Household tips and ideas?

United States
February 3, 2007 7:46am CST
Have a household tip or idea for anything? Like putting baking soda in the washer to help whiten whites or placing ugly fruit under furniture to keep spiders away! Then I want to hear it I want everyone ideas! If someone can come up with something that completely amazes me or something that I've never heard of before I will award you the best answer!
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@crazynurse (7489)
• United States
6 Feb 07
Some various items that will take blood stains out of fabric (leave it to a nurse to know these!): hydrogen peroxide or milk or sometimes dampening the spot and sprinkling table salt on it...then rub. Hydrogen peroxide also works on any 'organic' stain besides blood...such as grass stains. Use coca-cola to remove oil stains from a concrete driveway or gargage floors: pour coke on and let it sit for a bit then rinse with water! Coke is also good to clean a toilet! Pour a can in, let it sit for an hour and then flush! It will remove stains from toilet bowls!
• United States
8 Feb 07
I did not know about the blood stain thing thank you! That would have been helpful to know when my daughter dripped her bloody nose all over my good jeans.
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• United States
8 Feb 07
Use a little baking soda on your dishes to get subborn stains off. It works well on plastic, glass, and stainless steel. Soak your showerhead in boiled vinegar to clear all the holes of lime deposits. Use Dawn dishsoap on stubborn stains on clothing. Put directly on stain before putting in the hamper. Works especially well on grease stains. If you're out of air freshener, stick a bounce dryer sheet in blower vents of furnace. Smells wonderful. You can use a dryer sheet, too, to clean your shower walls.
• United States
8 Feb 07
Good idea for use of fabric sheets I'm always burning candles maybe this will save me some money. Fabric sheets to clean the shower walls? Never heard that will have to try it thanks.
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@sherrir101 (3670)
• United States
9 Feb 07
Making a paste out of baking soda a watr on the kitchen counter and letting it sit, can remove a stubborn stain.
• United States
9 Feb 07
Thanks for the tip maybe that will help me get rid of the coffee stains on my counter. Will have to try this thanks.