10 Unexpected Natural Cleaners.

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10 Unexpected Natural Cleaners.

Postby MWB » 11 Dec 2009, 04:24

1: Use white bread to - Dust an oil painting. Gently dab a slice of white bread over the surface to pick up dirt and grime.

2: Use ketchup to - Remove tarnish from copper and brass cookware. Squeeze ketchup onto a cloth and rub it on pots and pans. They should go back to their coppery color in minutes. Rinse with warm water and dry with a towel.

3: Use oatmeal to - Scrub very dirty hands. Make a thick paste of oatmeal and water; rinse well.

4: Use rice to - Clean the inside of a vase or a thin-necked bottle. Fill three quarters of the vessel with warm water and add a tablespoon of uncooked rice. Cup your hand over the opening, shake vigor-ously, and rinse.

5: Use tea to - Scour rusty garden tools. Brew a few pots of strong black tea. When cool, pour into a bucket. Soak the tools for a few hours. Wipe each one with a cloth. (Wear rubber gloves or your hands will be stained.)

6: Use glycerin to - Remove dried wax drippings from candlesticks. Peel off as much wax as possible, then moisten a cotton ball with glycerin and rub until clean.

7: Use club soda to - Shine up a scuffed stainless-steel sink. Buff with a cloth dampened with club soda, then wipe dry with another clean cloth.

8: Use hydrogen peroxide to - Disinfect a keyboard. Dip a cotton swab in hydrogen peroxide to get into those nooks and crannies.

9: Use cornstarch to - Clean grease spills on carpets. Pour cornstarch onto spots and let sit for 15 to 30 minutes before vacuuming.

10: Use alcohol to - Erase permanent-marker stains from finished wood floors or solid-surface countertops. Pour rubbing alcohol onto a cotton ball and apply.
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Re: 10 Unexpected Natural Cleaners.

Postby pinky » 11 Dec 2009, 18:01

ks for this must try number 7 as for number 10 what a waste of good alcohol
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Re: 10 Unexpected Natural Cleaners.

Postby Ice.Maiden » 14 Dec 2009, 14:53

LOL!! I didn't know about 5, 6 amd 9, so thanks for that lot. Lemon juice and vinegar also have many cleaning uses.
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