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New Harry making loud squeaky noise

December 23, 2017, 1:16 pm

The new Numatic Harry it’s Hairobrush is randomly making loud squeaking noise. I cleared the inside but the noise still happens. Any experience please? Thanks. Read more »

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 »

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Cleaning Astracast Composite Sink

rating: 5

Although composite sink material is completely scratch resistant it can be a bitch to clean. Surface stains can be removed by soaking with biological washing powder in boiling water, but over a perio... Read more »

cleaning motor oil off rubbermaid container

rating: 5

I recently found my husband spilled motor oil in the garage last fall and now I can't get it off the rubbermaid containers I have for storage. We tried bringing them to the self serve car wash and u... Read more »

removing baked on fat from nonstick bakeware?

rating: 5

I coated a nonstick (tfal) cookie sheet with olive oil for some oven fried potatoes. The oil was a thick, sticky bit of sludge in teh corners and nothing, but nothing, would remove it. How to clean?... Read more »

rat tail brush trim

rating: 5

I finally realized that if I trim down the bristles on my rattail brush, I can really get into those fridge coils, plus get under the stove, washer, and dryer too. The brush is so stiff, that the cir... Read more »

Stupid, stupid, stupid thing I did to my stainless steel sink

rating: 5

I was cleaning lime deposits from a removable bathroom fixture and used Zap on it--in my stainless steel kitchen sink. (Next time I'll read the label warnings ~first~.) At first the sink turned bla... Read more »

Self-cleaning oven smell

rating: 5

We just moved into a new apartment that has a stove with a self-cleaning oven. When we use the cleaning cycle, the smell is terrible. It fills the whole apartment even with the kitchen windows ope... Read more »

Tinea & socks - severe problem - laundry advice?

rating: 5

If you have socks that are severely infected with tinea/athlete=92s foot, what is the best laundry product to soak/wash them in? How much do I need to use? I can guarantee you that normal washing p... Read more »

marks on ironstone dishes

rating: 5

I noticed that some of my ironstone dishes are getting shiny silver-colored marks on them. I think it's from them rubbing against other dishes or silverware in the dishwasher, but I'm not sure. Is ... Read more »

Anyone still use "Drey-ell" Dryer sheet dry cleaning thingy

rating: 5

Does anyone still remember these? I think they were called Dry-ell . The idea was that you bought a kit that included a plastic bag with a velcro closure and a dryer sheet. You put what you... Read more »

cleaning fiberglass tubs

rating: 5

I have 2 fiberglass tubs, 7 years old, that are impossible to keep clean- they've got layer upon layer of ground-in soap scum and gunk. I clean them every week with a liquid non-abrasive cleaner and... 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.