Remove Oil Stains From a Faux Plaster Finish
Clean oil stains off painted walls quickly while fresh with mild dish detergent. Otherwise you’ll have to seal and repaint.
How to Replace a Vacuum Cleaner Belt
If the vacuum motor is running but the carpet cleaning head isn’t spinning, replace the belt. It takes less than 30 minutes, plus an…
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Carpet Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners
Eliminate pet stains and odors quickly after the accident by using this simple vacuum technique plus special bio-enzyme cleaners. Solve the…
How to Get Rid of Salt Residue on Shoes
You can clean salt residue quickly by filling a spray bottle with water and add a couple of tablespoons of white vinegar. Wipe off the salt…
How to Turn Your Drill into a Master Cleaning Device
To make this drill brush you’ll need: a drill, a washer, a bolt, a long machine screw and a brush head replacement.
How to Clean Hardwood Floors with Natural Products
While hardwood floors are beautiful in a variety of colors and finishes, this type of flooring needs special care. You can’t simply mop…
Cleaning Products that cause more Harm than Good
In today's fast-paced world, finding the quickest, easiest, most convenient, and least expensive way to fix, repair, and clean is at the top of…
How to Remove Hard Water Stains
The right product and technique can cut cleaning time by 30 percent. We'll show you how to remove tough stains in toilets, sinks and…
How To Clean Furniture and Fight Odors Without Chemical Cleaners
Are you tired of furniture odors but want a safer, chemical-free alternative to commercial sprays like Febreze. There are several effective,…
Garden Gloves to Dust Knickknacks
For tiny trinkets and knickknacks with small parts that are difficult to clean with a standard household rag, try this handy hint: Slip on a…
Clean a Can Opener with Wax Paper
Did you know that you can clean and protect your manual can opener with simple wax paper? It’s that easy! Here’s how to do it: Fold a sheet of…