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Chewing Gum Catastrophe - to get the gum as cold as possible with ICE (in a zippered bag) - This hardens it and makes it easier to just scrape off or shatter it with a blunt object and vacuum it up - This trick also works for furniture and hair.
**Grease stain removal** Put dish soap w/oxy on the stains & rub in to the fabric. Let it soak in hot water for 15 min. Wash as normal & let it air dry (in case the stains didn't come out). If the grease stain is still there after washing and drying, you'll need to "reactivate" the grease stain by spraying it with WD 40 (sounds counter intuitive, right?), then putting Dawn soap on it, let it sit for a few minutes, rub the spot with an old toothbrush and then wash. Comes right out.
Hubby has been talking about hanging storage in the garage... This page has so many ah-ha ideas for all sorts of useful things, it was hard to decide what to pin!