New uses for an umbrella and pegs, smart stain
removing, ironing clothes and neutralizing bad smells. Also, the connection
between a bottle of bleach and a dust pan...
To remove wine stains
To remove a red wine stain from fabric, locate
the area of the stain over a ball, cover the stain with salt and then pour
boiling water over it.
For endless good odor
Get one of those launry softners odor strips
and put it in your bag (especially gym bag). It will keep the good odors
going! You can also put it in: shoes, hampers, closets, diaper bags and
To prevent sweat stains on
Before ironing white shirts, spread some talcum
powder on the arm pits and neck areas of the shirt, to prevent sweat
stains, then iron the shirt.
To remove wrinkles from
To get rid of wrinkels of silk, wool and other
fabric that can't stand the direct heat of an iron, put a sheet of aluminum
foil on the ironing board and place the item of clothing over it. Use the
steam and hover over the fabric several times without touching it. The
moist heat over the metal sheet will help straighten out those wrinkles.
For white laundry
Instead of bleach, add 1/4 - 1/2 a cup of lemon
juice to the white laundry cycle, to make your clothes brighter and whiter!
To collect dirt the
Cut the top part of a bottle of bleach of
laundry soap and use the half with the handle to collect dirt, earth of
To prevent a rope from
The secret to preventing a rope from knotting
is to put a clip near the end.
To wring a sweater
Get your sweaters dry faster with a lettuce
drier. After washing it by hand, put it in the lettuce drier and squeeze
out the extra water.
To keep the sweater in
To keep a sweater fluffy and pleasant, add a
tiny bit of vinegar to the washing machine's cycle. Fill the cap of the
vinegar bottle 2-3 times to use, and you'll get very pleasant results!
To dry clothes
No more room on the line? Use an old umbrella
as a laundry rack. Hang it upside down on a door handle and use the frame
to hang up your delicates like socks and underwear.