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Quirky Tip of the Month

Here are some Quirky Tips published by kellydesigns, an interior design and decorating firm in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Quirky Tip for Thanksgiving

December 5, 2015

Here’s a quick non-toxic way to clean up that residue left on your holiday roasting pan. Sprinkle the pan with a good amount of baking soda. Then mix 1 cup of hot water and 1/3 cup vinegar. After you let it soak for a little bit, the pan should easily come clean.  Hope this helps…

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How to create a little glitz and glam for holiday season

November 29, 2015

Use a large mason jar or mercury glass vase fill it with a string of battery operated lights. Restoration Hardware has nice ones all different sizes and you can find them online, Home Goods and Target also. Top it off with shimmery, sparkly Christmas ornaments and you have a beautiful holiday centerpiece!

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What to do if your house or car get egged!

October 25, 2015

While it’s all in good fun, egg yolks when cooked, can stain your siding and bits of egg shell can become abrasive and cause damage. I bet you never thought of having the yolks cook on your house, but this can and does happen from the sun and from attempting clean up with hot water.…

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How to keep your kitchen sponge from getting full of mildew

September 25, 2015

It’s genius!  Use a clip to keep it upright and let the air get at it to dry which prevents it from getting mildew.

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How to make that smelly garbage disposal smell fresh and clean

June 27, 2015

The product Disposer Care deodorizes your garbage disposal by removing food particles, grease and odors with lemon scented blue foaming strips. For a more natural solution try dropping in a cut-up lemon, some salt, and a few ice cubes. The lemon deodorizes and the ice and salt clean away residue. Source: Women’s Day

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How to get your old dirty grout looking like new again

May 23, 2015

Go from this to this I have tried many things to clean the grout but it never comes clean and bright. Then I heard about this product called Poly Blend Grout renewal. It’s actually a colorant. To put it on they recommend a toothbrush and then use a slightly damp cloth to wipe off any…

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How to Clean a Microwave

April 11, 2015

Fill a microwaveable bowl with 1-2 cups of water and add 1-2 tablespoons of vinegar. Add a drop of essential oil if you don’t want your microwave to smell like vinegar. Put the bowl in the microwave and shut the door. Microwave the water and vinegar for 5 minutes. If your microwave is REALLY dirty,…

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How to Keep Your Faucet Clean

February 11, 2015

To keep fingerprints and water stains off the faucet wipe it down with wax paper!

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Quirky Tips for the New Year

January 6, 2015

We all make resolutions for ourselves but here are some resolutions for your home: Make it safer: check carbon monoxide detectors, have the chimney flues and furnace checked, and lastly clean the dryer vent and lint trap. Streamline for less clutter, purging all things unnecessary it will make your house look updated, cleaner and bigger.

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