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Bleach is a great product to use when cleaning certain areas and things in our homes. But sometimes the smell can be too strong. If you don’t use bleach that often and you use it to clean for the first time, it can smell extremely strong. If you realize that the bleach smell is too strong to bear don’t worry, In this article, I will show you how to get rid of the bleach smell. Whether it’s in your house or on your hands after following these steps the bleach smell will be gone.

 

 

How to get rid of bleach smell in house

When cleaning our homes with bleach or other products the smell can be somewhat unbearable, not because it smells bad but because the scent is too strong. Here are some quick ways you can get rid of the bleach smell.

 

Air out the room

Bleach usually has a strong smell the first time you are using it to clean. If you continue to clean with bleach the smell will become noticeable over time.

 

The best thing to do is to open up your windows and turn on a fan, so the room can be aired out. It will take less than a day for the bleach smell to disappear from your house. It’s best to open every window in the house and not just the one closest to the bleach smell. Doing this will let fresh air inside your house and the bleach smell will be pushed out through the window. Also, remember to turn off the AC before opening up your windows.

 

 

Use a spray that eliminates odors

Sometimes letting fresh air in won’t solve the problem fast enough. A good way of getting rid of the bleach smell from your house is to use odor-eliminating products. This includes products such as odor-eliminating candles and sprays.

 

If you want to eliminate the strong bleach scent from your home with an odor-eliminating spray all you have to do is spray the surface of the areas that you cleaned with bleach. If you arent sure where cleaned just spray all over the room that you cleaned. Doing this won’t mask the bleach smell with another fragrance it will just get rid of it.

 

To deodorize your home with odor-eliminating candles all you have to do is put each candle in a separate room of the house. If you only cleaned one room just put one candle in it and light it. Doing this will get rid of the bleach smell from your house in no time.

 

 

How to get rid of bleach smell on carpets

To get rid of the bleach smell from carpets all you have to do is sprinkle baking soda all over the carpet ( or the spot where the bleach is spilled). Let the baking soda sit on the carpet for about 15 minutes then use a vacuum cleaner to get rid of all the baking soda residue that’s on the carpet. THen use a broom to sweep up the carpet and use the vacuum again. Do this until there is no more baking soda left on the carpet. This is a great way to get rid of the bleach smell from your carpets. It is also a good way to deodorize your carpet from any bad odors.

 

 

Things you should not mix bleach with

I know that sometimes a lot of people inner chemist comes out when they are cleaning with different products. Sometimes they want to mix things for a better clean but it is not a good thing to do. Especially when you are mixing bleach with other chemicals. Before you mix bleach-related products with other chemicals do a quick google search to find out if it is safe. Here is an article that will show some things you should not mix bleach with.

 

 

How to get rid of bleach smell on hands

Sometimes when we use bleach or products that have bleach in them it can cause our hands to smell like bleach. I will show you a couple of ways on how you can get rid of the bleach smell off your hands.

 

What to use to get rid of bleach smell from hands?

  1. Use vinegar-In this article I mentioned some things you should not mix with bleach and vinegar was one of them. So you might be wondering why would I include it here for getting rid of the bleach smell from hands. Well, it’s because you’re actually mixing anything together.

 

To get rid of the bleach smell from your hands with vinegar all you have to do is wash your hands with water and dry it with a clean cloth or paper towel. Then pour a little vinegar on both hands and wash them (rub them together). Then use soap and water to wash away the vinegar smell.

 

  1. Lemons– Lemons are great for eliminating odors. Just cut a lemon in half and use one half to rub your hands. This will get rid of the bleach smell from your hands and it will also get rid of any other bad odors.

 

  1. Use ground coffee–  Coffee taste delicious but did you know that it’s great for eliminating odors? To get rid of the bleach smell of your hands you need to do is rub a little of the ground coffee on them. This will get rid of the smell.

 

 

How to avoid bleach smell on hands?

The best way to avoid bleach smell on hands is to just wear dishwashing gloves. You can also dilute the bleach with water so that the scent isn’t as harsh. Even if you do this I still recommend that you use rubber gloves.

 

What happens if you get bleach on your skin?

Bleach can irritate your skin if you get too much on it. Here is an amazing article that will give you more details on this “what to do if bleach spills on your skin”.

 

 

Conclusion

In this article, I showed you how to get rid of bleach smell using some simple methods.

If you want some incredible ways to make your home smell better click here.

 

 

Intro-Sheepskin rugs are great to have in your home. Not only do they make the rest of your room look decorated but they are also very comfortable as well. But Washing them seems to be a problem for most people. In this article, I will be showing you how to clean a sheepskin rug the right way.

 

Can you wash a sheepskin rug?

The answer to this is yes, you can wash your sheepskin rugs. There are actually two ways you can wash them. You can either use a washing machine or do it manually. Now I will show you how to clean your sheepskin rugs at home without paying for professional cleaners.

 

How do you clean a sheepskin rug?

To clean a sheepskin rug the right way, you need to have the following:

 

Things you need:

  • Sheepskin detergent/shampoo
  • Sheepskin wool carding brush
  • Large towel

 

After gathering these things it is now time to clean your rug by following these steps.

 

Step1- use the wool carding brush to brush the rug. When brushing a sheepskin rug you want to make sure that you get rid of all the knots out of it.

