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To clean a vacuum flask

June 30, 2011 Filed under Tip of the Day

If your vacuum flask has developed a nasty smell from being closed up for a long time, pour in 1 tablespoon baking soda and fill with boiling water.  Leave to stand for 15 minutes then rinse well before using.

To clean the inside of your washing machine

September 1, 2010 Filed under Tip of the Day

Mix 1/2 cup baking soda with water till you have a smooth paste.  Rub the inside of the washing machine bowl with the paste.  This will remove stains and odours. Put the rinse cycle on to rinse the bowl before washing clothes again.

How to remove smells from washing machines

May 4, 2010 Filed under Cleaning routines

I figure that even though we put heaps of really  dirty, smelly  stuff goes through a washing machine every day, every week, every year – think footy fear, gym socks and towels, mechanics overalls  – we expect the washing machine to just keep on keeping on.  And they do.  But then Read more

Remove cat pee smells

April 21, 2010 Filed under Tip of the Day

To get rid of cat pee smells , sprinkle baking soda in the affected area, leave overnight and vacuum up.

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