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Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies

Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies
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by in Sep 2009

19. To remove coffee or tea stains from a cup, wet the cup with vinegar. Then dampen a rag with water, dip it in baking soda or salt, and swab out the stain.

20. To remove mustard stain from a counter, rub in a sprinkling of baking soda with a damp cloth or sponge.

21. You can clean the starch off the bottom of an iron by making a paste of baking soda and a little water, rubbing it on the iron with a soft cloth, and wiping it off with a clean cloth.

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5 Responses to Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies

  1. Patricia Goodwin January 19, 2010 at 10:06 am #

    PLEASE remember boiled linseed oil is highly flammable.

  2. Denise Mayer January 26, 2010 at 3:11 pm #

    I think I remember reading, years ago, that mayonnaise would lift water rings from wood-anyone know if it really works?

  3. Ceil Petrucelli July 5, 2010 at 10:01 am #

    Yes, it does work!

  4. Aussie February 24, 2015 at 11:19 am #

    First time I read that mayonnaise can be used for anything other than dressing and eating.
    Unorthodox question, can mustard or ketchup be used as a cleaner?

    • Brenda Darroch February 24, 2015 at 11:29 am #

      Hi Aussie,
      We’re not sure there’s an alternate use for mustard, but you can use Worcestershire sauce or ketchup to polish brass.

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