Stain removing hacks for your home


And just like that its March, where is 2023 running to? Seems like we are all pre-occupied with the many plans we have for the year. One area of our lives that however force us to stop and look and apay attention is the state of our homes, the maintenance. A little laxity and you are burdened with stains, dust and general uncleanliness. If you unfortunately fall in the group however, fret not, there a few hacks that can bring the shine and make your home look spick and span. The best news is that you will find these cleaning agents already resident at home. If you are ready for a fun DIY session, let’s go

Vinegar & Baking Soda- The power couple

Their status as power cleaning couple has been proven through the years. They can be very useful in cleaning bathtubs and even removing stubborn yellow rings from your toilet bowl as well. To get the clean you are looking for follow these steps. Fill a bowl with 1 cup of baking soda and steadily pour in ¼ cup of white vinegar. It’s key that you pour the vinegar slowly as the mixture will foam up quickly. Apply the paste to the yellow stains/rings/spots in your toilet using a toilet brush. Allow the paste to sit on your toilet for at least 30 minutes, then flush the toilet to rinse away the mixture


Yes, good old tooth paste acts as an effective stain remover. For those with fabric-centered sofas or other fixtures clothed in fabric, there is hope for you yet. Ideally use the clear or white gel types. What you do is wet the stained area and place a pea-sized dab of toothpaste on the stain. Use a toothbrush to distribute the paste evenly and securely, then allow to sit for 5 minutes. Rinse the area, wash as you would regularly and you are sorted.


Yes, there’s is more to the lady in red and black than you think. Coke has been found to be an effective agent that eliminates stubborn stains. Begin the process by flushing the toilet to empty the bowl and then close the flapper to keep it from filling up again. Fill the now empty bowl almost to brim with a few liters of coke and let it sit for a while. This allows the acidic soda to eat away at the stains. Do this overnight, flush in the morning and use a hard brush to scrub the remains. Voila, your bowl is as good as new!

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