Lay pieces of Peppermint Icebreakers chewing gum still in wrappers inside your cabinets to repel bugs.
Flies hate the smell of basil. Grow this herb around doors or in pots around doors to repel them.
Bay leaves or wrapped peppermint gum will keep bugs out of your sugar and flour.
Pine needles or pine odors will keep bugs away from your pet's bed.
Lavender works just as well. Bugs hate the smell. You can keep bugs off you with lavender rubbed on yourself.
CALCIUM AND LIME DEPOSITS
Equal parts of vinegar and baking soda will cut calcium and lime deposits.
You can remove candlewax from candlesticks and clothing by freezing the items. The wax will flake off easily.
If candlewax gets on carpet, use a warm iron placed on double-thick paper towels and iron it off. The paper towels will absorb the melted wax. Keep repeating until the wax is gone.