Things you should not be cleaning with paper towels

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Paper towels are a staple in every kitchen. Even though they are efficient, and quick and easy to use, there are a number of things you should not clean with paper towels. Save yourself some cash and paper, and switch to reusable and washable sponges, rags, microfiber cloths, and other cleaning tools.
In this article, we will talk about the places you should not clean with paper towels and give you expert tips on how to tackle them instead. Keep reading to find out how to do that.
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How to get rid of the musty smell in the laundry?

The most common cause for mildew smell in the laundry is forgetting the load in the machine. However, it is not the only one. A dirty or old machine can also cause your clothes to smell musty. In this article we will share some quick fixes you can use to get rid of the musty smell, as well as some tips on how to prevent your laundry machine from smelling.
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How to remove vaseline and ointment stains from clothing

Vaseline and greasy ointments are good for soothing the skin but can end up smeared on your clothes or other fabrics and cause oily stains. Oil-based stains can come from vaseline, food, greasy products, and even deodorants. Synthetic fabrics especially attract greasy stains and make them hard to get rid of.
The key to removing oily stains is quickly breaking down the oils. Even though cleaning such stains can be tough, it is possible by using common items that you probably already have at home.
Before you begin cleaning the grease stain, test the solution that you chose in a small, inconspicuous area. Make sure it does not cause damage or discolouration to the fabric. Always start by removing any blobs of vaseline or ointment by using a plastic scraper or a dull knife. Blot the stain with dry paper towels. As with most stains, the sooner you take action the easier it will be to get rid of the stain altogether.
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Liquid or powder laundry detergent – which has a better cleaning performance?

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If washing the clothes in the house is your job, you want to get a laundry detergent strong enough to get rid of soiling, stains, and dirt. With the help of water and your washing machine’s cycle, a good detergent will be able to do all this. When it comes to cost, convenience, and performance they are not all the same. The main two types are liquid and powder laundry detergents and both are suitable for all top and front-loading washing machines, whether they are high-efficiency or not.
In this article, we will break down the main differences between the two types of laundry detergent for you. Keep reading to find out what they are and choose what works for you.
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Cleaning with vinegar. What to avoid?

Vinegar is an eco-friendly, non-toxic and efficient product that can be used for a number of house cleaning tasks. If you have been interested in green cleaning, you probably know how many homemade product recipes include vinegar and the diversity of its many uses. It is perfect for disinfecting, dealing with mould and mildew, and cleaning various stains. However, vinegar is an ingredient that can damage a number of surfaces if not used correctly. What is more, when mixed with the wrong product or ingredient, it can cause a reaction that may be harmful to human health.
While vinegar is a great alternative to many descaling and cleaning products, there are certain places and surfaces where it should not be used. For example, it is not so good for dealing with deep-set grime and it can even etch and damage some surfaces.
Keep reading to find some of the items and areas that vinegar is not suitable for. By avoiding cleaning those with vinegar you will prevent damage and spare yourself time and effort.
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How to make your own fabric conditioner at home?

When cleaning your clothes in the washing machine, you most probably add some sort of fabric conditioner. However, you probably don’t know that it is actually not a vital part of the cleaning process. Yes, commercial fabric conditioners are widely popular and the many years of marketing have probably convinced you that you must use them. In fact, it not only is not necessary but there are some downsides to using it. Here is what they are:
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How to organise your desk?

If you work in an office, you certainly have experienced the struggle to keep everything clean and organised. Apart from the weekly cleaning, there are other things you can do to improve the state of your office desk on a regular basis. Get rid of the flying sticky papers and small bits that are all over your desk. Keep reading this article to see the steps we have to share with you that will help you keep your desk in top condition.

By having your desk (no matter if you work in an office or from home) neat and organised, you will have your priorities and responsibilities in order. There are simple things you can do in order to store your office supplies, for example, that will change your workplace for good.

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