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Always test any new cleaner on an inconspicuous area of any surface.
- Shine metal with equal parts salt, flour, and vinegar.
- Clean cast iron cookware when hot with a paste of oil and salt.
- Clean carpet spots with equal parts salt, vinegar, and borax.
- Apply salt to freshly spilled liquids on carpet. Vacuum up after it dries.
- Add salt immediately to burnt food in pots for easy removal.
- Sprinkle a little salt in stinky shoes to help eliminate odors.
- Mix 1 part salt to 4 parts rubbing alcohol to treat grease stains on carpet.
- Make a paste of cooking oil and salt to clean water rings from your wood furniture.
- Rub salt on tea or coffee stained cups to remove marks.
- Fill your coffee pot with water and add 4 tablespoons of salt. Boil to clean.
- Brighten your wood cutting boards by rubbing with a damp cloth and salt.
- Restore your sponges by soaking in cold saltwater.
- Sprinkle salt on paper then run over it with your hot iron to remove any sticky spots.
- Remove deposits from vases by rubbing with salt.
- Mix 2 tablespoons salt with 1 teaspoon vinegar and use to shine your chrome faucets.
- Remove rust from metal with a salt, cream of tartar, and water paste. Apply paste then sit in sun to dry.
- Mix 1 part salt to 4 parts vinegar to remove soap scum.
- Sprinkle salt in doorways and window sills to deter ants.
- A damp cloth that has been soaked in salt water makes an excellent dust rag.
- Add one tablespoon of salt to a gallon of water to mop your floors.
- Add one cup of salt to the washer when you are cleaning your new blue jeans or towels. The salt will set the dye and keep them from fading.
- Place artificial flowers in a bag with 1/4 cup salt and shake to remove dust.
- Toss salt on oven or stove spills while they are still liquid. Wipe up when cool.
- Pour 1/2 cup of salt directly into your garbage disposal to clean and freshen.
- Remove odors from your hands by rubbing with a lemon wedge dipped in salt.
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