Taking Care of Your House

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It’s important that our home is always clean and organized. Below are the list of how to care of your property.

Eliminate Odors from Your Dwelling

White wine vinegar makes an outstanding air freshener by pouring some into a spray gun and spray neat into the atmosphere to kill cigarette, paint or cooking odors. Alternatively place a bowl of white wine vinegar into your living room overnight to soak up any such aromas.

The leftover grounds of coffee from an espresso machine produces a amazing air freshener. Leave the moist grounds in a bowl to soak up unpleasant odors. Soak up the odor of cigarette smoke by putting the grounds from the morning coffee in your ashtray.

Household Tips

Toothpaste can be used to polish your taps and wash ceramic tiles. Use car wax to eliminate marks and scratches on your fridge and washing machine. Keep your kitchen and bathroom tiles looking shiny and fresh for as long as possible by treating them with lemon oil. This will prevent water stains from building up.

To remove scuff marks on linoleum by rubbing the marks with nail polish remover on a cotton wool ball. The solvent in the nail polish remover will bring up the marks easily and quickly.

For those who have something stuck to the bottom of your burnt pots and pans, and you can’t eliminate it, then pour half an inch of fabric softener to the pan. Leave it to soak overnight and it’ll clean up easily the following day. Lemons are amazing for cleaning brass or aluminum. Simply mix the lemon juice with a little salt in a bowl and then dab in a cloth and then rub as you would with any cleaner. Lemon juice is also great for removing food odors from your hands or cutting boards.

Transform your drapes by placing a denture cleaning tablet into water and massaging the drapes. They’ll come out looking like new again.

If your carpets are appearing faded then scatter over a mixture of tea leaves and salt, then vacuum and these colours will come alive.

Next time you burn a pan, sprinkle a quarter cup of baking soda at the skillet. Allow it to sit for five minutes and wash clean.

To eliminate finger marks from your background, rub them lightly with plain white bread. To remove grease spots from background by holding several white paper towels over the place and then press with a warm iron until the grease is absorbed.

Removing dust from silk flower arrangements by drizzle ordinary salt over them and then shaking the salt off and the dust goes with it.

Eliminate stubborn marks from your plastic or ceramic bath by applying a little bulge of toothpaste on your finger and massaging the mark gently with it. Wipe clean using a damp cloth and you’ll be amazed by what a small toothpaste can do.

Maintain glass topped tables, TV and computer screens clean for more by using a tiny fabric conditioner in warm water, then rub dry. This will prevent dust settling on the surface.

Remove the odor of smoke from your laundry with the addition of a cup of vinegar into a tub of hot water and then hanging the smoke smelling clothes above the steam.