Stain Removal Blog: A Mom's Guide To House Cleaning, Laundry And Stains

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This blog, and the site as a whole, is your one stop guide to just about anything you'd like to know about house cleaning tips, laundry tips, stain removal from various surfaces, and other household remedies and hints.

On the site you'll find lots of articles, tips, product reviews and more, all designed to help you figure out the simplest and most effective ways to deal with all of your cleaning tasks, both common and unusual, so you can have time for all the other parts of your life!

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Natural Oven Cleaner Recipes

Natural Oven Cleaner Recipes
Here are some recipes for natural oven cleaner to get your oven clean without harsh chemicals.

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Glass And Window Cleaner Reviews

Glass And Window Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of glass and window cleaner reviews, including both speciality products and general cleaners, to find out which products work best for windows, glass and mirrors, to clean without streaks.

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Find Out What Is Glycerin Used For In Cleaning And Stain Removal

What Is Glycerin Used
Ever wondered what is glycerin used for? I used to also, until I found out its uses for cleaning and stain removal in my home and yours.

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Mildew Cleaners And Mildew Removers Reviews

Mildew Cleaners
Here is a round up of reviews of mildew cleaners and mildew removers to find out which work the best to get rid of mildew from various types of surfaces, including in bathroom, on clothing, siding, other hard surfaces and more.

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Use Pumice Stick Or Stone To Clean Toilet Ring

Use Pumice Stick Or Stone To Clean Toilet Ring
A pumice stick can be used to clean many bathroom areas, particularly hard water rings in toilets. Find out how to do it here.

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Homemade Carpet Stain Remover Recipe: Simple & No Scrub

Homemade Carpet Stain Remover Recipe
Here's a super simple homemade carpet stain remover recipe that only has three ingredients, is frugal, and that works well on lots of different stains.

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How To Remove Grape Juice Stains

Remove Grape Juice Stains
Learn how to remove grape juice stains from fabric, upholstery and carpet with these step by step instructions.

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Ultimate Guide To Downy Unstopables: Reviews & Info About In-Wash Scent Boosting Beads

Downy Unstopables
Below I've gathered information and share reviews about Downy Unstopables (often mispelled as "Downy Unstoppables"), a product designed as an in-wash scent booster for your laundry.

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Soap Nuts Reviews, Ratings & Information

Soap Nuts Reviews
Here is a guide to using soap nuts, the natural way to wash your clothes, plus reviews of various brands. In addition, get recipes for how you can use it to clean things in your home.

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Bathroom Cleaner Reviews

Bathroom Cleaner Reviews
Read over 35 bathroom cleaner reviews shared by "Mom reviewers" like you to find out which products work best, and which should stay on the store shelf. I'd also love it if you shared your own review to contribute to the page.

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Car And Auto Upholstery Cleaner Reviews

Car And Auto Upholstery Cleaner Reviews
Here are lots of car and auto upholstery cleaner reviews, for both fabric and leather interiors, to find the best product to clean inside your car.

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Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide For Cleaning, Laundry And Stain Removal

Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide For Cleaning
Below you'll find uses for hydrogen peroxide for cleaning, laundry and stain removal that have been submitted by other readers, or recipes for homemade cleaners that feature this natural cleaning supply.

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Toy Ransom Box Or Toy Jail: Method To Get Kids To Pick Up After Themselves

Toy Ransom Box
Here's an idea to get kids to pick up after themselves, a toy ransom box or toy jail. Here's how readers did it.

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Toilet Cleaner Reviews

Toilet Cleaner Reviews
Here are over 40 toilet cleaner reviews, including of specialty products and more general use products, to find out which products work best, and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Hair Color Remover Products To Remove Hair Dye From Your Hair

Products To Remove Hair Dye
You should use hair color remover, designed specially to remove hair dye from your hair, when attempting to remove hair color from your hair.

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How To Remove Tree Sap From Car - Tips, Tricks & Products You Can Use

How To Remove Tree Sap From Car
Tips for how to remove tree sap from car paint, with both techniques for removal along with recommended products for the job.

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Cleaner Degreaser Reviews

Cleaner Degreaser Reviews
Here is a round up of cleaner degreaser reviews, and how they work on the really tough and greasy dirt and grime, to find the best products to use around your home.

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BarKeepers Friend Cookware Cleanser & Polish Reviews

BarKeepers Friend Cookware Cleanser
BarKeepers Friend Cookware Cleanser & Polish is a product designed to clean up cookware stains, such as on stainless steel or copper, that occur because of excessive heat, or burned or baked on grease or food.

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Homemade Shower Cleaner Recipe

Homemade Shower Cleaner Recipe
I've gathered several homemade shower cleaner recipes below. The first of these is my own, but I've gotten some really good ones from readers as well.

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Oil Stain Removal Guide

Oil Stain Removal Guide
Here are tips and techniques for oil stain removal from clothing, fabric, upholstery and carpet with step by step instructions.

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Woolite For Darks Reviews, Experiences & Opinions

Woolite For Darks Reviews
Below I've gathered quite a few Woolite for Darks detergent reviews, experiences from real people who've used it, and opinions.

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Lipstick Stain Removal Guide

Lipstick Stain Removal Guide
Lipstick stain removal is essential knowledge if you love to wear makeup, or know someone who does.

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How To Remove Deodorant Stains

Remove Deodorant Stains
Here is a round up of tips for how to remove deodorant stains from clothes and other fabric, including both DIY methods and reviews of various products for the task.

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Pet Stain Removal Guide

Pet Stain Removal Guide
Below are step by step instructions for pet stain removal from clothing, upholstery and carpet.

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Microwave Cleaner Reviews

Microwave Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of microwave cleaner reviews, including both general cleaners and specialty products, to find out which products work best and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Lemi Shine Review: This Dishwasher Detergent Additive Helped My Hard Water Problems

Lemi Shine Review
Here are reviews of Lem Shine dishwasher detergent additive, sharing how it worked for removing hard water spots, film and build up on dishes and their dishwashers.

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Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solution & Stain Removal Recipes

Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solution
Here is a round up of homemade carpet cleaning solution and stain removal recipes, for both general cleaning and specific stains.

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Antibacterial And Disinfectant Cleaners Reviews

Disinfectant Cleaners Reviews
Here is a round up of antibacterial and disinfectant cleaners reviews for your home to find out which products work best and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Uses For Toothpaste Around Your Home

Uses For Toothpaste Around Your Home
Here are a lot of tips and uses for toothpaste around your home, for cleaning, stain removal and more. It's useful for cleaning a lot more than your teeth.

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Uses For Bar Soap For Cleaning And Stain Removal

Uses For Bar Soap For Cleaning
Bar soap is such a common item in your home. Did you know it had uses for cleaning, laundry stain removal, as well as its normal function? Find out all it can do.

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How To Remove Tomato Stains

Remove Tomato Stains
Tomato stains are quite common, because they are such a popular food, and they stain things so easily.

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How To Remove Crayon Stain

Remove Crayon Stain
Here is a round up of tips for how to remove crayon stain or marks from clothes, upholstery, carpet, walls, wood, furniture, washing machine, dryer, and more, so when your kids make a mess you can clean it up.

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Homemade Brass Cleaner & Polish Recipes

Homemade Brass Cleaner
Here are several homemade brass cleaner and polish recipes to keep both your lacquered brass, and unlacquered brass clean and shiny.

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Goo Gone Uses For Cleaning And Stain Removal

Goo Gone Uses For Cleaning
Here is a round up of tips and uses for Goo Gone within your home, for both cleaning and stain removal. Find out all the ways you can use this product here, for the really tough to remove messes.

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Dishwashing Soap And Detergent Reviews

Dishwashing Soap And Detergent Reviews
Here are over 40 dishwashing soap and detergent reviews to find out which products work best for washing dishes, pots and pans, and more, and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Ceiling Cleaning Tips

Ceiling Cleaning Tips
Here are tips, tricks and product recommendations for ceiling cleaning, to make this tedious chore easier and more effective.

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Bar Keepers Friend Liquid Review - Effective Cleaner For Hard To Clean Surfaces

Bar Keepers Friend Liquid Review
Below are quite a few Bar Keepers Friend liquid cleanser reviews from readers, discussing what they like and don't about this cleaning product.

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Uses For Salt For Cleaning, Stain Removal And More

Uses For Salt For Cleaning
Did you know there are uses for salt around your home for things besides just cooking? Salt is a natural way to clean your home and remove certain stains too.

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Don't Forget These 10 Things When You Deep Clean Your Bedroom

Deep Clean Your Bedroom
Here are 10 things you don't want to forget about when you deep clean your bedroom, to make it a place you'll enjoy sleeping each night.

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Natural Kitchen Cleaner Reviews

Natural Kitchen Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of natural kitchen cleaner reviews to help you keep this room clean in an eco-friendly way. Find out which ones work best, or share your own opinions.

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Best Natural Homemade Ant Killer Recipe

Homemade Ant Killer Recipe
If ants have invaded your home here's how to get rid of them quickly with the best natural homemade ant killer recipe.

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How To Remove Vegetable & Fruit Juice Stains

Remove Vegetable & Fruit Juice Stains
Fruit juice stains and stains from vegetable juice happen, especially if you have small children.

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Eye Liner Stain Removal Guide

Eye Liner Stain Removal Guide
An eye liner stain can occur when you pull your shirt over your head, smearing eye liner everywhere, fall asleep on the couch and wake up to eye liner on the upholstery, dropping your eye liner onto the carpet, or a million other ways.

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Homemade Dishwasher Stain Remover - Orange Kool Aid

Homemade Dishwasher Stain Remove
Below I've got several variations of this simple homemade dishwasher stain remover you can use to get nasty hard water stains and soap build up out of your dishwasher.

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Problems With Cascade Action Pacs Dishwasher Detergent: Not Dissolving & Clogging Dishwasher

Problems With Cascade Action Pacs
I've gotten several reports from readers about Cascade Action Pacs dishwasher detergent problems that range from annoying to rather distressing.

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Why You Should Be Suspicious Of Cleaning Recipes That Contain Both Baking Soda And Vinegar

Why You Should Be Suspicious Of Cleaning Recipes That Contain Both Baking Soda And Vinegar
Here is why you should be suspicious of any homemade cleaning recipes that contain both baking soda and vinegar, together, and an exception to that general suspicion.

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How To Clean Fireworks Stains On Cement And Driveways

How To Clean Fireworks Stains
I got a question about how to clean fireworks stains on cement and driveways on the site's Facebook wall right after the Fourth of July.

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Tips For Washing Swimsuits & Other Swimwear

Tips For Washing Swimsuits
Swimsuits cost a lot of money, and get a lot of use during the summer. Here are tips for washing swimsuits to keep them looking their best all season long. There's also tips for how to avoid smelly swimsuits and how to remove those orangish sunscreen stains that happen.

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How To Remove Musty Odor From Smelly Towels

Remove Musty Odor From Smelly Towels
If you've got musty and smelly towels here's how to remove the stinky odor so you can enjoy them again.

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