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Fayola's House Cleaning Tips Issue #011 --,, Kitchen Cleaning Tips
October 03, 2006
 Way back in 2001, I read an article by Monica Resinger
about some money saving kitchen cleaning tips. I know that
all her tips will be helpful to you so I dug up my archives
to send it to you today.

Hope you enjoy it.

Stay focused and have a great day.

Fayola Peters

P.S. Remember - cleaning tips are just 20% of the work, the
other 80% is tied up in home organization and actually doing
the work.

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Ten Time- And Money-Saving Kitchen Cleaning Tips

By Monica Resinger

Here are ten money and time saving tips to help you in your

1. Use those leftover slivers of soap to cut expenses! Cut a
small pocket in a sponge and place small slivers of leftover
soap into it for a sudsy washing sponge.

2. Hold a scouring pad underneath a sponge when scrubbing.
This will give you a better grip and protect your hands.

3. Save time on the dinner dishes. Before serving dinner,
run a sink full of very hot soapy water. When everyone is
finished eating dinner, tell them to wash and rinse their
own plate.

4. Use a paint scraper or putty knife to remove baked on or
cemented goo from stovetops, countertops or floors.

5. Use a toothbrush to scrub hard to reach surfaces such as
behind and on faucets.

6. Baking soda makes an excellent scouring powder.

7. By keeping a spoon rest on the stove, you'll avoid a lot
of messy clean-ups.

8. Place sticky (honey, syrup, molasses and oil) containers
on plastic lids in the cupboard or fridge to avoid sticky

9. To get odors out of plastic containers, place crumpled
newspaper inside the container and seal it overnight.

10. Keep a fillable wand near the kitchen sink and when you
have a few spare minutes, wash a few dishes with the wand.
This may help you cut down on doing full loads of dishes.

For more kitchen cleaning tips, check out the 'Handy Kitchen
Cleaning Tips' E-book
, just one of many home and garden
e-books you can get FREE here

, 2001, Monica Resinger

About the Author: Monica Resinger publishes an e-mail
newsletter for homemakers that poses fun questions to
readers about organizing, crafting, gardening, frugal living
and other homemaking subjects; readers can respond to the
questions and receive the resulting, very informative 'tip
sheet'. If you'd like to join the fun, send a blank e-mail
to: subscribe.

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