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Correct Gas Grill Setup With Ceramic Coals

Correct Gas Grill Setup With Ceramic Coals

Ceramic coals are a popular alternative to traditional lava rocks in gas grills. The smooth surface of ceramic briquettes makes them easier to clean and less likely to harbor foul-smelling food grease, which works its way into the nooks and crevices of lava rocks. Ceramic coals also burn cleaner for
How to Get a Smell out of a Tent

How to Get a Smell out of a Tent

The warm summer months mean an increase of outdoor activities and vacations. For those who prefer to rough it in the great outdoors, this involves getting the tent ready for use. When not in use, tents can develop an unpleasant odor typically caused by mold and mildew growth. This unpleasant musty o
How to Get Tarnish off of Platinum

How to Get Tarnish off of Platinum

Platinum is a silver-colored precious metal. The metal has industrial uses, but most people know the metal as a setting for jewelry. Pure platinum does not tarnish, but most of the platinum found on the market is not pure. Most platinum sold has to be at least 50 percent platinum to be legally consi
How to Remove Label Glue From Clothing

How to Remove Label Glue From Clothing

Labels and stickers look good, but only for so long. Once they're gone they tend to leave unfortunate and long-lasting evidence that they were there. Regular washing only seems to make the adhesive want to cling stronger to the clothing. Fortunately, with a little time and very minimal effort, label
Removing Stains From a Stainless Steel Stove Top

Removing Stains From a Stainless Steel Stove Top

Stainless steel stove tops help to complete the look of a kitchen with all stainless steel appliances. Removing stains from a stainless steel stove top is similar to removing stains from a regular stove top, with the important job of keeping water and cleaners away from the burner heads. Once the st
How to Fix Black Mold

How to Fix Black Mold

If you have detected even the smallest amount of black mold in your home, it is important that you start the elimination process immediately. Black mold grows in dark, damp and warm areas and can quickly reproduce and grow out of control. Those who live in humid areas, or have a bathroom with a poor
How to Stain Cement Molds

How to Stain Cement Molds

Cement moldings make great platforms for many home improvement projects. Cement and concrete moldings can be used to create walkways, patios or other structures around the home. These moldings are typically stained to provide color to the concrete. These stains brighten the appearance of cement, and
The Best Ways to Clean Veneer Furniture

The Best Ways to Clean Veneer Furniture

Veneer furniture features a thin surface of material that looks like wood grain, which is placed over cheap wood such as plywood in an attempt to create the look of higher quality furniture. It is usually very inexpensive, and quite often comes in a box and requires assembly. This kind of furniture
How to Keep Kitchen Counters Clear

How to Keep Kitchen Counters Clear

The counter serves as the kitchen's central work surface. It can, however, become cluttered when you prepare multiple meals throughout the day. Some people use their kitchen counter for storing frequently used items such as salt, pepper, butter, sugar, coffee and bread, which can create an overwhelm
How to Carve Seat Foam

How to Carve Seat Foam

Reupholstering the chairs in your home grants you the opportunity to add excitement and freshness to your living space. Additionally, replacing the foam pad in your dining chair will add comfort and make your chairs look rich and luxurious. Following the proper steps, you can confidently carve the f
How to Clean the Odor From a Beaver Fur

How to Clean the Odor From a Beaver Fur

Mounting is a common way for hunters and anglers to show off their best catch. You can have various animals -- such as beavers -- and aquatic life mounted for display and decorative purposes. Everyday life will take its toll on the beaver mount's fur. Cooking odors, smoke, cigarettes are only a few
Review: Paperless Kitchen Skoy Cloth

Review: Paperless Kitchen Skoy Cloth

This versatile and eco-friendly cloth worked really well as an alternative to paper towels and synthetic sponges in the kitchen due to its ability to absorb water and clean surfaces without scratching. Read on for more details.
Homemade Glass Cleaner With Fungicide

Homemade Glass Cleaner With Fungicide

Many glass surfaces need a fungicide protector, especially when the glass is in an area that is exposed to a lot of moisture, or is in constant contact with germs and bacteria. Many commercial cleaning products work well for cleaning the glass, but do not contain a fungicide. By making your own inex
Creosote Problems

Creosote Problems

Creosote is the thick, black substance that forms on the inside of your fireplace, wood stove, stovepipe or chimney. Creosote is the result of unburned solid materials that aren't carried by the draft out of the system.
Clorox to Remove Mildew

Clorox to Remove Mildew

Clorox is the name brand of chlorine bleach manufactured by the Clorox Co. of Oakland, California. The effective marketing campaign of the product has made the Clorox name synonymous with bottled household chlorine bleach. Chlorine bleach is a common and powerful treatment for mildew, recommended by
How to Evaluate Disinfectants

How to Evaluate Disinfectants

Disinfectants are commonly used in the household to clean areas such as the kitchen and bathroom while killing off germs and bacteria. There are many different types of disinfectants and they are used in many cleaning agents that mix the disinfectant with other chemicals. Deciding on a disinfectant
Cleaning Instructions for the Jack LaLanne Juicer

Cleaning Instructions for the Jack LaLanne Juicer

Juicers are kitchen appliances that are used to turn fruits and vegetables into delicious and nutritious drinks and smoothies. Many people juice for the health benefits of consuming so much concentrated, natural food in one serving. Others juice because with the right recipes, you can create delicio
How to Remove Heating Radiators

How to Remove Heating Radiators

When it comes time to redecorate, you want to ensure that everything is done right, including the painting. To get the most complete paint job requires removing all the fixtures from the walls, including your radiators. Luckily, removing heating radiators isn't a difficult task. These radiators are
Getting Ice Off Stairs

Getting Ice Off Stairs

Icy stairs carry a particular danger since the fall you take may be farther with several painful landings on the way down. Removing ice in such a dangerous place is vital to your safety, as well as the safety of your loved ones. Removing ice may be physically demanding, depending on the method you c