Remove Dryer Lint on The Family Handyman - Thousands of dryer fires are caused by lint every year, yet they can be easily prevented with a few minutes of cleaning. Learn where lint is, how to get at it, and the best way to clean it out.
To prevent hair and dirt from sticking to your baseboards, after cleaning them rub a dryer sheet over the surface. The fabric softener will help to repel dirt. Just remember to re-apply every so often!
Carpet Shampoo Solution Alee 1 cup oxiclean* 1 cup febreeze* 1 cup distilled white vinegar *The homemade versions work fabulously! Pour contents into shampooer tub and mix with hot water to fill tub completely. This will not only clean your carpets it will also deodorize. It will smell slightly of vinegar until the carpet is dry. Be sure to test spot with the solution just to be safe, however this should be safe for ALL carpets.
How to clean a jetted tub Run the tub full (3" above the highest jet) of HOT water Add 1/4 Cup of dishwasher detergent 1/2 Cup of bleach Run jets for 25 minutes Drain Fill with cold water and run jets for 10 minutes to rinse
Homemade Air Freshener Fill a mason jar about 1/4 full with baking soda. Add 6-8 drops of lavender essential oil. Shake up. Poke holes in lid using a hammer and nail. Put lid on and place in any spot that could use some freshening. Every once in a while, give the jar a gentle shake to boost it's air freshening power.
Clean burnt pots - vinegar, baking soda, and water :) I had been soaking a pan for 2 days, scrubbing like crazy several times. Brought the water n vinegar to a boil, added baking soda. Waited a couple mins, dumped it all out n everything just wiped off! I had a brand new looking pan! I will be remembering this one lol