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    Quote Originally Posted by KitiK View Post
    Put it in the laundry tub with some laundry powder and water in it. It should just peel off the next day...
    I'm giving this one a go tonight and I will try the dishwasher tablet one tomorrow if that doesn't work.


    Edit: laundry powder did not work. Onto the dishwasher tablet.

    I WILL get it off!
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    My cleaning tip is more of a quick chemistry lesson, but seeing as it's come up in the thread I may as well elaborate…

    Both vinegar and bicarb are mildly corrosive so both are effective cleaning agents. However, vinegar is an acid and bicarbonate is a base, so if they're combined they'll simply neutralise each other rather than doubling their cleaning power. When they react they release CO2 gas so the little bubbles probably look like they're doing something but they're really not.

    They react in a 1:1 ratio but it's unlikely that you'll ever add exactly the right amount of each to react fully. Therefore, a solution of both will still be slightly acidic or basic and so retain some cleaning abilities, however you're much better off using just one or the other, depending on the material.
    Soaking in bicarb (base), then vinegar/lemon juice (acid) is a good approach.

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    Gumption! I know it's not Eco friendly and all that but seriously i was going to replace our shower screens and the professional cleaner I hired recomended gumption on the glass and it's back like brand new -amazing!

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    Any tips for leather lounge?

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    I love eucalyptus oil!

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    Quote Originally Posted by deku View Post
    My cleaning tip is more of a quick chemistry lesson, but seeing as it's come up in the thread I may as well elaborate…

    Both vinegar and bicarb are mildly corrosive so both are effective cleaning agents. However, vinegar is an acid and bicarbonate is a base, so if they're combined they'll simply neutralise each other rather than doubling their cleaning power. When they react they release CO2 gas so the little bubbles probably look like they're doing something but they're really not.

    They react in a 1:1 ratio but it's unlikely that you'll ever add exactly the right amount of each to react fully. Therefore, a solution of both will still be slightly acidic or basic and so retain some cleaning abilities, however you're much better off using just one or the other, depending on the material.
    Soaking in bicarb (base), then vinegar/lemon juice (acid) is a good approach.

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    That is interesting. I actually was wondering that same thing one day when I needed to balance some water out and out of curiosity played with some testing sticks and put a bit of this on one and a bit of that on one to see what they would do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HappyLady View Post
    I've got three boys, their toilet stinks all the time, we'll until I started cleaning their loo (and walls) with a spray bottle with vinegar & water. I just spray and wipe away with loo paper then pop it into the bowl & flush away

    What is your best cleaning tip to share to help other hubbers?
    Have the boys clean the toilet. They will soon learn to aim better.

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    Subbing for ideas...

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Have the boys clean the toilet. They will soon learn to aim better.
    Haha....too right!! My boys kept peeing on the back of the seat (no hands!), so i made the rule that they have to wipe it off when they do it. They stopped that quick smart, lol.


 

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