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How To Get More Space In The Garage

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It doesn't seem to matter how big your garage is: you can always fill it up with stuff. Sure, you can hire some professional organizer to come help you clear a path to the car doors, but that costs money. How about I just give you some tips instead? You don't even need to pay me $100 an hour, or whatever it is de-clutter-ganizers are making these days. So, without further ado, here are five ways to clear up space in the garage:

1. Hang things from the ceiling.

Garages usually have plenty of headroom, so that leaves many cubic feet of space you can exploit. Is your family full of sports fanatics? You can buy ceiling-mounted racks designed specifically for outdoor recreational equipment, everything from snowboards and bicycles to canoes and kayaks. You can also get platforms that go up and down with a crank of a lever. These allow you to tuck hundreds of pounds of junk-er, valuable family heirlooms-up amongst the rafters.

2. Make use of wall space.

You've probably got at least one pegboard in the tool area of your garage, but there's no reason to limit yourself. You can attach your own homemade brackets, nails, and pegboards, or you can buy special panels designed to support hooks, baskets, and shelves.

3. Cabinets are for garages too.

Most garages have enough room on the sides or in the back to accommodate banks of cabinets, while still leaving enough space to get in and out of the car. Even if there's only enough room for 12? deep cabinets, that's still a lot of extra storage if you run them from floor to ceiling. Also, cabinets look nice-all your clutter gets hidden behind the doors, where you don't have to look at it every time you drive inside.

4. If you have too many vehicles, try a car lift.

You've got a good 10-12 feet of height in your garage, right? And the average car is less than five feet high, right? Well, there are systems out there that let you stack them. Granted, these are pricey, and raising and lowering the top car can be a hassle if the vehicle is driven every day, but if there's a car you don't drive that often but that takes up space, it might be something to look into. Car lifts can make a lot of sense in houses with one-car garages.

5. Think garage sale.

If you've tried your hardest to find storage space for everything, but you're still tripping over stuff, it may be time to clean the garage out. Chances are you have toys, boxes, tools, etc. that you bought many moons ago (and which your family probably hasn't used in almost as many moons) that you don't need to keep around. So, clean it out and throw it out, or better yet, have a garage sale. At least then you make some money and are rewarded for your efforts.

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The Educational Value Of Puzzles

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Are you looking for a good way to help your child grow? Have you ever thought about the benefits that puzzles have to offer?

There are many primary skills that a child can develop when constructing puzzles. Persistence and adaptable thinking are learned as kids search for different ways to make puzzle pieces fit together properly. A child's hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills are improved by maneuvering the puzzle pieces and fitting them in their proper locations. Assembling puzzles helps children enthusiastically apply crucial skills such as suggestive and deductive reasoning, categorizing, problem solving, and classifying.

The most important thing to consider when picking out a puzzle is the age of your child. The puzzle should be thought-provoking, but not so difficult that it discourages your child. Other things that you should take into consideration are ease of use, durability, and number of pieces. Although all three are important, the following rule of thumb can be helpful when determining the appropriate puzzle to select.

Infants & Toddlers (0-2 years): 1-2 pieces

Young Preschoolers (3 years): 2-5 pieces

Older Preschoolers (4-5 years): 5-10 pieces

School-age (5+ years): 10+ pieces

Even though babies lack the hand-eye coordination to put a puzzle together, they are attracted to bright puzzle pieces, as well as puzzles that make sounds. As babies move into their toddler and preschool years, large-piece puzzles with pegs or knobs aid in the development of a child's hand-eye coordination and problem solving abilities, while sound puzzles help them associate sounds with objects. At this age, children learn that if a piece does not fit a certain way that it can fit a different way.

Puzzles with smaller pieces help older preschoolers to continue developing their skills by challenging them to look for more details within the puzzle. These details can include matching pieces using colors or locating pieces that form an object.

Finally, one must consider the durability of a puzzle. The younger a child is, the more durable a puzzle must be. Therefore, wooden puzzles and rubber puzzles are a much better match for little children, such as infants and toddlers, while cardboard puzzles are much more suitable for pre-school and school-age children.

