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How to Clean Pen from a Leather Couch

There is nothing more functional, and beautiful than fine leather furniture. Even though leather sofas are more expensive than those covered with faux suede or upholstery are – they are super easy to maintain, even with a household of...

Cat Urine Cleaning Products – Removing the Pee Smell

One of the most formidable smells is that of cat urine. Cat urine contains five different strains of bacteria; two are associated with the cat’s specific marking scent, with the rest being in the cat spray, urine, and uric...

Cleaning Soap Scum

Most people would define soap scum as that irritating, cloudy residue on their shower door or tub. The technical definition goes something like this: “the substance which results from the reaction of the hardness minerals in water with common...

How to Remove Ink Stains from Clothing

If we lived in a perfect world, we won’t have to agonize over how to remove ink stains from clothing because we would: Make sure that the pens we put in our pockets have their caps on Not buy cheap pens...

Cleaning Stainless Appliances – Removing Smug and Hand Marks

It seems that if an appliance was stainless, it wouldn't ever need to be cleaned! But the truth is it just has to be cleaned differently than other appliances. So if you're ready to take on grime and all...

Red Wine Stains – How to Remove Them

All it takes is one tiny spill on a white garment or carpet to ruin your enjoyment of a fine red wine. Fortunately, there is almost always a happy ending (save for the lost wine, about which very little...

How to Whiten Clothing without Using Bleach

It is understandable why we would want to whiten our clothes without using bleach. Bleach contains chemicals that can pose health risks over the long term. Whether that belief is scientifically based is uncertain, but why take chances? Better to...

Removing Cat Pee from a Duvet

Cat pee is vicious. Unlike dog urine, cat urine will cling to anything it can with a striking smell that just refuses to be washed away. In most cases, cats pee on things and in inappropriate places due to...

Removing Lipstick Stains – Apply an Alcohol Swab to the Fabric

You may think that a stain is a stain is a stain. But that's not the case. Some stains are simply more challenging to remove than others. Lipstick stains can be especially cumbersome, but not if you know the...

How do You Clean a Leather Sofa

Sofas are something we spend a lot of time shopping around for. We want something comfortable and great-looking. However, they sure do take a lot of beating over the years. If you were to look under your couch cushions,...

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What to Look for When Buying a Mattress

We all need to get a good night's sleep – and preferably every night of our lives. But if you haven't got a decent mattress, chances are this isn't going to happen (a good night's sleep that is). A bed that is either too hard or too soft will tend...

Tips on Buying Bedding

Choosing a bed is one thing, but choosing bedding is quite another. The first step is to decide on the general type of bedding you want, the second will then relate to specifics. But first here are some general tips to consider when buying bedding for your bedroom. The Top Ten...

Paint Colors for a Boy’s Room

Send the boy in your life on an adventure every time he enters his bedroom. Selecting paint colors for a boy’s room is not just about the wall color. It is about choosing a theme and building on that theme to create a bedroom that is stimulating and fun....