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Fragrance Oils - 10 Amazing Uses For Around Your Home

Fragrance Oils – 10 Amazing Uses for Around Your Home

Fragrant oils can be used to freshen up many things. Next time you pick up that box of fabric softener sheets or carpet refresher, put it back and try these inexpensive solutions.
Homemade Cleaners

Homemade Cleaners

Here are some tips for using and making your own household cleaners from Dining On A Dime Cookbook. Most are simple and only take a few minutes to mix. NEVER MIX AMMONIA AND BLEACH! Mixing...

Stain Remover Guide – A – C

Stain Remover Guide - Ballpoint Ink, Beer, Blood, Butter,  Candle Wax,  Candy,  Cheesy,  Chewing Gum,  Chocolate, Coffee ,  Cola drinks,  Cosmetics (mascara),  Crayon, Catsup B Ballpoint Ink Use rubbing alcohol. Beer - Stain Removal on Carpet and Upholstery 1....

How to Get Rid of Pickle Smell

Cucumber pickling remained widespread across the Levant and Maghreb regions, where it is still very popular today. Pickled cucumbers became popular in the United States due to the influence of the cuisine of Eastern...

How to Clean your Stone Fireplace

A fireplace is an object of such great joy and comfort. It is easy to picture out the whole family or a group of friends on the hearth of a stone fireplace wrapped in...
Brass Cleaning

How to Clean Brass Door Handles

Brass door handles give your interior a glowing amber shine which looks great in traditionally furnished and period homes. Many brass levers are simple and plain and others have intricate details and etchings, all...

How Pioneers Washed Clothes

The cleaning chapter from the Iowa Settlers Manual of 1881 explains how to make a basic liquid laundry detergent using available materials. Washing clothes in the days of the pioneers and settlers was an elaborate...

How to Clean Cat Urine and Remove Cat Urine Odor

There are some nasty smells in the world and topping the list would have to be cat urine odor. Really I don't think there's much worse than visiting a friend and not being able...

Removing Dried Latex Paint from Denim

I'm an artist and I greatly overestimated my ability to perform my craft "neatly." Well, after ruining 3 pairs of denim jeans with blobs of latex paint - which, of course, I let dry...

Un-Shrink a Wool Sweater

Sometimes it happens to us all, in a careless moment we throw our brand new wool sweaters in the washing machine or dryer, shrinking them down about eight sizes and rendering it un-wearable to...
How to Make Laundry Smell Good

How to Make Laundry Smell Good

Here are some simple tips that can be used to ensure that your clothes come out smelling fantastic each time.
Quick Tips on Cleaning Antique Bisque Dolls

Quick Tips on Cleaning Antique Bisque Dolls

Before cleaning any doll it is important to identify from what material the doll is made. Bisque dolls are sometimes mistakenly called porcelain dolls. Porcelain and bisque dolls are fragile and damage easily. Both...
Uses of Soapnut Shells - a Natural and Eco Friendly Detergent

Uses of Soapnut Shells – a Natural and Eco Friendly Detergent

The natural saponins found in SoapNuts are universal cleaning agents. Sure, they work great in the laundry, but did you know they are also traditionally used to clean skin and hair? In fact, the soap nut saponins work on everything from pets and children to washing fruits and vegetables. In ancient India, jewelers even used the soap to shine their precious metals and stones, giving them a beautiful natural luster.

How to Clean a Cuckoo Clock

When it comes time to clean your cuckoo clock, it is essential that you take the proper steps to ensure any potential damage to the timepiece. Clocks that are cleaned by improper methods can...

How to Clean Bathroom Step by Step

Cleaning the bath can be a lot of fun yet it is a dirty job. First thing first, gather all the cleaning supplies that you may need for the bathroom cleaning job. It may...