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Pumpkins – thought they take a lot of space, this cleaver idea of a cool trellis made from tree limbs

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Before painting galvanized metal or concrete, wipe down the object or surface with vinegar, using a sponge or lint-free cloth. This little trick will help your paint job last longer.

Source: thisoldhouse

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Banish Decals and Stickers…

Dab vinegar onto stubborn price tags and stickers affixed to glass, plastic, or wood. Scrape the surface clean, then rub the area with more vinegar to remove any sticky residue.

Source: thisoldhouse

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Baking Soda as Tub Scrubber…

Rub tub stains away. Create a paste mad up of equal parts baking soda and cream of tartar and a little lemon juice. Let sit for 30 minutes, then rinse.

Source: realsimple

 

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Olive Oil as Stainless Steel Cleaner…

Buff streaks out of stainless steel with a little oil on a terry-cloth rag, then shine with a dry paper towel.

Source: realsimple

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Denture Tablet as Vase Cleaner…

When residue clings to unreachable spots inside a vase or a decanter, fill the container with warm water and drop in one or two denture-cleaning tablets for every eight ounces of warm water. Let the fizzy solution sit for the time specified on the product’s box, then rinse.

Source: realsimple

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Shower Curtain as Picnic Blanket Liner…

Do dew diligence and layer a liner underneath a picnic blanket to avoid soggy bottoms and grass or mud stains.

Source: realsimple

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