Did you know that if you want to keep your cotton
bath towels fluffy, plus absorbent, then do not use fabric sheets or
softener when you wash and dry them. They may feel softer, but they will
not absorb as they should. Happy showering.
Did you know that if you organize your yard sale
ahead of time all will go smoother. Price everything and arrange things
so that what goes together is together. Do not forget to make your self
comfortable with a place to sit, light-weight clothes, adequate shade,
some snacks, and fluids for hydration. Good luck.
Want your drains to smell better and have less
buildup? Mix half a cup of baking soda with a quarter of a cup of salt
and pour it down your drain. Follow that with two cups of white vinegar.
Watch it foam and bubble for about five minutes. Then put the stopper in
and fill the basin with hot water. While the water is still running open
the drain and let the water run out.
Does yesterday’s fish supper still make your
kitchen smell fishy? To get rid of the odor, just boil one cup of water
and three tablespoons of white vinegar in a small saucepan for a few
minutes. That should do the trick.
Run out of dish liquid? A teaspoon of liquid or
powdered laundry detergent works great in hot water. The only drawback
is the substitute will dry your hands out quickly, so keep the lotion
No stain pre-treater? You can use hydrogen peroxide
as a stain fighter. Test in a hidden place on the article with the stain
first. If all is okay, just dab away and wash immediately in the warmest
temperature permitted on the article’s care label.
If you have some delicates that have to be hand
washed and can’t be wrung out, put them in a colander to rinse and drip
dry. When they have dripped their last drop, hang them up or put them in
the dryer for a few minutes on low heat.
These are just a few more helpful hints to save you
some time and money. Hope they help.
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