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How Often To Clean Dryer Vent

We’ve often been told to clean our dryer vent on a regular basis for both safety and functionality. The question is how often to clean a dryer vent? That all depends on what you are putting into your dryer, how you use it, and even the location of your dryer compared to the external wall. …

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How To Clean Used Shoes

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Sometimes a deal on a used pair of shoes is too hard to pass up. Whether they’re classics that you’ve had your eye on for a while, boots that may be out of your price range when new, or just some good looking kicks that you can trade for, previously owned shoes can be pretty …

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How To Clean Velcro

Velcro belt

Velcro is a brand name for what are called hook and loop fasteners that we have on clothing, household items, and even some hardware. This ubiquitous fastening system is very easy to use and works for many applications, but as the material starts to collect lint and hair, the binding stops being as effective. This …

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How To Clean Cabinets

Woman showing how to clean cabinets

Cabinets make up the majority of what we see in a kitchen, and keeping them clean can sometimes seem like a daunting task. Food spills from a countertop, oil splatter from the stove, and simple fingerprints from daily use all add up. However, once you follow our easy guide on how to clean cabinets, you …

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Are Microfiber Mops Good?

BISSELL Spinwave Powered Hardwood Floor Mop and Cleaner

Microfiber mops are gaining much more traction in grocery, hardware, and online stores, in many cases taking up more shelf space than the traditional cotton yarn head mops. Sales on Amazon.com certainly prove that with 9 out of the top 10 models of wet mops sold are made with microfiber heads. When new materials come …

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What Is Dry Mopping?

Woman using a mop while wondering what is dry mopping

There are many different ways, and possibly many different steps, to cleaning hardwood and other non-carpeted types of flooring. For daily cleaning, many like to sweep to get rid of surface dust, loose dirt, and animal hair. But dry mopping, or dust mopping, is a better way. So what is dry mopping? This is a …

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What to Put in Mop Water

Close up of a foam mop head

When it comes to cleaning your floors, it is important to use the right tools for the job, starting with the mop, and then the cleaning solution you will mix in your mop water. Standard off the shelf concentrated cleaning solutions may work well for flooring materials like linoleum or vinyl, but hardwood floors, marble, …

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How to Clean a Leather Wallet

Rows full of various leather wallets

A great leather wallet is a solid investment. One that you wouldn’t like ruining while you clean it. You need to learn how to clean a leather wallet to maintain it to make yours last long looking like new. How to Clean a Leather Wallet The following steps will help you prepare your wallet for …

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How to Clean Tarnished Copper

How to clean tarnished copper

Would you like to know how to clean tarnished copper so it gleams? This guide will assist you in learning more about why copper oxidizes or tarnishes and how to clean specific copper items. You will learn natural approaches to cleaning copper and how frequently you need to clean it. How to Clean Tarnished Copper …

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