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Regular Cleaning and Ironing

You can use distilled water from the dryer to fill the iron. This will protect the iron from lime scale builds-up.

For better results in ironing always add softener when washing the shirts and leave them to dry on hangers.

You can use baking soda to remove grime from cookers and to clean sinks and baths.

To clean glass you can mix white vinegar or alcohol with water and put it in an empty spray bottle. For polishing windows and mirrors you can use old newspapers.

Cheap way to polish silverware: Put a piece of aluminium foil into a bowl; add hot water and soda bicarbonate. Leave the silverware in it for a few minutes. This will make the silverware clean and shiny.

To polish metal surfaces in a kitchen use a few drops of baby oil on a soft cloth or kitchen paper. This will make the surfaces shiny.

To clean lime scale from a kettle put in some lemon juice and top up with water. Leave for a few hours and later rinse well.

Add baking soda to your vacuum bag to fight odours.

The best way to dust blinds is to
close them, then wipe up and down with an old tumble dryer sheet. It’ll create an antistatic barrier that helps prevent dust from building up again.

To clean your microwave oven, microwave a cup of water with some baking soda in it until it’s boiling.
That eliminates odors and makes it super easy to wipe away all that stuck-on stuff.