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How to Wash Laundry Without Electricity

Maybe you have decided to go off-grid. Maybe your washer or dryer has broken down, and you can't fix or replace them. Maybe the power went out. Whatever your situation, sooner or later you are going to need clean laundry. Here is how to get your laundry clean without electricity.

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How to Clean Silver Coins

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.

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How to Clean Silver With Homemade Tarnish Remover

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.

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Lipstick Stain Removal

Lipstick is essentially a dye in an oily base, which makes stain removal difficult without the proper techniques. Luckily, a few home remedies exist to help you kiss those lipstick stains goodbye!

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How to Make DIY Pergo Laminate Floor Cleaner

When we decided to put Pergo-laminated flooring in our home, I was worried about having to buy some special proprietary blend of cleaning product for it. Luckily, this wasn't the case, and I'm able to make a cleaning solution with common household items for pennies per bottle. Here's how!