Food Isn’t Just for Eating: 12 Strange But Helpful Tips – Cleaning to Gum Removal

Instead of running out and buying more chemically constructed stuff to use for cleaning (or other similar situations), some of the food stuffs you already have in your pantry & cupboards will do the trick(s).

Crisco can be used as a cheap and efficient makeup remover

A bowl of cheap wine placed in a cupboard, will kill roaches: they’ll get drunk, fall in and drown

Left over cola drinks, poured into your toilet will give it a brilliant shine

Peanut butter will remove chewing gum from your hair. Rub around the wad of gum, then wash your hair as usual

Baking soda on a damp cloth removes crayon marks off walls (& a little cleans your teeth fluoride free!)

Olive oil can be used as furniture polish

Egg yolk mixed with warm water removes coffee or tea stains from fabric. Soak stain, then wash fabric as usual

Tomato juice removes ink spots on clothing. Soak spot for 20 mins in the juice, then wash as usual

To get glue off containers after removing labels, rub vegetable oil on the label area with a cloth

Orange juice cleans and polishes chrome

Vinegar or salt poured into driveway cracks, removes unwanted grass

Whole cloves or sage placed around windows etc keeps ants away

and remember, Be Prepared!

About these ads

2 responses to “Food Isn’t Just for Eating: 12 Strange But Helpful Tips – Cleaning to Gum Removal

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s