There's no shortage of oddball cleaning tips, but which ones really work? We put Tang, shaving cream and Jello to the test.
Polish wood furniture with a slab of Spam? Yup! This is one of the weird tips we've come across in our research for unusual housekeeping ideas. We gathered several wacky cleaning ideas from ServiceMagic, a network of professional cleaners, and Merry Maids, and then I put them to the test. The verdict? Crumpled newspapers may work better than rags to clean faucets; Tang does a heck of a job cleaning a dishwasher.
Here's what else we discovered: