May 07, 2019
Houseplants like a peace lily, bamboo palm, or a chrysanthemum are such efficient air purifiers, NASA recommends them to help clean the air in your home.
Yet the plants themselves can get dusty, which blocks their filtering powers. Apply a little bit of mineral oil to their leaves using a paper towel. The oil creates a shield on the leaves, so they can still filter the air, but the dust won't settle on them!
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The Newest and Cool Way to Beat The Heat for Under $10
Hint 1: Clean your oven with a citrus steam
Fill an oven-safe tray with water and the juice of one lemon, along with both halves of the lemon. Then place on the middle rack, with the oven set at 450 degrees, and let the water boil for 30 minutes.
The steam will loosen grease, making it simple to wipe down, while the lemons make it smell fresh!
Hint 2: Knock out dirt at the door
Did you know that 60% of the dust in our homes are from the dirt we track in with our shoes?
Luckily, just tapping your shoes together three times on your doormat before you enter will eliminate 40% of the dirt you track in.
'Go Green' Hint: Go paperless
If you want to go a step further you can choose to go paperless! You can receive all your bills and letters from banks, energy companies, and other service providers by email.
And remember: don’t print off documents unless it’s absolutely vital. You can also help the process by recycling any paper and card you no longer need.
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