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How to restore scratched and worn wood. Another pinner says: for watermarks - mix a thick paste of olive oil and salt and rub onto the wood - leave it for about 30 minutes. The salt draws out the moisture and the oil feeds the wood. Used this many, many times!

Use Hydrogen Peroxide to get rid of armpit stains, clean cookie sheets, as a miracle cleaner in the kitchen and bathroom - this stuff is amazingly versatile! The list goes on and on!

How To Fix Scratches on Wood Furniture ~~ 1/2 cup of vinegar with a 1/2 cup of olive oil- rub it on, that's it! IT WORKS.

The best oven cleaner! Cover bottom of oven with baking soda, then pour vinegar so it's all wet. Let sit around 20 minutes or so then wipe all of it out with damp cloth or sponge. I leave my oven door open too. After drying you may see some white residue, wipe again. Julie B said: Whoa! My oven looks like I've never used it! This tip worked perfectly! :)

One easy trick to remove painting mistakes after they've dried without scraping!

This site has a removal for every stain imaginable! Pin this for later #laundry

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.

There is a commercial ant killer on the market made with the first bait that uses borax, and it REALLY works well, but at first it seems like you have more ants because they will flock to it. 2 to 3 days later they will vanish for good though... so dont panic just let them feed away.

Snap, Crackle, Sold!: How to Remove Stubborn Soap Scum from Glass Shower Doors

Amazing grout cleaner. 7 c water, 1/2 c baking soda, 1/3 c ammonia, 1/4 c vinegar. Spray on, scrub, wipe off.

washing pillows (how to make yellow pillows white again...Martha Stewart)

Good to remember: Lemon, rosemary and vanilla home deodorizer - let simmer all day, adding water when needed. Williams Sonoma store smell!

Always, ALWAYS have some Epsom's Salt on hand. Get a lush lawn, rejuvenate your scalp, and remove your blackheads...all with the power of Epsom salt. Check out what else you can do!

I started doing this and will never stop! My tub & shower are always spotless-so simple. Simple shower and tub cleaner: fill wand half and half. Wet surface and scrub. wow! leave in shower & wash while you are already in there. must try

Another pinner says..my carpets are so gross with 3 kids carpet cleaner - Awesome! Should've done before/after pics, but I had 3 almost black stains on my off-white carpet and they came up beautifully! Had to do it twice, but they had been there a LONG time and were really ground in. 2cups hydrogen peroxide and 1/4 cup baking soda. Put in a spray bottle squirt- scrub- vacuum!

CLEAN YOUR MATTRESS: pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a mason jar and drop in 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Put on lid and shake jar. Using a kitchen strainer sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit for an hour or more. Thoroughly vacuum the mattress. Bye, bye dust mites and other nasty things. The baking soda helps draw up any moisture and deep dirtiness. It deodorizes and leaves the mattress smelling fresh and clean.

A MUST READ TO BELIEVE: So many uses for Magic Erasers - even ones you never knew about! Seriously, I didn't even finish reading the list...there are a TON of uses!

101 DIY home tips - I only got to 18 when I knew this was worth the pin. Very very useful.

2 part hydrogen peroxide to 1 part Dawn (original blue) will take the stains out of almost ANYTHING...even if they're old stains! // Mix in a spray bottle and use as a stain remover spray- must try this!

The best-kept silver cleaning secret. Good to know

Another pinner says: I just did this to my sink and it looks just as shiny as the picture. I didnt think my old, nicked up, stainless sink could look so good, but it does! How to make your stainless shine.

Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! The website has a list of about 100 uses!

Sarah Lentz: "Ok, I just tried this and it seriously did work. I did it twice on a burner that's had scorch marks for a year or more and they're gone! For anyone as OCD about cleaning as I am, this is a must! I would be prepared to do it at least twice, more if you've got bad burns. This really works!!!"

GOTTA remember this!!! Easy way to get rid of mold in shower caulk - Someone else said: "I just tried it and OH MY GOSH does it work! I left it two hours and the mold was completely GONE!"

How to make dish Soap - 2/3 cup liquid castile soap 3 tsp. vegetable glycerin 5 drops tea-tree essential oil 20 drops lemon essential oil 1 1/3 cups water