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Today I will show you how to clean leather mold.

Mold can be very disgusting to look at.

So it’s best to always clean them as soon as they start growing

If you don’t know the right ways to clean away mold don’t worry all you have to do is just read this article.

Leather mold can grow on areas such as the leather inside a car, on leather work gloves, leather jackets, etc.

This article will show you the best ways to clean leather mold.

 

HOW TO CLEAN LEATHER MOLD

 

Cleaning mold on leather areas isn’t as hard as you may think. Sure the idea of a disgusting bacteria-like organism growing on something in your house may sound gross (which it is) but it’s certainly not hard to get rid of.

 

I am going to show you an incredible way you can clean leather mold for your ordinary leather items/areas. The first thing you need is a dish, now pour 2 cups of vinegar, 4 cups of warm water, and 3 tbsp of dish soap into the dish. Now mix them together and dip a clean cloth or sponge into the mixture and use it to gently wipe the moldy area on the leather. If you realize that the mold isn’t coming off that easily you can gently scrub the area.

 

You can use this method to clean mold off of your leather furniture such as the ones on a couch.

 

Now you might be asking a couple of things such as “is mold dangerous? can you prevent mold from growing on other areas/things? or what causes mold on leather?” Well, don’t worry I will answer those questions.

 

Mold isn’t nearly dangerous as it won’t kill you but it can cause allergy problems, skin and eye irritations, etc. So it’s still not good to live in a moldy home.

 

If you want to prevent mold from growing in your home just keep the humidity level in your house down somewhere between 30% to 50%. Also, be sure to dry up any damp/wet areas in your home as leaving them wet/damp for too long can cause mold to grow in that area. So it’s best to keep your leather materials dry and clean so that mold won’t grow on them.

 

Now, what causes mold on leather? Well, mold is usually formed in water and other moist areas. There is a lot of different types of mold but all of them only form when they are exposed to moisture.

 

 

 

HOW TO CLEAN LEATHER INSIDE A CAR

I will show you how to deep clean your leather seats in your car. It doesn’t matter if the seats are cream, tan, white, black or grey I will show you the best way to clean them.

 

You need the following:

 

  • Half a bucket of water
  • Microfiber cloth
  • 1 cup of Fabuloso disinfectant
  • 2 tbsp of dish soap

 

 

Mix all of them into a bucket and dip the cloth into it. Now use the cloth to clean your leather seats.Be sure to clean in between the creases as well. Now after that you need to get a dry cloth and use it to dry the leather seats doign this will prevent mold from growing inside your car. After you dry it use a wet cloth (not the one you used to clean the seats)and wipe the seats again. Then use another dry cloth to dry the seats. This may sound repetitive but its best to do this because this will make your leather car seats clean and smell great.

 

 

HOW TO CLEAN LEATHER WORK GLOVES

Maybe you have been using them at work for a while or maybe you just had them for so long that you didn’t know that they needed to be clean. But leather gloves can get dirty very easily. So I will tell you the best ways to clean them.

 

One of the best ways to clean leather work gloves is to soak them in equal parts vinegar and water with 3 cups of powder soap. Put the gloves inside the vinegar and water mixture and let them sit in there for around 2 hours. After that, you should wither air dry them or put them in a dryer.

 

But that’s just one way to clean them. You can also clean your leather work gloves by just placing them in the washing machine.

 

Don’t you hate when your painting brushes dry up and harden?

 

This makes them harder to clean. But don’t worry.

 

In this article, I will show you the best ways to clean your oil painting brushes.

 

 

HOW TO CLEAN OIL PAINTING BRUSHES

 

I am going to show you how to clean your oil paint brushes at home. Usually, when you don’t clean oil paint brushes they get hard. When this happens they became difficult to clean and paint with. An incredible way to clean oil paint brushes is to use paint thinner. You can get a bottle of paint thinner at your local store such as Walmart.

