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How to Get Matted Tangled Knots Out of Hair

How to Get Matted Tangled Knots Out of Hair

Tangles often appear in medium or long hair, especially after sleeping or after staying outside on a windy day. The tangles will increase in size if you don’t remove them; a small knot can turn into a large, messy tangle. Tangles take time and concentration to remove. Fight bad tangles with ha......[Read More]
How to Weld Aluminum Pipes

How to Weld Aluminum Pipes

Whether you are doing some home remodeling or just replacing a piece of pipe, the task of welding aluminum pipes together can be a daunting one if you are not an experienced welder. When welding aluminum, you need to be aware of a few simple protocols so that you can prevent future leaks and, above ......[Read More]
Removing Steam or Water Spots From the Stove

Removing Steam or Water Spots From the Stove

The stove is frequently exposed to moisture. Minerals such as calcium and magnesium in tap water often leave behind spots, flakes and film. If you have spots on your stove from steam and water, you can remedy the problem by utilizing a simple cleaning process that involves a natural, inexpensive hou......[Read More]
How to Solder Iron to Metal

How to Solder Iron to Metal

Soldering is a process of making a strong joint between two or more metals by joining them with a filler metal called solder. A low temperature melting point characterizes it, which is below 400 °C (752 °F). Solder is a metallic alloy used in putting metallic surfaces together. Melted sold......[Read More]
How to Clean and Deodorize Water Cooler Containers

How to Clean and Deodorize Water Cooler Containers

If you have a water cooler you know how wonderful of an asset they can be to your home. Making sure the water containers stay fresh and clean is very important for overall health and cleanliness of your water cooler and your family.......[Read More]
How to Clean Ashley Furniture

How to Clean Ashley Furniture

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. makes a wide variety of bedroom, living room and dining room furniture. Each piece of furniture has its own cleaning instructions in the form of codes found on a tag under a seat cushion or on the bottom panel of the piece. While some Ashley furniture can be spot-cl......[Read More]
How to Remove Ball Pen Stains

How to Remove Ball Pen Stains

Ball point pens can be handy writing tools, but they can also leave a mess if they start to leak. The ink from ball point pens can leave unsightly stains on clothing, upholstery and carpet. Fortunately, you don't have to toss out your belongings if they become stained with ball point ink. Removing a......[Read More]
How to Get Candle Wax Off Stained Concrete Flooring

How to Get Candle Wax Off Stained Concrete Flooring

Candles add light and ambiance to your indoor or outdoor living space. But when melted candle wax is spilled on a stained concrete surface, an oily, gooey stain forms. In addition to the melted wax stain, oil from the wax stains the concrete, too. If the wax remains on the stained concrete long enou......[Read More]
Training on How to Clean Grout

Training on How to Clean Grout

Grout is a thin mortar you put between tiles for both flooring and counterwork to hold it in place. This glue-like filler is often found in bathrooms and in kitchens. Whether it is on your shower walls or on your kitchen floor, the grout can become discolored over time as dirt accumulates in it or m......[Read More]
How to Remove Tomato Stains From a Whirlpool Dishwasher

How to Remove Tomato Stains From a Whirlpool Dishwasher

A bright red tomato stain can make any plastic dish or container look bad, and it also can be challenging to remove. When the tomato stains are located inside a Whirlpool dishwasher, though, they can seem almost impossible to get out. Fortunately, it isn't as hard as you might think and can be accom......[Read More]
How to Clean Mildew and Mold From Leather Shoes and Bags

How to Clean Mildew and Mold From Leather Shoes and Bags

How to Clean Flood Damaged Leather Shoes and Bags - Restore Flood Damaged Leather Shoes......[Read More]
What Kind of Pesticide Kills Bedbugs?

What Kind of Pesticide Kills Bedbugs?

The number of bedbug infestations in the United States and Europe has dramatically increased because of global warming and the increasing popularity of international travel, according to the Bed Bug Info website. Bedbugs infest bedroom and living areas in homes and survive by sucking the blood of hu......[Read More]
How to Make a Homemade Remedy for Cleaning Leather Car Seats

How to Make a Homemade Remedy for Cleaning Leather Car Seats

The best method to clean your leather could be simply purchasing a leather cleaner from the market. However, such products are chemically altered and could change the color and texture of your leather seats. Going with a few natural home remedies could prove to be less expensive and can also aid in ......[Read More]
Grout Repair Products

Grout Repair Products

There are a variety of grout repair products available.Boden image by Milosz Bartoszczuk from Fotolia.comRepairing grout is not a job that anyone looks forward to, but it must be done. Over time, grout can become stained from spills, and cracks can form due to the house settling or.........[Read More]
How to Get Rid of a Skunk Smell With Peroxide

How to Get Rid of a Skunk Smell With Peroxide

Skunks spray as a defensive mechanism when they feel threatened. The smell of skunk spray is distinctive and overpowering. If that spray happens to be targeted at you, your family or your family pet, the smell can be even worse, since you cannot get away from it. Many people will reach for tomato ju......[Read More]
Pet Friendly Indoor Plants

Pet Friendly Indoor Plants

Gerbera daises are pet friendly indoor plants that are non-toxic to cats, dogs and horses.pink gerber daisy image by Christopher Hall from Fotolia.comWhen keeping houseplants and pets at the same time, it is important to make sure you are choosing pet friendly indoor plants. Many plants.........[Read More]
Steps on Cleaning Wallpaper

Steps on Cleaning Wallpaper

Wallpaper comes in a variety of colors, textures and materials. From paper to vinyl and fabric -- wallpaper requires gentle cleaning to remove dust or stains. Most types of wallpaper won't withstand harsh cleaners or abrasives, but can hold up to cleaning with mild detergents. Some types of wallpape......[Read More]
How to Keep Crystals Looking Shiny

How to Keep Crystals Looking Shiny

Once polished and finished, crystals are eye-catching stones that capture and refract light. They can be used in jewelry and in new age healing rituals, but in order to maintain the energy of the stones, you must keep them looking clean and shiny. Polishing crystals is essential to maintaining their......[Read More]
How to Remove Garlic Odor From a Refrigerator

How to Remove Garlic Odor From a Refrigerator

Garlic can emit an odor that will stick to the refrigerator or other items inside the unit. The strong scent can linger for days even after you remove the garlic. When you notice the offensive garlic smell, you will need to remove it from the refrigerator safely to protect the perishables inside the......[Read More]
How to Dispose of Drain Cleaner

How to Dispose of Drain Cleaner

Certain household products are considered to be hazardous waste. Proper disposal of these products is not only a good idea for the health and safety of your family, but non-compliance can also result in a hefty fine. Drain cleaners fall under the corrosive cleaners category, and must be disposed of ......[Read More]