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20 Unlikely Cleaning Tools

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5. Cooking spray: Lightly spray cooking spray inside candle holders before lighting candles and any wax drops will be easy to clean.

6. Rice or eggshells: Clean inside of bottles or vases with clean broken egg shells or rice, water and soap. The egg shells or rice will act as a scrubbing agent and can easily be rinsed away.

7. Emory board: If you get a small stain or mark on suede, you can gently rub it away with an emory board.

8. Car wax: Car wax can be spread thinly on a cook top to make cleanup easy.

9. Cotton swabs: Cotton swabs are great for gentle computer keyboard cleanup. Lightly wet then damp dry the swab on a paper towel absorb most of the water and use very carefully on the keyboard.

10. Hair dryer: Use the heat of a hair dryer to loosen the glue and easily remove the price and product stickers from items such as glasses or shoes.

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7:54AM PDT on Jul 8, 2014

some interesting ideas

11:29AM PST on Dec 25, 2013

Great tips,thanks for sharing

1:01PM PDT on May 16, 2013

thanks

1:38PM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

Great ideas. Thanks.

1:38PM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

Great ideas. Thanks.

7:20AM PST on Feb 13, 2013

All great ideas. Vodka is also great for disinfecting cuts and way better than poisonous and tissue-destroying rubbing alcohol.

11:48AM PDT on Jul 4, 2012

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7:39AM PDT on Oct 9, 2011

Great ideas. Thanks for sharing.

10:42AM PDT on Oct 2, 2011

Pretty cool post. It’s really very nice and useful post. Thanks for sharing this with us!it’s my first visit.

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1:16PM PDT on Sep 21, 2011

Some good tips here.
Thanks

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