Many wonderful little tricks and techniques can be gleaned from old-fashioned knowledge when it comes to keeping a home clean and comfortable with the minimum of effort and expense. This book contains a selection of the most useful hints and tips, including sections on: how to clean everything – advice on the essential home-cleaning kit and fail-safe tips for keeping every room of the house clean; make do and mend – with recycling a virtue once again, these traditional tips are well worth following; good plain cooking – basic cooking skills never go out of fashion and neither will these simple tips; traditional decorating tips – time-honoured ways to achieve a professional finish; and gracious living – shortcuts to the ‘domestic arts’ that help turn a house into a home. In addition, Linda Gray reveals the secrets to how to treat valuable and traditional materials, keep pests at bay and care for clothes, as well as tips to ensure safety at home. A handy pocket reference book you will turn to again and again, “Household Hints & Tips” is full of great tips to help you maintain a stylish home with minimum expense.
Author: Good Housekeeping Institute, Linda Gray, Good Housekeeping Institute ISBN: 9780091917845 Pages: 96 Format: PDF Size: 21.79 Mb