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Cleaning tips from the pros

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FOX8's Shannon Smith got some helpful cleaning tips from the pros at Dream Team Services Thursday morning.

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List of cleaning tips

Have your tabletop look as good as your turkey:

Clean tabletop with damp cloth
Apply a non fragrant polish to a clean dampened cloth; stroking with the grain of the wood. (Over durations of time the acidic from lemon fragrance polish can damage the varnish and color of the wood)
Repeat with a clean dry cloth for the shine.

How to get a stain out of carpet:

8oz glass of water and ½ teaspoon of Dawn dish detergent mixed together
Blot out the stain (Do not rub, it will cause the stain to spread and residue may return after drying.)
Dry area with a clean dry cloth using the blotting method and vacuum.

How to get granted tops to sparkle:

1/4 Sink of water and ½ teaspoon of Dawn
Soap the countertop using a clean cloth
Using a micro fabric towel to wipe dry and it will sparkle

How to clean the grout in the shower:

Put baking soda on the affected area and pour vinegar on top
In some cases you may have to scrub a little with a small brush
This will turn grout its original color

How to get crayon marks off the wall:

Mix a cap of Clorox at 32oz spray bottle of water
Spray mixture on a clean White micro fabric towel
Gently wipe clean

Other tips:
Best way to clean stainless steel appliances
Best way to clean glass and mirrors