I normally don't make much coffee at home, so when I know I have 'coffee drinkers' over for a gathering I clean
my coffee pot the day before by pouring a solution of 1
part vinegar to 2 parts water into the water reservoir,
then run the machine. Follow with two cycles of cold water. This should remove mineral build-ups, coffee residue and
hard water deposits so your next cup of coffee should be
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If your dryer seems to take longer to dry the clothes then it used too, remove the screen filter and scrub both sides with a soft brush in warm soapy water(an old toothbrush works well). Then rinse thoroughly and dry, before putting back in dryer. This will also help your heating element last longer. Repeat as necessary.
Do you have suede boots with salt stains? Here's a tip to help you get those off...
Mix 1 tsp. dish detergent and 2 cups lukewarm (not hot) water. Dip a rag into the mixture, squeeze out excess water, then gently pat on the stains. Let air-dry in a cool area, and your shoes should be good as new.