Around the House Hints and Tips

Keep your carpet smelling fresh and clean with baking soda. just sprinkle the soda liberally over the entire carpet and let it sit for an hour. Then vacuum it up.
For Sweeter Smelling house squeeze a few drops of fresh lemon juice into the dust bag of your vacuum cleaner before you start it up.

You can use mayonnaise to remove crayon marks from wood furniture. Just let it sit for 10 minutes and then rub with a soft cloth.
Vinegar is one of the most inexpensive and effective cleaning agents. And it has many practical uses. To remove the white white water deposits from your pots and pans, simply pour white vinegar into the pot and boil for 15 minutes.
Cleaning your dishwasher is a snap if you run an empty cycle with a gallon of white vinegar.
White vinegar can also remove stains and odors from the carpet left from pet stains.
Do you hate to paint inside your home because of the smell ? Just add a few drops of vanilla extract (essence) to the paint when stirring or mixing. This will remove the unpleasant smell but won't affect your color.
Keep the toilet bowl sprinkling - Mix equal parts baking soda and borax around bowl, add white vinegar, and finally clean with toilet brush. For stubborn stains, leave mixture in overnight.
Keep Cockroaches away by placing cucumber peels in drawers and in corners.