nedjelja, 26. svibnja 2013.

How to remove odor from shoes?

1 The interior shoe sprinkle baking soda and let stand overnight. In the morning, shake or brush dust from shoes and odors will not be a trace. 

2 Would you like to update further shoes in a spray bottle, mix a little alcohol, water and a few drops of essential oil of lemon or orange, and spray the inside of shoes and let it dry out completely.

3 The cotton sock pour the baking powder, baking soda and corn starch, and socks in the shoe insert.Let stand so overnight, and the next day will be your shoes fresh.

4 Leave a handkerchief in your shoes as long as they do not carry. They will absorb the excess moisture and leave a pleasant scent.

How to remove stains from clothing?

Nasty stains on clothes can be cleaned naturally. Thus, the grass stains the best solution vinegar and egg white. Whisk egg white, apply to the stain, rub and rinse. Best clean stains on a white cloth, and vinegar is great for those stubborn. It is enough to rub the stained part of the fabric mixture of water and alcohol vinegar and leave it on for 15 minutes. Then wash your clothes detergent with enzymes that break down proteins and cleans stains. 

Baby powder and glycerin clean stains from ketchup
For stains from ketchup better immediately apply baby powder and let it dry. After that clothes should be brushed and washed at the usual temperature for the fabric. With a dab of tomato ketchup and also helps a mixture of water and glycerin in the ratio 1:1. Clothes wet it and let it rest and wash. An excellent solution is a detergent for washing dishes. Apply it directly on the stain, rub and wash in the machine.

The ice cream is pure soda water
Clothes stained ice cream immediately saturate mineral water or plain cold water and wash in the machine.

Glycerine and dishwashing detergent to stains from sunscreen
A mixture of dishwashing detergent and glycerin removes stains from sunscreen. It should be applied to the stain, rub in gently and then wash in the washing machine at the recommended temperature for the type of fabric.

Cold water removes blood
Fresh blood on clothing will remove the cold water, but if the stain is dry, but it is best to soak the clothes in a solution of baking soda and cold water.

Grease stains and water do not mix
The removal of oil stains should be avoided because the water stains become more hard line. It is enough to turn the clothes inside out and apply to the stain tool for cleaning stains or ordinary detergent for washing dishes, writing 24 hours.

Deodorant stains
Yellow deodorant stains will be removed with warm water mixed with two tablets for cleaning dentures. After 30 minutes of soaking clothes should be washed and cleaned in the washing machine.Dry deodorant marks on clothing removal wet wipes, and a ball of pantyhose. Small fibers of nylon stockings cleared spots and collect the remains of deodorant. 

Dish soap protects against bugs


From detergent can make ice freeze wrap that can be used for a variety of injuries. The freezer bag and pour in the detergent and close the well is put in the freezer and wrap you up in case of an accident. Apparently the detergent more difficult to melt and you can freeze it several times in a row.

Greasy hair

Detergent supposedly helps with dirty and greasy hair. If you accidentally run out of shampoo and you can not trknite to the store, you can safely wash your hair with dishwashing detergent.


Do you have any empty boxes in the soap opera going, and the kids want to play, just pour in the detergent and add a little water.

Get rid of insects and BUG

Dishwashing detergent can help protect your garden from insects such as aphids or spider. Colorado State University recommends that water with detergent sprayed directly on the insects that you want to get rid of.

CLEANING garden furniture

Save on expensive resources, and all garden furniture wash with detergent and warm water using a cotton cloth or sponge

Errors in washing machine

If you thought the cold water can wash clothes or sorting clothes before washing is not required then it is time to unveil a few myths about the washing machine. 

If the clothes were very dirty to put more detergent
Definitely the biggest myth that achieves the opposite effect. If you add your underwear more detergent than recommended, the program you have selected could not wash away any detergent that can damage clothes and cause allergic reactions to your skin. Follow the rules of the prominent detergent or washing machine.

Clothing can not wash in cold water
It is yet another falsehood. Laundry detergent is dissolved and equally functional in both cold and warm water. Some materials should never be washed in hot water, but you can still successfully wash.Towels, socks and underwear should definitely be washed in warm water.

Clothes shrink in the washing
If it is not a sensitive materials such as wool to be accompanied by specific instructions, the clothes you will not shrink in the wash, but the dryer.

