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Household Hints

Household Hints

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How To: Restoring & Seasoning Cast Iron Pans

52 Week Money Savings Challenge. Each week add the same amount of money matches that week in the year

Peels from 3-5 oranges or 6-8 mandarins (I had the kids peel mandarins and told them they could eat whatever they peeled) A quart of distilled white vinegar A quart-size mason jar w/lid Empty spray bottle Here’s what to do: Fill the mason jar with the orange peels. Pour in enough vinegar to fill the jar to the top:

The only stain remover you will ever need!

This website is seriously the COOLEST site for homeowners!

Best painting tricks and shortcuts from top DIY bloggers from @Kelly at View Along the Way

Instructions to clean your AC unit - save money and increase efficiency while prolonging the life of your unit!

The trick to avoiding roller marks when painting furniture

Pinner Said: Wish I knew these tips BEFORE we painted our entire house! Just read these, they are quick fast easy things that will make painting a little faster and less messy.

Wish I new about this earlier!!! How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture... using liquid sandpaper (deglosser).... - cuts out the sanding step. From Better Homes and Gardens

33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You.. holy cow there are some good tips on this site!

How to Clean Dirty Blinds. So simple.

6 Awesome Tips for De-Cluttering Your Home {The Big Spring Clean Series}

31 uses for baking soda

DRYER SHEETS: cuts your bathroom cleaning time in half - makes mirrors & bath fixtures sparkle and cuts right through soap scum on bathtub.Use to get sticky dust right off of furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up cooktops and greasy cupboards quickly. Soak paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and watch the paint come right off. Clean dead, icky bugs from the car. Wipe pet hair off of clothes and furniture. Run over thread before sewing to keep tangles away. Keeps mosquitoes off.

How to naturally clean a house after illness strikes: vinegar (straight is great, or use about 5:1 ratio with water for daily cleaning) hydrogen peroxide (50/50 with water in an opaque spray bottle) boiling water rubbing alcohol

Simple shower and tub cleaner: fill wand half and half. Wet surface and scrub.

Feeling thrifty? Here are 20 Homemade Cleaning Products worth trying. (image via Martha Stewart)

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2 c vinegar, 1T liquid soap, 1Tsalt....will kill anything! (for all those weeds growing in the cracks of the driveway!)

Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc. Smells good and is tough on scum! Best of all there are no chemicals.

How to get out grease-stains that have already been through the dryer

How to whiten linens with lemon.

Lemon Grass repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away (if this is true, i need 100...)

17 Tips To Make Your Life Easier.