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Re: Way OT


What is your shower made of?  Vinegar and baking soda works for many
types...also glass cleaner if it is fiberglass.


> [Original Message]
> From: Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/1/2008 10:25:39 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Way OT
>
> I don't mind housecleaning, I just don't have time for it, especially
this summer.
>    
> I tried those bubble things and it didn't work here either. I guess if
> you have a shower instead of a tub they would. Just don't spray far
> enough and IMHO basically all it was doing was spraying the cleaner for
> you. I still had to rinse/dry later as I didn't like the film that was
> left. (not that you could see it, but the next hot shower I could smell
> it) It is a nice concept tho of spraying cleaner every time so it
> doesn't build up....but it is only going where your shower water goes,
> so stuff is still gonna build up on the top ledges etc...
>
>    
> With the high amount of time this summer needed for more important
> things (family's health issues), I tried a maid service. It was a
> disaster. They never closed a door to vacumn/wash a floor.... dusting
> was only in the center of shelves, missed tons of stuff (claim to have
> wiped up the counters, but the coffee drip from the morning was still
> there!).....of course, I had DH here to greet them, but they came 2
> hours early, so were long gone by the time I came home since I wasn't
> planning on the that timing... I never would have paid them till they
> got the job done right. I complained to deaf ears and even emailed them
> some pictures and invited the supervior to stop in the next day and see
> for themselves....
>
>    
> I really wish I could find help for the gardens and houses. I need
> someone to do the basic stuff and with the little time I have could
> tackle the other projects....like recaulking windows etc....
>
>    
>   Donna
>   
>
> Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>   I recall years ago during my 2nd marriage, trying to get my husband to
do 
> anything. No way. He did concede that if I insisted, he would hire a maid 
> to do his half of the household chores. Of course I couldn't afford the 
> other half, so in my mind that was equating me with maid service and I 
> didn't like it so I did it all myself. Now it's all up to me (and there's 
> no way I could afford a maid) which is usually fine because I'm the only 
> person who has to see it - until I get a visit. Actually I'm glad she's 
> coming, the shower really needed work. The fridge, too.
>
> I'm not sure my sister really knows this about me. We're 7 years apart
and 
> she's lived elsewhere almost all her life, so we never really had much 
> contact.
>
> Don't get me wrong. On the surface, my house is passable except during
the 
> April whirlwind of preparing my garden, the MG nursery, and getting my
plant 
> sale set up. It's the nitty gritty stuff, the floor corners, the
litterbox 
> area, and the d**n shower.
>
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: 
> To: 
> Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 9:29 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Way OT
>
>
> > Kitty, I'm in total sympathy with you. I'm a terrible housekeeper, too.
> > It's not that I don't enjoy a clean house - I just usually have so many
> > more interesting things to do, and I am constitutionally opposed to
> > spending time and effort doing something that will just have to be done
> > again in a short time.
> >
> > Your sister must know this about you, and must be prepared for it, so
> > why knock yourself out.
> >
> > When Chet retired some years back he declared that since I was still
> > working a lot, and since I made such a thing about housework, he would
> > take on those chores. No big deal. Of course he could handle them with
> > his eyes closed. It was nearly six weeks before he hired a woman to
> > come in every other week to do the heavy cleaning. In my opinion, that's
> > the best answer - beats any machine you could buy.
> > Auralie
> >
> >
> > In a message dated 9/1/2008 8:43:38 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> >
> > I confess, I am an awful housekeeper. My mom taught me how to do it
right
> > but...
> > I scrubbed the bathroom shower yesterday as my sister is coming for a
> > visit. And today I remember why I don't do it often. I have a crippling
> > headache from the fumes. I've tried that Shower Shine stuff you spray 
> > after
> > every shower, but can't handle those fumes either.
> > So, to get away from the chemicals, I went to Lowe's and bought one of 
> > those
> > Scrubbing Bubbles shower cleaning machines. It's supposed to spray for
12
> > seconds. It only sprays for 6. Guess I'll call customer service 
> > tomorrow.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > **************It's only a deal if it's where you want to go. Find your 
> > travel
> > deal here.
> > (http://information.travel.aol.com/deals?ncid=aoltrv00050000000047)
> >
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