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Household Hints

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 3:16 PM

Household Hints


Ants Problem:

Keep the skin of cucumbers near the place or ant hole.




To get pure and clean ice:

Boil water first before freezing.


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.

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