Sunday, October 5, 2008

13 Ways to Clean with Salt

Get your clothes brighter by adding 2T of salt per load of wash. Fabric colors hold fast

Mix salt with turpentine to whiten your bathtubs and toilet bowl.

Boil wooden clothespins in salt water before using them and they will last longer.

Clean brass, copper, and pewter with a paste made of salt and vinegar, thickened with flour.

Clean your iron by rubbing some salt on a damp cloth, and scrubbing the ironing surface

Use a mixture of salt and lemon juice to clean piano keys

Salt and lemon juice removes mildew

Oven Cleaner: Clean regularly with a mixture of baking soda and warm water. Use steel wool or a butter knife to clean large food chunks. Pour salt on fresh spills, let oven cool and then clean. To minimize clean ups, place aluminum foil on the botton of your oven.

Use salt to clean a discolored coffee pot

Soak discolored glass in a salt and vinegar solution to remove stains

Clean greasy pans with a paper towel and salt

Remove offensive odors from stove with salt and cinnamin. When there's a spill, pour this solution on it to keep from giving off odor and it will be easier to clean.

Remove odors from drains by pouring hot, strong salt water into the drain.

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