 

A paint thinner is a solvent used to thin oil-based paints or clean up after their use. Commercially, solvents labeled “paint thinner” are usually mineral spirits having a flashpoint at about 40 °C, the same as some popular brands of charcoal starters.-Wikipedia

 

Get a small container filled halfway up with the paint thinner then dip the paintbrush into it, then swish it around for 30 secs in the paint thinner. Then after that get a paint comb and comb through the brush. After that swish the paintbrush into a different container filled with paint thinner for 30 seconds again. Now get a different small container filled with warm water and squeeze a few drops of dish soap into it. Then swish the oil paintbrush into the water. After doing that just let the paintbrush dry.

 

What I mentioned above is the best way to clean oil painting brushes with a paint thinner. Now I am going to show you some ways you can clean oil paint off brushes without a paint thinner.

 

 

Cleaning oil paintbrushes doesn’t only require a paint thinner, you can also use vinegar and vegetable oil. You can even clean them with linseed oil as well.

 

 

WHAT TO CLEAN OIL PAINT BRUSHES WITH?

 

There are several products you can use to clean oil paint brushes with and I will show you how to clean your paintbrushes with each of these products. These products are vegetable oil, vinegar, water, paint thinner & mineral spirits

 

 

Cleaning oil paint brushes with vegetable oil

You might be wondering “how can you possibly clean oil paint brushes with vegetable oil?” Well, you’ll be surprised.

 

What you need to do is dip the oil painting brush into a small container of vegetable oil and use your finger or a paint comb to separate the brush bristles. After doing this dip the brush into a small container filled with warm wwater and swish the brush in it until the paintbrush isn’t oily anymore. Then hang your paintbrush to dry.

 

After doing that the dry paint that was on your paintbrush should be gone and now your paintbrush can be used for painting again.

 

 

Cleaning oil paint brushes with vinegar

Get a small container and fill it halfway up with vinegar. Then soak the oil painting brush inside the vinegar for an hour. After that just comb out the bristles with a paint comb, doing that just hang the paintbrush so it can dry. Doing this will definitely get rid of the dried paint from your paintbrushes.

 

 

Can you clean oil paint brushes with just water?

 

Well not really you can’t really clean them with just water. You need to clean them with other things like I mentioned above. And what I am about to mention soon.

 

 

How to clean oil paint brushes with mineral spirits

 

Cleaning oil paint brushes with mineral spirits is something that has been a lot of times. Most people think that a paint thinner is the best way to remove oil-based paint from paintbrushes but that is not true. Mineral spirits are as or more effective than using a paint thinner. So I am going to tell you how to clean your oil paint brushes with mineral spirits. The best way to clean oil paint brushes with mineral spirits is to get a small container and fill it up with mineral spirits then swish the oil paintbrush in it and let it sit in the container for about 7 -10 minutes. After that just hang the brush, or place it on a dry cloth so it can dry.

 

 

HOW TO CLEAN OIL-BASED PAINT OFF BRUSHES

Throughout this article, I showed you ways on how to clean your oil painting brushes, but now I will show you how to remove oil-based paint off your paintbrushes.  Most of the things I mentioned above were how to just remove dried-up paint from your paintbrushes but now I will show you how to remove oil-based paint from a paintbrush you just used. Removing oil-based paint off your paintbrushes is kind of similar to just cleaning them. All you have to do is get a bottle of paint thinner or mineral spirits and pour it into a small container, then place the paint brush in the container. Then swish it around for 1 minute. After that just get a separate container filled with water, and swish the paintbrush inside the water for around 35 secs. Now use a paint comb and run it through the bristles of the paintbrush, then place the brush inside another container filled with paint thinner or mineral spirits. After doing all of that you should let the brush dry by placing it on a large cloth or by hanging it.

 

 

 

 

I hoped this article helped on how to clean your oil painting brushes.

 

Pots are always prone to get burnt.

 

This is because most people cook a lot.

 

So if the inside/outside of your pot is burnt terribly.

 

don’t worry because today I will show you how to clean a burnt pot.

