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Baseboards usually collect dust, and they do get fingerprints and scuff marks and require cleaning from time to time

My baseboards were in definite need of help, so I went searching online to find an easy way to clean my baseboards, without harming the paint. I found this really easy wall and baseboard cleaning video tutorial by Kisha Jaggers, on YouTube, I knew that this wall cleaning idea was going to be perfect for me. Some paint does not respond well to cleaning so it is very important to do a small patch test behind a piece of furniture to make sure that the wall paint doesn’t suffer an adverse reaction. All you will need to do is get some dryer sheets and start wiping down the baseboards, it is really that easy! Materials For Cleaning The Baseboards: Dryer...

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If you like keeping your drawers nice and tidy and care about sloppily folded clothes, then this video tutorial by Clean My Space, on YouTube, is one you won’t want to mi

ss. Sweaters and shirts can be such a difficult thing to store neatly because they are extremely difficult to fold due to all that elastic gathering. Although all of that knitted yarn can be great for making the sweater, and help you stay warm and comfy, they can definitely be a hindrance if you are trying to neatly fold them neatly and store them in the drawers and cabinets. I had never really watched anyone fold sweaters and shirts, but it can make you realize how easy the whole process can actually be. Luckily, in this video tutorial, you will see just how to fold these kinds of difficult items, and the key tucking steps will blow your mind. You...

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There may be a time where your clothes smell even after washing them

It may be because you might need to clean your washing machine. Vans World on YouTube shows how to clean a smelly washing machine with natural ingredients such as vinegar and baking soda. You may already have these supplies in your pantry and it’s a simple and easy process. It’s a healthier way to get rid of the stinky smell and having your clothes smelling fresh again. This cleaning routine will help maintain a smelling washing machine and remove the odors. Materials: 4 cups cleaning vinegar 1 cup baking soda scrub brushes, toothbrush, Mr. Clean eraser Directions: First, turn your washer to its hottest, largest, and longest setting. Add the cleaning vinegar and while the water is running, take some...

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I finally decided to make my own laundry soap, and I went searching online for the perfect recipe and when I found this awesome year-long laundry soap supply by One Good Thing By Lillee, on YouTube, I knew it would work because it had all of my...

I finally decided to make my own laundry soap, and I went searching online for the perfect recipe and when I found this awesome year-long laundry soap supply by One Good Thing By Lillee, on YouTube, I knew it would work because it had all of my favorite ingredients. The most amazing thing I realized was that every time I was doing a load of laundry, I was basically making this soap per load. Crazy, right? Why not just make a big vat of this wonderful soap from the get-go. Ingredients For Homemade Laundry Soap: 3 bars of Fels Naptha (or Zote Soap, grated) 1 box of Borax 1 box of washing soda 2 cups of baking soda 2 containers...

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Hydrogen Peroxide is one of the most useful products that I have ever used

I always put between 1/4 cup of hydrogen peroxide in my laundry along with regular detergent, and it makes my laundry cleaner than anything that I have ever used. If you add some Oxy enzyme cleaner and Borax, you can brighten even the dullest whites, without risking damaging your clothing with bleach. Bleach is good for many things, but I have ruined many clothes that I loved using too much bleach. The wonderful thing about hydrogen peroxide is the fact that you can get the same if not better whitening effects from peroxide than you can with bleach. The other great thing about peroxide is the fact that it is odorless, you certainly cannot say that about bleach. If I...

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