Surprising Cleaning New Uses: Salt
More hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time.
By Real Simple Magazine Aug 3, 2012 2:35PM
Salt as Homemade Drain Cleaner
Get a slow-moving drain flowing again and pour a solution of ½ cup of salt for every quart of hot water down the pipe.
Salt as Iron Cleaner
Eliminate sticky residue from an iron. Run the hot iron (no steam) over plain paper sprinkled with salt.
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