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  • Your kitchen is looking a little dingy and worse for wear. Looking for a cheap way to brighten up your kitchen? Spend the afternoon giving it thorough cleaning. You’ll be amazed at the results. Read these tips and get the entire family involved!

    Tips for a Sparkling Clean Kitchen

    Tips for a Sparkling Clean Kitchen

    by Linda Chechar10

  • Here are a number of methods for removing scratches from glass that have worked for many people. Some methods are better for certain types of glass than others.

    How to Remove Scratches From Glass

    How to Remove Scratches From Glass

    by Patty Inglish MS42

  • Do you have a fibreglass/acrylic bathtub? Are you in despair because it got stained after you took a hot bath with essential oils? Here is what to do and what not to do when removing stains from your bathtub!

    How to Remove Oil Stains From a Fibreglass Bathtub

    How to Remove Oil Stains From a Fibreglass Bathtub

    by Paola Bassanese9

  • Clothes stained with various substances need to be treated differently. This article talks about how to remove stains from clothes with careful consideration of the type of stain on the clothes.

    How to Remove Stains From Clothes

    How to Remove Stains From Clothes

    by Chin chin15

  • I was searching for a robotic vacuum that could navigate my cluttered floors, quickly cleaning the entire house. Roborock’s S6 MaxV, with its multilevel mapping and ability to both vacuum and mop, appeared to be the best choice.

    Review of Roborock S6 MaxV Robotic Vacuum

    Review of Roborock S6 MaxV Robotic Vacuum

    by Walter Shillington0

  • The term 'upholstery' originated from the words 'up' and 'holden', or 'to hold up'. Upholstery provides furniture (particularly seats and beds) with the following: padding, springs, webbing, and fabric/leather covers. However, the word 'upholstery' is commonly used to refer to the covering of domestic furniture or coverings in automobiles and boats.

    How to Clean Different Kinds of Upholstered Furniture

    How to Clean Different Kinds of Upholstered Furniture

    by EC Mendoza11

  • When you do the “the big clean”, you really need to know what you’re doing and be prepared for a thorough job. My personal recommendation is to use The Rug Doctor. You can rent one of these in most supermarkets in the US. They’ll sell you all of the cleaning supplies you’ll need, and the machine will cost about $25–$30 to rent for 24 hours.

    How to Use a Rug Doctor Steam Cleaner

    How to Use a Rug Doctor Steam Cleaner

    by Christopher Peruzzi8

  • Here are some tips to avoid getting condensation in your bathroom, from providing adequate ventilation to installing extractor fans and dehumidifiers. Keep in mind the most important thing is to properly ventilate your bathroom after you take a shower or bath.

    How to Prevent Bathroom Condensation

    How to Prevent Bathroom Condensation

    by Thomas Mulrooney11

  • A demonstration of how to clean silver with baking soda and aluminum foil: the aluminum reduces the oxidation on the silver, allowing the silver metal to return to its shiny state. Silver tarnish is silver sulfide, and heavily tarnished items may create a sulfur odor when this method is employed.

    How to Clean Silver With Homemade Tarnish Remover

    How to Clean Silver With Homemade Tarnish Remover

    by Leah Lefler16

  • If you really want to live more naturally and avoid chemicals in your home, replacing your household cleaners with essential oils can be a life-changing decision. Experiment with some blends and use the oils that smell the best to you. They will leave your home smelling amazing.

    10 Essential Oil Uses for Green Cleaning and Reducing Toxins in the Home

    10 Essential Oil Uses for Green Cleaning and Reducing Toxins in the Home

    by Jennifer C4

  • Rust loves the high-carbon steel of katana blades, so they need to be cleaned and protected regularly. Here's how to keep your katana and saya in top condition.

    How to Clean a Japanese Katana and Saya

    How to Clean a Japanese Katana and Saya

    by Kymberly Fergusson4

  • Limescale, the build-up of minerals from hard water, can be cleaned easily, safely, and affordably with the use of vinegar or lemon juice. Learn how limescale forms, how to remove it, and how to prevent it from forming.

    How to Remove Limescale With Vinegar or Lemon Juice

    How to Remove Limescale With Vinegar or Lemon Juice

    by Rickrideshorses4

  • No more harsh chemicals to clean away the tarnish from brass and copper treasures! A few tasty items from the kitchen, and you are on your way to chemical-free tarnish removal!

    How to Clean Copper and Brass Without Chemicals

    How to Clean Copper and Brass Without Chemicals

    by India Arnold23

  • Simple methods for removing and preventing nasty yellow sweat stains that can damage your clothing. Just about everything is found in your cupboards! The rest is as easy as following a few directions. Also, a few tips for hiding those sweat stains!

