Salt and Lemon For Sinks

To brighten and clean stainless steel sinks, mix together a quarter cup of table salt and enough lemon juice to make a paste. Using a damp sponge, scrub the sink well and then rinse thoroughly. You will be surprised how clean it gets!!!

Clear a Shower Drain

“Clear a shower drain” When you notice your shower about to clog, try a half cup of baking soda down the drain, followed by a half a cup of vinegar. Cover with a wet cloth and wait five minutes and flush hot water down the drain. Wow!! There you go! Clear drains, no need for…

Sparkling shower-clean bath

To remove soap scum without scrubbing use a damp cloth with dish washing detergent on the shower and the rim around your bath tub. Rinse shower, squeegee dry and polish glass with chamois and glass cleaner to remove any streaking. Dry off shower daily with a squeegee to avoid soap scum residue.

Sparkling Windows

Sprinkle baking soda on a wet sponge and wipe down both sides of the windows. Dry off with a chamois or paper towel, this will leave the glass sparkling and make the entire house look clean.

Carpet stains

If you have dropped red wine or another beverage don’t despair, soak up as much as you can with paper towel and then sprinkle the entire area with baking soda. Let it sit for at least an hour and then vacuum over it. This method is also very effective on armchairs and lounge suites.

Ink stains-the old fashioned way

Here is the perfect answer for those dreadful ink stains. Firstly wet the stain with vinegar and while it is soaking mix up a paste of 2 parts vinegar and 3 parts cornflour. Add the paste to the stain and let it dry. Once dry wash as usual.

Clean dishwasher

To keep your dishwasher free of bacteria and soap build-up run a cup of vinegar through it when the dishwasher is empty-once a month. You can add the cup of vinegar to the bottom of the dishwasher or the dish rack and then run it. Note; Check owner’s booklet first if in doubt-or the manufacturer.

Cleaning tips with baking soda-heat marks

Many people tend to believe that their wooden furniture is ruined when they get a white heat mark or ring on it. This can be fixed! Make a paste consisting of 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of warm water and mix it. Rub gently in a circular motion with a soft cloth…

Easy shower clean

Forget all the hard scrubbing on that soap scum residue-try a Chux magic eraser! It’s an absolute little gem at removing soap scum build up in the shower, bath and pretty much on anything around the home that requires a little bit of elbow grease. You can purchase the eraser from your local supermarket.