HouseKeeping Lifesavers.

Wringer

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Restoring Aluminium:- Stained Aluminium pans can be brightened by stewing apples in them.

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For A Hygenic Dustbin:- Each time the dustbin is emptied, swill it out with hot water, infused with lavender oil, then place a clean newspaper in the bottom. This prevents leakages from your binbag coming into contact with the base of the bin amd makes sure the contents are always completely emptied.

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Slimy Sponges:- Bring slimy sponges back to life by soaking them overnight in boiling hot water to which the juice of a lemon and a spoonful of white vinegar have been added.

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For Burnt Saucepans:- Saucepans that have been burnt during cooking should be filled with hot salty water and left for a while to soak. The burnt deposit should thereafter peel away easily.

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To Prevent Teacloth Stains:- A lump of sugar put in the teapot will prevent tea staining damask, should it be spilled.

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To Remove Rust:- Salt and lemon juice mixed together will make rust vanish!

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Shooing Flies: Very strong, cold, green tea sweetened and set about the room in saucers atrracts flies and destroys them.

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Longer Life For Cut Flowers:- Cut flowers will last longer if a crushed aspirin is added to the water.

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Discoloured Vases: Glass vases which have developed unsightly brown stains can be revived by swooshing a mixture of white vinegar and tealeaves around inside.

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Gilt Frames:- To clean a gilt frame, rub it with a cut lemon, then sponge with a pint of water to which a spoonful of baking soda has been added.

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To Season Baking Tins:- New baking tins should be rubbed over with lard and put into a moderate oven for twenty minutes. then rub off the grease with paper towel and do not wet. this prevents rust and toughens the tin.

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Non- Slip Floor Polish:- Equal quantities of linseed oil and turpentine make a good none slip polish for floors.

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