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    Freshen Up and Protect Your Deck

    If your deck looks like topside on the good ship Minnow, here’s how to restore it to the warm, inviting setting it was when new. All it needs is rejuvenating and some Carey Brothers’ TLC. Start by...

    • Posted July 19, 2014
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  • hardwood floor refinishing
    Cleaning a Hardwood Floor

    Wood and water don’t mix. This should be kept in mind when you decide it’s time to clean your hardwood floor again. Prefinished hardwood floors and hardwood floors that are finished in place are not the same....

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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  • painting decks and doors
    Clean Good Wood to a “T”

    The tannic acid in tea works wonders on many types of fine woods and high-gloss lacquer finishes. Brew a strong pot of tea, let it cool and then gently apply it to wood with a soft cloth....

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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  • Candle Wax Removal

    Holidays put extra wear and tear on your home, and many people in your home mean many little accidents might occur. This time of year folks use lots of candles. Candle glow is warm, festive and romantic,...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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  • Ink Stain Removal

    Lazlo Biro patented the ballpoint pen in 1943. He then (we’re told) put it in his pocket and got a nasty ink stain on his best shirt. Biro’s ink invention is made of oil and dye, so...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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  • Stainless Steel Appliances
    A Stainless Steel Cleaner That Works

    This was not an easy task. Using each product and then watching it fail was disheartening. And it was expensive too. The cleaners averaged a cost of $30 or more for an average 16 ounce spray can....

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • laminate kitchen cabinets
    Kitchen-counter Cutting Boards

    Many kitchens have built-in cutting boards that soon start looking grungy. Besides getting ugly, they become hard to clean and can be a health hazard. If that’s what you’ve got, here’s what to do. There are two...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Moving Furniture With Ease

    Next time you have furniture to move, try one of these tried-and-true techniques that are sure to leave you without an aching back or scratched flooring. Glue bunion pads on the feet of tables and chairs so...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • Clean Those Dirty Pans

    When you have a dirty pan, try this cleaning method. It usually will remove all the black, cruddy buildup from the bottom of a dirty pan or an electric skillet, for that matter. Place the pan or...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • Ladder Socks

    “The Jeffersons” premiered in 1975. In the first episode, George and Weezy moved into a new and better home. If you’ve got a new home or one you want to keep looking new, here’s a tip of...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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