GREAT CLEANING TIPS FROM US
- When you dust, start at the top and work down.
- Take all your cleaning tools, avoid unnecessary trips back and forth.
- Clean as you go! It takes a lot less time to remove new dirt than old.
- Make a checklist of chores to get organized first.
- Wash walls from the bottom up, to avoid streaking.
- Use old socks as mitts for cleaning difficult wood work.
- Wash small knickknacks instead of dusting.
- To remove heel marks, take a pencil eraser and rub them off.
- Don't mix cleaning products. Ammonia and bleach are toxic.
- Remember common cleaners such as Windex and comet meet this don't do rule.
- Allowing cleaners to set for several minutes will ease the cleaning job.
- Rubbing alcohol can remove the dull haze from mirrors.
- Use rubbing alcohol to remove spots from bathroom fixtures.
- Glass shower doors will sparkle if cleaned with white vinegar.
- To clean the shower, use a solution of 1/2 cup vinegar, 1 cup ammonia, and 1/4 cup baking soda added to one gallon of warm water.
- Lemon furniture oil will remove water spots on metal frames.
- Rusty tile marks can be removed with kerosene.
- Running the shower on hot for 5 minutes will steam the dirt loose.
- Grout need cleaning? Wash with 2 tablespoons chlorine bleach in one quart of water. Dry thoroughly, then apply several coats of lemon oil. Let dry one hour between coats.
- Dull walls will shine when washed with vinegar and water and polished with a dry cloth .
- Lighter fluid will remove most stains from porcelain sinks and bathtubs.
- Pour club soda on counter and clean with a soft cloth, rinse with water then wipe dry.
- Baking soda or club soda will clean and shine stainless steel sinks easily.
- Remove stubborn water spots from a stainless sink with a cloth dampened with rubbing alcohol.
- Spots on stainless steel also can be removed with vinegar.
- Rub stainless steel sinks with lighter fluid if rusty.
- For a sparkling white porcelain sink, place paper towels across the bottom of your sink and saturate with household bleach. Let sit for 8 hours and rinse. Never use bleach in colored sinks.