Top Cleaning tips with everyday household products

Posted By on February 27, 2014, in Uncategorized0 Comments


Top Tips with Alka-Seltzer

3 tablets down the kitchen sink followed by a cup of white vinegar.

Leave for a few minutes then rub hot water- clean pipes.

4 tablets in the toilet will bring your bowl up sparkling clean.  Leave for an hour then brush.

To remove the stain from the bottom of a glass vase, fill with water and drop in two Alka-Seltzer tablets.


Top Tips with Baby oil

Use a small amount of baby oil and rub over stainless steel surfaces like cookers to make it look watermark and finger mark free.

Use baby oil on shower curtains to avoid mould and discolouring.


Top Tips with Baking Soda

Baking soda is mildly alkaline which makes it useful for neutralising mild acids such as Lemon Juice. It can be used as a versatile cleaner, stain remover and deodorizer.

Use on a damp sponge to remove grease easily from stove, back splash etc.

Great for carpet deodorising, just sprinkle onto carpet before going to bed and vacuum in the morning.

Used for many jobs around the house, scrubbing sinks, bath tub, stove, refrigerator and laundry.

Keep pipes clean under the sink-pour about one quarter cup of baking soda down the drain with about 1 cup of vinegar, this makes a chemical reaction, then pour some hot water down the drain.

To minimise odours in your fridge, remove top from box of baking soda and place it on one of the shelves.  From time to time stir contents.

Use with hot water to clean brushed and combs.

Remove stains from silver cutlery by dipping a damp cloth in baking soda and rubbing over the stain.

Freshen up a mattress by sprinkling a mixture of baking soda and aromatic talcum powder over it. Leave for 1 week then vacuum.


Top Tips with fresh lemons and juice:

The acidic nature of lemons make the juice useful as a mild bleach, disinfectant and cleaning agent. Efficiency and strength are enhanced when used with Baking Soda.

To remove stains from Marble, sprinkle salt on a fresh cut lemon. Rub very lightly over stain.  Do not rub hard or you will ruin the polished surface.  Wash off with soap and water.

Lemon juice and newspaper to clean shower doors.

Clean glass table tops by rubbing with a little lemon juice, dry with paper towels and polish with newspaper for a sparkling table.

Salt on a lemon will remove tough grime from inside the washing machine.

Squeeze juice into a bowl of water or use a piece of cut lemon and place into a refrigerator to eliminate odours.


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