For a nice aroma, place a fabric softener sheet in the wastepaper basket. Or, add a touch of fragrance by dabbing your favorite perfume on a light bulb. When the light is on, the heat releases the aroma.
Image via WikipediaToilet Rings Flush toilet to wet sides. Apply paste of borax and lemon juice. Let set for 2 hours and then scrub thoroughly. Or, rub with a fine grade of sandpaper. If the rings are years old, try wet sandpaper (available at hardware stores). Glass shower doors For a quick shine, rub with a sponge […]
Image via Wikipedia To save time and money while providing the best shine possible to bathroom fixtures, use an old cloth which has been dunked in kerosene. Kerosene removes scum quickly and the odor will only remain for a while. Spray fixtures liberally with Spray & Wash laundry soil and stain remover. Rub with cloth for an excellent shine.
Image via Wikipedia To prevent mildew, soak in a solution of salt water before hanging them for use. Use baking soda to remove mildew from small areas. For stubborn stains on light colored curtains, wash in above manner, followed by a rub-down with lemon juice.
Image via Wikipedia Fill the washing machine with warm water and add 2 large bath towels. Add ½ cup each of detergent and baking soda. Run through entire wash cycle. However, add 1 cup vinegar to the rinse water. Do not spin dry or wash vinegar out. This method will not work without the bath towels. Hang immediately. Wrinkles […]
Image by joanna8555 via Flickr Rub lightly with a plain piece of dry fine steel wool (not the soap filled variety). Try a patch first to be sure it isn’t scratching your tile. If it is, you should use a finer piece of steel wool. As you scour the tile, you will see the scum coming right off. Wash down […]
Image by What What via Flickr Before you start cleaning the walls or tiles, run your shower a while with the hottest tap water available. Dirt loosened by steam will come off faster. For light jobs, wash with a solution of ½ cup ammonia, ½ cup white vinegar, 1/4 cup washing soda and 1 gallon warm water. For […]
Image via Wikipedia Light stains can be removed by simply rubbing with cut lemons For dark stains and especially rust rub with a paste of borax and lemon juice. To brighten up a bathtub which has yellowed, rub with a solution of salt and turpentine.