 

Step 2- fill the bathtub or a large container up with 1/4 cold water and add around 50ml of sheepskin shampoo/detergent into it. Then use your hand to swish around the soap in the water.

 

Step 3- Then swish and squeeze the sheepskin rug inside the bathtub/ large container water for 3-5 minutes.

 

Step 4- release or throw away the dirty water and fill it up again. Now it’s time to swish and squeeze the rug again. Do this several times until the water starts to stay clear when you wash it.

 

Step 4- Allow the sheepskin rug to drain then after that place it into the washing machine so it can be somewhat dry (drain and spin).

 

This will make your sheepskin rug look white again.

 

These steps showed you how to clean your sheepskin without damaging it, but there are still a few more steps you should follow but for now, I am going to tell you how to wash your sheepskin rug in a washing machine.

 

How to wash sheepskin rug in a washing machine

Before you wash your sheepskin rug in the washer you have to do two things:

 

  • Make sure your sheepskin rug is a single pelt.
  • Check the bottle of sheepskin detergent/shampoo to make sure you use the right amount when washing your rug.

 

 

After you do these two things it is now time to wash your rug. Just place the sheepskin rug inside the washing machine then pour the right amount of sheepskin detergent into it.

 

Be sure to use cold water as hot water may damage the rug.

 

Washing a sheepskin rug in a machine might give you a better wash than just using your hands but I still prefer doing it manually because I think it is much safer.

 

How to dry sheepskin rug

When drying a sheepskin rug you want to make sure that you don’t expose it to too much heat. This includes under direct sunlight and other really warm areas. This does not mean you cant dry them in a dryer because you can. To dry your sheepskin rugs in a dryer all you have to do is place them in it and set the dryer to warm not dry. If your dryer has the option always choose the lowest temperature.

 

Even though using a dryer is effective I still strongly recommend that you use the method that I am about to show you. You might be wondering where to put the sheepskin rug to dry? Well just do the following.

 

Another way of drying your sheepskin rug is to first put a large towel on a  flat surface like a table and then place the rug on top of the towel. Make sure that the rug isn’t folded and it is also best if you keep it away from direct heat such as sunlight and other heaters.

 

This is a good and safe way to make your sheepskin rugs dry but it may be a while until they are really dry.

 

How to make sheepskin rug soft again

So you finally cleaned your sheepskin rug but there is another issue. The rug isn’t as soft and fluffy as before. Well before you freak out just know that you need to do one thing. Just use a sheepskin rug brush. Brush the rug for around 3-5 minutes. Using this brush will fluff up your rug and it will keep it fluffy. The best sheepskin rug brush can be found right here.

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In this article I will show you how to clean a honeywell fan by showing you seome simple but effectove methods. Some of these methods includes dissasemblign.I will also show you how to clean different types of honeywll fans as well.

 

How to clean a Honeywell Tower Fan

When cleaning a honeywell tower fan you have to clean it differently from a regular fan. Instead of just using a cloth its best to use a vacuum as well..

 

Before you start cleaning its best that you unplug the fan first. Then use a vacuum to get rid of all the dirt and dust that was on the grates of the fan.

 

Instructions:

  • Remove as much dust from the grill as you can with a cleaning brush.
  • Clean the body of the fan with a damp cloth. You can use just water alone or you can mix it with a tiny bit of dish soap.

 

How to Clean Honeywell Floor fan

Before you clean your Honeywell floor fan you need to remove the front grill and unplug the fan. Now it’s time to clean it. You’ll also need the following:

 

  1. Cleaning brush
  2. Soft cleaning cloth
  3. screwdriver

 

Place the fan on its face and remove the screws on the rear grills. Now pull the front grill off of the fans. The reason why you want to do this is to clean the blades of the fan.

 

Now you need to use a soft cleaning cloth or a brush to get rid of the dust and dirt that’s on the fan blades. Make sure to be careful when you are cleaning certain areas of the fan and it’s also good to not disassemble every part of the fan when you are cleaning it. You also need to clean the grills as well. After that, you need to reassemble the fan.

 

How to Clean Honeywell Table fans

When cleaning Honeywell table fans you need to first unplug them and then disassemble it. You will also need a soft brush and a cleaning cloth.

 

  • Use the damp cloth or brush to dust off the fan blades.
  • To clean the inside of the fan just use a small vacuum cleaner to get rid of the dust that’s inside.
  • Now it’s time to reassemble the fan.
  • After reassembling the fan it is now time to clean the grills. If there is dust and dirt in any hard-to-reach areas it is best to use a vacuum cleaner or a can of compressed air to get rid of the dirt and dust.

 

 

So now you know how to clean a Honeywell fan. It’s best to do this every month to keep your fans clean.

 

If you have carpenter bees around your home and you want to get rid of them. Well, this article will show you how to do so. In this article, I will show you how to get rid of carpenter bees with wd-40.

 

What is wd-40 and what are its uses?

The WD-40 Company, headquartered in San Diego, California, manufactures a water-displacing spray under the WD-40 brand name. WD-40 is a lubricant, corrosion preventative, penetrant, and moisture displacer.

 

Wd-40 has a lot of great uses. Here are some of the many uses of wd-40

  • Can be used to fix squeaky hinges
  • Can be used to clean tiles
  • It’s great at removing sticky residue.

