Archive for March, 2011
Image via Wikipedia Barbecue grill: Tear off a sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil large enough to completely cover your grill. Press foil shiny side down on grill and fold sides under covering as tightly as possible. When coals have nearly reached their hottest point place grill over coals for ten minutes. Remove foil and […]
Image via Wikipedia There is less need to scrub the fireplace if you throw salt on the logs occasionally. This will reduce the soot by two-thirds. Vinegar will clean brick tiling around the fireplace. Dip a vegetable brush in white vinegar and scrub quickly. Immediately sponge to absorb the moisture. Rub smoked areas with an […]
Image via Wikipedia Before sending the drapes to the cleaners. As you remove the hooks, mark the places where the hooks were inserted with pink nail polish. These dots will remain through the cleaning process. For draperies that hang on a particular windows, number the panels, starting from left to right. Use colored thread and mark on […]
Image via Wikipedia Soak a towel in water, wring it out thoroughly, and swish it around the room. Put a small bowls of vinegar in the four corners of the room where smokers will be. Place activated charcoal in small dishes to remove post party odors. Burn candles to eliminate smoke.