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Coping With Autism Support For Families

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Based on the U.S. Department of Education's 2002 report to Congress on IDEA the number of students with autism in U.S. schools has increased by 1354% in an eight-year period from 1991-1992 to 2000-2001 (as cited by the Autism Society of America, 2003). This increase is almost fifty times higher than all disabilities (excluding autism), which has increased in the U.S. by 28.4%. From 1991-1992 to 2000-2001 school years, the number of students with autism that are being served under IDEA has increased from 5,415 to 78,749 respectively (as cited by Autism Society of America, 2003).

According to the Center for Disease Control in 2001, autism affects an estimated 2 to 6 per 1,000 individuals and it is the most common of Pervasive Developmental Disorders (as cited by the Autism Society of America, n.d.). Based on these statistics, it is estimated that 1.5 million Americans are believed to have some form of autism (Autism Society of America, n.d.). Autism has been found to affect all races, cultures, socioeconomic statuses, and educational backgrounds (Autism Society of America, n.d.). This rate of growth in autism not only signifies a need for more professionals to be trained to teach individuals with autism, but the need for increased training and support for families of children with autism. Parents of children with autism are coping with a considerable amount of stress and an overwhelming amount of information about the disability. Families of children with autism can benefit from support from professionals, other family members, and society, in order to manage the stress effectively.

Parents of children with autism take on many roles in their child's education. They must first recognize and pursue a diagnosis for their child. Once an accurate diagnosis is made, they must find a suitable program and services for their child. Parents need to also act as teachers in the home so that their children learn to generalize skills in the home that they are taught at school. In order for parents to be effective teachers, they need to have specialized knowledge, skills, and information about the efficacy of different treatment programs (Educating Children with Autism, 2001). Because parents are also advocates for their child, they need to have knowledge of special education law and the available services. Due to the stress level of raising a child with autism, parents need coping skills (National Academy Press, 2001). According to a study by Gallagher, (as cited by National Academy Press, 2001), the multiple roles of the parent as teacher, advocate, loving parent, and family member can be extremely demanding for parents.

In 2000 Nissenbaum, Tollefson, and Reese (as cited by The National Autistic Society, n.d.), studied the impact of an autism diagnosis on families. They found that parents actually felt relieved at having an explanation for their child's unusual behaviors (National Autistic Society, n.d.). The diagnosis alleviated concerns that they were doing something wrong (National Autistic Society, 2000). As with other parents of children with disabilities, many parents or children with autism go through a grieving process after receiving the diagnosis of autism.

Based on research, the education of children with autism is a source of a great deal of stress for many families. Research conducted by Holroyd and McArthur in 1976 and by Donovan in 1988 (as cited by the Autism Society of America, n.d.) found that parents of children with autism experience greater stress than parents of children with mental retardation and Down Syndrome. This stress may be a result of the maladaptive and antisocial behaviors a child with autism may exhibit (Autism Society of America, n.d.). Because individuals with autism often have difficulty expressing even basic wants or needs, parents may feel frustrated when they are unable to determine the child's needs (Autism Society of America, n.d.). The child with autism may exhibit frustration through self-injurious behaviors, aggression, or tantrums that threaten the safety of others (Autism Society of America, n.d.). Parents may feel that the stereotypic or self-stimulatory behaviors (ie: hand-flapping, tapping, lining things up, perseveration on an object), of their child with autism are strange and interfering with functioning (Autism Society of America, n.d.). Because children with autism usually have severe deficits in social skills, such as playing appropriately with peers, parents may find themselves stressed with finding appropriate leisure activities for the child at home (Autism Society of America, n.d.). Some children with autism have difficulties sleeping and may only eat limited food items, which causes another source of struggle for parents (Autism Society of America, n.d.). Family dinners may be disrupted or shortened and bedtimes may be interrupted. Sleep deprivation is common in both the child with autism and the parents of the child. Society reactions can also have a major impact on family stress and may cause the family to avoid community outings or family events (Autism Society of America, n.d.). Families may not go to family get-togethers because the child has difficulty interacting with others (Autism Society of America, n.d.). Families are sometimes embarrassed around extended family members and may have difficulty relating to other family members.