 

HOW DO YOU CLEAN A BURNT POT?

 

.Cleaning a burnt pot can be difficult if you don’t know what to do. There are several ways in which you can clean a burnt pot.

 

The first way is to use baking soda and vinegar

 

 

How to clean a burnt pot with vinegar and baking soda?

To properly clean the pot you need to soak inside the pot with 2 cups of vinegar and 5tbsp of baking soda. When you mix the vinegar and baking soda together the mixture starts to bubble up, then add 3 cups of hot water into the burnt pot. Let the mixture sit inside for a couple of hours. After that use steel wool to scrub inside of the pot. This will make your pot look great again.

 

 

If the outside of the pot is burnt just mix the vinegar and baking soda together into a dish then dip steel wool into it and use it to clean the burnt area on the pot.

 

 

If you don’t want to use any vinegar or baking soda there is no need to worry because I will show you how to clean the burnt pot/pan without baking soda and vinegar.

 

 

How to clean a burnt pot/pan without baking soda and vinegar?

Who said you only need vinegar and baking soda to clean your burnt pots?. You can clean your pot with just dish soap. All you need to do is fill inside of the pot with hot water and squeeze a few drops of dish soap into it (make sure the water is really soapy). Let the pot sit for a couple of hours then after that just use steel wool to scrub inside of the pot. Doing this will definitely make your pot/pan look brand new.

 

 

How to clean a burnt pan/pot with salt?

This may sound unusual but trust me it works. So the first thing you want to do is fill the pot or pan with water then add 4 tbsp of regular salt in it, then mix around. Now place the pot/pan onto the stove and let the water boil for around 12 minutes. After that pour out most of the water and leave about an inch of it in the pan/pot. Then add some more salt into the pot and use steel wool or a sponge to scrub inside of the pot/pan (before you do this be sure you are wearing a dish glove). Now rinse the pot and it should be looking way better than before.

 

 

HOW DO YOU GET BURNT FOOD OFF THE POT?

Getting rid of burnt food from a pot is not as difficult as you might think.  Well, it depends on the type of food and how badly it was burnt. Something that was liquid will not be that hard to clean but if it was solid or grainy well it might be just a little bit harder to clean. To get rid of burnt foods from pots all you need to do is soak the pot in 3 cups of vinegar  3 cups of warm water and let it soak for several hours. After that just use a scrubbing sponge to scrub the pot.

 

That was the best way to get rid of most brunt foods in a pot. But they are two main foods that are a nightmare to clean when they are burnt. These are rice and sugar. But don’t worry I will show you how to get rid of both of them.

 

 

How do you get burnt rice off the pot?

This is really easy just soak inside the pot with warm water and 2 cups of vinegar for a couple of hours. Then scrub inside the pot with the scotch Brite. This will get rid of all the burnt rice that was in the pot. If the scotch Brite isn’t doing a good job, just use steel wool instead.

 

 

How to clean burnt sugar from stainless steel pot with coke?

Yes I know this sounds even weirder than the previous tip but it works well. All you need to do is fill inside the pot with coke (coca-cola) and let it sit there for around 5 hours. After that just use a steel wool or scotch brite to scrub away the burnt sugar that’s inside the stainless steel pot. When you finished scrubbing make sure to give the pot a swash with dish soap. Washing it with dish soap will get rid of the burnt sugar and stickiness that was inside the pot.

 

 

 

HOW DO YOU CLEAN THE BOTTOM OF A BURNT POT?

So throughout this article, I’ve talked about cleaning the inside of a burnt pot. But what about the outside. Cleaning the bottom of a burnt pan is actually the same process as cleaning the inside. All you need to do is get a wet steel wool or scotch brite.I prefer to use steel wool because it scrubs things way better. Now squeeze a few drops of dish soap on the steel wool and sprinkle some baking soda on the bottom of the burnt pot. Then scrub the bottom of the burnt pan until it looks brand new again.