 

If you want to know some more wd-40 uses you can check this article out “14 unusual wd-40 household hacks”.

 

 

Does Wd-40 Get rid of carpenter bees?

While there are a lot of different ways you can use to get rid of bees, using wd-40 is probably the cheapest and most accessible method. If you spray wd-40 on carpenter bees it will kill them on contact, so yes using wd-40 is a great way of getting rid of carpenter bees.

 

Wd-40 doesn’t only get rid of carpenter bees but it can also eliminate a lot of other insects as well. Wd-40 can also kill wasps, which are way more annoying than bees.

 

Now I am going to tell you two ways in which you can get rid of carpenter bees using wd-40.

 

 

How to kill carpenter bees with wd-40

To get rid of carpenter bees with wd-40 is pretty simple just make sure to do the following:

 

  • Wear protective gear– It’s pretty obvious why it’s important to wear protective gear while getting ready to exterminate bees.
  • Find the bee’s nest–  Check for small holes that are about 1/2 to 1 inch deep. These holes usually have sawdust below them and you may see some yellow stains around the holes.
  • Spray the nest– Spray the nest with wd-40. Use the straw of the wd-40 bottle and place it inside the holes and spray. Do this for 3 days until all the bees are dead.
  • Cover the holes- Cover the nest holes with caulk.

 

This is the best way to use wd-40 to kill carpenter bees.

 

 

How to get rid of carpenter bees without killing them

This is more of a way to prevent carpenter bees from making nests inside the wooden areas of your home. To do this all you have to do is spray any wooden areas you think that bees will want to build a nest in. The strong scent of wd-40 will definitely keep the carpenter bees away.

 

 

Conclusion

These were the best ways on how to get rid of carpenter bees with wd-40. There are way more effective methods of doing this but using wd-40 is the simplest. Also if you want a safer way to get rid of them I would suggest that you call an exterminator since they are professionals and they know how to prevent the bees from showing up again.

 

If there is a lot of cockroaches in your kitchen cabinets and you don’t know how to get rid of them. Don’t worry this article will show you some simple ways on how to get rid of cockroaches in kitchen cabinets and from your cupboards. I will also tell you what causes roach infestation, how to prevent it, and some dangers of having roaches around in your home.

What causes roaches to be in cabinets?

Here are some reasons why roaches are probably in your kitchen cabinets:

 

  • They love places with food and water– Most cabinets have a lot of food and also under the sink usually has water as well.
  • They like dark and enclosed spaces- So it’s only natural they would choose to live inside your cabinets.
  • Unclean cabinets/cupboards-Make sure that you deep clean inside your kitchen cabinets and cupboards at least every week. This will help to prevent roaches from showing up. If you want some kitchen cabinet cleaning hacks to clean the outside of your kitchen cabinets you can check out his artilcle “Fast and easy wood cabinet cleaning methods”.
  • Too much exposed food– sometimes when we have too much-exposed food in our kitchen cabinets it can attract a lot of pests and roaches are one of them.

 

Cockroaches love the things I mentioned above so it’s best to avoid doing some of those things.

 

Ways on how to get rid of cockroaches

Bay leaves- Bay leaves don’t eliminate cockroaches but it keeps them away. So spread out a couple of them in your kitchen cabinets and the roaches won’t show up anymore.

Borax- Borax seems to be really deadly to cockroaches so all you have to do is sprinkle some in different areas inside your kitchen cabinets.

Insect sprays- Insect sprays are a great way to repel and eliminate cockroaches from your kitchen cabinets. But I do have to warn you that they are very toxic to inhale and they should not be sprayed where there is a lot of food. A great way of doing this is to wear a mask and a glove and remove everything from the cabinets and put them away from the kitchen. Then spray inside the cabinets (don’t spray too much). After spraying let the cabinets air out for almost a day (until it’s ok to put back your stuff in them).

Seal or block holes- Cockroaches are very small so they can fit through a lot of holes and crevices. So it’s best to seal any holes you see in your kitchen cabinets.

Dish soap and water spray– Just mix together a lot of dish soap or any other soap with water. After mixing them together spray every cockroach you see. Spray it onto the cockroach until it starts to slow down. This is a great way of clogging the cockroaches’ breathing pores. While this method will eliminate them it’s still not a permanent solution.

 

These are the best ways to get rid of roaches in kitchen cabinets. I hope at least one of these methods helped you.

 

 

Contact pest control if none of those tips I mentioned above works

If you realize that what you are doing isn’t getting rid of the cockroaches you might need to call pest control. Especially if there is a lot of them roaming around your house and kitchen cabinets. Pest control is always the best option because they have experience, the right equipment, and when you contact pest control you know that there will no longer be an infestation in your home.

 

 

How to prevent roach infestation

Throughout this article, I talked about how to get rid of cockroaches but now I will show you a couple of ways on how you can prevent them from being inside your kitchen cabinets.

  • Remove any open/exposed food – It is never good to keep exposed food inside your kitchen cabinets or anywhere at all. Cockroaches will go to any enclosed areas where there are a lot of food sources. I would recommend that you store any dry food you have in a plastic container. If you don’t have any plastic containers then just store some of them in the refrigerator and use a Ziploc bag to store the rest.
  • Block or seal any small entry points- I mentioned this earlier in this article, all you have to do is find any small holes and crevices in your cabinets and use something to block them.
  • Make sure there aren’t any water leaks- Cockroaches like areas where there is water so it’s best to check everywhere in your kitchen to make sure there isn’t any leaking water. Check the cabinet under the kitchen sink because that’s where the leakage is usually found. Getting rid of leaks is a good way of preventing roaches from being in your kitchen.

