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  • Protect Your Cell Phone

    Cell phones are handy, but you could easily wreck yours if it’s used and kept near your workplace, and you don’t protect it. Today, you’ll learn how to keep your phone free of paint splatters, water, sawdust...

    • Posted May 24, 2014
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  • Cleaning Dishwashers Has Never Been so Easy

    Over time, rust and lime can build up and become a problem. The insides of your dishwasher can be made to sparkle by using a powdered citric acid cleaner. For cleaning dishwashers of rust fill the soap...

    • Posted May 18, 2014
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  • Spruce up Your Carpets

    If you’re cleaning your carpets yourself, follow these steps for more professional results: 1. Pretreat spots and traffic areas using a cleaning solution in a spray bottle. 2. Go easy on the soap and chemicals. Use only...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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    Tuning up Your Rain Gutters

    Singer B.J. Thomas, best known for his hit song “Raindrops,” was born on August 7, 1942. So, it’s a fitting day for tuning-up your rain gutters using quick-fix tips from the Carey Brothers. Do your gutters leak...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Clean, Freshen, and Avoid Static On Carpet

    Learn how to keep your carpet clean, fresh and like new and how to prevent static shock in autos, too. When carpets are new, right after they are professionally cleaned, mix one part liquid fabric softener (the...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Keeping the Dust Out of the Domicile

    TV’s “Barnaby Jones” debuted in 1973, featuring Buddy Ebson solving tricky mysteries. In one episode, two crooks were caught red-handed after cutting a hole in the ceiling of a bank and dropping in to steal the loot....

    • Posted April 14, 2014
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  • Cleaning up Water Damage

    The U.S. Weather Bureau opened its doors on this day in 1870. Ironically, the ribbon-cutting ceremony was cut short by rain. Guess they didn’t see it coming. It is that time of year when winter rains can...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • Clean Contacts on Doorbell Button

    It’s said “the postman only rings twice.” That should be sufficient, unless your doorbell is broken. In that case, you might be a lonely person. Don’t be lonely — simply make a quick-and-easy repair. Doorbell systems don’t...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • Alka-Seltzer as a cleaner

    Got a clogged drain or a toilet that needs cleaning? Do you have pots and pans with burned-on grease? Did a bee just sting you? Grab an Alka-Seltzer; in fact, grab a handful. To clean a toilet,...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • Carpet 1,2,3 Part 3

    If you’ve just installed new wall-to-wall carpet, and you’re wondering how to keep it looking its best, continue reading. Over time, frequent cleaning and proper care maintains beauty, and saves wear and tear. Vacuum carpets thoroughly at...

    • Posted March 24, 2014
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