripper to Clean Vacuum Brush Roller; "Real Simple" site has 102 great idea, tips and tricks!

This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.

That baked-on food that won't come off your glassware: use foil! Who knew? Lots of other tips at this site, too.

Awesome cleaning ideas using things you'd never guess

Wax paper instead of swiffer cloths! And about a million other household tips.

Newspaper will absorb odors in the refrigerator’s vegetable crisper drawer.