No need to cry over spilled milk (or soda or coffee). You can remove these stains and others from your rug or carpet quickly and easily. First, fold several Bounty® paper towels into a stack. Spray the carpet or rug with a commercial carpet-stain remover or vinegar-and-water solution (being sure to test an inconspicuous area first), and blot the stain with the paper towel stack. Repeat the spraying and blotting process until the stain has lifted.
Your dinner table probably doubles as a workspace for doing homework, paying bills, and answering mail. A quick wipe with a Bounty® paper towel and your favorite surface cleaner before and after every meal keeps your counters clean. This healthy habit promotes food safety and prevents important papers from being ruined. If you have children, simplify cleanup by spreading a paper towel under their plates during meals to catch crumbs and spills.
The glitter has been sprinkled, the glue is drying, and the markers have been capped -- now it’s time to get the table clean. Encourage even the most reluctant kids to pitch in by transforming cleanup into a fun contest. Give everyone a damp Bounty® paper towel and a designated spot to wipe up. Declare winners based on factors such as who was most meticulous or whose paper towel is messiest.
Summer means finger foods: ribs dripping with barbecue sauce, buttery corn on the cob, chips and dip. When it’s time to set the table, don’t forget the Bounty® quilted napkins. They may be soft, but they’re tough -- so chances are, even the most enthusiastic diner will only need one. For a festive touch, fold them in triangles or wrap them in pretty napkin rings.
Your guests are on their way -- but the bathroom mirror, countertop, and sink are covered with soap and toothpaste spatters. Don’t panic. Dampen a Bounty® paper towel with a cleanser or vinegar-and-water solution, and give the surfaces a quick wipe. One sheet should do the trick! Your bathroom will be sparkling clean, and you’ll have time to relax before the doorbell rings.
A drizzle of pancake batter, a splash of salsa -- sometimes spills happen. And when you don’t notice right away, even the softest foods can become concrete-hard on the countertop. The solution? Spread a hot, soapy Bounty® paper towel on the soiled area, and let it sit for a few moments to loosen the caked-on food. Then wipe and rinse for a squeaky-clean counter.
Your pets are members of the family -- but unlike most family members, they sometimes track in muddy footprints, shed on furniture, and leave noseprints on the windows. Luckily for cat and dog lovers, getting surfaces really clean can be a snap. Dampen a Bounty® paper towel to blot up pet hair on soft or hard surfaces. Tackle messy windows and floors with a paper towel and spray cleanser or vinegar-and-water solution.
Another trick is to go straight to the source. Dampen a Bounty paper towel with warm water, and gently wipe messy paws to prevent tracked-in messes. And after grooming your pet, gently wipe his fur with a damp paper towel to remove loose hair before it gets to the floor or furniture.
Let’s face it: Condiments and toppings may make our food taste better, but they sure can be messy. Thankfully, there’s a simple solution when opening jam, honey, chocolate syrup, and other sticky foods: Each time you open a bottle or jar, wrap it in a Bounty® paper towel and secure with a rubber band. Getting into this habit means Bounty® keeps drippy containers and fingers clean.
For toddlers and preschoolers, a messy face after dinner is a compliment to the chef. But some youngsters don’t enjoy getting their hands and faces clean. Try this trick: Agree on a fun song to sing together while you clean your child’s hands and face with a damp Bounty© ExtraSoft paper towel. The singing is an enjoyable distraction, and the result a kid who’s clean and happy.
You’re hosting a barbecue, but your patio hasn’t been cleaned since last summer. No problem! Grab some cleaning supplies -- a broom and dust pan, spray cleansers, and a few Bounty® paper towels -- and get to work. Carefully wipe off the chairs and table with paper towels and cleanser; sweep up any leaves, dirt, and cobwebs; and clean any windows and doors with glass cleaner and paper towels. You’ll be flipping burgers at the grill by the time your guests arrive.
Baking is fun, but it can also be messy. Keep Bounty® Select-A-Size paper towels close at hand while you bake so you can grab only as much paper towel as you need to get that mess clean: Tear off a small piece when you need to wipe up a drip of batter or set down a spatula between stirs. Spread out a large piece to catch spills when you’re spooning flour in a bowl or pouring batter in a pan. Having fewer messes to clean gives you more time to enjoy your baked goods.