Home tips to make yourself a better home!
Before heating a non-stick pan,always coat it with non-stick vegetable cooking oil spray and never heat the pan more than three minutes before ading food..
Use wax paper to catch grated cheese,to place under seasoned flour for breading or spices for blackening,to tear in to strips to slip under a cake you are icing,to cover a dish you are microwaving.
Never use disinfectants to clean the fridge,foods will pick up taste and odour..
Pour straight vinegar in to the coffee maker as if you are making coffee..Turn the coffee maker on as if you were making a pot of coffee..Repeat this with with a new batch of vinegar until it runs clear of calcium deposits..
A homeremedy for excessive thirst during diarrhoea is a sugar and salt solution.Mix about one teaspoon of sugar and about one gram common salt in about 200 ml of water..This should be given whenever the sick person wants to drink..Give only 50 ml at a time and not more than that..
Make use of small bars of soap(left overs) by pressing in to the sides of new bars…
For perfect hard-boiled eggs,cover the eggs with cold water and bring to a boil..Then turn off the heat and let the eggs sit on the burner for 10-15 minutes..
Place bay leaves in kitchen drawers to keep crawling insects away..
To keep your extension cords from getting tangled,insert them in to an empty toilet paper roll to store..
Beds of pansies will bloom more efficiently if their early buds are pinched off..
Clean a computer key board with a round brush every week..Spray all purpose cleaning solution on a cleaning cloth and wipe the key borad with it…
Before cleaning bathroom tiles run the hot shower for five minutes to stem the dirt loose..Use a solution of vinegar and water and wah the tiles with this…You can polish the tiles with a soft towel..