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Orange Glo power paste

April 19, 2018, 3:01 pm

Loved the old product...just not on everything. Dawn Platinum foam will clean as well. The packaging on the Orange Glo was a problem. Plastic container that evidently reacted to the cleaner and the b... Read more »

little black dots

March 23, 2018, 2:44 pm

Same here. Mine seem to be around sink area, bathroom, etc. I have wood floors, who knows. Spingtail, silverfish or earwigs are possible...Or fleas. As far as fleas, I did not have a pet last year... Read more »

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 »

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Cleaning Astracast Composite Sink

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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

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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 »

GUY NEEDS CLEANING ADVICE: What's the best way to clean laminate floors?

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Hello, I've recently installed Laminate Flooring, and want to know the best way to clean my floors without damaging them. I was thinking of just using a regular mop and water, but have heard that e... Read more »

removing baked on fat from nonstick bakeware?

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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

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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 »

How to make white clothes and towels very white an bright using washing mac...

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Laundry shops can make white clothes very white and bright. What are their secrets? I am tired of white clothes and towels going brownish eventhough we are using a lot of detergent and bleach! Do we... Read more »

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

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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 »

Re: Dryel & removing wrinkles, any advice?

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Dry Cleaning cotton shirts won't really get them clean. Most of the stains and daily grime and sweat (etc.) on the shirt will be water based and dry cleaning just doesn't clean water based stains. My... Read more »

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

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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 »

Hard to Clean Carpet

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Hi, We have a tan carpet. One area of the carpet is walked on very often. Over the years, it became difficult to clean via normal carpet cleaning methods. I have used Resolve (carpet stain cle... 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.