 

Some Dangers of having roaches in your cabinets

Now I will be telling you 2 dangers of what having roaches inside your kitchen cabinets for too long may cause.

  • They can contaminate your food-Cockroaches carry a lot of bacteria and if you have exposed/open foods in your kitchen cabinets and they go near it or in it. I would recommend you to get rid of that food item. This may cause, staphylococcus, salmonella, and streptococcus according to the EPA.
  • They may cause allergies–  When cockroaches shed body parts, excrete and lay eggs this can cause allergic reactions (for a lot of people).

 

 

Throughout this article, I showed you how to get rid of cockroaches in kitchen cabinets and I hope you found it helpful.

 

 

 

Cleaning shoes can be a pain sometimes especially when you want to return them. But most of the time it’s usually the bottom of the shoes that’s hard to clean. In this article, I will show you how to clean the bottom of your shoes.

 

Some of  The best ways to clean the bottom of shoes

I will be showing you some different ways in which you can clean the bottom of your shoes.

 

  1. Clean the shoe sole with water and dish soap

Did you know you could make your own DIY shoe sole cleaner with just warm water and mild dish soap? Now there are two ways you can use water and dish soap to clean dirty shoe soles. The first method is to get a small bowl of water and just add a little bit of dish soap to it. Then use a cleaning brush or cloth to clean the bottom of your shoe. You can also use a spray bottle instead of a bowl and spray the bottom of the shoes.

 

The second method is to get a large(wide) bucket and place the shoes into the bucket. Make sure they can fit and that they don’t bend. Now fill the bucket up with warm water all the way up to the shoe soles (don’t let the water touch the body of the shoes). After that just add some dish soap or dishwasher powder to the water. Then let the shoe soles soak in the water for about 15-20 minutes. After that take out the shoes and use a dry cloth to wipe shoe soles until they are dry.

 

  1. Scrub with baking soda

Before you clean your shoe soles with baking soda you want to make sure that you get rid of the dirt that’s on them. To get rid of the dirt just use a cleaning brush or an old toothbrush. Now get a small bowl and mix together baking soda, warm water(don’t add too much), and dish soap together. This will create a paste-like substance. Now dip the toothbrush into the paste mixture and use it to clean the shoe soles. Dip the toothbrush into clean water and repeat this step. Now use a wet cloth to wipe the bottom of the shoes. Then use a dry it with a dry cloth. Doing this will make your shoes look brand new again.

If you want to know some different ways in which you can use baking soda you can click here.

 

  1. Use toothpaste

Cleaning shoe soles with toothpaste is very easy. The first thing you need to do is remove any dirt that’s on the bottom of the shoes with an old toothbrush or any cleaning brush. Then apply white toothpaste onto the brush then use it to clean the bottom of the shoes. Do this until the dirt that was on the shoe is gone. Now use a clean cloth to wipe away the toothpaste. If you still see a little dirt on the shoe then use a damp cloth to clean it.

 

  1. Use vinegar

There are two ways in which you can clean the bottom of shoes with vinegar. The first method is to get a spray bottle and add some vinegar and warm water to it. You can also add a little dish soap as well. Then shake the mixture. Now spray the vinegar onto the bottom of the shoes, then use a cleaning cloth or brush to scrub it. After scrubbing use another damp cleaning cloth to wipe away the soap residue.

 

The second method is the easiest. All you have to do is get a small bowl and add vinegar to it. Then dip a cleaning cloth or brush into it and use them to scrub away the dirt stains that are on the shoe soles. Keep scrubbing until every dirt mark is gone from the bottom of the shoes. Now wipe the shoe soles with a clean wet cloth. Then let the shoes dry (air dry ).

Those were the best ways to clean regular shoes/boot soles. I will now show you how to clean rubber shoe soles.

 

The best way to clean rubber on shoes

  • When cleaning rubber on shoes it’s always best to use a cleaning brush or an old toothbrush to clean away the dirt that’s on the bottom of the shoe soles. Doing this will make the rest of the cleaning process way easier.
  • Now place the shoes into a large wide bucket where they won’t bend that easily. Then fill the bucket up with warm water up to the shoe soles height.
  • Then add a couple of squeezes of dawn dish soap and add a few scoops of baking soda into the water as well. Then mix it around (without making the upper part of the shoes wet).
  • Soak the sole of the shoes in the water for 10-15 minutes.
  • Then take the shoes out of the water and use a cleaning brush to scrub the soles. Then soak the bottom of the shoes in the water again for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Take out the shoes and dry them with a clean cloth. If you still see some dirt marks on the sole of the shoes then add a little baking soda to an old toothbrush and scrub away the dirt stain. Then use a wet cloth to wipe away the baking soda residue and then use a dry cloth to dry the shoe soles.

 

This is the best way to clean rubber shoe soles. I will now show you how to remove grass stains from the bottom of your shoes.