Another stress for parents is learning about all of the methods and strategies to teach children with autism. They must learn about these methods so that they can help to determine an appropriate educational placement for their child with autism and so that they can be active members in the IEP process. There are currently many treatment approaches and strategies to teach children with autism. Current methods include Applied Behavior Analysis, Discrete Trial instruction, Picture Exchange Communication System, TEACCH, Floortime, RDI, Social Stories, and Sensory Integration. Once strategies are determined, using some of these methods has potential to reduce family stress and enhance the family's quality of life. Because many children with autism have difficulty generalizing skills, it is extremely important for parents to carry over the child's skill training from school to the home. Parents can also be effective teachers.

Families that are taught effective behavioral intervention strategies to manage challenging behaviors, are taught and involved in the functional assessment process, are trained in facilitating functional communication (both verbal and non-verbal), have been found to have greater success at home with the child with autism (Moes & Frea, 2002). When determining behavior plans, professionals need to take into consideration family routines when analyzing challenging behaviors (Moes & Frea, 2002). Behavioral interventions are more successful and meaningful to families when their beliefs, values and goals are taken into consideration (Moes & Free, 2002).

A family centered educational approach may be the most beneficial to a child with autism and their families (National Academy Press, 2001). Formal support may come from teachers, IEP team members, doctors, the local education agency representative, and other professionals that treat the child. Informal support may come through parent networking, parent support groups, families, and neighbors. According to Bristol in 1987, "parents found a positive relationship between adequacy of social support, the use of active coping behaviors, and family adaptation for parents of children enrolled in the TEACCH program" (National Academy Press, 2001, p.34).

Coping with a child with autism is difficult and stressful for many families. As with the impact of socioeconomic status and ethnicity of the parents, there is not yet a lot of research on the stress levels of parents based on the child's cognitive level and communication level. Based on current research, in order to cope with the stress of having a child with autism and to experience gains in their education at school and at home, parents need to learn specialized skills and teaching methods that can be implemented at home. Successful collaboration and training with professionals working with the child with autism has the capability of reducing family stress and an increase in the child with autism's communication, socialization, cognitive, adaptive skills and a reduction in maladaptive behaviors in the home environment. Professionals working with students with autism must include the parents as advocates in the IEP process, functional behavior assessments, and behavior intervention plans.

Professionals must provide opportunities for parents to be trained in teaching methodologies used at the school. Professionals must also consider themselves a source of support for families of children with autism and be knowledgeable about special education law, treatment methods and scientific research. As a teacher of young children with autism, I have witnessed first hand the benefits of conducting parent trainings and support groups, whether they are on a group basis or an individual basis. Based on parent feedback, parent trainings and support groups are extremely beneficial to those that attend, and most parents express that there is never enough time to talk with the teachers and other parents–there is always a desire to learn more and for more opportunities to collaborate.

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Mother S Day Approaches This Year Give The Perfect Gift A Gift From The Heart

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Mother's Day is the one day you get to show your mom exactly how much you love her. Why not give her a gift of all of her favorite things, all put together to resemble a cake. She'll know how much she means to you when she receives one that has her own special soft fluffy bath towel, kitchen hand towels uniquely matching the kitchen she works so hard in, or perhaps her favorite flavored coffee. You can fill the towel cakes with all the items your mom loves the most.

Some unique ideas also including making a tea cake, coffee lovers cake, gardeners cake, or spa cake. Add some ribbon or tulle and flowers and you have made the perfect design cake, that mom will be sure to love and never forget.

Try these tips to make a towel cake for Mother's Day:

1) Making a template for the cake base is very simple. By folding the towels a certain way and using corsage pins, ribbon and some patience you to can make these wonderful gifts.

2) To make a Spa Cake - First ask yourself is Mom a bath person or a shower person?

For the Mom who loves to soak in the tub use-Bath teas, Bath salts, Scented Candle, Bath Bombs, and some nice silky body butter for after the bath.

For the Mom who loves taking long hot shower use-Shower Gels, Body Scrubs, Scented soaps, Long handled Body Sponge, Sea Sponge, and some nice Body Lotion for after the shower.

3) To Make Tea Cakes-Take a kitchen towel with pictures of a teapot or teacups, gourmet teas, gourmet honey, and lemon cookies or Mom favorite chocolates You could even fit a cute mug in the cake.

4) Coffee Lovers Cake-Same as above but coffee themed. Flavored coffee, mints, mug, chocolate spoons, flavored sticks for stirring and maybe Mom favorite magazine or book.

