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3 Ways to Clean With Vinegar, Spit and Booze

Many of us know by now the merits of baking soda and vinegar when it comes to cleaning with kitchen ingredients. For the more adventurous, there's toothpaste, citrus and an odd assortment of pantry it…

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How to Remove Grease Stains From Any Surface

No matter where it's lurking or what exactly it is, grease stains are particularly stubborn. There are plenty of tips out there on the best way to remove grease from your kitchen,  your skin, your clo…

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11 Surprising Uses for Cola

  With all the cleaning power packed into cola, it's no wonder the toll it takes on our health and body. While that may be a problem for our waistlines, it's definitely an asset for our homes.…

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Tips for Removing Tricky Stains

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Living life means dealing with a lot of literal blood, sweat, tears, and—in many cases—urine and feces. These bodily by-products have an unpleasant tend…

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How to Fight 5 of the Top Clothing Stains

By Marissa Ross, Intent I know I should use some positive affirmation here and not write that I am clumsy but the truth of my laundry hamper is, I am clumsy. I have this knack for getting somethi…

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9 Summer Stain Cleaners

By Steve Graham, Hometalk Summer can get messy. The season is full of sloppy foods, fun and games. Thankfully, the Internet (and, probably, your grandma) is full of advice on cleaning up all …

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Remove Ink Stains Naturally

Not all of us can pull off the pocket-protector look, and for those of us who can't--we end up with the occasional ink stain. Some people swear by toxic stain removers or bleach, but if you lean towar…

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Porcelain Stain-Be-Gone Soft Scrub

Minerals in hard water and rusting hardware can stain a tub. A good tub is a clean tub--though the stains won't hurt you, they just don't look very nice. This formula dissolves stains with an item tha…

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Go Ahead, Wear White

Valerie Steele from the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology notes that in the late 19th century as more people were entering the middle classes, these newly rich were often unaware of the st…

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Removing Hard Water Minerals (Scale)

I have hard water and find it difficult to remove water stains from my glass shower door. Any suggestions? -Thanks Vinegar cuts both the alkaline minerals found in water that result in scale, a…

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