 

How to remove grass stains from the bottom of shoes

There are two methods you can use to clean grass stains from the bottom of shoes. The first method is to:

 

  1. Clean the shoe sole with vinegar

Vinegar is great at cleaning a lot of things. So it is great for removing grass stains from shoes as well. Get a clean cloth and pour some vinegar onto it. Then use the cloth to wipe the bottom of your shoes. Make sure that when you are finished wiping there are no more grass stains left on the shoes. If there are still stains on the shoes then use a toothbrush instead of a cloth and scrub the shoe soles. After wiping or scrubbing, use a dry cloth to dry the bottom of the shoes.

 

  1. Use rubbing alcohol

Using Rubbing alcohol is a great way of removing grass stains from the bottom of your shoes. To remove grass stains with rubbing alcohol all you need to do is pour some rubbing alcohol on a cleaning cloth then use it to scrub and clean the bottom of your shoes until there isn’t any grass stain left. After scrubbing it use a wet cloth to wipe the shoe soles.

 

These are the best ways to remove grass stains from the bottom of your shoes. Now I will be telling you how to keep your shoe soles clean.

 

How to keep shoe soles clean

I will now show you 3 simple ways on how not to get your shoes dirty.

  1. Avoid walking in extremely dirty areas if you can- This includes muddy, sandy, and other dirty areas.
  2. Always have a bottle of shoe cleaner at home ready- This doesn’t have to be a shoe cleaner bought from the store. You can make your own DIY versions. By mixing together, vinegar, warm water, and a tiny bit of dish soap into a spray bottle.
  3. Keep them protected- THis means it’s best to keep them in the box that they arrived in because they will be less exposed to certain things including dust etc.

 

 

Conclusion

Throughout this article, I talked about how to clean the bottom of shoes. I hope you found this article helpful and if you did please feel free to share it.

White gold is a popular choice when it comes on to jewelry so a lot of people have some sort of white gold jewelry in their homes whether if it is a chain, necklace, or ring.  . But sometimes they can get dirty. When this happens it can make them look ugly and old. But don’t worry in this article I will show you how to clean white gold.

 

Cleaning white gold jewelry

These steps will show you the best ways to polish white gold.

Step 1- You will need to gather your cleaning supplies. These include a small dish, dish soap, water, clean toothbrush or cloth. Before you start to clean you want to make sure that the jewelry is safe to clean. Sometimes cheaper white gold jewelry cant be cleaned by just using regular cleaning methods. If you want to know how safe it is to clean just do a quick google search and you’ll find out in no time.

 

Step 2- The next thing you should do is add just 1 squirt of dish soap into a small dish of room temperature water. Then place the white gold jewelry in it and let it sit in the water for 12 minutes. Don’t leave the jewelry inside the water for too long as this can damage it.

 

Step 3-  Use a toothbrush to gently scrub the white gold jewelry. Don’t scrub too hard or too long as you don’t want any scratches on it.

 

Step 4-  Now it’s time to rinse off the jewelry. Just place it under flowing water (warm water). When doing this you have to make sure that there isn’t any soap residue left on it. If there is residue on it this can make your white gold jewelry appearance look less bright brighter than before.

 

Step 5 – It is now time to dry the jewelry. It is important to use a soft microfiber cloth to do this. To dry your white gold jewelry properly just use one section of the cloth to dry it and another section (dry section) to shine it. This is the best way to clean white gold jewelry.

 

The steps that I have mentioned above are the best steps to take when cleaning any white gold jewelry. Now I will be answering some frequently searched up questions and show you some more cleaning/care tips you need to know.

 

How to clean white gold that has turned yellow?

When white gold turns yellow it’s usually a sign of age because the white gold color isn’t naturally achieved. White gold is made up of a mixture of white metals and pure gold and it usually has a rhodium coating. So if your white gold jewelry is turning yellow and you want to clean it the best thing to do is to just bring it to the jeweler that you bought it from. They will know what to do to restore its color.

 

Can you clean white gold with toothpaste?

I’ve been reading a bunch of articles recently about how to clean white gold jewelry and some of them were saying that toothpaste is a good way to clean white gold. But I don’t think cleaning white gold with toothpaste is a good idea. Because some toothpaste are very abrasive and they can wear down the jewelry and make it look awful and dull.

Best white gold cleaning product

I’m going to tell you two of the best products to use when you need to clean any white gold jewelry.

Dawn dish soap- “ Dawn is an American brand of dishwashing liquid owned by Procter & Gamble. … Besides being used for dishwashing purposes, Dawn products are also used to remove grease from other items, such as animal fat spilled onto highways, and oil on animals, such as during the Exxon Valdez and Deepwater Horizon oil spills.” -Wikipedia

It is also great for cleaning white gold jewelry as well. Just make sure not to use too much.

Connoisseurs Jewelry Wipes–  These jewelry wipes are great for cleaning white gold. You can use them to clean/polish your jewelry every month or two. You can buy these on amazon.

Some cleaning/care tips you should know

  1. How to remove scratches from white gold jewelry

To remove scratches from white gold I would recommend that you go to a jeweler since they are experts in jewelry and they will know what to do to clean them. If you want to know how to replate your white gold jewelry as well they are also very good at doing that.

 

  1. Always take off your jewelry before exposing it to water.

Water can damage a lot of jewelry and this includes white gold. This means if you have rings or bracelets on its best to take them off if you are going to wash the dishes. It’s also best to take them off if you are going to enter a pool.

