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Have you noticed that your glasses are coming out of the dishwasher more cloudy than sparkling? My mother-in-law posed this question when I had just been noticing that my glasses were looking a bit unappetizing. She had noticed it, did a bit of research, and found out that phosphates (the magic “sparkle” ingredient) have been removed from all dishwasher detergents. The result? If you have hard water, you’ll see a white film , which is calcium carbonate. She had also found out what to do, and it was as easy as using vinegar (see steps below). The whole thing got me thinking–what other “secret tricks” are out there which make running the household a bit easier? I went on a quest to find out, and turned up the following. . .
The problem: As I mention above, phosphates have been removed from detergents. Why? Phosphates are bad [Read more…] about Shhhhh — Secret Tips for Household Tricks