Eucalyptus oil removes the gummy residue left by shop stickers.
To remove furniture indentations from pure wool carpet place a tea towel over the area and then press with a warm iron. The heat will lift the fibres. Do not attempt this with synthetic or a wool/synthetic mix carpet.
You probably don’t think about cleaning your windows. Unlike counters and floors, there isn’t that much opportunity for windows to get visibly dirty — they just get subtly dirtier over the years until you suddenly wonder where all your beautiful natural light has gone. Washing them (both sides, plus screens and sills) can be a major production. A professional cleaning might be pricey, but just think of it as a once-in-a-while expense.
Give taps and stainless steel fittings a mirror shine, polish with baby oil and a dry soft cloth.
Used toothbrushes will come handy for scrubbing between the tiles on the kitchen and bathroom walls. Also very effective for around tap fixtures.
Place mats at main entry or exit points in the home or office, thus allowing these mats to minimise the dirt or grit one brings inside.
To clean artificial flowers, pour some salt into a paper bag and add the flowers. Shake vigorously as the salt will absorb all the dust and dirt and leave your artificial flowers looking like new!
Garbage grinder – Try throwing some used lemons into the garbage grinder to keep it clean and with a nice smell.
Glass dish ware tends to lose its sparkle after a while. That’s where bleach can help too. Make a solution from dish soap and warm water. Add a tablespoon of bleach to the mix and wash the dishes with this solution. Of course whenever you use bleach you’ll need to rinse the dishes with plenty of water afterwards.