 

  1. Go to a jeweler to restore the jewelry.

White gold jewelry usually has rhodium coating on it and the coating will start to fade away after a while. If this is happening to your white gold jewelry you may need to bring it to a jeweler to get it replated.

 

What damages white gold

If white gold or any other gold jewelry gets exposed to water for too long (especially ones that has a lot of chlorine) this may cause some damages to it.

 

I hope this article showed you the best ways on how to clean white gold.

 

 

Most of us use pillows every day, but we rarely think about how clean they are.

 

Even pillows protected under a pillowcase will need a deep clean every few months – that includes the throw pillows that line your couch.

 

This post will explain everything you need to know about safely washing pillows so they’re clean and fluffy for years to come.

 

Why it’s important to clean your pillows

 

Pillows can collect hair, dead skin, sweat, and other nasty messes you’d probably rather not think about. Over time, this buildup of stuff can trigger allergies, harm our skin, and become a perfect habitat for dust mites, according to Consumer Reports.

 

Simply fluffing your pillows every day can get rid of dust and dirt on the surface, but you’ll want to give your pillows a deep clean every other month. Pillowcases should be washed weekly with your sheets.

 

Here’s what you need to clean your pillows

 

  • A washer and dryer
  • Mild laundry detergent
  • A vacuum

 

What you need to know about cleaning pillows

 

There are lots of different types of pillows out there, and you’ll want to use the appropriate cleaning method for your type of pillow. Most pillows have care instructions printed on their labels, but there are a few general rules for cleaning pillows.

 

How to clean feather pillows

 

It’s usually safe to toss your feather pillows into the washing machine on a gentle cycle. Wash two pillows at a time to keep the washing machine balanced, using cool water and mild detergent. Run the spin cycle two times to get as much moisture out of the pillow as possible.

 

Dry the pillows on low heat, but don’t rely on your dryer’s sensor to know when the pillow is completely dry. You may need to toss them in for multiple cycles until the pillows are dry all the way through. This is important because damp pillows can attract mold and mildew.

 

You can toss in a couple of dryer balls to speed up the process.

 

How to clean memory foam pillows

 

Memory foam pillows shouldn’t go in the washing machine. Instead, you’ll need to hand wash them.

 

Most memory foam pillows have a removable cover that’s easier to wash than the filling. Most manufacturers recommend only washing the covers based on their instructions, according to The New York Times.

 

Some pillows have single-piece foam fillings that are easy to remove. Shredded foam pillows can be a little messier. Go outside to remove the filling into a large bag. There will likely be lots of dust in the filling.

 

For foam pillows that don’t have a removable cover, use a vacuum to remove any loose dust and dirt. Then, spot clean the pillow using a damp cloth and a bit of mild detergent. Lay the pillow flat to air dry.

 

How to clean throw pillows

 

Throw pillows make our beds and sofas a little cozier, but they still see their fair share of dirt and messes over time.

 

The pillow cover and the pillow filling could have different washing instructions, so plan on washing them separately. Some throw pillows will need to be dry cleaned while others can go in the washing machine.

 

If you’re washing a throw pillow yourself, use cool or warm water and mild detergent. For pillow covers with bright colors, wash the pillow cover in cold water.

 

For pillows that can go in the dryer, always use low heat to prevent damaging the fabric or filling. You can also skip the dryer and hang the pillows up to dry in a well-ventilated area.

 

How to spot clean a pillow

 

If you’re not sure it’s safe to put your pillows in the washing machine, spot cleaning can work wonders.

 

Use upholstery shampoo and a clean sponge to wash the pillow and remove stains. Scrub in a circular motion and focus on the most soiled areas.

 

Once you’re done scrubbing, use a clean, white towel to blot away the moisture until the pillow is almost dry. Let it lay flat to dry completely before replacing any pillow covers.

 

For stains, use a spot cleaner like Shout to spray the stain before you put it in the washing machine. Once you spray the stain, you’ll usually need to rub the saturated area to spread the cleaner out and let it sit for a few minutes. Use a wet rag to blot and rinse the stain clean.

 

How to clean pillows that can’t be washed

 

Some pillows need to be dry cleaned. Be sure to read the label for cleaning instructions before you toss your pillows in the washing machine.

 

You can do this yourself at home by dipping a dry sponge into a dry-cleaning solution for fabric. Scrub the pillow in a circular motion.

 

Once you’re done scrubbing, use a clean, white towel to remove any moisture.

 

How to keep your pillows clean

 

Nobody wants to cuddle up with a bunch of dust and allergens hiding inside your pillow, but there are a few things you can do to keep your pillows clean between washings.

 

First, make it a rule to avoid eating or drinking around your pillows. Accidental spills can not only stain your pillow but also trap nasty smells and moisture inside the pillow filling.

 

Use pillow protectors for an extra layer of protection underneath your pillowcase. The protectors can prevent dust and dead skin from getting into your pillows so they stay cleaner longer. Wash your pillow protectors every month and your pillows twice each year.

 

Also, don’t forget to fluff your pillows regularly. When you make your bed or straighten up the living room, fluff your pillows to revive the filling and remove dust. You can also toss some pillows in the dryer for a few minutes to fluff them up and get rid of any moisture.