 

I hope this article on how to clean a burnt pot helped you out.

 

 

 

HOW TO CLEAN YOUR DIRTY SOFA

 

Vacuum

Vacuuming a sofa is pretty simple, but be sure to get underneath the cushions as well ( this part gathers a lot of dust.)

 

Wipe sofa with Lysol wipes

You should only do this if you have a leather sofa. Also, be sure not to use any harmful chemicals on your sofa. So check the back of your disinfectant wipes before you use them on the sofa.

 

Wipe sofa with disinfectant

Only do this for leather sofas. Get a clean damp microfiber cloth and pour 1/2 cup of fabuloso disinfectant on it. Now use that to clean the sofa. This will make your sofa clean and smell great.

 

Spray sofa with Febreze

Simple; just spray the Febreze air freshener on the sofa to make it smell better.

 

Wash cushions covering

Only some sofas allow you to remove the cushion covering. So if yours does. Just remove them and wash them in the washer. Remember not to use any strong chemicals such as bleach.

DUST OFF EVERY FURNITURE AND ELECTRONICS

This is very simple. Just dust off your tables, tv, etc.

 

REMOVE ANY CLUTTER THAT’S IN YOUR LIVING ROOM

For this what you need to do is get rid of any garbage you see and put stuff where they belong. Doing these two simple things will make your cluttered living room look really spacious and clean.

 

FRESHEN UP THE SOFA

You can freshen up your sofa in two ways. One of these ways is to use disinfectant. Get a clean microfiber cloth and damp it with disinfectant. Now use the cloth to wipe your sofa. Only do this for leather sofas.

 

The other way is to just use an air freshener. While this is a simple and effective method, the other methods work better in my opinion.

 

VACUUM AND MOP FLOOR

Just vacuum your floors. Then mop it with murphy’s oil soap. I personally like to use a Swiffer wet jet to mop my floors but any clean mop should work.

 

SPOT CLEAN GLASS SURFACE WITH GLASS CLEANER

Glass can have a lot of ugly spots if you look at them carefully. So if you see any on your glass furniture just do the following. Spray the dirty spot with a glass cleaner and wipe with a microfiber cloth.

 

FINISH UP WITH FEBREEZE

This is the simplest step. When you are finished doing all of the above just spray your entire living room with febreeze. It might not clean it but it definitely makes it smell a lot better.

 

Window blinds can be the trickiest part to clean on a window. Most time people just ignore them or take them down. But today I am going to show you some simpler ways to clean them.

 

Here are some simple ways to clean your window blinds.

 

USE A CLEAN CLOTH

 

Get a clean damp cloth and wipe your window blinds with it.

 

SPRAY WITH MIXTURE

 

Things you need for the mixture:

  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Spray bottle

 

Mix them together and spray your window blind. Then use a dry cloth to wipe away the excess moisture.

 

USE A MINI VACUUM CLEANER

 

If your window blinds are just a little dusty but not dirty enough for a deep clean. All you have to do is get a mini vacuum to suck up all the dust from the blinds.

 

USE A DUSTER

This is another simple way to clean your blinds. Just use a small duster to clean away all the built-up dust from the window blinds. Be sure to be gentle when doing this as you don’t want to damage your blinds.

HOMEMADE OVEN CLEANER

 

Cleaning an oven can be a difficult task especially if you don’t clean it very often. But today I will show you a very simple way to clean your oven. All you need is your own DIY oven cleaner. Making your own oven cleaner is way better than buying one at the store because it’s more affordable and fun to create.

 

This article will show you how to make your own oven cleaner.

 

 

THINGS YOU NEED

 

  • 3 TBSP DISH SOAP
  • 1 CUP OF VINEGAR
  • 2 CUPS OF WARM WATER

 

Mix all the ingredients together in a spray bottle and use it to clean your oven. A very effective way to use this is to sprinkle baking soda on the dirty/stained area and spray using the oven cleaner. After doing this use a scotchbrite to scrub the area and other areas inside your oven.

