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Kids, we love them dearly don’t we? But they can be little monsters at time, especially when their idea of creativity can lead to lots of cleaning headaches! Ok, relax, help is at hand. With a bit of know-how and a little elbow grease, mopping up their little masterpieces will be as easy as 1-2-3. Do you want to know how? Of course you do, read on…

How to remove adhesive stickers from paintwork..Tear off the paper surface and spray the sticky residue with oil lubricant (WD40). Allow to soak, then wipe away with paper towels. Use a plastic scraper if you have some really stubborn marks.

How to remove chewing-gum from carpet and fabric. How many times have you walked in some discarded gum on your shoe and brought it into your house? I have done it on many occasions. This tip works like a charm! Rub the culprit with an ice-cube inside a plastic bag until the gum goes brittle…then lift off.

To remove crayon from the carpet. Using a knife, scrape off as much as possible. Then put several layers of paper towel over the marks and press lightly with a warm iron. Like magic the towel soaks up the waxy residue. No more crayon, no more tears!

Finally, to remove crayon from the radiators, simply rub with a paper towel soaked in milk from the fridge. So, there you are, some very simple and very useful tips on how to remove chewing-gum, crayon and stickers from around the house.



Source by Leo Orchad