5) Put your creation on a round pretty plate as a keepsake for Mom. Take some tulle from the fabric store and wrap cake up tie with ribbon add a nice card and you have made the gift Mom will never forget. Best of all everything can be used with these cakes.

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How To Schedule But Not Over Schedule Your Children

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It is important to engage children in a variety of activities to stimulate their mind and body. It is also important however to as much as possible avoid over-scheduling your children if possible.

Many well meaning parents set out to interest their children in a few extra curricular activities aside from school and ordinary family fun stuff.

It's natural to work hard to be the best parent that you can be. However, many parents so caught up in the chaos of ordinary busy life that they assume that scheduling their children for as many activities as possible is actually the best way to rear kids.

Realistically however, over-scheduling your children has the potential to impact your family in a negative way, preventing your child from enjoying quiet solitude and some occasional time to simply reflect on life and enjoy an ordinary, 'lazy' day.

Parents nowadays are excited to schedule their children for as many activities as possible, buy into the latest developmental tapes and do everything possible to stimulate early intellectual development and healthy habits.

Not surprisingly, this pattern of over-scheduling can backfire, and leave kids exhausted, confused, discouraged and un-motivated.

Remember in times of old scheduling activities was virtually unheard of. Parents traditionally have gone with the flow, encouraging their children to engage in active play as they see fit.

So how do you encourage your children to get involved without over-burdening them?

Here are some tips from experienced parents:

Schedule One Activity Per Season - if you are interested in getting your children involved in sports for example, schedule something for the spring and something for the fall. Don't worry about having a plan for every season, or every weekend day. This one activity will be enough to stimulate your child's development and encourage a healthy lifestyle without over-burdening them.

Allow Your Children a Choice - you want to try as best as possible to select activities your children will enjoy. To do this you should consider one or two different activities and consult with your child. If you register them for soccer but they hate soccer, you will probably only end up frustrated, and your child will not benefit from the experience.

Allow Quiet Time - allow some portion of the day/week/month where your children don't have to do anything. Introspection and time for simply exploring are essential components of a child's development.

We are all well meaning parents in the long run. Just remember that a good parent isn't defined by how many activities they involve their children in each and every day.

A good parent is one that allows their children the opportunity to explore many different things without forcing many different things on their kids.

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New Ways To Turn That Clutter Into Cash

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If you've got a lot of clutter in your house, you're not alone. Millions of homeowners discover this either when they're getting ready to move or at the start of spring cleaning.

In the past, clearing out homes resulted in low-revenue garage sales and multiple trips to the consignment store. But today, the latest trend in home organization is to clear out and cash in by dropping off unwanted items at eBay drop-off stores.

Organizational expert Peter Walsh, from TLC's "Clean Sweep," confirms the trend. "eBay drop-off stores like iSold It are really the hot new trend in home organization," he notes. "For occasions such as that yearly cleaning, they provide an easy way for you to get that clutter out of your house and earn some extra cash."

According to a recent PEW Internet and American Life Project survey, only 17 percent of online American adults have used the Internet to sell items. For the other 83 percent, eBay drop-off stores offer a fast and easy way to sell online. eBay drop-off stores professionally photograph the item, write descriptive copy, list it online, collect payment and then pack and ship the item. Once the transaction is complete, the seller receives a check in the mail. For many drop-off stores there are no up-front charges; instead, commission is charged once the item sells.

Here's a typical reaction from a customer when dropping off items. "I was determined to clean out my garage-I had old car parts, a vintage train set, you name it," said Bernie Dodyk, Novi, Michigan customer. "I took the whole lot to a drop-off store and made over $5,000. Now I can park my car in the garage again."

As the world's leading drop-off store, iSold It provides customers with an easy, hassle-free way to sell items online.

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2006 High Point Furniture Show Scheduled Events

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If you're not familiar with the High Point International Home Furnishings Market, it's the largest trade show in the US for furniture. The first furniture market was held in 1909 in High Point, North Carolina and was called the Southern Furniture Market.

Today, the trade show is attended by people from all over the globe. It's held twice a year and you can learn about anything from home fashion and design to how to effectively build your retail furniture business. You also get to see the new furniture trends and styles before they hit the market.

The dates for the upcoming Furniture Market will be April 27 to May 3. Here's a quick rundown of what you can expect at the approaching furniture show.

Day 1 - April 27:

Learn what industry experts are doing to close their sales.

