January 31, 2017
It won't be a pretty sound, but tossing ice cubes into the
garbage disposal break sup grease and keeps it clean. Every
few weeks, toss in a handful of cubes, turn on the disposal
and run cold water. Add some orange, lemon or lime peels to
ward off odors.
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Take a hands-on approach to your mini blinds and
Just slip on a pair of white cotton gloves, dip fingers into
a solution of equal parts white vinegar and warm tap water,
then run your fingers across both sides of each slat. Rinse
gloves as necessary in a bowl of clean water.
Get rid of household odors with vanilla extract in the oven.
"Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven."