Dove For The Home Tips

Fragrance/ Deodorizer

You will need:

Cotton wool puff
Your favorite perfume

1 An easy way to scent any room with your favorite cologne or fragrance is to saturate a cotton wool puff in the scent and drop it into your vacuum cleaner bag. As you vacuum the room it will slowly release the scent and permeate the room.

2 You can also spray the cotton wool puff with your favorite perfume, then leave it in your sock drawer or drop it in your purse, where it will act as a mini fragrance sachet.


Cleaning the Refrigerator

You will need:

Cotton wool puff
Vanilla extract

1 Dampen a cotton wool puff with a little bit of vanilla extract and place it anywhere on a shelf inside the fridge. Over time the vanilla will refresh the smell inside as well as deodorize the air.


Removing mildew from hard to reach places

You will need:

Cotton wool puffs
Bleach
Warm water

1 The best way to rid your home or shower of the mildew in those crevices is to soak some cotton wool puffs in bleach and place them in the hard to get to spots. Leave them there for a few hours and let them work their magic.

2 Come back later and rinse with warm water and watch the sparkle return.


Protecting your cleaning rubber gloves

You will need:

Cotton wool puffs

1 Sometimes long nails tend to puncture holes in rubber gloves worn during cleaning tasks. One way to prolong the life of your rubber gloves and to protect your nails is to shove cotton wool puffs down into the tips of the fingers. This will act as a soft barrier between your nails and the rubber.


Mice bait

You will need:

Cotton wool puff
Vanilla extract

1 Bait your traps with a cotton wool puff doused in a few drops of vanilla extract.


Ant repellent

You will need:

Cotton wool puffs
Peppermint oil

1 To use cotton wool puffs to get rid of ants, simply soak a cotton wool puff with peppermint oil. Then, place the soaked cotton wool puff in the corners of cabinets.


Buff up your bathroom

You will need:

Cosmetic Wipes and a dry washcloth

1 Do you have people coming over and not much time to tidy up the house? Don’t break out in a sweat. Try this double-handed trick: Take a cosmetic wipe in one hand and start polishing your bathroom surfaces. Keep a dry washcloth in your other hand to shine things up as you make your rounds.


Wipe spots off of fabric furniture

You will need:

Cosmetic Wipe

1 Wipe spots off of fabric furniture. Fabric furniture is very easy to clean, but sometimes a gentle cleaner is necessary. That’s where the cosmetic wipe comes in.


Hygiene wipes as a toilet paper substitute.

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Use Hygiene wipes as a toilet paper substitute.


Wipe down the leaves of houseplants.

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Wipe down the leaves of houseplants with hygiene wipes.


Pick up extra dust.

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes and a mop

1 Attach a hygiene wipe to a floor mop to pick up extra dust.


Use hygiene wipes as a blotter

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Use hygiene wipes as a blotter to pick up stains on clothing, upholstery or carpeting. Especially useful on fabric couches.


Clean hairspray off of wood surfaces

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Clean hairspray off of wood surfaces with hygiene wipes.


Hygiene Wipe used as a sachet

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Place a few drops of your favorite essential oil on a hygiene wipe and place it in a dresser drawer as a sachet.


Where the duster doesn't fit.

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Pull hygiene wipes through the slits in your dining room chairs to get the dust out where the duster doesn’t fit.


Recycle as dust cloths

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Believe it or not, our 100% cotton wipes can be laundered and reused as dust cloths and cleaning rags. It probably goes without saying, but only “mildly” soiled wipes should be considered for laundering.


Remove stains from carpet, clothing, and upholstery

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Use a hygiene wipe to blot up coffee spills from your rug or carpet; it absorbs both the liquid and the stain. Wipes can also be effectively deployed when attacking various spills and drips on your clothing and upholstered furniture.


Use Hygiene Wipes to clean sticky fingers and faces

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Use hygiene wipes to clean sticky fingers and faces. Wipes are much softer than tissues and since they are already wet they are more convenient to use than a wash cloth with soap and water. They also are great for when you are away from home and need to clean sticky fingers and faces quickly. You can even use them to wipe runny noses because they are so soft.


Minimize soap scum

You will need:

Hygiene Wipes

1 Wipe down tile walls with a hygiene wipe after your shower to minimize soap scum


Clean your keyboard keys

You will need:

Dove cotton buds
Dishwasher detergent or a Cleaning fluid

2 Use Dove cotton buds to clean the sides and top of your keyboard keys. Soak the cotton buds with a small amount of either diluted dishwasher detergent or a cleaning fluid that contains 90 per cent isopropyl alcohol.