11. Light Maintenance For Your Cutting Boards
Cutting boards save our fingers and hands from knife gouges as we accidentally cut ourselves, but there’s no doubt that they can quickly become unsanitary. We can wash off all traces of the foods we’ve cut but particles dig into the boards and rot away. The easiest possible way to have sanitary boards is through light technology like this beauty. It will kill those dangerous particles and we don’t have to do anything at all except turn it on.
12. Use White Bread To Clean Vintage Paintings
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Happen to have a Renoir or a Picasso hidden away in your attic? If so, you want to fetch a maximum price by making your art look as good as you can. White bread to the rescue. Gently rubbing it over your art will remove grime and gunk without causing any damage.
13. Easily Clean Your Lightbulbs With Microfiber Cloth
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Microfiber cloths are made of thousands of tiny threads and are superb for removing oil and dust. They work beautifully on light bulbs and just about anything else in your home that needs some spiffing up. Just don’t forget to wash your cloths often – they dry in a very short time so they’re always available for a quick job.
14. Clean Your Blinds With an Old Sock
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Are your blinds such a dusty mess that you’re embarrassed when visitors enter your home? If so, here’s an easy fix: mix equal parts vinegar and water, dip an old sock in the liquid and wipe down your blinds. When the sock gets dirty, rinse it off and repeat. Easy peasey.
15. Thumbs Down On That Slimy Sponge!
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Sponges can become truly revolting and the reason they get so grungy is because they are constantly wet – a perfect breeding ground for all kinds of nasty bacteria. Instead of laying your sponge on its side, making it tough for the water to evaporate, you can stand your sponge upright on an inexpensive clip and keep it fresher, longer.