Household tips & Facts
Alka Seltzer works for cleaning toilets, a thermos and vases. Toilet: just simply drop in two tablets, wait about twenty minutes and then wipe clean and flush! Thermos & Vases: drop two to four tablets at the bottom, fill with water, let sit for about an hour and then clean. VOILA!
Mixing bleach and ammonia together can be extremely dangerous and sometimes fatal as it has the ability to cause fumes?
The feather duster was first patented in 1876 by Susan Hibbard and it was made out of turkey feathers.
Windex was invented in 1933 by Harry R. Drackett as almost a 100% highly flammable solvent that was required to be sold in metal cans.
The single blade window squeegee was invented in 1936 by Ettore Sceccone and it’s still the most common form of commercial window cleaning we use today!
Your sofa is a breeding haven for dust mites, particles and microscopic allergy-causing specimen. Professional upholstery cleaning is required to get rid of these.
Your Kitchen Sink can be one of the dirtiest areas in your house, (possibly even dirtier than your toilet) due to bacteria from your left over food. Investing in an industrial strength antibacterial kitchen spray will help (be sure to spray and let sit for about 30 minutes to kill the bacteria and then scrub surface areas with a clean cloth).
Coffee Pot and Coffee Pot Maker Washing helps increase the lifespan of your coffee pot and maker. Simply add 50/50 (water and vinegar) to your water tank and run through. Put the hot vinegar water back into the tank and run a second time. Scrub the inside of your coffee pot (which should be fairly easy at this point) and run clean water through the coffee pot system TWO more times.
Dirty microwaves and its odors can be easily removed by adding a slice or two of lemon to a bowl of water and nuking it for about 60 seconds. Leave for about 5 minutes and the oils from the lemon mixed with the humidity should help the ability to remove tough stuck on foods and diminish those pesky odors.
Sink rust stains can easily be removed by pouring baking soda onto the rust stains throughout the sink, leaving overnight and then simply wiping the rust into the drain the following day.
Remaining residue on pans can be easily removed by boiling water and a small amount of dish soap in them.
Unclogging your drain can be done by placing an alka seltzer tablet into the drain pipe, followed by a small amount of vinegar. Let sit about five minutes and then flush with hot water.