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Toilet Paper Hint

posted by jkerr

Before you put the roll on the holder, simply slightly flatten, by squeezing, the whole roll. This will help keep paper on the roll a bit longer.

Other Uses for Fabric-Softener Sheets

posted by jkerr

dryer cleaning tips, cleaning dryer, heloise hints

1. To freshen the air, put a sheet under the front seat of your car or hang in a closet.
2. To eliminate soap scum on shower doors, simply wipe clean with a used fabric-softener sheet.
3. To deodorize sneakers or shoes, put a sheet inside each shoe overnight and they will smell better in the morning.

How to Cook Rice

posted by jkerr

* Use twice as much liquid as rice.
* Turn down the heat to low as soon as the liquid comes to a boil and simmer rice gently.
* If you mix 4 cups of this rice with 1-1/2 cups of beans you’ve a healthy dish of starch and protein.

Fluffier Flapjacks

posted by jkerr

iron skillet cleaning, iron skillet cleaning tips, rusty skillet cleaning tips

1. Blend ingredients just until they are moist—don’t overbeat the batter.
2. Sub in an equal amount of warm club soda for the milk in the recipe and cook the batter right away.
3. Do not press down on the batter with a spatula while cooking or turn the pancake over more than once because it will make it heavy and flatter.

Make Cleaning Easier

posted by goquin

organize cleaning supplies, cleaning supplies organization, cleaning suppliesCleaning can be such a chore and a bore. So to save time and energy when cleaning, buy several plastic totes and fill each with all the cleaning supplies you need, along with microfiber cloths and roll of paper towels. Then do the following.

Put one under the kitchen sink, in each bathroom and the laundry room. You won’t have to lug individual cleaning supplies to each cleaning area; instead you have a complete set close at hand in case of an emergency.

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posted 8:00:18am Jul. 23, 2014 | read full post »

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posted 8:00:10am Jul. 22, 2014 | read full post »

Want to Use Green Cleaning Products?
If you don’t want to use household cleaning products that contain chemicals, you can go green. There are many staples you have in your kitchen cabinets that will do the cleaning job just as effectively and you can make your own home-style cleaning solutions that will also cost a lot less. Here’s

posted 8:00:57am Jul. 21, 2014 | read full post »

Furniture Has Small Scratches?
It’s so annoying to find scratches in your wood furniture but you can repair or cover them up. Here are several hints on how to do it by using one of these: 1. Use a matching crayon. 2. Apply paste shoe polish. 3. Rub pecan or walnut meat in your hands and until warm, and then rub over the sc

posted 8:00:33am Jul. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Cleaning an Entertainment Center
If you have housed your TV, stereo or other high-tech devices for entertainment in one area, it’s a good idea to clean them on a regular basis. Here’s what to do: 1. Dust the TV or computer screen with a dry microfiber cloth, but wipe it first to the right and to the left and finally up-and d

posted 8:00:58am Jul. 17, 2014 | read full post »

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