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Uses for Corn Starch

To clean old grease from concrete, saturate first with paint thinner or engine degreaser, then use the kitty litter or corn starch treatment. Sprinkle corn starch or kitty litter over the area and sweep up after the oil is absorbed.

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April 27, 2005

Tips for using cornstarch around the house. Post your ideas.

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I have the same problems as you do. I get relief by applying a mixture of unscented baby powder and corn starch to the affected areas.

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July 31, 2006

The Wonders of Corn Starch Tip. When you add your flour and water or stock to thicken, put in a small amount of corn starch. Doing this will prevent your gravy from separating (like water). . .

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September 13, 2004

The last few weeks here have been extra humid. Even though we have central air conditioning in our home there are times that you must leave the house or do yard work. Perspiring is a problem, especially for those of us who may be going through menopause, are heavy, having radiation treatments...

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November 11, 2008

Using corn starch for rug spots actually works. Using a kitchen sifter, liberally apply pure corn starch to trafficked area as well as in front of sofa, chairs, etc. Leave it on 1 hour and vacuum up. It soaks up black marks very well.

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January 27, 2017

Hot spots, or moist eczemas can result from allergies, bites, stress licking, and more. As your pet continues to chew and scratch the irritation progresses. This is a page about using corn starch for dog's hot spots.

A dog biting a hot spot on his side.

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