Lemon as Cutting Board Cleaner To remove tough food stains from light wood and plastic cutting boards, slice a lemon in half, squeeze onto the soiled surface, rub, and let sit for 20 minutes before rinsing. The best part? You'll have a house that smells like a lemon grove rather than chemicals.
Awesome Cleaning Slime 1 tablespoons of white (Elmers) glue. Add about 1 spoon full of water. Mix. Then in another cup put 2 tablespoons of borax and 2 tablespoons of water. Pour the glue solution and the borax solution together and you get slime. Add some food color to the glue first if you want a cool color. Use mold of your choice...shallow plastic container, etc. Can be re-used many times. When it gets filled with the gunk you have been cleaning, throw it out and make some more!!
Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!! @ Home Decor Ideas
Everyone at one point or another has had a apartment full of little maintenance annoyances. They aren't worthy of an actual maintenance call, expensive repairs, or harsh cleaners, so we generally just deal with them. However, here are 12 clever tricks to spruce things up around your apartment without spending
Front Loading Washer Maintenance -- Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. Pour each directly into the drum. Then, add about cup of vinegar and cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.