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Cleaning pillow that had sweat stains on it white again

February 26, 2017, 3:58 am

I have a pillow that is now starting to turn tan with my sons sweat from sleeping.always been line that from the beginning.I have all these stain removers.I just want to wash it once and and be whit... Read more »

Silver Crest Window Vac

September 14, 2016, 10:29 am

Have lost the battery charger for above, can anyone help? Read more »

Rodent Poison Bars

November 12, 2014, 6:46 pm

Does anyone know the name of the rodent poison that looks like a granola bar with seeds and nuts in it? Not One Bite. That stuff seems to make them go crazy with pain and come into the middle of the ... Read more »

Re: Tip for cleaning bathtub

May 3, 2014, 4:44 pm

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 le... Read more »

What's Best Material for Carpet Runner, Wheelchair User

March 22, 2014, 8:07 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 24, 2014, 1:29 am

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, 7:51 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, 4:41 pm

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, 7:35 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, 7:48 pm

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

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White film of dust is appearing in our bedroom rating: 5

All of a sudden, about 3 weeks ago, a white powderey film started to show up on everything in our bedroom. It's only in our bedroom and not a problem in the rest of the house. We just got a new fur... Read more »

baby oil in carpet rating: 5

My son dropped a bottle of baby oil on the carpet in our hallway. I grabbed it up in a flash, and didn't think the damage was that bad --- but, now the small spot has spread to 4 times the original ... Read more »

handiwipes rating: 5

Lloyd Randall likes handiwipes for cleaning soap scum. I like them in the kitchen. They can be squeezed almost dry with one hand. They dry pretty fast when hung up, which helps keep them from g... Read more »

de-smelling a mice pee impregnated ceiling ? rating: 5

Hi, anyone know of the best way to remove the smell, on warm humid days or wet days especially, of mice pee. We have an extension which had a couple of mice running around in the roof space for some ... Read more »

Anyone own the Scooba? rating: 5

I've seen this demo-ed on HSN, but would like some user opinions. How long have you owned it? Can't live without it? My problem is an off white tiled kitchen floor which is in constant need of w... Read more »

Adhesive removal rating: 5

Happy new year! We are redoing our bathroom and there was a vinyl baseboard all around where the wall meets the floor. It was glued on with ( and unknown) adhesive tot he tile walls. Does anyone kn... Read more »

Cleaning horizontal mini blinds. rating: 5

Later this month, as part of a lead paint abatement procedure, I will have to remove and clean 32 sets of heavily soiled, horizontal mini blinds. I will have two days to accomplish the task. At this ... Read more »

vapor steam cleaners rating: 5

I am thinking of buying the White Wing Vapor Steam Cleaner through Does anyone own one of these? What do you think? Bonnie in NJ Read more »

Poang Chair Cover rating: 5

Ikea poangs: Can I get the white cover off and if so how? I see a zip but can't the cover get past the arm. If I do get it off how can I wash crayon and grubby marks out? If I can't get it off then ... Read more »

sweing rating: 5

Is there a newsgroup anyone would recommend for sewing questions? TIA Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.