 

 

 

Sources

https://www.consumerreports.org/pillows/how-to-wash-a-pillow-a1157640885/

https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/guides/how-to-wash-pillows/

When headlights get foggy or hazy it can make your car look a bit old. But don’t worry there is a quick and easy way you can clean your headlights. You can use wd-40, vinegar, toothpaste, or baking soda on your headlights to clean and make them clear again. In this article, I will show you how to make your headlights look clean and clear.

 

What is wd-40?

WD-40 is a water-displacing spray manufactured by the WD-40 Company in San Diego, California. WD-40 functions as a lubricant, rust preventative, penetrant, and moisture displacer.

 

What can you do with wd-40?

Wd-40 can be used for many things. You can use it to clean crayons off of walls, lubricate squeaky door hinges, keep metals from rusting, etc. If you want to Know some interesting wd-40 uses you can check this article out “14 unusual wd-40 household hacks

 

Does wd-40 clean foggy headlights?

The answer to this question is yes. Wd-40 is good for cleaning foggy headlights and  It will also save you some money as well. But be sure not use clean your headlights with wd-40 too often as this can cause the oil to leak into the headlight bulb and damage it.

 

How do you clean headlights with wd-40?

There are three major steps you need to take when you are going to clean your headlights with wd-40. If you are scared that you might mess something up don’t worry because I will show you how to do so correctly. These are the steps:

 

Step 1– get a bowl or a small bucket of soap and water. Then use a clean microfiber cloth to wash the headlights. When washing the headlights be sure not to get the water under the headlights and other areas just use it to clean the lense.

 

Step 2– Now spray the wd-40 onto the headlights (remember not to spray it under the headlights).

 

Step 3– Then use a clean rag to wipe away the lubricant from the headlights.

 

How often should you clean headlights with WD-40?

Even though wd-40 can make a good headlight cleaner, I would not recommend that you do this often. Doing this too often will cause the oil to leak into the headlight bulb and this will cause it to burn out.

 

Final thoughts

So yeah while a can of wd-40 makes a good anti-fog for your car headlights I still don’t recommend it. Now I’m not saying you can’t use it but be extra careful if you are going to and also don’t use it on your headlights too often.

 

Another thing is that when you clean your car headlights with wd-40 it will only last for a short time. This means that your car headlights will go back foggy a day or two after you have cleaned it with wd-40.

 

This does not mean that WD-40 isn’t a good product but for cleaning headlights, I would only suggest that you do it one or two times.

 

If you want to clean your headlights with the right things, it’s best to use a headlight cleaning kit. You can purchase one on amazon.

 

Throughout this article, I showed you how to clean your headlights with wd-40 now its time to show you how to clean them with vinegar.

 

Can vinegar clean headlights?

The answer to this question is a simple yes. Vinegar is a great product to use when you want to clean your car headlights but you don’t have a headlight cleaning kit.

 

I will now show you how you can clean your headlights with vinegar.

 

How to clean headlights with vinegar

You might find it surprising but yes you can use vinegar to clean and defog your headlights. I am going to show you how to make the best car headlight cleaner with vinegar.

 

The things you need:

  • Vinegar
  • Spray bottle
  • Water
  • Microfiber cloth

 

Get a spray bottle filled halfway up with water and add 1-2 cups of white vinegar into it. Shake then spray to clean the headlights. you want to be careful when spraying because you don’t want any liquid to go under the headlights. After spraying the headlights use a clean microfiber cloth to wipe them.

This is one of the best ways you can clean your headlights with vinegar. It is also the fastest way.

 

How often should you clean your headlights with vinegar?

The simple answer to this question is to do it only once every month or every two months. I am only saying this because I’m just a skeptical person. There haven’t really been any cons of using vinegar to clean your headlights unless you are using too much and the liquid gets under the headlights and damages them. So you can either do it monthly or when you feel like doing it.

But if you still have a foggy headlight, don’t worry I have some other tips for you.

Next, I will show you another way you can clean your headlights. Also if you want to know more vinegar uses you can check out this article “ 8 amazing vinegar cleaning hacks/uses “

 

How to clean headlights with toothpaste

You might find it a bit weird that toothpaste can be used to clean car headlights. Well, it can and it’s actually good at doing so. I will now show you how to clean your headlights with toothpaste but first, you’ll need the following:

 

Things you need

  • Small bucket of soapy water
  • Cleaning rag
  • Regular white Toothpaste

 

The first thing you want to do is to dip the rag into the soapy water and use it to wash the headlights. Be sure not to get any liquid under the headlights. After washing the headlights with the rag, rinse the headlights with clean water (use another soft rag to help rinse the headlights). After rinsing the headlights allow them to dry. After allowing them to dry it is now time to use the toothpaste. Get another soft cloth and squeeze 1 drop of toothpaste onto it, then use it to gently rub the car headlights. If the cloth is too dry you can add just a small amount of water to it. Keep cleaning the headlights for around 3-5 mins. Now it’s time to rinse the headlights and allow them to dry.

I would also recommend that you use a car headlight wax like this one “turtle wax” to protect your headlights from future damage.

 

Final thoughts

Surprisingly toothpaste is actually pretty good at cleaning headlights. Even though I still prefer to use a regular car headlight cleaning kit toothpaste isn’t a bad option especially if you want to save some extra cash.

How to clean headlights with baking soda

You probably didn’t expect to see baking soda in this article but baking soda is really good at cleaning stuff around your home. I will now show you how to clean your headlights with baking soda.

