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Member since 14 Sep 2006
Member from Glenfield
good on ya rosmo..and you can do it when the sun shines through as well. lol
If there are smears on the window it many times will not show up when the window is in shade, but once the sun comes around..wowee..it's the same as showind dust up in the house, on furniture and floating in the air. It's not noticable until the sun shines on it.
I met someone who thought she kept a spotless house, and she did in everyone's book, but I asked her if she had ever let the sun's rays inside her house, and she said no, as she didn't want sun damage. Well..she soon found out there was dust every where, and smeared glass. You just couldn't see it in the shade.
Also, salt and/or sugar removes stains from cups.
Do you mean that the vin/soda mix brings stainless steel up to a beautiful shine???
So Emelle and booklover, you have first hand experience at the beauty of water treatment. It's also good for the body..you know, cold or hot water treatment, with nothing else added.
Member since 08 Feb 2007
Member from Hastings
hi, Bobbity, have passed on your tip re the windows, surprising how many people have used glass cleaner and never been happy, now they are like me, less cost better job, easy, -- mind you mine need doing again, but just not in the mood today, maybe job for tomorrow. The baking soda is great to. Any more tips girls, I put janola in the water tank of the toilet, that way it gets flushed through each time, nice smell, use lemon, and keeps bowl, sparkling clean cheers
Member since 18 May 2007
Member from Whitianga
Hey Bryan, yes the potato works on the car windscreen if the wipers don't work but a handful of grass will do the same job as well as tobacco, oop's. RE window cleaning. Follow what all comercial people do. Bucket of hot water, a couple of squirts of detergent and use thing that has a rubber strip on one side and a sponge on the other. Put the sponge into the bucket then squeeze some off, rub the window then use the rubber side across the window wiping the rubber each time. You may get a bit of water on the sill but wipe it with the rag. Sparkling windows every time and I do inside and out in less than an hour. Cheers, Bazza.
Member since 04 Mar 2008
Member from Morrinsville
Hi Someone out there.
I read somewhere on GrownUps about using concrete cleaner on shower glass. Now cant find it PLEASE Help. I am new and still finding my way around this site and the computor THANKS
Member since 26 Nov 2006
Member from Dobson
buzzyBee, why carry old pantyhose in case the fan belt breaks. Why not just carry a new fan belt in the boot?
Member since 22 Jul 2007
Member from Waiheke Island
Hi old kiwi kid.... How many different cars have you owned over the many years you've been driving... and how often did a fan belt break? Consider the cost of a new fan belt for each model versus the cost of a used pair of pantyhose 'just in case'? Are we not here to advise us oldies to save unnecessary spending?
Member since 04 Feb 2008
Member from Opotiki
I have shower doors that have a build -up of (what I think is salts from the water and not soap) The house is 10 years old and looks like if it has never been cleaned off in all that time. I have tried everything I can think of. (baking soda, vinegar meths, jiff, bought products that were supposed to work BUT didnt. Even got desperate and used a pot mitt, didnt help a bit. Any clues anyone, and I am considered buying new doors for the two showers. cant even scrap it off.
Hi buzzyBee, have had a few cars over the years, last one for 13 years. We always carried a spare fan belt. The old pantyhose trick would only be okay if you have an older car. The modern Japanese cars have so little tolerance that to tie pantyhose on to replace a broken fan belt would probably cause untold damage. Our Proceed has 3 belts and if one broke and we tied on pantyhose, the knot would probably rip at least one other belt off, therefore it is far cheaper all round to replace it with the correct belt in the first place. We carry THREE spare belts as they are all different sizes.
MOONLIGHT LADY< I have a friend who swears by car windowcleaner,you know the one you put in to squirt on the windows, mixed with a bit of water, she also uses it for inside and outside her windows,at her home.
another one is kitchen dishwash,mixed with abit of janola. cheers
Member since 14 Oct 2006
Member from Te Awamutu
Has any body got a suggestion om how to take the stickyness off items you buy, eg, cds (covers) toys etc, After taking the pricing paper off, Have tried warm water and detergent, BUT of no avail!!!!
Member since 15 Jun 2006
Member from Palmerston North
Try turps Smiley - works for me!
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