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Tip of the Day: How to Keep Whites White!

After returning from our trip early yesterday morning, I was DESPERATE to do laundry as every piece of our clothes was filthy, especially our whites. This is how I keep them white…

imperialpercallrg.jpgFirst, start by boiling water in a couple of pots on the stove. Then block the drain in the kitchen sink and fill with the hot water. Carefully add 1/2 cup of powdered Oxiclean (do NOT use chlorine bleach) and stir with a wooden spoon to dissolve. Add clothes and let soak until the water is room temperature. Drain the sink then rinse clothes in cool water. Launder as usual.

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Tip of the Day: Removing Carpet Indents

Does your carpet have indented circles from the weigh of your tables and chairs? If so, place ice cubes in the divots and allow the carpet to soak up the melting ice cube. When the water is absorbed, vacuum and watch the magic of the carpet returning to normal!

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