Eliminate odors in the microwave with a mixture of 2 cups of water and 2 tablespoons of vinegar, in a bowl and microwaved for 5 minutes. Wipe the inside afterwards with a cloth or paper towel.
Freeze milk or cream that’s near the end of its shelf life to use for coffee or cooking later.
Use a rubber band to measure the dose of soap dispensed and conserve.
Place a paper towel beneath the bag inside a trash can to catch any stray liquids.
Attach tape to the edge of a dust pan to collect small debris.
Hairstyling products like mousse can help remove marker stains from surface tops.
Attach a plastic hook to the side of the trash can to help keep the trash bag in place.
Remove wax stuck on surfaces by freezing it with an ice cube to harden the surface and make it easy to unstick.
Use corn starch to remove grease spilled on carpets by covering the area, waiting for 15 – 20 minutes, and vacuuming the residue.
You can use a colander to drain pasta without removing it from the pot and saving yourself a few dishes that need cleaning.
Alka-seltzer and water can help remove stains from unusually shaped vases.
Stick double-sided tape to a broom to help collect hair on the floor.
Cool down pillowcases in the freezer to help beat the heat in hot weather.
Dishwashing liquid works on bathtubs just as well as it does on kitchenware.