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Keep That Diamond Sparkle and Shine

Hint from Ninnie: Use Woolite and a toothbrush to polish and clean diamonds. My diamond wedding ring is about the most meaningful piece of jewelry I own.  After my husband gave it to me I did everything I could to keep it in its shiny and new state.  I took it off when putting on lotion and did my best […]

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Seeing Yellow Spots?

  Hint from Ninnie: Make a solution of turpentine and salt and apply to yellowed enamel bathtub or sink to brighten.  So you just bought an older home and just love that old enamel tub but it has years showing? Or maybe you are in between home ownership and are in a rental and just the thought of getting in that […]

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A Tip to Make Your Stainless Steel Sink Shine

  Hint from Ninnie: To clean a stainless steel sink rub with it lighter fluid. While I might still suggest using Stainless Steel Cleaner as the smell might be a little better, using lighter fluid will do the trick.  Get a couple old t-shirt rags, rubber gloves and a mask to cover your face if […]

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Never put coffee grounds in sink.  Ninnie didn’t write anything else with this particular hint but I assume the reason is because of clogging?

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How To Wash Windows And Make Them Shine

Hint from Ninnie: Never use soap when washing windows.  Take 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/2 cup white vinegar and 2 tbsp cornstarch to a bucket of water.  You can also use a cloth soaked in white vinegar.  After cleaning shine them up with newspaper.  Do not use paper towels.

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