Avoid drying clothes. Use shorter programs for drying, and dry the clothes near a heater or stove does not leave it too long, but as soon as you remove the dried and put in the closet.

There is no need to separate clothes before washing
Do not rely on different means and wipes to absorb color as you may regret it. Separation of clothing is not old-fashioned advice, but very functional and there is a reason. Pull the clothes in white, black and colorful and you will avoid disappointment with your favorite colored shirts.

Faded jeans, no hope
Try the old faded jeans to restore the color washed in the machine. Wash new and old jeans and add the machine handful or two of salt. The excess dye from new jeans can be partly switch to old ones, according satisfied.

Towels can be soft but with softener
Another falsehood. Laundry softener will definitely soften your towels, but it can make them too soft which will result in lower absorption of moisture and unpleasant smell because the slow drying.

With towels in the washing machine add two clean tennis balls or a little vinegar and regular detergent and towels will make your stay soft and gentle and no fabric softener. 

subota, 25. svibnja 2013.

How to remove stains?

What to do with the march of grass on children's pants? 
Wet the stain with a clean or vinegar 90% alcohol (if the fabric allows it), wash and normal wash in the machine with the appropriate detergent (powder - for whites or gel - for colored clothes)

Do you constantly have problems with ice cream, chocolate, fruit, juice and the like on the clothes of your children?
Try these tips: Wet the stain with vinegar solution (2 tablespoons clear vinegar and 1/4 liter of water), wash and normal wash in the machine with the appropriate detergent (powder - for whites or gel - for colored clothes).

Like coffee / tea, but not on your favorite blouse?
If this is the case, try the following:
A white cotton wet stain with hydrogen peroxide and then a normal wash in the machine
With dyed cotton solution, wet the stain with vinegar (2 tablespoons clear vinegar in 1/4 liter of water) and then normal wash in the machine
On wool: wet stain in a solution made with pure alcohol and vinegar in equal proportions. Then rinse and wash in the machine

What about the wax on your clothes?
Try to scrape large pieces of stains, then put a paper towel on both sides of fabric and melt the wax residue stains iron.

How to wash white curtains properly and ensure their whiteness?
Always wash them separately from other laundry and never do not tumble dry washing. Remove any parts that are used for hanging, otherwise you may damage the mechanical part of the machine or curtains. Fill only 1/4 drum. Wash them at 30 ˚ C (the program for delicate fabrics) with plenty of water (extra water), reduce rubbing and turning as much as you can and use a detergent made specifically for curtains (which contain special bleach). After washing, place them immediately, or will be wrinkled, but do not want it.

Blood spots are common on clothing. Let's see how to remove them:
Fresh stains: just soak the stain in cold water and stains will rinse itself.
Old stains (dried): Make a solution of baking soda or salt and cold water. Wet clothes and stains will be removed.

Chewing gum can actually be a problem, right? Try to do the following:
Put clothes in the freezer or put an ice cube to freeze the spot. Then rub your nails and wash them in the machine.

Grease stains and oil stains are not pretty on our clothes:
Immediately sprinkle baby powder on the stain. Allow the stain to dry, then gently brush talk. Do  this activity until the stain is not completely removed. After wash the fabric in the washing machine.

Stains from ketchup
Prepare a solution of equal parts of two ingredients glycerin and warm water. Soak the cloth in the solution for one hour and then wash the fabric in the machine normally.

Your children love to draw everywhere except on paper? How to remove ink, paint, etc.?
Try the paper towel soak up more ink. Then put the white patches under a clean cloth and wet the stain with another damp cloth. You could also use a clean cloth with vinegar or alcohol (if the fabric allows).

What to do with rust?
Small stains to remove salt. Salt squeeze lemon juice and let it sit overnight. The next day, rinse and then wash in the machine. Larger patches should be treated differently: use a special rust and follow the manufacturer's instructions on the packet.

Cosmetic looks nice on the face and not on your clothes.

Part of the stain cover with paper towel and wet the other side of the fabric with 90% alcohol (if the fabric allows it, and if stain is not greasy). If the stain is oily use a tool for grease stains. 

How to remove stains from clothing?

Fresh stain pour cold milk and immediately rinse in water with detergent. Old stains soak in warm water and detergent for hand washing or rub a mixture of water and alcohol. Stains from wool and cotton wash acid water.

