How to clean your kitchen sink and make it shine! Start by scrubbing the sink with baking soda and a soft sponge. Rinse the sink with vinegar and watch it foam. Then rinse with fresh water. Rub the newly cleaned sink down with the rind of a lemon or orange peel to deordorize and keep it's new shine. Finish by buffing the sink with a paper towel with a dab of olive oil. Full steps in link.
Microwave your sponge to kill of germs and bacteria. Just put sponges or plastic scrubbing pads in the microwave on high for two minutes and let it cool. According to studies , this works way better than putting them in the dishwasher.
How to REALLY clean glass stove tops! 1: Make a runny paste of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide and notice all the gross markings on your stove. 2: scrub paste with regular toothbrush which shows all the gross brown ancient spillovers start to stain your paste. 3: wipe away what you've done, compare left side with right, and smile. 4: finish scrubbing all of it and see your happy stovetop (and a happy landlord when you move out!) *no link- just figured it works on teeth, might as well try!
Carpet Shampoo Solution: 1 cup oxiclean* 1 cup febreeze* 1 cup distilled white vinegar *The homemade versions work fabulously! Pour contents into shampooer tub and mix with hot water to fill tub completely. This will not only clean your carpets it will also deodorize. It will smell slightly of vinegar until the carpet is dry. Be sure to test spot with the solution just to be safe, however this should be safe for ALL carpets.