Today we are sharing another homemade recipe and we show you how to make your own at home with this quick and easy DIY recipe.
Now, you may not be aware of all the different uses that Magic Erasers come in handy for. Whilst they are great for removing crayon off walls, they also extend to a myriad of other uses.
Who would think you can remove silver tarnish or dried paint overspray? According to the list above, if you clean your bathroom mirrors with them, you will stop them fogging up.
Over on The Simple Moms site, they have come up with a great way to clean your base boards with Magic Erasers.
If you clean the tops of your boards with Magic Erasers it can apparently repel future dust. Give it a try!
You can remove the tar on your car, scuffs on floorboards and even your tennis shoes.
You can restore those white sneakers with your Magic Erasers and clean textured plastic parts of your computer, mouse and keyboard. It’s even able to be used gently on your monitor.
You can polish up your gold jewellery, remove soap scum and they are great for cleaning your microwave.
You’ll love this handy tip – cut off a piece of Magic Eraser and leave it in the toilet bowl overnight. It works like magic and the best part, there is no scrubbing or brushing needed!
As we mentioned previously, there is little they cannot be used for and we are sure that you have a few great ideas of your own!
Magic Eraser Homemade Recipe Video
We have included a video from ‘Our Simple Life’. The Vlogger makes her own using Melamine Foam. You can buy them on Amazon in a pack of 30 pre-cut pieces. Kim says it works out to be around 49 cents per Magic Eraser vs $1.33.
Also, Magic Erasers generally come in a 2 pack. This will be much more economical with packaging alone. The results are exactly the same. Click play above to view the video tutorial now ^
Did you know that you can also make your own Magic Wall Wash using a few simple ingredients. This quantity makes enough for a small room so you can adjust to suit. If you make too much, don’t worry, you can store it in a bottle for later use.
The creator of the recipe recommends you do a patch test on a small and inconspicuous area of your wall. Given that types of paints and surfaces can vary, you don’t want to make it worse!
Magic Wall Wash Ingredients-:
How To Make Magic Eraser Wall Wash
We love The Thrifty Couple and they come up with some amazing ideas. This Homemade Magic Eraser Wall Wash is just one example of their genius. As you can see above, it really works!
To make your own Magic Eraser Wall Wash add 1/2 a teaspoon of Borax to shallow bowl, add hot water. Stir until it dissolves.
Add the teaspoon of Baking Soda and mix well together until the water looks clear and colorless. If you purchase Magic Erasers you’ll find they can crumble away quite quickly after a few uses so by using an ordinary sponge to clean stains with the Wall Wash recipe below you’ll be saving money as the sponge will last longer.
How To Use Magic Erasers In Your Home :
- remove dried paint from door hinges
remove tarnish from silver
remove mold & mildew from anything plastic
clean & polish gold jewelry
remove soap scum in the tub and shower
remove marks on walls
clean splatters inside the microwave
remove marks on vinyl siding
clean mirrors in the bathroom (keeps shower mirrors from fogging)
remove adhesive residue after removing stickers
remove waterline mark around the pool
remove hair dye from counter tops & floors
clean light-colored suede
remove black scuff marks from baseboards (where the vacuum cleaner hits)
clean the outdoor side of window sills stained from leaves, dust and dirt
clean plastic coolers inside and out (even dirty grimy ones used by men with greasy hands!)
remove rust spots & stains on counter top
remove cooked-on stains in pots and pans
remove soot off the walls near the fireplace
clean within the grooves of lawn ornaments
clean sticky/dusty range hood over the stove
remove nail polish spills or stains
clean air bake cookie sheets & bake ware (the kind with all those tiny grooves)
clean oven shelves & the grates on the grill
remove wet nose marks from pets on the windows (even car windows)
remove toothpaste splashes from bathroom mirrors
remove melted plastic on the side of the toaster oven
remove grimy green algae from cement (bird baths, steps, ponds, etc)
clean stained elbows from dirty work
remove green mildew from siding and gutters
remove paint spills & oversprays
remove toilet bowl rings (cut a piece off & let it set in your toilet overnight; don’t flush it; doesn’t always work)
remove built-up algae, water deposits, etc from ceramic flower pots
clean dish drainers that are gunked with lime and build-up
remove bird poop from concrete bird bath
remove coffee & tea stains that remain inside a mug, carafe, thermos even after washing
clean the plastic agitator inside your washing machine
clean window screens (even when they are still in the window)
remove built-up baked on grease inside the deep fryer
clean inside the crock pot
remove melted plastic on a glass top stove
clean swimming pool steps
remove baked on brown spots on cookware
clean antiques & collectibles
polish collectible coins (UPDATE: coin experts recommend that you do NOT clean coins.)
clean & shine things up before you sell them in a yard sale
clean boat & outdoor furniture upholstery
clean vinyl striping on motorhomes, vans, boats
clean car tires, including white walls
clean pebbled surfaces like the outside of plastic coolers
remove pet & child vomit from carpet or clothing
remove scuff marks on motorcycle & ATV helmets
remove grass stains from shoes after mowing the lawn
remove scuff marks from hangers/shoes in the walk-in closet
clean oven door
remove pollen from patio furniture, cars, etc.
remove soap scum and gunk from around the bathroom faucets
remove hairspray build-up on countertops and vanities
remove soap scum inside porcelain & utility sinks
clean stained caulking along the kitchen sink & countertop
clean your bicycle, even the tires & rims
clean tile & grout
remove mildew from tents, vinyl canopies, awnings, fiberglass items
remove paint overspray that has dried
remove shoe marks from the kickplate of house doors & car doors
clean inside your car (along the handles, window ledge, arm rests, dashboard)
remove scuff marks and dirt from linoleum floors
remove stains on leather seats, purses, chairs, etc.
remove food stains inside plastic food containers
remove brake dust from tire rims
remove dirt and grime on a vinyl convertible to
remove soil or scuff marks from ceramic tile flooring
clean non-skid surfaces with tiny grooves (bathtub floors, refrigerator handles, pool steps, cooler lids)
clean & shine bathroom faucets & fixtures
remove magic marker, permanent marker, and ballpoint ink from virtually any surface
clean doll faces
clean textured handles on major appliances (dishwasher, refrigerator, stove)
remove fingerprints and dirt on light-colored kitchen cupboards
clean inside of the refrigerator
remove crayon marks from walls
remove dirt from plastic trash cans
remove dark paint on light-colored carpet ems), simply spray rinse it again to revive it a bit. Then squeeze the excess water out, and continue using it until it starts to shred.