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DIY Wet Cleaning Wipes Are Easy to Make, Cost Less than Store-Bought Wipes

home made wet wipes

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Top 10 Time-Saving, MacGyver-Style Cleaning Tricks

Use baking soda and vinegar to fix funky towels. Over time, and with many washes, your bath towels will build up detergent and fabric softener residue, leaving them both unable to absorb as much water and smelling kinda funky when they do. Rather than give Target another lump sum, run them through the wash once with hot water and a cup of vinegar, then again with hot water and a half-cup of baking soda, as wikiHow suggests. That strips the residue from them, leaves them smelling fairly fresh…

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How to Clean Grease From Kitchen Cabinet Doors

White vinegar is a household wonder cleaner.

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The CrockPot as an Air Freshener/ Odor Neutralizer

Eliminate odor

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Unlock Your Car From the Outside with a Shoelace

brilliant: unlock your car with a shoelace

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Add a Pinch of Salt to Your Laundry to Keep Colors Vibrant

Add a pinch of salt to your laundry to keep colors vibrant. It seems like every laundry detergent makes claims to keep colors lasting for a long time, but the easiest trick is to add a tablespoon of salt to the load

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Tip Week!Getting rid of cat pee smell

Pee-Potion

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Cover Refrigerator Shelves in Plastic Wrap for Easy Cleaning

Why didn't I think of this!!! Cover your refrigerator shelf with Saran's Press and Seal Wrap....then when it gets dirty you just peel it off and apply a new piece!! This is genius. LOLOLOL.....perfect !

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How to Clean Every Room in Your Home with Items You Already Have

Clean your house with things you might already have.

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Put Rain-X on your Shower Doors to Make Water Bounce Right Off

Put Rain-X on your Shower Doors to Make Water Bounce Right Off One of the most annoying cleaning tasks in the house is cleaning water stains and soap scum off of shower doors with a squeegee every time you shower. However, if you use a little logic and realize that your shower doors are glass, just like your car windows, the same glass treatment spray can work on both. The Manly Housekeeper says he's been using Rain-X on his shower doors—originally meant for windshields—and has had…

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Make an Emergency Candle Out of a Tub of Crisco

Emergency Candle - Just put a wick in it and it will last for about 45 days! Awesome!

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20 Different Ways to Use Original Dawn Blue

Did you know Original Dawn Blue isn't just a dishwashing liquid? It can also be used to control dog fleas, clean soap scum in your bathroom, remove spots on your laundry, and make amazing bubbles. And that's just a few...and they cost much less than the store bought version.

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5-Minute Liquid Laundry Detergent Recipe: Quick, Easy and Cheap

Wow - instant laundry soap that has powerful odor and stain fighting ingredients. It's also super cheap to make!

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Surprising Cleaning New Uses

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"clean shower tub with vinegar and Dawn" IT WORKS GREAT...1/2 cup vinegar bring to boil in microwave, add 1/2 cup dawn, put on spray bottle and spray tub, let soak 5 to 10 mins, wipe clean

Simply rub onto greasy stains and the chalk powder will absorb the grease, making the stain easily removable by the laundry soap in the wash.

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Surprising Cleaning New Uses

Newspaper absorbs refrigerator odors.

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Remove Rust Spots from Knives and Silverware with Lemon Juice

Is there no end to the power of citrus?

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Surprising Cleaning New Uses

Shine brass and copper. Make a paste by adding a few drops of white vinegar to equal parts of salt and flour. Apply with a soft cloth, rinse, and dry.