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How to remove grass stains from clothing

How to clean clothing that has grass stains Having grass stains on clothing does not mean that this item of clothing should be thrown away. Children, especially, get grass stains on the knees of their pants when they are playing in the backyard. Sometimes, they slide over a grassy mound on their... More

How to care for a mattress

How to prolong the life of your mattress No matter how much you paid for the mattress on your bed, you want it to last for a long time. Even though it is covered with bedding and the only time you see it is when you launder the bedding and replace it with clean sheets, it still needs to be... More

How to fold socks

Sock gremlins beware! The organization fairy has arrived. For many people folding socks can be an overwhelming chore. Once you have overcome the hurdle of matching the socks, some people tend to fold socks incorrectly causing wear on the elastic. Even still there are those who don't even bother... More

How to get bubble gum out of clothing

Several methods to remove gum from fabric As you are collecting the laundry from your child's floor you notice a sticky substance on the front. Upon closer examination, you determine that the substance is the gum that your child was chewing earlier that evening. There are several simple methods... More

How to clean an oven

How to clean an oven. The manner in which you tackle the cleaning of an oven depends upon the layout of the oven. The main principles are similar for all ovens, though floor standing ones will have other areas which need to be cleaned, such as the hob area. This guide covers the different types... More

How to clean your bedroom

From messy to clean This guide helps the messiest people to the tidy people clean up their bedrooms. No matter what you do a bedroom magically seems to continually accumulate clutter from day to day and for some procrastinators, week to week. In the end you know you have to clean your bedroom.... More

How to clean an electric kettle

A simple method for removing the chalky off-white scale from the element of your kettle. While it is not dangerous to drink water that is boiled in a kettle with lime scale deposits in it, it is rather unappealing. It also has the unfortunate side-effect of making your kettle less efficient, as... More

How to avoid bringing bed bugs into your home

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure It's on everyone's mind these days and with good reason; the population of bed bugs has exploded in recent years. Although they were almost eradicated in the 1950's, lately we've seen an unparallelled resurgence of bed bugs. The reason for this is... More

How to de-clutter your home

A place for everything and everything in its place Clutter is what makes the rooms of your home look messy and untidy. One of the main principles of Feng Shui for decorating and cleaning homes is to keep clutter to a minimum. Naturally there will be times when clutter is necessary when you are... More

How to clean the turbo brush on a  Bissell Cleanview Helix vacuum

The Bissell Cleanview Helix is an upright vacuum that comes with several attachments. One of them is the Turbo Brush, which is useful for vacuuming steps and narrow places. The Turbo Brush can get clogged with hair and dirt, keeping the brush from spinning. Cleaning the Turbo Brush is easy, and... More