This treatment for cleaning copper amazes everyone who tries it. A pleasing bonus: It's chemical-free. All you need are a lemon and coarse salt. Sprinkle the cut side of a lemon half with the salt, then
Tea and coffee stains can be removed from ceramic cups with denture-cleaning tablets. Just fill the cup with warm water, and drop in a tablet. When the tablet stops fizzing, empty the cup, and if it's
The floor beneath the kitchen table -- that favored spot for family breakfasts, afternoon snacks, and late-night indulgences -- requires frequent cleanups. Fit your table with swivel casters and, with
If the only thing that fits in your garage is your cars, spring-cleaning time could not have come too soon. Clear out the clutter and establish some designated spaces. You'll enjoy your new and improved
1. Make the Bed Tidiness begets tidiness. A crisply made bed makes the whole room seem more orderly, which makes it less likely that you'll let other things -- such as clothes and papers -- pile up around
Before you throw out that old kitchen apron, stash your essential spring-cleaning supplies in the pockets and use it as you go from room to room. It will leave your hands free to scrub and polish and won't
Copper, brass, and silver pieces add warmth and elegance to any room. Over time, tarnish is inevitable—but it’s easy to polish away. Follow a few simple tips to keep these metals looking their most lustrous.