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How to Remove Ink From Glass

How to Remove Ink From Glass

Whether you have ink on a window or glass coffee table, you are left in a situation where you must find an ink removal routine that is harmless to the glass. Ink is a hard substance to remove, so you want to use an effective solution that immediately breaks apart the ink residue. Another key is to f
Removing Spaghetti Sauce Stains From Plastic Bowls

Removing Spaghetti Sauce Stains From Plastic Bowls

Leftover spaghetti sauce stores well in airtight plastic containers for later use. While tomatoes add to the flavor and eye appeal, the lycopene found in them causes a red or orange stain on plastic. You don't have to toss your plastic bowls or live with discolored containers, however. You can get r
How to Use Fiberglass Cloths

How to Use Fiberglass Cloths

Fiberglass cloth is made up of woven strands of fiberglass that come in different size rolls. There are many different types of fiberglass cloth. Some have tight closely woven fiberglass strands; some are thicker and heavier weaves. Fiberglass cloth is used in between layers of fiberglass mat for st
How to Estimate Crushed Stone

How to Estimate Crushed Stone

Crushed stone and dimension stone are the two main products mined and produced by many stone quarries. Dimension stone is rock that is carved, cut or pulled out of the rock for its size, shape, type and quality. Crushed stone is the rubble that is blasted away from the rock face in an attempt to ext
How to Clean Silver Vessels

How to Clean Silver Vessels

The term, silver vessel, refers to silver goblets, decanters or containers often used for serving wine or coffee. Several religious faiths use silver vessels in sacred ceremonies. Many of these containers are valuable antiques or have sentimental value. Use them carefully, but often, as frequent us
How to Remove Dog Urine Smell From Concrete

How to Remove Dog Urine Smell From Concrete

When a dog urinates on concrete, it leaves behind a distinctive odor that can be offensive. Household cleaners will clean the area, but the smell will remain. Although trying to clean dog urine smell from concrete can be frustrating, there are methods to effectively remove the odor completely. Most
My Frigidaire FEX831FS1 Has No Power

My Frigidaire FEX831FS1 Has No Power

The Frigidaire FEX831FS1 laundry center combines a washing machine and electric dryer into a single, space-saving unit making it ideal for homes lacking adequate appliance space. Frigidaire recommends examining several parts of the laundry center in the event of a power loss to help identify the pro
How to Make Hand-Scraped Hardwood Floors Shine Again

How to Make Hand-Scraped Hardwood Floors Shine Again

Hand-scraped hardwood floors are made to look naturally worn and aged. Despite the older appearance of hand-scraped hardwood floors that comes from chiseling, scraping and hammering, the floors are made with current flooring materials. Similar to regular hardwood flooring, your hand-scraped hardwood
How to Lighten Wood That Has Been Darkened With Water Damage

How to Lighten Wood That Has Been Darkened With Water Damage

It is sometimes possible to repair wood that has been discolored due to water damage. The process involves stripping the wood of polish, sanding and then bleaching it. The amount of time required to complete this process will depend on the expanse of the wood. It is best to work in a well-ventilated
How to Compare Electric Brooms

How to Compare Electric Brooms

Electric brooms vacuum dust and light debris. Their suction power means you don't have to push dirt all over the floor with a broom or bend over to sweep dirt into a dustpan. Knowing how to compare electric brooms will help you select the best one for you.
How to Prevent Mold Growth on Drywall

How to Prevent Mold Growth on Drywall

Mold comes in many varieties, some extremely dangerous. But all mold needs moisture and nutrients to survive. So your home's humidity level will be the chief determining factor of whether mold will develop. Because drywall is porous, it is highly prone to developing mold infestations. There are step
How to Clean Marvin Windows

How to Clean Marvin Windows

Marvin windows are crafted to individual order and engineered to provide a long service life. The energy-efficient materials used to make Marvin windows require regular cleaning to provide the maximum return of investment. Following the cleaning instructions provided by Marvin Windows and Doors will
How to Powder Paint

How to Powder Paint

Powdered paint differs from traditional paint in that it contains no liquid. Instead, the paint is in a powdered form that is electrostatically charged, making it stick to the surface of an object. The object is heated, which melts the paint powder and permanently adheres it to the object. Powdered
How to Keep Wrinkles out of Roll Roofing

How to Keep Wrinkles out of Roll Roofing

Even if the roof of your home is on an incline, it can still be at risk for leaks. This will occur if you don't have shingles to cover the smooth surface of the roof. A smooth roof can lead to water buildup. The minimum pitch of a roof should be 1/4 inch per foot. Many people fix this problem with r
How to Remove Ink Stains From Metal

How to Remove Ink Stains From Metal

When pens leak or explode and cause stains they typically end up on absorbent materials. Fortunately, metal isn't absorbent but ink stains can still occur. Unless the stain is removed it's likely to transfer to other items that come in contact with the metal, such as your clothing or skin. Common ho
How to Make Mini Pumpkin Place Cards

How to Make Mini Pumpkin Place Cards

Place cards make a dining room table look sharp and keep your dinner conversation interesting by placing compatible people near each other. Mini pumpkin place cards are ideal for Halloween, Thanksgiving and everything in between, bringing a cozy, autumn feel to your table settings. Let your child de
How to Get Tarnish Off Earrings

How to Get Tarnish Off Earrings

Although silver earrings and jewelry tarnish the easiest, even gold can develop a dull appearance if it isn't regularly cleaned. Earrings often have small details in the setting or decorative filigrees that attract tarnish. Tarnish appears first as a dull spot that later develops a darker color than
Jacuzzi H525959 Cleaning Instructions

Jacuzzi H525959 Cleaning Instructions

The H525959 Jacuzzi model is a bathtub spa designed for a luxury bath experience in your own home. As the jets stream water to massage you, water gets sucked into and pushed out of the jets. When the jets are turned off, however, any water remaining inside the jet lines stays there until the next us
How to Remove the Back of a Dryer

How to Remove the Back of a Dryer

The heating element, thermostat and other heating-related components can be found inside the back of most dryer models. For this reason it is necessary to know how to remove the back of a dryer. The back panel is removed the same way on most common dryer models.
How to Clean Streaked Stainless Steel Appliances

How to Clean Streaked Stainless Steel Appliances

Stainless-steel appliances, such as a dishwasher, refrigerator and stove, give your kitchen a sleek, modern appearance. As attractive as the appliances look, they can be difficult to keep streak- and spot-free. Fingerprints show up easily on stainless steel, as do streaks and other marks. Some house