Household Tips and Tidbits

10 Jan

Alka Seltzer:

To clean vases–fill with warm water and drop in two tablets. Let soak for one hour

Speed scrub the toilet–Twice a week, drop two tablets in the bowl; wait 15 minutes, do a quick swish with brush

All-Purpose Cleaner–Put three tablets into 8 ounces of warm water. When fizzing stops, wipe down tile, counters, and tubs.

Unclog Drains–Drop three into drain, pour in hot water. Let sit 15 minutes

Baby Shampoo:

Remove Eye Makeup–Apply to a cotton pad. Wipe over eye area. Wipe with warm wet cloth

Loosen Hardened House Plant Soil–Mix 1/2 cup shampoo with 1/2 cup warm water. Pour into soil.

Clean Cars Dashboard–Put a drop of shampoo on a soft clean cloth. Wipe dash, then wipe with a damp cloth. Gets dust off and help repel it.

Condition Furniture–Great fo antiques. Put a quarter size drop on a clean cloth. Massage into wood.

Hand Wash–Mix one part shampoo with two parts water in a soap dispenser. Kills bacteria without drying out skin.

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