Cleaning Tips & Tricks

I started this blog not only to share the recipes that i cook for my family but also to share interesting facts, tips and tricks. In this post I am sharing few cleaning tips which you might find useful.

To get rid of mosquitoes, keep a few pieces of camphor in a bowl of water.

For fruit juice stain, ice cream stain, ink stain, rub lemon juice on that area and wash as usual.

To clean tea stains in the tea cup take a transparent plastic cover and put some liquid soap / powder on the plastic and rub it on the stains. This does wonders and removes tea stains within minutes.
For coffee and tea stain, dust some talcum powder in that area and then wash as usual.

Greasy spots from clothing can be removed using corn starch. 

Add dried lemon peel powder to your cleaning powder to wash utensils.They will sparkle.

To remove dust from your artificial flowers/plants, use a hair dryer (with low settings) to blow off dust.

Neem leaves are Eco friendly insect repellent. They can be kept in bookshelves to keep away silver fish.

Add a little kerosene to a bucket of water and mop the floor using that liquid to get rid of ants and other pest.

To remove stains from knife, rub onion on it and wipe it clean with a cloth.

For sparkling mirror,crumple a newspaper and wipe the mirror with it.

Fine glass pieces can be picked up using a ball of tamarind or a ball of dough.The glass pieces will stick to it thus making cleaning easier.

Rub cut lemon on strain or spots on tiles, leave it for 20 minutes and wash it with soap water.

Clean your kitchen surface with lemon juice or lemon peels to get rid of grease.

Lemon juice can be used to clean brass and copper also.

Rub a little besan/gram flour to greasy vessels and clean them.Then clean them with soapy water as usual. The grease will vanish.

To clear  the blocked drain pipe of your kitchen sink, mix 1/2 cup sodium bicarbonate in 1 cup vinegar and pour it into the sink, and pour about 1 cup water. In an hour the drain pipe will open.

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Archana.

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