Easy Does It host Ereka Vetrini asked viewers to share their cleaning secrets. Check out our favorite tips!
Cleaning pots and pans. Tracy Stubel from Kentucky uses salt and lemon to scrub the bottom of copper pans. The reason it works is because salt is a natural abrasive so it won't strip the copper off. Another viewer submitted an old- fashioned tip of using wood ash (which you get after a log fire has burnt out), to clean stainless steel pots and pans and utensils. The ash soaks up the grime and oil.
Cleaning blenders. Sabrina from Westchester suggests that after emptying the blender pitcher, you add a bit of water a couple drops of soap, switch it back on let it blend and it will clean it right up. Then rinse the dish with water and i t just needs to dry off.
The best cleaning tip? Get your kids to help you!Cleaning stains from coffee pots. Magda Cruz from San Diego fills the empty coffee pot with ice, lemon slices and two tablespoons of saltCleaning kitchen and bathroom surfaces. Heather Baylor from Riverside and Lindsay Branford from Huntington Beach were some of many who swear that baking soda and vinegar and vinegar are great for cleaning surfaces in the kitchen and bathroom. But the most unusual tip comes from Shannon Bailey from Carmel, who recommends using toothpaste for everything! She uses it as a surface cleaner, to remove crayon stains out, to remove "crud" from her iron and even on her hands after she's chopped garlic!
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