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Grubby Tips

Chewing gum apply hot water to remove chewing gum from carpets and upholstery. Smaller objects should be placed into the freezer, then the gum can be easily pulled off.

Coffee and Tea stains - rub them with bicarbonate of soda and a damp cloth.

Fresh blood stains remove by covering it with salt, then dab with a cold water cloth. Continue to add until the stain is gone.


Ink stains remove by rubbing the stain with salt, soak in milk over night and then wash.

Wine stains from cotton fabrics - sprinkle enough salt on the stain to absorb the wine, soak the clothing in cold water for 2 hours and then wash.

Refridgerator odour place 1 cup of apple cider vinegar in the fridge and within 2 days the odour will disappear.

Cooking odour simmer a small pot of vinegar and water solution.

Leather cleaning - leather articles can be cleaned with a mixture of white distilled vinegar and linseed oil. Rub the mixture into the leather and then polish with a soft cloth.

Fruit stains - remove fruit or berry stains from your hands by cleaning them with vinegar.

Deodorant stains - deodorant and antiperspirant stains may be removed from clothing by lightly rubbing with white distilled vinegar and laundering as usual.