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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 »

Best way to clean blinds

December 28, 2012, 7:25 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 »

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What is a lint-free cloth rating: 5

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 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 »

Poll: Who else uses mesh filters in sink and shower drains? rating: 5

We use the mesh strainers in kitchen sinks to catch any food residue from washing dishes (I don't soak dishes in still water) and in the tub drain to catch loose hair during showers. I have a next do... Read more »

Source for 55 gallon plastic drum ? rating: 5

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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 »

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 »

Deoderant Stain on Polo Shirt? rating: 5

I wore a deep purple polo shirt today during my state's continuing attempt at mimicking some tropical paradise's mugginess and blisteringly hot days. Imagine my surprise when I noticed spotty disco... Read more »

Article: The New Dirt on Dry Cleaners rating: 5

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 »

Too much bluing - yikes rating: 5

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 »

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 »

Vacuum or shake throw rugs and mats? rating: 5

The title asks it all. The small rugs are no big problem, but we've gone thru a number of the longer rubber backed mats (garage entrance, for wet shoes and boots) that have seemed to shred along an e... 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.