The infamous coffee spill on the carpet is felt nationwide whether it is at home or at a place of business. Here we will give you a step by step process to remove this spot.
1. Blot up as much of the spilled coffee as possible.
2. Use plain water or mix one tablespoon of liquid hand dish washing detergent and one tablespoon of white vinegar with two cups of warm water.
3. Using a clean white cloth, sponge the stain with plain water or the detergent/vinegar solution. Apply a little at a time, blotting frequently with a dry cloth until the stain disappears.
4. If using a detergent/vinegar solution, sponge with cold water and blot dry to remove the solution.
Looking to get rid of those bothersome fruit flies? Try this. Mix in a shallow plastic container one teaspoon of sugar, two teaspoons of cider vinegar and several drops of dish-washing liquid and fill it up with water. The flies will be attracted to the cider vinegar but the dish soap will kill them.
Blankets need to be soft and fluffy here is a way to help you bring your blankets back to life. Adding 2 1/2 cups of white vinegar to a bathtub of water will make for a good rinse for both cotton and wool blankets. This will leave them free of soap and the nap feeling fluffy and feeling like new again.
We have all experienced dingy whites or discoloration of cotton tshirts and underpants. To give your launry detergent a boost pour 1 cup of lemon juice as a booster to your laundry machine during the wash cycle. The natural bleaching action of lemons will zap any stains, help whiten whites and leave your clothes smelling fresh.
Not everyone has a self cleaning oven and for those that don’t oven cleaning can be bothersome when working with some of the harsh Chemicals. Well here is a better option. Take a clean spray bottle and fill it with baking soda and water. More baking soda then water but remember it needs to be able to spray out of the bottle. Shake the bottle until the baking soda totally dissolves. While the oven is cool apply the solution to the bottom of the oven and saturate all black carbon areas of the oven. Allow it sit over night and in the morning spray the baking soda solution again then wipe clean.
Well here is a way to make a lavendar antibacterial spray on your own. Simply add one cup of water to spray bottle and then 20 drops of pure essential oil of lavendar to the water. Shake to blend, spray surface then let sit 15 minutes and wipe clean.
Trying to remove some different smells from your freezer? Try putting a rolled up news paper in the the freezer over night, this will help absorb any smells. Then to freshen things up wipe the interior shelves with some vanilla extract.
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With Much Appreciation! — Sue, St. Cloud, MN