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Clean China Dishes the Old-fashioned Way

9 votes, 3.89 avg. rating (77% score)

Follow these old-time tips for cleaning china to remove stains and add shine to your favorite dishware. From... Read More »

Clean Wool Rugs with Snow

Clean Wool Rugs with Snow

9 votes, 4.22 avg. rating (83% score)

Old-time New Englanders swear that the best way to clean wool rugs or blankets is with snow—it doesn’t... Read More »

Disinfect with Lavender

6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

If you’re looking for a natural way to fight household germs, try lavender. In ancient Rome, people added... Read More »

Easy Ways to Clean Shower Curtains

11 votes, 4.36 avg. rating (86% score)

Wash the Shower Curtain Squirting and scrubbing a filmy shower curtain can take a lot of time, but... Read More »

Get Rid of Musty Odors with Cat Litter, Newspapers & Charcoal

5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Do anything you can to dry out that musty basement or closet to get rid of musty odors:... Read More »

Homemade Silver Cleaner | Polish Silver without Harsh Chemicals

51 votes, 3.64 avg. rating (72% score)

Earl Proulx had a simple solution for practically everything — including household chores. A woman once wrote to... Read More »

How to Clean Wood Furniture

21 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (73% score)

Remove everything from dirt to crayon marks from your wood furniture with our simple cleaning tips. Clean Wood... Read More »

Old Fashioned Ways to Clean Brass

Old Fashioned Ways to Clean Brass

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

Earl Proulx received a lot of letters after he ran a tip in his “Plain Talk” column in... Read More »

Real Solutions: Spring Cleaning

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

It’s time for spring cleaning, and I’ve learned that some of my favorite cleaning products can be toxic.... Read More »

Sweeping Tips for the Kitchen Floor

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Sweeping a tile or linoleum kitchen floor can be a dust-swirling proposition, particularly if you’ve had a recent... Read More »

Tips for Polishing Silverware

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Want to keep your silver in tip-top shape? The best way to clean silver is to use and... Read More »

Tips to Wash Windows

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

Nobody enjoys washing windows, but it’s a chore that has to be done. When you want your glass... Read More »

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