January 12, 2017
I use this hint all the time. Make the interior of your
microwave easier to wip down by heating a cup of water
and a chopped-up lemon on high until the microwave's window is steamy. Let it sit for 20 minutes before you open the door, and wipe away any grime with ease.
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Shine shoes and plants with bananas. Banana peels contain oil and potassium, key ingredients in store-bought shoe polish. Wipe shoes with the inside of the peel (discard the stringy parts of the peel first). Then buff with a clean cloth. You also can use the peels to clean the dust and
debris from leafy houseplants.
Hint 2: Easy Way To Clean Dusty Lampshades
If you are finding it difficult to clean your lampshades, try using a lint roller. All the dust will stick to the roller, making it easy to clean.