How to Freshen Up a Smelly Washing Machine

For both top loader and front loader washing machines, the best ways to freshen up most any clothes washer, are about the same in terms of effectiveness, because initially, they all completely remove dank odors from inside the washer quite well. Although the bleach and the commercial products discussed below, may offer more lasting freshness protection between applications, the … Continue reading How to Freshen Up a Smelly Washing Machine



Bar Keepers Friend® Powder Cleanser Polish Review

Bar Keepers Friend® Powder Cleanser Polish, unlike its liquid cleanser counterpart, lacks any of that fruity sweet smell.  It’s lowly imposing scent disappears quickly after use and does not grow stronger when wetting this dry cleanser on a sponge.   No bleach or lemon scent, and it’s non descript chemical aroma, while distinctive, by no means shouts CLEAN.     Nonetheless, Bar … Continue reading Bar Keepers Friend® Powder Cleanser Polish Review



Bar Keepers Friend® Soft Cleanser Review

Bar Keepers Friend® Soft Cleanser smells surprisingly sweet, like fruity hard candy; a scent that belies its obvious cleaning power.  It effectively cleans many tough stains from copper, aluminum, ceramic, acrylic, fiberglass, and many other materials.  It’s a multi-purpose soft cleanser for both kitchen and bathroom, and you don’t have to worry about splattering it on your clothes, … Continue reading Bar Keepers Friend® Soft Cleanser Review



Soft Scrub Oxi Cleanser Review

You apply and clean with Soft Scrub Oxi Cleanser just as you would use the numerous other Soft Scrub soft cleanser products.  However, with this oxi action cleaner, you get the added benefits of oxygen reaction cleaning.  So this product can be more effective than the others at removing certain stains such as grape juice, dried blood, … Continue reading Soft Scrub Oxi Cleanser Review



Lysol Power Foam Bathroom Cleaner Review

Fast acting.  Low odor.  Economical.  Minimal skin irritation.  Hart to rinse.  These phrases succinctly describe Lysol Power Foam Bathroom Cleaner.  Indeed, in spite of its seemingly inert-smelling formula, we noted very rapid cleaning performance of this tub, shower, and sink cleaner. We’ve used this for a year or so, and found it to work wonders on removing … Continue reading Lysol Power Foam Bathroom Cleaner Review



Ajax Powder Cleanser with Bleach Review

Ajax Powder Cleanser with Bleach disinfects, scours, rinses quickly and completely, and safely removes soap scum, dirt, and grime from porcelain sinks and bathtubs, ceramic tiles, grout, mortar, glass top stoves, pots, pans, griddles, and pressure cookers.  On the patio, Ajax powers away burnt on grease from grill racks, grates, and lids, and can remove … Continue reading Ajax Powder Cleanser with Bleach Review



Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen Review

Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen smells citrusy great, and you don’t have to worry about splattering it on your clothes, as it contains no bleach.  It’s excellent for removing mildew, grease, limescale, and soap scum in the kitchen and bathroom. We’ve used Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser since 2013, and find it quite the versatile and effective, … Continue reading Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen Review



Comet Scratch Free Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review

The creamy, thinner texture of Comet Scratch Free Soft Cleanser with Bleach means that you need not shake it as much as thicker preparations from other manufacturers.  However, the creamy texture is none too abrasive.  In fact, they call it Scratch Free, because it’s little more abrasive than dish detergent.  But for lighter, non baked on … Continue reading Comet Scratch Free Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review