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Hiking Boots Muddy?
If you have enjoyed a wonderful summer hike, your boots, most likely, will need a good cleaning. Get them ready for your next trek: 1. If the boots are only dusty, get a shoe brush to get off the dust. 2. If the boots are muddy and wet, let them dry totally. Then use a soft-bristled brush to ge

posted 8:00:34am Jul. 09, 2014 | read full post »

Dirty Flannel Jewelry Polishing Cloth?
If you have been cleaning a lot of your jewelry and you notice that the cloth has blackened, here’s how to clean it so you can reuse it: 1. First, read the care label or package instructions. 2. Then hand-wash or machine-wash (alone) in cool wate

posted 8:00:02am Jul. 08, 2014 | read full post »

Metal-Looking Scratches on Dinner Plates?
If you notice these unusual kinds of scratches on your plates, here’s what you can do to remove them: These marks might be caused from normal usage of utensils or silverware or they might rub against the plates in the dishwasher. Make a thick paste of baking soda and water. Rub it in a circular

posted 8:00:59am Jul. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Cleaning Stainless Steel Appliances
Stainless steel looks great and has a durable finish, but it needs a special kind of cleaning, so the surface won’t be scratched. Here’s how to keep it shiny and to remove fingerprints: 1. Rinse, wipe and dry stainless steel with a clean cloth or sponge frequently to maintain the surface. 2.

posted 8:00:05am Jul. 04, 2014 | read full post »

Dirty Rubber Toys
Your children play with lots of rubber toys in the house and they do get dirty and need to be cleaned. Here a non-toxic way to do the job: When you notice that the rubber toys are slimy or grimy, place them into a gallon-size container or bucket. Fill it with water and at least 2 cups of vinegar.

posted 8:00:26am Jul. 03, 2014 | read full post »

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