Shine leather shoes by dabbing a drop on a soft cloth and rubbing the surface.
To lift red wine stains from your carpet, just work the cream in, scrape off, and rinse.
Save used sheets to remove dust and static from television and computer screens.
Make brassware shine by spreading on some ketchup, leaving it for 15 minutes, and then rinsing it off.
Slide a strip between the buttons on your keyboard to remove dust and crumbs.
To lift dirt and stains, add uncooked rice to the water when washing narrow-necked vases or decanters.
Clean your toilet by pouring leftover cola into the bowl. Leave for a few hours (or overnight), and then flush away.
Remove pills of fluff from wool clothing by rubbing a pumice stone firmly over the surface.
To catch any drips, wrap doorknobs and hardware in foil when you’re painting your walls.
Run the tip along both sides of a stubborn zipper. It will act as a dry lubricant, making it run more easily.
By Lisa Fazzani and Ellie Tennant, Ideal Home