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Remove stubborn stains from garments
October 2019

Remove stubborn stains from garments

To dissolve stubborn stains you do not always have to resort to aggressive cleaning agents. Instead, you can also use gall soap (from the drugstore). The soap contains the enzymes of the pig gall,...

Oxi-Power: stains on the carpet
October 2019

Oxi-Power: stains on the carpet

Recently, the horror happened to me: blueberry juice over a large area spilled on the wool carpet. The absolute endurance test for every cleaning agent, because blueberries are very stubborn fruits....

Silicone on clothes? Pumice helps!
October 2019

Silicone on clothes? Pumice helps!

Yesterday I dealt with sanitary silicone, and there stupidly (without noticing it immediately) landed some on my favorite jeans. I let the whole thing dry for now. (Semi-dry silicone is a devil...

Rub dried stains on dark cloth
October 2019

Rub dried stains on dark cloth

Yesterday I realized once again that small stains on dark fabrics often just go away by gently rubbing them over the stain with the same material. On the arm of my dark blue blazer was a dried-on...

Remove chewing gum from car seat / fabric
October 2019

Remove chewing gum from car seat / fabric

Also once had the problem with a bubble gum. I went to the disco and sat in a bubble gum. The pants were my least problem, since I had not noticed and then squatted in my car. Of course, the stuff...

Mineral water against raspberry stains
October 2019

Mineral water against raspberry stains

And then the raspberry rolled over my dark blouse ... and left exactly on the white button placket a fat spot :( I heard you should wash it out cold or try vinegar, but that seemed strange to me....

Remove grease stains with baking powder
October 2019

Remove grease stains with baking powder

So: if you discover any greasy stains after ironing, sprinkle baking soda on the stain, rub it in with your finger for a short while, wait 5-10 seconds and then brush it off with a clothes brush....

Clean old and dirty car seats
October 2019

Clean old and dirty car seats

To make old and dirty car seats look clean and new, you just need a bucket of water, 1 to 2 tabs for cleaning teeth (Kukident or so), a dash of softener, a sponge and a dry towel to dry. Dissolve the...

Clean upholstery / carpet with soda
October 2019

Clean upholstery / carpet with soda

I just found out something new: I recently got chairs for free via a porcelain link, wood chairs with upholstered seats in the 80s style. The upholstery looks similar to velor carpet, terry cloth or...

For moisture and smell of vomit
October 2019

For moisture and smell of vomit

If your child, dog or cat has vomited, I have a good tip for removing the gift. Take the coffee grounds out of the filter and sprinkle it over the vomit. The acrid odor is immediately alleviated, the...