I’ve been noticing lately people’s homemade cleaning solutions. Most of them make me laugh. They are simply random mixtures of household chemicals that seem “cleany.” You can use vinegar, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, and Dawn dishwashing liquid to clean, so why not mix them altogether to make a super-cleaner? Do I need to answer that? […]
In a recent article, I stated how much I like microfiber cleaning towels. I also have a microfiber mat for drying dishes. Sure, it’s great to have. But is it really better than a dish rack, like many people are claiming? A microfiber dish drying mat or even a microfiber cloth will absorb moisture very well. […]
Your nice shiny stainless steel refrigerator can easily be damaged if you use harsh cleaners or abrasives. Abrasive materials can scratch the surface of your stainless steel appliance. I have some scratches on the front of my fridge. I have no idea how they got there. But another problem is that these stainless steel appliances can develop rust spots. Don’t worry, you can remove them!
If you use a kitchen sponge to clean your kitchen counters or to hand-wash dishes, you probably know that sponges get very nasty very quickly. They also quickly become little germ factories so that you end up doing nothing more than spreading bacteria over your kitchen or dishes, etc. Now, the truth is that once […]
The insides and even the outsides of stainless steel pans can develop white, cloudy spots, like the well-used All-Clad® saucepan shown below. These spots come from mineral deposits left in the pan after boiling water, and the white spots can come from both salt and/or calcium deposits. It may help to make sure you bring […]