40% of your customers are checking out your website before and after a purchase. Are you sending the right message?

How to tell fashion from fad. Invest in the right thing.

Is your inventory lost? Learn some great tips on inventory management.

Day 2 - April 28:

Don't miss Candice Olson, the host of the popular HGTV show "Divine Design with Candice Olson," give some design solutions and tips.

Find out how adjusting your store lighting can make a big difference in the presentation of your furniture.

Do you advertise on TV or thinking about it? Find out how to do it right.

Day 3 - April 29:

The Allure 2006 Fashion Show hosted by Nancy Glass

Diversify yourself by retailing if you're a designer or designing if you're a retailer.

The session shows you how to combine them both and help your bottom line.

Drive your sales. Learn how to create that High Performance Sales Force.

Day 4 - April 30:

Ever wonder how you can compete against the National Brands? This day has a session just for the Independent Furniture Retailer.

Stay way ahead of the trends with the "8 Incoming Looks for 2007."

Find new ways to control your delivery expenses.

How would you sell to your Grandmother? This session titled, "Selling to Your Grandmother" is about building trust and getting intimate with your customers.

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Making Use Of A Car Seat Is The First Step In Helping To Assure The Security Of Your Kids In The Car But Just Having A Car Seat Is Not Enough In Itself The Car Seat Must Be Used Car Seat Safety Sug

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Making use of a car seat is the number one step in helping to improve the security of your kids in a automobile. However just possessing a car seat is not sufficient in itself: the car seat needs to be used, and it must be used properly. Here are helpful steps to follow to help ensure that your kids will be as safe as possible in their car seats.

- Always make certain that you completely read and understand the recommendations from the manufacturer on how to use the car seat properly. Incorrect car seat usage is the single-biggest cause of car seat failure. Also completely read the owner's manual for your car concerning the usage of car seats. Most car owner's manuals have detailed instructions for car seat usage and these instructions should always be given the utmost consideration.

- To optimize the security of your child, always put the car seat in the rear set of your automobile, never install the car seat in the front seat. Ideally, you should place the car set in the middle of the rear seat to increase protection against side-impact collisions.

- If your car seat can only be placed in the front seat (if there is no rear seat), only install it there if there is no front seat airbag or if the airbag can be turned off. And then make sure that the airbag is indeed off. Never install a car seat in the front seat of a vehicle when the passenger-side airbag is enabled.

- Keep your child in their rear-facing car seat for as long as possible so long as they meet the size and weight standards for the car seat in that configuration. It is safer for your children to be facing to the rear.

- When you put your child in their car seat, be certain the straps fit snugly and be sure to use the chest strap. The chest strap should go across the chest as per the manufacturer's instructions. If the chest strap is too low, your child may not be secure in the event of an accident. If the strap is too high, it may crush your child's neck in an accident.

- Once your child gets to big or heavy for their car seat, you should use a booster seat until such time as the seat belt fits them correctly. Usually this is until they are about 80 pounds or 4? 9? tall. Check your vehicle owner's guide for the exact limits on your vehicle. When it does fit correctly, the shoulder belt should fit over the shoulders, not the neck, and the lap belt should fit across the hips, not on the stomach.

- After you believe you have your car seat correctly put in, have it examined by a certified car seat technician. This can usually be done in minutes, usually at no charge. Check http://www.seatcheck.org/ to find the closest seat check location to you.

- Stay away from used car seats unless you know for certain the age and history of the car seat. Do not buy car seats older than five years old, or car seats that have been in an accident. Make sure that used car seats have all of their labels with the manufacturing information, manufacturing date, and model number. Also, make sure that the manual is available; never buy a car seat without the manufacturer's manual.

- If your car has the LATCH system for car seats, make sure you get LATCH-compatible car seats. Using the LATCH system makes for easier installation, leading to increased security and reduced chance of installation problems. Still, the installation should still be looked at by a certified car seat technician once it is complete.

- Check out the website of the manufacturer for your automobile. Often times, automobile manufacturer's website will list, on a per-model basis, the car seats they recommend for installation in their cars.

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Lemon Oil Not Just For Furniture

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I have had a successful cleaning business for nigh onto twenty five years. As a result I have learned many secrets. As I get closer to retiring from my business, I plan to reveal some of those secrets. One such trade secret is the many ways Lemon Oil furniture polish can be useful.

