First, hand wash items in warm soapy water. Place in an aluminum foil–lined pot. In a separate pot, mix 1 quart of boiling water with ¼ cup baking soda and a couple teaspoons salt. Pour the mix over the silver, then cover with a well-fitting lid. Let sit for up to five minutes as the solution works .Remove silver from pot, rinse with clean water, and dry with a clean, soft cloth.
Keep your dishwasher extra clean with white vinegar. Pour ½ cup into the detergent cups and run the empty machine for a complete cycle.
Spiders as well as mice hate peppermint oil. Put some into a spray bottle with water and spray along door frames, window frames and in the garage.
Getting ready for Winter isn't always a joy, but doing a few simple things will help prevent any future problems.
All those beautiful leaves falling from the tree sure do make a mess in your rain gutters. Making sure to clean your rain gutters will prevent any future problems.
Keep your fabric lampshades dust-free with an adhesive lint roller. Hold the shade steady, and pass the roller over the lamp shade.