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Household Fixing & Cleaning Tips


Household Fixing & Cleaning Tips

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To get rid of ants, put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it or take it home to the others. They can’t digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

How to remove permanent marker from everything! Clothes –hand sanitizer Walls –toothpaste or hairspray* Carpet –white vinegar Wood –rubbing alcohol *don’t scrub too hard with hairspray, you don’t want to remove the paint!

How to clean and re-season cast iron

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

This site tells you how to fix ANYTHING in your house! One day I'll be happy that I pinned this :D

47 skills you need to survive homeownership. lol

Another pinner says: I just did this to my sink and it looks just as shiny as the picture. I didn't think my old, nicked up, stainless sink could look so good, but it does! How to make your stainless shine.

Another pinned says, i love this and it WORKS great! I used it everywhere, floors, bathroom... works great in the shower and toilet! and smells awesome

Cleaning those pesky scorch marks from your glass stovetop.

Homemade garbage disposal cleaners - vinegar and lemon cubes. So smart!

GREAT website that shows you how to build or fix almost anything in your house... Save for later!

Cleaning carpet with Borax... also will remove pet stain/odor & kill fleas

how to get Kool-Aid and other colorful stains out of carpet. I'll be glad I pinned this later...

How To Clean Between The Glass On Your Oven Door: you can do that?

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

Cleaning your toilet with coca cola will get out the nastiest stains! One pinner said: "I had my cousin try it when they bought a house and the toilets were disgusting, this trick left the toilets looking like new!

DIY Goo Gone | Budget Savvy Diva

Soak paper towels in vinegar and wrap around faucets. Wait an hour and wipe off.

101 hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time. pretty amazing website

Fixing Problem Walls: Cracks, damaged corners, nail pops, etc.

Garage storage

Can you fix your own toilet? (Answer: Yes! Learn to identify parts and problems) | Illustration: Harry Campbell | thisoldhouse.com

49 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

Plumbing diy tips