Summer is the perfect time to give the bricks on your fireplace a clean. It’s great to get this job completed so you can enjoy your clean fireplace over Christmas and it will be ready and waiting for a crackling fire when the cool weather inevitably makes it’s presence felt in a few months time.
This method is environmentally friendly, simple and effective.
1. Fill a spray bottle with white vinegar and spray onto the bricks.
Bathroom exhaust fans fill with lint quickly. Cleaning your bathroom exhaust fan regularly is a great little energy saving tip. It keeps the exhaust fan running efficiently which saves you money and keeps your bathroom free of moist steamy air which encourages mold to grow.
1.To clean your exhaust fan, remove the cover and take the filter down.
2. Brush the fluff from the filter and soak the filter and cover in warm soapy water.
3. Give the cover and filter a brush over with an old toothbrush or similar, rinse and then dry.
Removing oil and greasy marks from clothes can be really tough sometimes! I’ve had great success using this simple method – and the best part is, you already have the product in your kitchen!
Simply rub the oil or grease stain all over with a thin film of environmentally friendly dish-washing liquid and wash in the washing machine as normal.
If you have some really long-term tough stains, try rubbing the stain with eucalyptus oil first and leave it overnight. In the morning, rub the stain with dish-washing liquid and wash as normal in your washing machine.
**If you have a heavily stained garment and you need to use a substantial amount of dish-washing liquid, you will need to reduce the amount of washing powder you are using in your washing machine.
Pour 1/4 cup white vinegar into the final rinse cycle.
It removes wrinkles and static cling, while giving clothes a clean fresh smell by removing all traces of washing powder from the fabric. It also cleans inside the washing machine and the drains! Bonus!
No-wax floors can dull over time and waxed floors can suffer from a build up of wax. This easy and natural cleaning method, will get both types of vinyl flooring shining like a small child’s face on Christmas morning!