Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Crayon on Wood or Painted Walls

Here are few tips for you that work to get crayon off wood or painted walls.

  • Wood: Slather mayonnaise on your child's artistic masterpiece and let it set for 10 minutes. The combination of oil and egg dissolves the crayon wax, so you can wipe it clean with a cloth.
  • Walls: Squeeze non-gel toothpaste onto a soft, damp cloth and lightly scrub until the scribbles are gone. Similar to the way toothpaste removes plaque from teeth without damaging enamel, its mild abrasives eradicate wax without stripping paint.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Mug Tea and Coffee Stains

For tea or coffee stains, squeeze half a lemon into the mug. Let sit for 5 minutes, then add a spoonful of salt and scrub it around with a lemon wedge. It doubles your scrubbing power. 
The fruit's acid lifts the stain while the salt absorbs it.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Blender Cleaning Trick

Next time you use your blender, clean it by using this quick trick: Fill it halfway with hot water and add a drop of dishwashing soap. Replace the lid and turn the blender on for 30 seconds. The suds will take care of the mess.