Tips for keeping the busiest and messiest room in your house frugally clean
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The days are getting longer, and that means it's just about time to tackle spring cleaning. We all like to keep a clean kitchen, but every few months, it's important to give the kitchen a good scrub down and get everything freshened up and organized. Now that spring is upon us, it's time to get to work.How to Clean Greasy Kitchen Cabinets
What can be used to clean greasy kitchen cupboards? Are you tired of having them look and feel that way? Even if you do a lot of cooking, there's hope for your kitchen cabinets. Our readers share their tips and tricks on how to get the grime off of kitchen cabinets.How to Clean and Restore Cast Iron Cookware
She bought some used cast iron cookware and is wondering how to clean and restore them. Our readers share their tips and tricks on seasoning cast iron cookware for years of cooking bliss.Easy Oven Cleaning without Harsh Chemicals
Is it possible to really clean an oven without harsh chemicals? Our readers share their tips and tricks on easily cleaning an oven without nasty chemicals.
Most people don't love washing dishes. Add a few hard-to-clean pots with cooked-on gunk and the job gets even more unpleasant. Our readers share their dishwashing tips and tricks for hard to clean surfaces.Easy Cleaning Tips
She cleaned military family quarters for over 20 years as a part-time job while her kids were small. Her husband was a career Air Force man and they moved often so this allowed her to have a job at each new base they were stationed. Here are a couple of tips she learned over the years.Dishwasher Maintenance
The next time you find yourself reaching for the telephone to call a dishwasher repairman because the dishes are coming out dirtier than they went in, stop. For sparkling clean dishes load after load, a dishwasher needs monthly cleaning.Cleaning Used Appliances
After finding great deals on used small appliances, she's wondering how to clean and sanitize them. Our readers share their tips and tricks for cleaning used small appliances.Dirty Dishes Cause Debt!
Most people don't want to face the real causes of their debt. Their biggest problems are the things they like the most. Going out to eat is one of the top five causes of debt. Get those dirty dishes out of the sink!Renewing Pots and Pans
She has some expensive pots and pans that over the years have gotten black from grease and heat on the sides and bottom. The affected area is stainless steel. Our readers share their nifty, thrifty ideas for renewing pots and pans.
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