    How to Remove Yellow Sweat Stains

    How to Remove Yellow Sweat Stains

    by India Arnold25

  • This article will provide you with tips and tricks for how to create and use your own homemade, eco-friendly laundry detergent. It will also share helpful info about other natural additives to add to your clothes-washing routine.

    A Naturally Clean, Green Laundry Detergent Recipe

    A Naturally Clean, Green Laundry Detergent Recipe

    by Victoria Van Ness6

  • This article looks at effective drain cleaners that can be put together using common household substances. They are inexpensive and don't involve the toxic chemicals often found in commercial cleaners.

    5 Homemade Drain Cleaners for Clogged Drains

    5 Homemade Drain Cleaners for Clogged Drains

    by Paul Goodman0

  • Save money by making your own carpet deodorizer at home. Using a few simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen, you can easily make a greener, fresher version of commercial carpet freshener.

    Make Your Own Easy and Cheap Carpet Freshener

    Make Your Own Easy and Cheap Carpet Freshener

    by Jayme Kinsey17

  • Exhausted by itchy bites, crawling and pinprick sensations, and something invisible landing on your skin? Mystery solved: Here is how I dealt with black mould in my home.

    Invisible Biting Mites and Black Mould

    Invisible Biting Mites and Black Mould

    by Anna Lockhart222

  • Tired of your house smelling like the meal you just cooked? Tired of coming back from a restaurant smelling like food, grease, or spices? If you're like me, you like your home and your clothes to smell fresh and clean. Here's how to get rid of bad odors.

    How to Get Food Smells Out of Clothes and Fabric

    How to Get Food Smells Out of Clothes and Fabric

    by Layne Holmes7

  • Winter is traditionally the time of year when your clothes start sticking to you, your hair starts sticking up, and you are shocking just about everyone you touch. But why? And how do you keep it from happening?

    How to Remove Static Electricity From Your Home

    How to Remove Static Electricity From Your Home

    by Victoria Van Ness25

  • A simple three-ingredient laundry detergent recipe that'll knock your socks off AND clean them. Made with organic, vegan, and cruelty-free ingredients that clean beautifully for a fraction of the cost of what you'd find at the store.

    Easy 3-Ingredient DIY Laundry Detergent

    Easy 3-Ingredient DIY Laundry Detergent

    by Melanie0

  • Can a homeowner clean up mold without involving a mold professional? We will explore the reasons for hiring a professional and when a professional may not be needed.

    Can I Clean Up Mold Myself?

    Can I Clean Up Mold Myself?

    by Frank Candle0

  • Takes you through how you should clean your stone bath on a regular occurrence, and what to do in the event of scratches or other damage

    How to Clean and Maintain a Stone Bath

    How to Clean and Maintain a Stone Bath

    by Thomas Mulrooney6

  • Bathrooms are filled with germs that can make you and your family sick. Learn how to clean bathrooms and keep them clean.

    The Secret to Cleaning Bathrooms

    The Secret to Cleaning Bathrooms

    by L Sarhan3

  • Blood stains are common in every household and numerous home treatments have been devised to remove blood from almost any surface. Blood stains are notorious for being particularly difficult to remove.

    How to Remove Dry and Fresh Blood Stains

    How to Remove Dry and Fresh Blood Stains

    by Willow Sidhe5

  • Showing you how to de-freeze your freezer in double-quick time without melting your food. You'll be amazed what a difference it makes knowing how to defrost in 20 minutes.

    How to Defrost Your Freezer Quickly

    How to Defrost Your Freezer Quickly

    by Diana Grant82

  • Looking for a great way to clean up real silver coins? Learn how to clean silver objects in a solution of washing soda, hot water and aluminum foil in just a few minutes. A simple chemical reaction will convert silver sulfide back to silver and sulfur, with the silver staying on the coin.

    How to Clean Silver Coins

    How to Clean Silver Coins

    by Metal Detectorist3

  • Professional carpet repair can be expensive. With a little patience, you can fix the burn damage to do-it-yourself. Here are the best tips that are convenient and effective.

    How to Get Burn Marks Out of Carpet

    How to Get Burn Marks Out of Carpet

    by Linda Chechar9

  • Linen clothes always look so crisp and neat when you get them back from the cleaners. But who wants to spend the money sending linen clothes to the cleaners after every wearing? There are a number of easy home tips to keep your linen clothing looking straight-from-the-dry-cleaner fresh. Read on, and your linen clothes will be looking flawless for a lot less!

    How to Care for Linen Clothes

    How to Care for Linen Clothes

    by Linda Chechar22

  • Many book lovers feel guilty about the idea of getting rid of books, even if unread books are taking over their living spaces. Here are some helpful tips for decluttering your bookshelf, and why it's okay to let some books go.

