Spring spruce up for your home

The weather might be sending Detroiters mixed messages, but spring is here and it’s time to get your house in order!

As the season changes, many want to take their pad from drab to fab. But, what’s the best way to do it? There are quick, simple ways to spruce up your home for the spring. Here’s a list of things you can do to brighten up your living quarters, and start enjoying the longer days ahead!

Here are a few quick fix solutions for some of the most common household cleaning problems:

Soiled bathtubs: a paste of Comet and water (scrub vigorously until clean)

Mirrors or windows: combine 1 gallon of water, 1/2 cup of vinegar, 1/2 cup of rubbing alcohol, and 2 squirts of dish soap (combine in spray bottle)

Toilet stains: one tablet of Polident (drop in and let dissolve then flush to remove rust)

Stinky car odors: a few briquettes of charcoal (place under the seats)

Coffee maker: powdered dishwasher detergent (shake it into the bottom of pot and let sit for an hour)

Ugly carpet impressions: one or two ice cubes per impression (place and let sit until carpet rises)

Follow these simple steps, are you’re sure to spruce up your home for the spring in no time!

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