stains on carpets. Wet
nylon tights and rub the stain.
stains. Make a paste of
cream of tartar and lemon juice and spread it on the stain
leaving it to dry then rinse off.
a kettle with
a lemon cut up in chunks and boiled in the kettle.
paint brushes can
be soaked in boiling vinegar.
be removed by hardening it first by using
ice and then removing with a blunt knife.
on wood can
be removed by coating the area in white vinegar and then
scraping the stickers off after it has soaked in.
shelves, trays, gas hob rings etc. Place
them in a bath of hot water with a couple of cups of washing
powder. Leave to soak for an hour or so and then wash in the
normal way with washing up liquid and hot water.
Just put a few drops of
baby oil in a small amount of water and then wipe over chrome.
Buff up with a dry soft cloth.
- Windows can
be cleaned by using a rolled up newspaper.
a dull day as sunlight is prone to dry the glass too quickly
be cleaned by sprinkling salt immediately onto them. Then once
the oven has cooled, the burnt on food can be cleaned off with a
based food stains on plastic containers can
be greatly reduced by rubbing the inside of them with vegetable
oil before filling them up.
remove dents in carpets made
by heavy furniture. Place an ice cube on the marks.
Hoover when dry.
with brasso helps to brighten brass and keep it clean for
often be cleaned by cooking rhubarb or apple peelings in them.
washing machines and dishwashers.
It is advisable to clean them regularly to make sure that they
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