    How to Declutter Your Bookshelves Without the Guilt

    How to Declutter Your Bookshelves Without the Guilt

    by Jennifer Wilber3

  • You don't have to pay for a professional plumber to unclog your bathroom sink, in a matter of hours you will be able to do the job yourself and save hundreds of dollars!

    How to Unclog the Bathroom Sink

    How to Unclog the Bathroom Sink

    by Simon Cook53

  • A sustainable household doesn't always have to have its own washer and dryer. You can save money and water by using a laundromat instead. And you can enjoy your time there.

    How to Wash and Dry Clothes at a Laundromat

    How to Wash and Dry Clothes at a Laundromat

    by Sustainable Sue5

  • Prevent potential health problems and avoid unnecessary repairs by removing limescale, soap scum, grease, smelly odors, mold, and bacteria from your washing machine drum, gasket, and filter using this method with 5 different ingredients that really work.

    How to Clean and Sanitize Your Washing Machine Inside and Out

    How to Clean and Sanitize Your Washing Machine Inside and Out

    by C L Mitchell25

  • Making your own laundry soap is quick, easy and can save you money. In this article, I show you how to make it and exactly how much money you will save if you decide to take the plunge and do it.

    Save Money by Making Your Own Laundry Soap

    Save Money by Making Your Own Laundry Soap

    by Helena Ricketts12

  • Indoor air quality may be worse than outdoor air quality. Know what you can do to improve the air quality in your home so your family can live healthily and avoid the risk of asthma and COPD.

    7 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

    7 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

    by Chin chin1

  • Are you tired of all the junk and mess plaguing your home? Is it hard to get a basic cleaning in due to all the extra stuff? Follow these tips to get your home clutter-free in one week.

    How to Declutter Your Home in 7 Days

    How to Declutter Your Home in 7 Days

    by Sarah Johnson12

  • Very few products that I've purchased in my lifetime have had the positive quality-of-life impact as has this amazing little floor-cleaning robot.

    How Roomba Changed My Life

    How Roomba Changed My Life

    by Brett Winn7

  • I was searching for a powerful and effective cordless stick vacuum. Roborock’s H6M1A appeared to satisfy this requirement while providing a quality product at a competitive price.

    Review of the Roborock H6 Cordless Stick Vacuum

    Review of the Roborock H6 Cordless Stick Vacuum

    by Walter Shillington0

  • Blood stains in fabric, furniture, and clothes can be a real bummer. Wherever the fresh or dried stubborn stain is, learn how to remove it once and for all. Here are some simple cleaning hacks. The best part is, these cleaning products are probably sitting around your house.

    How to Remove Blood Stains From Fabric and Clothes

    How to Remove Blood Stains From Fabric and Clothes

    by Layne Holmes4

  • Save money on laundry detergent—make your own 100% natural laundry soap! You can have fresh, clean clothes while avoiding harmful chemicals.

    How to Make Easy Homemade Laundry Soap

    How to Make Easy Homemade Laundry Soap

    by Sharon Vile3

  • One of the biggest cleaning problems in your home is about to be one of the easiest. For longer than I could imagine, water spots on my glass shower doors, on my faucets and in my sinks, and soap scum everywhere else has been the bane of my existence.

    How to Get Rid of Water Spots (Lime Scale)

    How to Get Rid of Water Spots (Lime Scale)

    by Victoria Van Ness32

  • I love my double kitchen sink, and I thought it was perfect in every way—until it clogged. Find out what did and did not work for me as I tried to unclog it.

    How to Unclog a Double Kitchen Sink Drain

    How to Unclog a Double Kitchen Sink Drain

    by Jill Kostowskie31

  • Sometimes the hardest part about decluttering a space is the many decisions that need to be made about each item of clutter. This article helps you streamline these decisions so that decluttering is not a mind-boggling chore.

    Decluttering Tips: Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Stuff

    Decluttering Tips: Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Stuff

    by Shasta Matova48

  • Remove humidity from your living environment to maintain a healthy body and prevent water damage to your home. Learn how to identify the signs of moisture issues and find out how to remedy them with cheap, natural methods.

    How to Dehumidify a Room Naturally

    How to Dehumidify a Room Naturally

    by ShyeAnne17

  • Not using your silver or your silver flatware because it is tarnished and too hard to clean? With Tarn-X, it can look shiny and brand new within minutes. See how easily I cleaned my 55-year-old utensils.

    How to Easily Clean Sterling Silver With Tarn-X

    How to Easily Clean Sterling Silver With Tarn-X

    by Susan Zutautas36

  • Have you let your house cleaning duties slip? Are you tired of looking at the dirty build-up? Follow this 7 day plan to deep clean your home and make it sparkle!

    How to Deep Clean Your House in 7 Days

    How to Deep Clean Your House in 7 Days

    by Sarah Johnson16

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