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General Cleaning Tips:

15 Cleaning Hacks Thatíll Change Your Life
These cleaning hacks will help you get through your weekly chores faster and more easily.

How to Remove Ink from a Microfiber Couch
Easy tip for removing ball point ink from a microfiber couch.

DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner
Easy DIY stainless steel cleaner that costs just pennies to make.

All-Natural Lavender Household Cleaner
All natural lavender household cleaning spray scented with lavender essential oil.

DIY Odor Absorber
Easy DIY odor absorber made with baking soda and your favorite essential oil.


How to Make Pillows White Again
Easy do-it-yourself tip for washing your old, dirty pillows to make them white again.

DIY Windex: Homemade Glass and Window Cleaner
This DIY window and glass cleaner cleans as well as Windex. It is also non-toxic and costs less than fifty cents a bottle to make.

How to Get Rid of Mattress Odors
Easy tip for cleaning stubborn mattress odors with baking soda.

DIY Furniture Polish
Easy recipe for making DIY wood furniture polish from olive oil and lemon juice.

DIY No-Bleach Soft Scrub
Replace your Soft Scrub once and for all with this great smelling non-toxic version.

How to Clean Your Flat Screen TV
Cleaning the screen of your flat screen tv is easy if you follow these simple steps. Flat screens can be damaged very easily, so clean them with care.

Top Uses for Vinegar in the Home
Many store-bought cleaning products are highly toxic, and expensive too. Not only are homemade household cleaners better for your health, they are inexpensive and easy to make.

Make Your Own Electronic Wipes
If you use a computer, television, or cell phone, then try this inexpensive DIY cleaner great for any electronic screen.

DIY All-Purpose Cleaner
This all-purpose general cleaning solution is very easy to make and very inexpensive. You may even already have the items on hand to make it.

Homemade All-Purpose Cleaning Spray
This vinegar-based all-purpose cleaning spray is fume free and you can make it any scent you wish by adding your favorite essential oil.

Cleaning Walls in Mobile Homes
Reader tips for cleaning walls in a mobile home.

Sharpie on Wall
Reader tips for removing Sharpie marker from a wall.

Removing Smoke Smell from House
Does your house smell like fireplace smoke? These easy tips from our readers will help get rid of that problem smell.

Removing Cigarette Smell from House
Recently quit smoking? Or does the house you just moved in to smell of cigarette smoke? Get rid of cigarette smells with these tips from our readers.

Removing Cigarette Smell from a Mattress
Does your mattress smell like cigarette smoke? These tips from our readers will help remove that stubborn cigarette smell.

Removing Hair Spray from Wood
Hair spray on wood can cause a sticky mess. Try these helpful tips from readers to get hair spray off your wood furniture.

Removing Hard Water Stains from Brick
Remove hard water stains from brick with these easy tips from our readers.

Permanent Sharpie Marker on Vinyl Floor Mat
Easily remove permanent marker from a vinyl floor mat with these easy tips from our readers.

How to Clean a Stippled Ceiling
Stippled or textured ceilings are difficult to clean. Make the job easier by following these tips from our readers.

Removing Permanent Marker on Truck Paint
Did someone write on your truck or car paint with a permanent marker or sharpie pen? These tips from our readers will help you remove it safely and easily.

Removing Stickers from Plastic
Easily remove sticker residue from plastic with this easy tip.

How to Wash Stuffed Animals in Washing Machine
Easy tips for washing a variety of stuffed animals in the washing machine.

Inside Tricks to Speed Cleaning Your Home
Easy tricks for speed cleaning your home.

Removing Crayon from Grout
Readers' tips for removing crayon from grout.

Homemade Granite Cleaner
Easy homemade granite cleaner you can make from a few simple ingredients.

Daily Shower Cleaning Spray
This inexpensive daily shower cleaning spray will help keep your shower clean and smelling fresh between routine cleanings.

All-Natural Orange Scented Household Cleaner
This easy inexpensive homemade cleaner is made from just white vinegar and orange peels.

DIY Foaming Hand Soap
If you like foaming soap, you can make your own foaming hand soap, body wash, or dish soap from inexpensive liquid soap.

Homemade Dusting Spray
This easy dusting spray works great and can be made in just a few minutes with ingredients you probably already have on hand.

DIY Eyeglasses Cleaning Solution
Why buy expensive store-bought eyeglasses cleaning solution when you can make your own from a few simple ingredients you already have?

How to Refill Plug-in Air Fresheners
You can easily refill your plug-in air fresheners with your favorite essential oils by following these step-by-step instructions.

Removing Gum from Hair
Easily remove gum from hair with this easy tip.

Spring Cleaning Checklist
A complete spring cleaning and organizing checklist brought to you from Creative Homemaking.

White Vinegar - Great Eco-Friendly Cleaner
Tips for using white vinegar for a variety of household cleaning chores.

Removing Water Marks from Windows
Cleaning tips for removing water marks caused by hard water from outside windows.

Removing Ball Point Ink Stains
Easily remove ink stains resulting from ball point pens with these easy tips.

Cleaning Tips for Using Mr. Clean Magic Erasers
Readers' cleaning tips for using Mr. Clean Magic Erasers.

Removing Candle Wax Spills
Quick and easy tips for removing candle wax from any surface.

Daily Chore Charts
How to create a daily chore chart or cleaning schedule for your family.

Removing Melted Crayon
Readers' tips for removing melted crayons.

Removing Vaseline from Hair
Reader tip for removing vaseline from hair.

How to Clean Outdoor Plastic Chairs
Reader tips for how to clean outdoor plastic chairs.

How to Clean Textured Ceilings
Reader tips for cleaning textured ceilings in your home.

Cleaning Brass and Copper
Readers tips for cleaning brass and copper.

Make Your Own Household Disinfectant Wipes
How to make your own household disinfectant wipes.

Removing Paper Tape from Glass
Tips for removing paper tape from glass.

Cleaning Silk Plants
Easy tips for cleaning silk plants.

Lighter Fluid: The Best Label and Scuff Mark Remover
Tips for using lighter fluid to remove labels and scuff marks.

10 Common Uses for Baking Soda
Tips for using baking soda to clean your home.

Homemade Household Cleaning Products
How to make your own household cleaning products.

Commerical vs. Homemade Cleaning Products
School science project to see if commercial products and homemade cleaning products clean equally.


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