Dish gravy
Turn the garment below the patches put a clean napkin, and rinse with cold water. This should partly to "transfer" the stain. Or hold the cloth under running water to water "exorcise" the stain. Pour liquid detergent and run a soft brush, but not harsh. Let sit for a few minutes, then rinse well. Pour the stain with white vinegar, then rinse with water. Repeat the process again if the stain is still visible, then put in the washing machine. If after that, stains remain, soak it with liquid detergent or that the dishwasher and leave in warm water for 30 minutes.

Soak in cold water and leave for about 30 minutes. Clean the stain with cold water and soap. Lather well and rub. If it stays still leads, try to remove them strong solution of salt in warm water.

Stretch the cloth over the pot, pour water over the stain with a little more height (half a meter). Or rinse with mineral water. The main thing is not to apply soap before the water because it could exacerbate the problem. Good acting and milk. Boil milk so that it can soak the stain. Soon the spots become pale and yellowish. Then be cleaned with liquid soap and place in the washing machine. *** Where are all dangerous bacteria are hiding in your house

Rinse with cool water. Mix a tablespoon of white vinegar and half a teaspoon of liquid detergent in a liter of cold water. Stain to soak for 15 minutes, then rinse with cold water. If the stain is still visible, with the help of alcohol sponge and try to remove the stain, then rinse well. Or, prepare a paste of equal quantities of water and baking soda, and gently rub the stain. Rinse again.

Turn the clothes and rinse with cold water. (The idea of ​​flushing: put a layer of paper towels under the stain, then sprinkle with water. This should "convey" a stain.) Apply liquid detergent, and brush carefully using a soft brush. Let sit for a few minutes, then rinse thoroughly. Sponge the stain with alcohol, apply vinegar, then rinse again. Repeat if necessary. If this does not yield results, rub with liquid detergent and soak in warm water. Let sit for 30 minutes.

Grass stains on white fabric clean egg white. On colored cloth rubbed with cotton wool soaked in 90% alcohol. For wool, silk and synthetic materials using vinegar and hot water.

Mix a teaspoon of liquid detergent (or a dishwasher) with a cup of water and soak the stain. Against milkfat good work pill digestive enzymes (buy at health food stores), crunching a three to four tablets and add the same amount of water. The resulting paste gently rub the stain. Let stand for at least an hour. Small *** tips for cleaning after painting - spotless

Scrape off the excess mayonnaise. If the stain is fresh, it is often an ordinary detergent is sufficient. If an older or stronger stains, make a paste of the same amount of baking soda and water and gently rub the stain. Let stand for at least an hour. Rinse in hot water as directed on the label of a garment.

Carefully remove excess, then rinse under cold running water and apply a clean stains. Or immediately apply glycerin (available at drugstores). Let sit for a few minutes, then rinse. Wash with warm water and add bleach (but not in silk and wool, or if the label says that the bleaching forbidden). All other white fabrics can soak in a mild solution of household bleach for 15 minutes (20 ml bleach to five gallons of water). Rinse well before the normal cycle.

Soak in cold water for about 30 minutes. The pre-wash using a tool to remove the stains and wash with bleach (check the label).

Rinse with cool water. Mix a tablespoon of white vinegar, half a teaspoon of liquid detergent and one liter of warm water. Let steep for 15 minutes, then rinse. If the stain remains, sponge with alcohol and try to remove the stain, then rinse again, advises Magazine. *** How to quickly and easily clean the microwave

In water, add vinegar, let sit for a bit and rinse.

Scrape off excess lotion and then apply a tool to remove stains. Wash in warm water.

Chewing gum
Garment bag and put it in the freezer. When chewing gum frozen fingers will be able to download it from the fabric. 

Errors in Home Improvement

ERROR 1: Too many things in one room 
Maybe you have too many decorations and all kinds of accessories that you have accumulated over the years and that you think will look wonderful together. Maybe all these objects show your love for a hobby or reflect your style. No matter how much you all like it, no one feels comfortable in the cramped room. It makes you feel like you are in the room too much going on. Only a few interesting and important cases should be enough to let the room / rooms in your home look beautiful and special.