First and foremost Lemon Oil on furniture does an excellent job of nourishing & protecting your low luster furniture. The oil leaves a beautiful shine, and prevents fine wood finishes from drying out. Lemon oil replaces lost moisture in older wood surfaces and penetrates worn finishes.

Wood furniture should be polished at annually and lemon oil is a my product of choice. Be sure to pick a brand of lemon oil that polishes without the use of waxes, silicones, or harmful solvents. An added feature of the popular brands is that of a sunscreen to keep your furniture from fading. When polishing with lemon oil, I recommend putting a small amount on a soft, non-abrasive cloth (old t-shirts make great dust cloths) and applying onto the wood surface. I do not recommend using lemon oil on high gloss veneers.

On heavily soiled surfaces such as painted wood, plastic-laminated surfaces, fiberglass shower stalls and glass shower doors spray a small amount of lemon oil on the surface before spraying with the all purpose cleaner of choice. The lemon oil penetrates deeper and loosens the dirt. The combination of oil with your cleaner will result in a cleaner surface in half the time.

After cleaning shower stalls and doors, rinse well in order to get rid of excess oil. Dry surface and wipe with a cloth that has been treated with a very small amount of lemon oil to prevent hard water stain build-up. The thing to remember is to use a very small amount and not to use it on the tub or shower floors or you will make it slippery.

When cleaning offices which have many large leather chairs I would simply wipe the arms and top of chairs lightly with a treated cloth and it would wipe the dust and leave a nice protective shine. The office chairs get a lot of wear, especially on the arms and just a light rub with the oil helped to preserve the leather and prevent splitting. I once cleaned a chiropractor's office and there were many leather tables. Some of them were starting to split and wiping them with a lemon oil treated cloth retarded the splitting..

When cleaning house, lemon oil was invaluable. My oil treated cloth would quickly wipe away the beginning signs of tarnish on silver and brass knickknacks. This served to extend the length of time between thorough cleanings. The face of the microwaves which would get so greasy from fingerprints would wipe to a clean and brilliant shine with my magical lemon oiled cloth.

Stainless steel is another troublesome surface to clean. It gets smudged and smears easily. There are several good products made specifically to clean stainless. However, you will find that these cleaners are all oil based products. Cleaning professionally, economy was a factor to consider. Also I had to consider how many products I could fit in my kit. Therefore the fewer products that would give the same results the better. I found that a cloth treated with lemon oil did wonders for wiping out smears and smudges on stainless steel leaving a spot free shine. Even marble surfaces can be brought to a smudge free brilliant shine with lemon oil.

One more use I want to mention is the cleaning of scuff marks on floors. On wood floors use a very minimal amount on a soft cloth or sponge and rub ever so gently to remove stubborn scuff marks. On other floors you can use a little more and rub a little harder. The oil lifts the scuff marks like magic and then mop as usual.

When I first starting selling on ebay, I would come across some very old musty items that had been stored in basements and attics.. Spraying a cloth with a small amount of lemon oil and wiping the items would clean the items and aid in removing water stains. This worked well on old vinyl and leather items, although the color would darken a bit. I would suggest that you always test an inconspicuous area first. An added benefit to cleaning these items with lemon oil was the pleasant citrus fragrant that lingered. In extreme mildew, a hint of the mildew odor remained. However, in most cases there was always a definite improvement.

I could also salvage many hard covered books by wipe the outside with a cloth that had been pre-treated in lemon oil. It would help to remove any water stains. Of course you would not attempt to wipe the pages. If the book had any old labels, like book store stickers that had been partially worn away the lemon would dissolve the glue and remaining label. The oil did darken the color of the book cover a little. Again the key factor is to use just a little and not to put the oil on the book but on the cloth.

The important thing to remember when using the lemon oil is 'less is best'. I always treated a cloth with the oil and kept it in a plastic baggie. It would be enough to last through the whole days worth of cleaning, sometimes longer. Today you can purchase lemon oil in premoistened wipes if that is your preference. I would be careful using such wipes on surfaces like leather or shower stalls as there may be too much oil in the wipes. I still prefer treating my own clothes. Whichever you use, lemon oil has many uses in cleaning professionally or for your own personal use.

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