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How to Clean a Matttress

Mattresses are home to a whole host of things that we generally don’t like to think about. Dead skin cells, along with a wide variety of mites, dust, oils, and some unmentionable bodily fluids end up on the mattress...

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...

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Easter Lily Bulbs – Buying and Planting the Bulbs

Easter lilies may look prissy, but they are not the high-maintenance beauty queens most people think they are. In most regions of the United States, zones 4-9 in fact, lilies can thrive. Otherwise known as Lilium longiflorum, the tall, white, graceful blossoms decorate mother’s tables and adorn alters through...

The Cost of Furnishing a Home from Scratch

Regardless of whether your home is a 4000 square foot dream home or an 800 square foot condominium, furnishing a home from scratch can be a daunting task. To create a lovely and comfortable home you will want to find the perfect furniture that suits your family’s lifestyle, design...

Selecting a Hot Water Heater

We all need hot water heaters in our homes, so if you're building one of your own, sooner or later you're going to find yourself selecting a hot water heater. There are various types of hot water heaters, and different ways in which they are heated – by electricity, gas,...