Housework Essays

917 Words Mar 20th, 2015 4 Pages
NEVER MIX BLEACH AND AMMONIA o Humidity
 Metal pan placed in the corner with
• Rock salt o Replace every week
• Silica gel o Dry
 By placing outside on sunny days
 with latent heat in the oven after cooking
• Baking soda
• Chalk
• Polymer gels
• Turn on a light in the closet for 4-6 hours a day for 1 week o Carpet
 Use walk off mats at front door/garage
 Removing shoes
 Cleaning spots/spill ASAP with low pH cleaners
• Clean immediately
• Carefully blot/scrape entire are before applying anything o Do not rub the spill o (Vinegar with a bit of water could suffice) or o (ammonia with water rinsed with vinegar and water) or o (3 teaspoons of clear regular dishwashing liquid, ¼ cup ammonia, ¼ cup vinegar,
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Mix 1 teaspoon mild detergent, 1 teaspoon white vinegar, and 1 quart warm water. Apply the solution to the spot. Rinse well. Vacuum gently. o Coffee: Blot spilled coffee immediately. Then mix1 teaspoon mild detergent,1 teaspoon white vinegar, and 1 quart warm water. Apply the solution to the spot, and let dry. Apply dry-cleaning fluid. Vacuum gently after the carpet is dry. o Crayon: Scrape away excess crayon or remove it by placing a blotter over the crayon stain and pressing it with a warm iron until the blotter absorbs the melted crayon. Move the blotter frequently so that it doesn't get oversaturated. Apply dry-cleaning fluid, and let the carpet dry. Vacuum gently. o Fruit: Fruit stains can be very hard to remove if they are allowed to set, but if you act quickly this method usually prevents a permanent stain. Scrape up spilled fruit, and absorb fruit juice. Mix 1 teaspoon mild detergent, 1 teaspoon white vinegar, and 1 quart warm water. Apply the solution to the spot, and let the carpet dry. If the spot remains, repeat the procedure. Vacuum gently. o Gravy: Wipe up as much of the spilled gravy as possible. Mix 1 teaspoon mild detergent, 1 teaspoon white vinegar, and 1 quart warm water. Apply the solution to the spot. Let the carpet dry. Apply dry-cleaning fluid, and let the carpet dry. Vacuum. o Mud: Allow the mud to dry completely and then brush or scrape off as much as possible. Mix 1 teaspoon mild

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