Here are some wonderful
home cleaning tips and solutions from grandma's times
when all these cleaning products were not so readily
available. They are inexpensive, easy to prepare and
more environment-friendly than many of the products in
the superstores. Exercise a little caution while using
Clean the stubborn stains in your bathtub by
applying a paste of hydrogen peroxide and cream of tartar on
them using a toothbrush and then rinse them thoroughly.
Club soda is known for removing spots and
stains instantly. Pour little of it on the spot and after one
or two seconds blot the area with a damp sponge.
Mix one tablespoon of household bleach in a
spray bottle full of water and use it as a spray disinfectant
in the kitchen, around the sink and counters, especially after
you have cooked meat.
Mix together 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil,
4 tablespoons of white vinegar and 1 quart of warm water and
apply it on all kinds of woodwork to clean them and make them
shine using a soft cloth. Dry the item with a separate and
Pencil eraser is great to clean black
scuffmarks on the floors made by heels of the shoes.
To remove stains from carpets, try a mixture
of ½ cup of mild dishwashing liquid and 2 cups of boiling
water. Use a damp sponge to apply the mixture to the carpet
and clean it.
To unclog a drainpipe, pour a cup of salt and
a cup of baking soda down it and then pour lots of boiling
water down it to dissolve the grease and clear it.
Use a clean rag moistened with club soda or
white vinegar to bring the shine back to stainless steel.
Water can leave spots and rings on wooden
furniture that can be cleaned using a damp cloth and a mixture
of toothpaste and baking soda.