Baking Soda for CleaningWritten by Rosana Hart
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Baking soda is an abrasive, milder than commercial cleansers. For scrubbing out sink, bathtub, or shower stall, for getting gunk off outside of my toaster, and projects of that sort, I find it very useful. Using a rag or sponge, pour some baking soda onto it and then add a little water, just enough to form a paste. Then scrub! You can also mix up paste in a small cup or bowl and then throw out what you haven't used by end of that cleaning session. I keep a small container of baking soda handy by sink, in a closed jar so that baking soda doesn't cake. You can also use a salt shaker, as you will probably go through that much baking soda before it gets caked up.
Pots and pans that have something burned on bottom call for sterner measures. I admit that sometimes I just reach for my rarely-used commercial cleanser, but baking soda cleaning method is to shake baking soda all over burned stuff and then let pot sit overnight. You can also add a little water and baking soda to pot, bring it to a boil, and then let it sit.
For stained marble, a paste of baking soda and white vinegar can be effective. For washing windows, put some baking soda on a wet rag or sponge.
Baking soda also has a variety of uses in keeping your body clean too. But enough! This article is about baking soda for cleaning around house.
Rosana Hart has been using baking soda in cleaning houses for years. She tells you more about cleaning houses and offices, and how to do it for a living, at her website, http://cleaning-business.infoandhelp.com.
Home Staging TipsWritten by InsiderPropertySecrets
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- Have some nice music playing in background. - Hang up some nice pictures or decorative pieces. - Put on air condition or heater so home is comfortable, even if home is vacant. - In kitchen clear out any dishes. - Clean work tops and remove appliances. Place as much away or in storage. - Have a bowl of fresh fruit or freshly baked bread to give that homely feeling. - Clear out any leaves, sticks garbage and clutter around exterior. - Sweep patios, decking, pathways etc. - Remove traces of pets such as hair, droppings & smells.
Use this checklist so you are always ready to implement these points for your property. You should be able to get your home ready for inspection within hour should someone want to visit.
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