Saturday, February 18, 2012

Helpful Hints

Salt used to clean vegetables

Salt as Salad Wash
Clean dirt from leafy vegetables by washing them in a bath of salt water.
Seam ripper used to clean vacuum cleaner
Seam Ripper as Vacuum Roller Cleaner
Restore a vacuum to maximum power by cutting the lint and hair from its roller brush.
Shoe polish used to restore furniture
Shoe Polish as Furniture Polish
Spruce up wood furniture by filling in scratches with shoe polish in a similar shade.
Sugar to degrease hands
Sugar as Hand Degreaser
Cut grease on hands by rubbing them with a mixture of sugar and water.
Tooth paste used to fix linoleum
Toothpaste as Linoleum Cleaner
Use white toothpaste to buff scuffs out of linoleum tiles.
Transparent tape used to clean keyboard
Tape as Keyboard Cleaner
Remove dust and crumbs from a keyboard and slide a short strip between the letters.
Vanilla used to freshen freezer
Vanilla as Freezer Freshener
Trade frostbite funk for a more pleasing freezer scent and wipe the inside of the icebox with an extract-dampened cotton pad.
Vinegar used to remove odor
Vinegar as Odor Remover
After chopping onions, scrub your hands with salt and a splash of vinegar to eliminate the smell.

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