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Hob Cleaning Tips

Hob Cleaning Tips

Hob Cleaning Tips – The type of hob you choose is a matter of personal preference. From the cook’s point of view, gas is the first choice, but gas hobs can be fiddly to clean. Electric radiant hobs are easier to clean, but they do not have the instant adjustability of gas.

The gas hob cleaning tips

Wipe quickly after every use, especially if something has been spilt during cooking, with a damp cloth and a little liquid cleaner. Remove burnt-on patches with a nylon scourer or, even better, a mark and stain eraser sponge.

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How to clean your iron?

How to clean your iron?

How to clean your iron? The steam irons are very practical and functional, but also require some attention and maintenance. For example, after completing the ironing is required to be empty all the water and thus prevent the formation of limescale in it. The water used for the iron has to be distilled. Plain water can be poured only when the manufacturer guarantees its usage.

In case you are that you have noticed some dust on the iron plate, or that your cloth glide under the iron, be sure that your iron needs cleaning. The residue on the iron surface may be a build-up of dirt, dust and particles from the fiber of your clothes.

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Chemicals In Household Products

Chemicals In Household Products

Chemicals in household products – We use a wide variety of household products in our home every day. But it is important to understand exactly what we purchase and, as much as possible, what they contain and what their impact can be on us. Many chemicals found in household products can have a negative effect on our health and our loved ones.

Candles and air fresheners. Candles, air fresheners, sprays and gels used to deodorize unfortunately contain many toxins that pollute the air around us. By breathing this “fresh” air, we are exposing ourselves to chemicals in household products, all responsible for allergies, asthma, hormone disruption and even cancer. Air fresheners that come in the form of gel are also lethal if ingested by pets of your children.

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House Plants Have An Air-Cleaning Abilities

House Plants Have An Air-Cleaning Abilities

Maybe you didn’t know, but the house plants have an air-cleaning abilities. Placing house plants in the main living areas of a house can enhance the flow of energy through the entire structure. Similarly, placing house plants in the bedroom can mean better sleep for the occupants of the house.

Healthy plants are a source of cleaner air; because plants release oxygen, they can bring the air quality of a room up several notches. Some plants produce more oxygen during the night; these are snake plants and bromeliads, aloe and orchids. Placing these house plants in the bedroom will enhance night-time sleep.

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Oven Cleaning Tips

Oven Cleaning Tips

Oven cleaning is an inevitable house job, because charred food, baked on grease, dust, and other grime can stain the oven’s inner coating and even affect the way food smells and tastes. Try to use this simple oven cleaning recipe.

What to use? For this homemade solution you need following ingredients: 1t liquid dish soap, 1t lemon juice, 1-1/2t bleach, and 1qt. warm water.

Mix all ingredients in cleaning bucket or bowl and apply solution (with a sponge) to the oven’s cavity. Allow to sit for 45-minutes and then scrub clean. Rinse well!

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Green Spring Cleaning Tips

Green Spring Cleaning Tips

Whenever someone mentions the spring season, spring cleaning is the first thought that comes to mind. But it is important to compliment the urge to clean your house from the top to the bottom, with simple and safe spring cleaning methods, which would not have a detrimental effect on the health of your family.

The best way to enjoy the beauty of spring is with the best of health; therefore, it is important that you engage in activities which do not pose a risk to your overall wellbeing. Green spring cleaning is a great way to incorporate a healthy change within a lifestyle, provided it is done without the use of different toxic and chemical cleaning materials.

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How To Care For Silver Items?

How To Care For Silver Items?

How to care for silver items in your home? The basics of cleaning and care of solid silver and silver plate are the same. Silver looks at its best when it is used regularly. The patina that develops on it is caused by light catching on minute scratches on the surface. But the very quality that gives silver its lustre also shows that it can be dented and scratched. The silver coating on silver plate is very thin and can wear through with overzealous rubbing.

Silver tarnishes very easily. Tarnish is caused by the silver reacting with sulphur in the air or with other compounds to form a yellow film. If it is not removed, it turns brown and eventually goes purplish black.

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Mattress Cleaning Tips

Mattress Cleaning Tips

Mattress cleaning tips – You can learn how to clean mattress stains using either commercial products or things you probably have in your kitchen. After any stain removal, place a dryer sheet on the mattress before covering it with the bottom sheet to neutralize any odors and keep it smelling fresh. Here are some mattress cleaning tips for how to clean mattress stains of various types:

General mattress cleaning tips. For stains of an unknown nature, spray a citrus based cleaning product on the soiled area and let it stand for approximately five minutes to penetrate the stain. Using a clean white absorbent cloth, blot the area, pressing down firmly without rubbing for 30 seconds. Repeat this blotting process until the area is dry and odor free.

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How To Care For Fine China And Glass?

How To Care For Fine China And Glass?

Set of ‘best’ china – probably received as a wedding present – may see the light of day only a couple of times a year. We are more likely to have one china set which is used every day and replace things as they get broken. If you own or want to buy a set of really good china or glasses, you will realize that replacing broken pieces is going to be a very expensive business, so it pays to know how to look after it.

Ceramics are surprisingly durable. They can withstand heat and they will not fade in sunlight. They are not susceptible to pest damage. What they cannot withstand is rough handling. Washing them in very hot water can cause thermal shock and crack them.

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Cleaning The Food Stains

Cleaning The Food Stains

There are some other food stains which can happen anytime during the dinner or lunch time. Start from the gravy stains to the salad dressing. There are some tips which you can use on how to clean these stains:

Egg, meat juice, and gravy stains should be rinsed with cold water before they are washed. Non-washables should be sponged with cold water. Later, when the material has dried completely, the stains should be sponged with cleaning fluid to remove oily traces.

White sauce and cream soup spots on washable materials can be treated with warm water and soap or detergent Sponge non-washables with warm water, let them dry, then sponge away oily traces with cleaning fluid.

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