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Re: Tip for cleaning bathtub

May 3, 2014, 7:20 am

water stains. Thanks so much! Your solution really worked for me, when I used it to get out a clothing dye stain in our fiber glass bathtub. I used the Cascade & some Oxi Clean powder and let it ... Read more »

What's Best Material for Carpet Runner, Wheelchair User

March 22, 2014, 4:07 pm

Hi, I need to replace a 27 x 10' runner in my apartment as my old one is shot. It held together pretty well considering I paid only a few dollars a foot at Home Depot yrs ago. I use a heavy power ... Read more »

Mop drying rack or device?

February 23, 2014, 8:29 pm

Is there a device for quick drying of a mop? I mean a traditional mop with rope-like strands, head not remove-able. I seem to have irradicated some snow fleas by caulking up edges of a sink and... Read more »

How To Remove The Sticky Gunk Left by Gel Decals

January 23, 2014, 2:51 pm

A $1.99 bottle of acetone will do the trick or nail polish remover with acetone. Read more »

Haley's tip - Washing Soda

December 13, 2013, 11:41 am

You can get it at Ace Hardware. Arm and Hammer Super Washing Soap. comes in a 3lb box. If they don't have it in stock, they can order it or you can order it from Read more »

alternative English

August 2, 2013, 3:35 am

I have a supply of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, suitable for making washboards. I'd like to sell it through ebay in the uk, where I understand most people use washboards. What do they call ... Read more »

cleaning a lamp shade

May 3, 2013, 3:48 pm

What is the best way to clean a table lamp shade. Frank Read more »

Best way to clean blinds

December 28, 2012, 2:25 am

-- What do you consider to be the best way to clean blinds. They are generally low maintenance and can last really long if cleaned regularly. Want to know what all methods are generally ado... Read more »

Best product for cleaning outdoor seating cushions ?

June 12, 2012, 7:56 pm

What is the best product to use for cleaning outdoor seating cushions (patio and deck furniture)? I have used 409 and it helps some, but doesn't get them real clean, even after a good scrubbing. T... Read more »

OT: Framing Momento Question

May 26, 2012, 11:50 am

My wife and I have a hiking trail map which was printed on glossy paper. We are going to have it framed, to preserve our mountain hiking pursuits, and we want it to last. We have typed up our own ma... Read more »

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Is there a newsgroup anyone would recommend for sewing questions? TIA Read more »


Too much bluing - yikes

Wow, I over did it with the bluing. How do I get my blouses back to white? They are now a lovely blue. I have bleached them already. What else can I try? My husband says if all else fails, he will us... Read more »


getting rid of red slime in shower

I have been trying to get rid of a red slime that keeps coming back in my shower. Within 2 to 3 weeks, it reappears. I've tried Pine Sol and the other cleaners, and we even tried bleach, and throwin... Read more »


Article: The New Dirt on Dry Cleaners

LIFE & CULTURE JULY 28, 2011 The New Dirt on Dry Cleaners Why Vinaigrette Is Tricky, Buttons Fall Off and Other Mysteries Behind the Counter Read more »


What is a lint-free cloth

What is a lint-free cloth, and where can I get one? I have loads of pieces of cloth, and loads of scraps, and loads of rags. I especially save a piece of cloth if I haven't got one like it. But I ... Read more »


white dust from tap water in humidifier

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Hi, during the winter months the air gets very dry in our house because of using the central heating. to make the air more moist we have been using a small humidifier, the type that you put water i... Read more »


Source for 55 gallon plastic drum ?

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I would like to own a 55 gallon drum , preferably made of plastic. I want this to be able to haul K-1 kerosene fuel for my oil heaters. I suppose I could use a metal drum but prefer the plast... Read more »


Economical Pressure Washer ?

I want a very low-cost pressure washer, just for simple things like washing my car, washing siding and gentle washing of my deck. I think I want something that will do about 1500 psi, correct ... Read more »


Lubricant for Glass Sliding door tracks ?

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What is a good lubricant for glass sliding door tracks? I suppose I need something that will lube the tracks for at least a few weeks, without attracting too much dirt and grime to the lubricant its... Read more »


Suggestions for stain removal on formica top dining table

I was given a large white formica /chrome dining room table plus matching vinyl/chrome chairs. Nice looking but it does have noticeable deep dark stains on top of table plus hubby sat a heavy large c... Read more »