Comments (35)
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
daqueenesther
Exactly what I've been searching for, though I've got the biggest garden on my street.. The whole streets Messy business meets in a soak away reservoir in my garden, we get horrible public toilet smell early hours of the morning and all day in the summer, I've started sprinkling peppermint oil in corners of the house. Thanks for the article.
   
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Pam Hill

another trick i've learned recently: put used coffee grounds in a glass or bowl. it scents the air, and absorbs bad smells. change it frequently. this works really well next to book-shelves, if you have old, musty books [as i do].

1 Like    
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Jane Atkinson
Kudu11norway
I use tomato ketchup to clean the brass door furniture on my front door.
   

Related Stories

Most Popular Eco Living: 10 Ecofriendly Tips and Tricks for Cleaning Your Home
Are you wary of all the chemicals involved in cleaning your house? These simple products and tricks will keep your home spotless naturally
Full Story
Housekeeping Housekeeping: The Japanese Art of Decluttering
Browse tips from Japanese decluttering expert Marie Kondo for a healthier and happier home
Full Story
Housekeeping Housekeeping: How to Use Natural Products to Keep Your Home Fresh
Natural alternatives to harsh chemicals and cleaning products can keep your home just as spotless
Full Story
Lifestyle: How Can I Help My Supermarket Herbs Live Longer?
Potted herbs bought in grocery shops often seem to have the lifespan of a gnat, but these tips will help them thrive for longer
Full Story
Most Popular Kitchen Planning: How to Choose the Perfect Worktop
The worktop you choose will affect both the look of your kitchen and the way it functions. So before you decide, check out these expert tips
Full Story
Kitchen Planning Kitchen Planning: Your Essential Guide to Buying a Built-in Oven
Make life simpler with a sleek, built-in oven that offers the very latest functions and features
Full Story
Most Popular Kitchen Planning: What to Consider Before Starting a Kitchen Renovation
Make the most of your kitchen by planning ahead and thinking about these practical and aesthetic tips before you begin
Full Story
Most Popular Kitchen Planning: 7 Key Things to Remember When Planning Your Kitchen
Kitchens need to be highly functional as well as pretty. Make sure they are with these seven practical tips
Full Story
Most Popular Update Your Existing Kitchen Without Blowing the Budget
With a little creative thinking – and insider knowledge – you can save money and still have the stylish kitchen you desire
Full Story