ERROR 2: All agreed with each other
Just because the walls a certain color does not mean that everything else in the room should be the same color. The room in which one color is predominant in all cases, the furniture and walls, leaving tedious and dosadnjikav impression. Inject a bit of contrast in the room. For example, if the color is light gray on the walls, the room will come in handy for some of the details in orange. Do not be afraid, play with colors, you'll love it. Also, do not adhere to one style, contrasting be great to get along.

ERROR 3: Setting the furniture to the wall
This is a common mistake in many homes, perhaps because it seems logical to set the cabinets and couches along the wall. However, it can destroy the visual impression of openness of the room. Sofa or corner sofa set in the middle of the room will act more interesting than pushed against the wall. In this way, the wall will be more open to it and you can put some decorations.

ERROR 4: Choice of white walls
This is a normal reflex - the walls go white! But it does not have to be that way. Sometimes, if you add a little color to the walls it can look refreshing. If you prefer a darker wallpaper and paint, do not put them on all the walls in the room, especially if it's a small room. This can have the effect of "closing".Focus on one wall.

ERROR 5: Monitoring trends
Just because it's in magazines for house reigned a trend, does not mean you have to follow it. If only you follow trends, you risk losing that unique, personal touch, which your premises gave uniqueness and individuality

Natural mosquito repellent

If it sometimes seems that mosquitoes only attack you and that does not help, maybe you're right.
Mosquitoes are attracted to the skin of people who have a high concentration of cholesterol, steroids and the like, and those engaged in physical activities because they're attracted to body heat and movement.

Be careful in the garden or the house you do not have water standing for a long time. Change water in pet at least every other day and clean the garden of the cases in which rainwater could hold.

1 Neven acts as protection and as a drug

Plant a marigold in the garden and you can get excellent protection against mosquitoes. Neven emits odor that repels mosquitoes and other flying attack, and calendula cream helps to calm the skin at the site of insect bites.

2 Rosemary and sage to taste food and against the "buzzer"

If you spend a night in the company of friends and family, while enjoying the outdoor barbecue, coal discard rosemary or sage. Scents of these aromatic plants up until weaning pesky bloodsuckers, and garden imbued with a Mediterranean atmosphere.

3 Choose a fresher perfumes in summer

Floral and fruity fragrances during the warmer months are not the best choice, as it will attract mosquitoes and bees. Since they are attracted to the smell of flowers, if you walk around smelling like a flower, mosquitoes and bees to and mixed with one.

4 Mosquitoes can easily blow away

Mosquitoes are poor fliers, so like calm air. If you decide to cool fan, this could help in the fight against mosquitoes, as they will have to fight with the wind generated, and this will make it difficult flight and prevent attacking tactic.

5 Vinegar and pepper against ants

If you are attacked by the ants, find out where they come from. Then fill the spray bottle with vinegar and spray their roads. The place where the spring sprinkle generously with black pepper and so they disable further penetration into your apartment.

6 The nightmare of every household - bug švabe

The best prevention against cockroaches are clean kitchen and bathroom. If you notice carefully and thoroughly vacuum the entire apartment, and areas where you spotted them a strong wash with soap.A bag of the vacuum cleaner immediately discard.

7 Bread with beer - a specialty of cockroaches

In an empty pot of coffee soaked slices of bread, two in a sufficient quantity of beer bread starts to fall apart. Put it on the places where you see roaches and they will gather around the "offered" food.

8 Sage, garlic and cucumbers

Against cockroaches can fight and sage, cucumber and garlic. Easy to places where you last saw them leave a few leaves of sage, a few thinly sliced ​​cucumber slices or garlic.

9 Lemon saves dogs from fleas, but not cats

And careful pet owner will walk into the home with unwanted guests. Flea fight lemons - Slice unpeeled lemon and pour it boiling water. Leave overnight and then wash sunđerčićem dog. Lemon mixture Never use on cats.

10th Flies do not like mint

Flies, like most insects, avoid mint, so keep a few twigs in the kitchen. Mix 30 ml of peppermint oil with a liter of distilled water, and sprinkle with garden furniture and to get rid of mosquitoes.

11th Diatomaceous earth as a universal solution

Of most insects can not get rid of, and by the edges of the walls and window frames sprinkle diatomaceous earth, which can be bought at garden stores. In 48 hours, you will solve all the bores.