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How to Solder a Shower Valve

Shower

A shower valve is a device used to control the functioning of the shower in a bathroom. This device is responsible for regulating the flow, pressure, and temperature of the water coming from the shower.  Shower valves come in a variety of styles, depending on the shower fittings. That being said, most people install shower …

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How to Clean Aluminum Window Frames

White curtains covering a white aluminum window frame

Frames holding windows in place can be made of many different materials from wood to fiberglass. Aluminum is one of the most popular frame materials since it lasts a long time and has low maintenance costs. Today we will be discussing how to clean aluminum window frames, whether they are coated, bare, or oxidized. How …

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How to Clean a Lint Brush

Cleaning the suit with a lint brush

Owning a lint brush is handy for just about everyone, but very important for people who wear a lot of black, have pets who shed a lot, or a combination of both. It is easy to use this tool when it is new, but unless you know how to clean a lint brush, it will …

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How to Clean Awnings Fabric

House with clean awnings fabric

Fabric awnings need thorough cleaning at least once a year. While you can spot clean them or hose off any noticeable dirt every once in a while, eventually they’ll need a deeper cleaning. Don’t worry, you can learn how to clean awnings fabric yourself in a few simple steps. How to Clean Awnings Fabric You …

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How to Clean Faux Sheepskin Rug

Dirty faux sheepskin rug

A faux sheepskin rug requires almost the same delicate cleaning as a real sheepskin rug does. You need to be patient with combing the strands if you want a brand new-looking, fluffy rug. Still, you should know how to clean a faux sheepskin rug from start to finish to achieve the best results. How to …

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Why Are Floors Sticky After Mopping?

Dirty and sticky floors after mopping

Have you ever marveled at a clean, shiny floor only to be disappointed after taking a few sticky steps on it? Unfortunately, this is more common than you think, and it happens on wooden floors, laminate, tiles. So, why are floors sticky after mopping?  Why Are Floors Sticky After Mopping? There are three reasons your …

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Does Vinegar Discolor Your Carpet?

Man trying to remove carpet after being discolored by vinegar

Vinegar is one of the natural remedies for stained surfaces including carpets. Vinegar contains acetic acid which can clean and dissolve stubborn stains effectively. Knowing that it contains acid, people frequently ask us: does vinegar discolor carpet? Does Vinegar Discolor Your Carpet? White vinegar and apple cider vinegar do not discolor a carpet. However, some …

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How Do You Properly Use a Mop

Man using mop

You should mop at least once a week to ensure the floor is clean and shiny. There is a proper way to use a mop, though. Using the mop correctly will make cleaning faster and more effective. That leaves the question: How do you properly use a mop? How Do You Properly Use a Mop? …

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EXACTLY How Often You Should Clean a Shower Head

Water falling from a shower head

Often, you clean all areas of the bathroom except for the showerhead. While cleaning the showerhead doesn’t have to be as frequent as when you clean the toilet and sink, it needs cleaning, too. So, the question now is how often should you clean a showerhead?  How Often Should You Clean A Shower Head? You …

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How To Clean Burlap

Clean burlap

Burlap is a rustic material made of jute fiber that, because of its susceptibility to fraying, should be handled carefully when cleaning. We will show you a few different methods how to clean burlap without ruining it through unfurling, cracking, or disintegration. Dry cleaning is normally recommended, but you clean this temperamental material at home …

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What Is the Black Stuff on My Shower Head

Black stuff on the shower head ready to be cleaned

You are seeing black stuff on your shower head again and this time you are convinced that mold and mildew are not the culprits. It is something else and not just a matter of humidity and moisture. That brings the question, what is the black stuff on my shower head? What Is the Black Stuff …

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How to Clean Wrought Iron Patio Furniture

Wrought iron chair outdoors on lawn

Cleaning wrought iron patio furniture requires only some basic tools. You might need to do some touch-ups if you begin to see flaws in the paintwork such as chipping and rust. Regardless, it should not take too much time when you know how to repaint and clean wrought iron patio furniture. How to Clean Wrought …

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