 

MAKE SILVERWARE SHINE

Get a cleaning cloth and put a dab of ketchup on it. Then use the cloth to clean your silverware. Then rinse with warm water. This will make your silverware look shiny.

 

CLEANING HEADLIGHTS

Put a dab of ketchup on an old toothbrush and use it to clean your headlights. Then wipe the headlights with a damp cloth. Then rinse the headlights.

 

CLEAN SILVER JEWELRY

Get a cloth and squeeze a drop of ketchup onto it. Then use it to clean your silver jewelry. After doing that you should know to rinse the jewelry with cold water, then wipe them off with a dry cloth.

 

GREAT FOR CLEANING COPPER

Just wipe the copper surface with a little dab of ketchup. Then wipe with a damp cloth. I highly recommend you to double wipe after cleaning it with ketchup.

 

CLEAN CAR RIMS

Get a clean cloth and add a dab of ketchup to it. Then use it to clean your car rims. After doing that you should rinse the rims with a hose.

HOW TO CLEAN KITCHEN SINK

 

USE DISH SOAP

Get a dish sponge and squeeze a few drops of dish soap on it. Then use it to clean your whole sink. Be sure to clean the pipe as well. Then use water to rinse it out.

 

USE VINEGAR

Get a damp cloth and pour 1 cup of vinegar on it. Now use the cloth to clean the sink. To get rid of the vinegar scent you need to rinse the sink with warm water.

 

USE BAKING SODA

Get a sponge and sprinkle around 1/2 cup of baking soda on the sponge. Now use the sponge to scrub everywhere in the sink. When rinsing your sink be sure to rinse away all the baking soda residue.

 

CLEAN GARBAGE DISPOSAL WITH BAKING SODA AND VINEGAR

This is very simple, just sprinkle 1-2 cups of baking soda into the garbage disposal and pour 1 cup of vinegar in it afterward. This will make your garbage disposal; very clean.

 

USE RUBBING ALCOHOL

Get a clean damp cloth and pour 1 cup of rubbing alcohol on the cloth. Now use the cloth to wipe everywhere in the sink.

 

USE DISH SOAP

Get a dish sponge and squeeze a few drops of dish soap on it. Then use it to clean your whole sink. Be sure to clean the pipe as well. Then use water to rinse it out.

 

USE VINEGAR

Get a damp cloth and pour 1 cup of vinegar on it. Now use the cloth to clean the sink. To get rid of the vinegar scent you need to rinse the sink with warm water.

 

USE BAKING SODA

Get a sponge and sprinkle around 1/2 cup of baking soda on the sponge. Now use the sponge to scrub everywhere in the sink. When rinsing your sink be sure to rinse away all the baking soda residue.

 

CLEAN GARBAGE DISPOSAL WITH BAKING SODA AND VINEGAR

This is very simple, just sprinkle 1-2 cups of baking soda into the garbage disposal and pour 1 cup of vinegar in it afterward. This will make your garbage disposal; very clean.

 

USE RUBBING ALCOHOL

Get a clean damp cloth and pour 1 cup of rubbing alcohol on the cloth. Now use the cloth to wipe everywhere in the sink.

HOW TO DEODORIZE SHOES

 

 

USE BABY POWDER

 

This is probably the most go-to way of deodorizing shoes. But it’s the most popular for a reason. All you need to do is just sprinkle some baby powder into your shoes and let the powder sit in the shoes overnight. During the next morning, you should throw out all the baby powder that was in the shoes. Doing this will definitely make your shoes smell better.

 

BAKING SODA

Baking soda is also a good way to get rid of bad odor from shoes. Just sprinkle some baking soda in your shoes and leave it overnight. Then the next morning all you need to do is throw the baking soda out of the shoes.

 

USE TEA BAGS

Boil a couple of back tea bags for about 4 minutes and let them cool down. After letting them cooldown just place them inside of your shoes. Let them sit in the shoes for about an hour and a half.