 

The first thing you want to do is clean your headlights with a damp cloth. After doing this, just get a bowl and put about 6 tablespoons of baking soda into it and also add warm water to it as well. This will create a paste-like substance. Apply the baking soda paste to your car headlights with a sponge. Then use a clean cloth to polish the headlights. Now it’s time to wash your headlights with dish soap and warm water. After doing this your headlights will be looking brand new.

Now how well does baking soda clean your headlights? Well, it does a really decent job at cleaning them. Sure it might not be as effective as using a regular headlight cleaning kit but it gets the job done.

Conclusion

In this article, I showed you some amazing ways on how to clean your headlights with wd-40, vinegar, toothpaste, and baking soda. I hoped that you found this article to be helpful.

 

In this article, I will show you some incredible ways to clean your suede couch. You can use this as some sort of guide to help you.

 

How Often to Clean a Suede Couch

It is always best to clean your suede couch at least twice a year. It’s also good to clean up spills before they turn into stains. You should also vacuum them every two weeks or do it monthly to get rid of dust from the sofa.

 

Now that you know how often you should clean your suede sofa I am going to show you how to clean it.

 

 

What You’ll Need

 

  • Suede shampoo/ cleaner
  • Brush
  • Vinegar
  • Soft Cleaning cloth
  • Bucket
  • Vacuum
  • Isopropyl alcohol

 

 

How do you clean a suede couch?

 

Before you clean your suede couch it’s best to vacuum it at first. Vacuuming it will get rid of all the dust that was on it. After vacuuming there are two types of cleaning you can do.

 

1. Spot cleaning

When spot cleaning a suede sofa all you have to do is find specific areas on the couch that looks stained or dirty and clean them.

 

2. Full cleaning/deep cleaning

When deep cleaning your sofa what you need to do is clean everywhere on the sofa(not only the dirty areas). This means you have to clean the cushions and the pillows as well.

Now let’s get into more details on how to clean your suede couch by following these steps.

 

When spot cleaning you just need to spray the stained area of the couch with a suede cleaner and use a soft cleaning cloth to blot the stained area. Do this until the stain is gone.

 

To deep clean a suede couch you need to spray the suede cleaner on areas such as the sofa arms, cushions, etc. Don’t spray too much or else the sofa will get wet. After spraying just use a soft scrubbing brush and gently scrub the couch.

 

There are many other ways to clean a suede couch but this one is my favorite. I am going to show you how to clean your suede couch with isopropyl alcohol.

 

 

How to clean a suede couch with isopropyl alcohol

When cleaning your suede couch with isopropyl alcohol you want to make sure that you only spot clean and not deep clean. This means only focusing on the really dirty areas on the couch and cleaning them. The first thing you want to do is to vacuum the couch. Then after that, you should get a spray nozzle and attach it to the alcohol bottle. Now spray the alcohol on the stained areas of the couch and use a soft scrubbing brush to gently scrub that same area until the stain is gone. After scrubbing be sure to let the spot dry.

That was probably way easier than expected. If you still don’t want to clean your sofa with isopropyl alcohol you can try this other method which involves using vinegar.

 

 

How to clean A suede couch with vinegar

Cleaning a suede couch with vinegar is easier than you might think. All you need to do is get a small bowl and pour 1-2 cups of vinegar into it. After that just dip a microfiber cloth into the bucket and use it to blot the dirty areas on the couch. Doing this will make your suede couch look clean again.

 

This is also great for cleaning dog urine from the couch.

 

How to clean A suede couch with dish soap and water

Cleaning a suede couch with dish soap and water is pretty easy to do. The first thing you need to do is to vacuum the sofa. After vacuuming the sofa the next thing you need to do is to get a bucket of water and add 2-4 squirts of dish soap into it then use your hand to swirl the water around until it becomes sudsy. Now get a soft cleaning brush and use it to scoop up the sudsy area of the water (don’t dip it in the water). Use the soapy brush to gently scrub the dirty areas of the couch. Then use a clean microfiber cloth to wipe away the soap sud residue.

 

 

How to clean vomit from suede couch

Cleaning vomit from a suede couch requires some additional steps.

 

STEP 1– Absorb the excess liquid from the puke stain by using a sponge, towel, paper towels, or rags. After getting rid of most of the vomit stain its now time to move on to step 2

 

STEP 2– Spray the vomit-stained area with a suede cleaner. When spraying the area with the suede cleaner be sure not to spray too much and make that area of the sofa wet.

 

STEP3– Now it’s time to blot again. While blotting be sure to get rid of all the new moisture that’s on the couch.

 

STEP 4- It’s time to deodorize the vomit-stained area. Mix together 1 cup of vinegar, 2-3 cups of room temp water, and 1 tbsp of dish soap into a spray bottle. Then spray the area that the vomit was on then use another clean cloth to blot the spot. Remember not to soak the fabric of the couch.

 

STEP 5 – Blot the area again with a sponge but this time you’ll just be using cold water. Remember not to use too much water as this may damage the suede fabric. After that, it’s now time to get rid of the excess moisture from the sofa. You can use a wet vacuum or a small steam cleaner to get rid of the moisture. Then allow that part of the sofa to air dry.

These 5 steps are all you need to get rid of vomit from a suede couch.

 

I hope this article helped you to clean your suede couch.