Chyrel's Recipes From Friends

Helpful Hints


For a great spot remover try men's shaving cream on your upholstery or carpeting. It cleans up anything without leaving items soaked and dries fast.

Candle wax drippings on cloth and carpets can be removed by placing a brown paper bag over the spot and running a hot iron over it.

To get rid of fish odor in your home or to give a fresh smell at any time, add cloves to a small pan
of water and boil 5 to 10 minutes.

To prevent mildew from forming, wipe refrigerator with vinegar. The acid effectively kills mildew fungi.

When washing dishes add 1 or 2 tablespoons of bleach to dish water. This helps to prevent passing of germs and also  keeps your dishcloth fresh and bright.

Add a little baking soda to the soapy wash water to deodorize the inside of the refrigerator.

For a fresh smell while vacuuming try putting a drop of perfume or potpourri on a cotton ball and sweep into your vacuum.

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