Great Household Tips

Here are some really handy household tips we can use daily.  Do print it out and put a copy on your fridge or anywhere in your kitchen 🙂

Ants Problem
Keep the skin of cucumber near the place or ant hole.

How to get pure and clean ice:
Boil water first before freezing.
How to make the mirror shine:
Clean with spirit
To remove chewing gum from clothes:
Keep the cloth in the freezer for an hour.
To whiten white clothes
Soak white clothes in hot water with a slice of lemon for 10 minutes 10.
 To give a shine to hair:
Add one teaspoon of vinegar to hair, then wash hair.
To get maximum juice out of lemons:
Soak lemons in hot water for one hour, and then juice them.
To avoid smell of cabbage while cooking:
Keep a piece of bread on the cabbage in the vessel while cooking.
To rid the smell of fish from your hands:
Wash your hands with a little apple vinegar.
 To avoid tears while cutting onions:
Chew gum.
 To boil potatoes quickly:
Skin one potato from one side only before boiling.
 To boil eggs quickly:
Add salt to the water and boil.
 To check freshness of fish:
Put it in a bowl of cold water. If the fish floats, it’s fresh.
 To check freshness of eggs:
Put the egg in water. If it becomes horizontal, it’s fresh. If it becomes slanting, its 3-4 days old. If it becomes vertical, its 10 days old. If it floats, it’s stale.
 To remove ink from clothes:
Put toothpaste on the ink spots generously and let it dry completely, then wash.
To skin sweet potatoes quickly:
Soak in cold water immediately after boiling.
 To get rid of mice or rats:
Sprinkle black pepper in places where you find mice or rats. They will run away.

Hope you will find these tips useful.  Does anyone know how to get rid of pesky lizards at home?  I just hate them and can’t seem to make them go away.  I have tried those sticky traps but the lizards are too smart for them 🙁  Any suggestions will be helpful 😀