New York: As far as household myths go, there maybe some truth to these old wives` tales, which is why many still use them as quick remedies around the house.Huffington Post has come out with a number of these myths which has been passed on from our moms, grandmothers or know-it-all friends.People still use newspapers to clean windows.The fibers that make up newspaper are much denser than paper towels.This allows them to absorb liquids and they won`t fall apart as easily.Some microwave sponges to keep them clean.Putting your dirty scrubbers in a dish of water and a little lemon juice and zapping them at a high temperature will kill bacteria, making them less likely to spread germs as you`re wiping up.Well if you want to remove chewing gum use peanut butter.This creamy spread will take out sticky wads that get stuck to your shoes and other places.Just add a couple of tablespoons to the spot and scrub it off completely with a wire brush.If your clog`s not too severe, there is a trick - unclog it with alka seltzer.Drop four tablets and a bit of vinegar and flush with boiling water.To remove carpet dents use an ice cube.
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