Tips & Tricks

The Professional Housekeepers registered with Cleanology have asked us to share several of their Tips and Tricks to help make your lives a bit easier and a lot cleaner!

How to Keep Ants Away

How to Keep Ants Away

Ants, everywhere... well, they are said to never cross a chalk line. So get your chalk out and draw a line on the floor or wherever ants tend to … [Read More...]

What to Do with Leftover Wine

What to Do with Leftover Wine

Don't throw out all that leftover wine: Freeze into ice cubes for future use in casseroles and sauces. Leftover wine? What's that?! … [Read More...]

How to Get Crayon Marks Off Your Walls

How to Get Crayon Marks Off Your Walls

Crayon marks on walls? This worked wonderfully! Attack the marks with a damp rag dipped in baking soda. Comes off with little effort (elbow grease … [Read More...]

How to Get Permanent Marker Off Appliances & Countertops

How to Get Permanent Marker Off Appliances & Countertops

Permanent marker on appliances/counter tops? Try rubbing alcohol on a paper towel. … [Read More...]

How to Make Steel Wool Pads Last Forever

How to Make Steel Wool Pads Last Forever

(Maybe not technically forever, but for at least twice as long)... To do so, just take a pair of scissors and cut your steel wool pad into halves. As … [Read More...]

How to Get Blood Stains Off Your Clothes

How to Get Blood Stains Off Your Clothes

Blood stains on clothes? Not to worry! Just pour a little hydrogen peroxide on a cloth and proceed to wipe off every drop of blood. Works every time! … [Read More...]

A Neat Trick with Light Bulbs

A Neat Trick with Light Bulbs

Spray a bit of perfume on a light bulb in any room to create a lovely light scent in each room when the light is turned on. … [Read More...]

How to Keep Your Clothes Smelling Fresh

How to Keep Your Clothes Smelling Fresh

Place fabric softener sheets in dresser drawers and your clothes will smell freshly washed for weeks to come. You can also do this with towels and … [Read More...]

How to Make Your Candles Last Longer

How to Make Your Candles Last Longer

Candles will last a lot longer if placed in the freezer for at least 3 hours prior to burning. … [Read More...]

How to Clean Artificial Flowers

How to Clean Artificial Flowers

To clean artificial flowers, pour salt into a paper bag and add the flowers. Shake vigorously as the salt will absorb all the dust and dirt leaving … [Read More...]

How to Easily Remove Burnt-On Food From a Skillet

How to Easily Remove Burnt-On Food From a Skillet

To easily remove burnt-on food from your skillet, simply add a drop or two of dish soap and enough water to cover the bottom of the pan, and bring to … [Read More...]

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How to Keep Stains Off Your Tupperware

Spray your TUPPERWARE with nonstick cooking spray before pouring in tomato-based sauces and there won’t be any stains. … [Read More...]

Use air-freshener to clean mirrors

A Great Way to Clean Mirrors

Use air-freshener to clean mirrors. It does a good job and better yet, leaves a lovely smell to the shine. … [Read More...]

How to Clean a Vase

How to Clean a Vase

To remove a stain from the bottom of a glass vase or cruet, fill with water and drop in two Alka Seltzer tablets. … [Read More...]

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How to Polish Jewelry

To polish jewelry, drop two Alka Seltzer tablets into a glass of water and immerse the jewelry for about two minutes. … [Read More...]

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