Category: Home Cleaning

How to Get Grease Off a Marble Floor

How to Get Grease Off a Marble Floor

Marble floors are durable and easy to care for. But because marble is a natural, porous stone, it’s important to catch spills after they occur to avoid stains. If your marble floor has become stained from a grease spill, a homemade poultice will help absorb the stain. A white powder combined with a liquid bleaching …

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The way to Eliminate Tar Out of a Wool Rug

The way to Eliminate Tar Out of a Wool Rug

Instead of getting angry after someone tracks tar onto your heirloom wool rug, have a deep breath and head for the kitchen. Street tar often finds it way within the house, particularly during hot days when road surfaces become fragile and tar adheres to the bottoms of shoes. Short of making everyone take their shoes …

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How to Dry Lemon Verbena Leaves

How to Dry Lemon Verbena Leaves

Lemon verbena is a simple herb to grow, either in a sunlit garden during the summer months or in an indoor windowsill in a grass even in sunlight. The leaves give off a deliciously strong orange scent, and can be used fresh or dried in any variety of ways. Cut lemon verbena stalks having a …

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