This Magic Household Ingredient is in Your Fridge... And Can Clean Floor Scratches Like Magic

You will find it interesting to watch this Video Clean Scratches off a Hardwood Floor Using Mayonnaise. These simple cleaning house tips will clean the scratches off a hardwood floor by using an ingredient you probably already have in your kitchen. This common ingredient will help to lighten the scruffs and scratches. You will only need a few things to help clean the scratches off your hardwood floor. To start, you will need an oil based soap such as Murphy's oil or Dr. Bronners castile soap. You will also need a soft rag, some mayonnaise, and a spoon or rubber spatula. First, take the oil based soap and apply to floor with the soft rag and rub in, removing any dust or build up. Then apply the mayonnaise directly to the hardwood floor and wait about five minutes. After letting the mayonnaise sit on the floor wipe it up, and you will see that the scratches are faded just like magic.

Mayonnaise can also be used for other clean house tips. The reason that mayonnaise works for clean home tips is that one of the main ingredients is vegetable oil, and this ingredient makes mayonnaise a great remedy for water marks and cloudiness on wood. When you allow oil to stand on a moisture-damaged wood finish, the mayonnaise will seep through the wood surface and gradually displaces the water and removes the cloudiness in the wood finish. Mayonnaise as a clean house tips spread over a moisture-damaged finish is more effective than just spreading oil as oil quickly dries out, whereas mayonnaise has enough consistency to remain moist for a while. This is important because the oil in the mayonnaise needs some time to penetrate the finish and do its job. To remove a water stain from any wood finish, you can spread a generous layer of mayonnaise with a spatula and allow it to sit for several hours or preferably overnight. When you wipe the mayonnaise off, the stains should have disappeared. To prevent your pets from eating the mayonnaise off the wood furniture or floor, you can cover the mayonnaise with a paper towel or newspaper. The oil will penetrate better if you sprinkle wood or cigarette ash on the stain and then rub it in with a cloth before applying the mayonnaise.

The following are just some of the fun facts you might not have known about the popular condiment. Mayonnaise is typically made with the base ingredients of raw egg yolks, vegetable oil, and vinegar. Seasonings such as mustard and lemon juice may be added for flavor. The source of the word mayonnaise is not known, but it may have derived from the French word moyeu, which is Old French for egg yolk. Mayonnaise is made by slowly adding oil to an egg yolk, then whisking it vigorously to disperse the oil. The resulting emulsion what we know as mayonnaise. The recipe for mayonnaise is mostly fat. With a one table serving to be about 90 calories. Homemade mayonnaise will spoil after 3 to 4 days. Commercially made mayonnaise does not spoil if not refrigerated. Because commercial mayonnaise is filled with acid and preservatives, it can extend the life of salads by killing bacteria. The eggs used in prepared mayonnaise are also pasteurized. Hellmann’s mayonnaise is the leading U.S. mayonnaise brand. Some of the most popular condiments have a mayonnaise base.

This house cleaning tip for cleaning scratches off of hardwood can be found on the "Lydia Senn" YouTube channel. You will find all sorts of topics on the site from money saving habits, house cleaning tips, recipe ideas and so much more. *

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