Archive for May, 2011
Image via Wikipedia Remove some fuzz from the carpet, either by shaving or pulling out with a tweezer. Roll into the shape of the burn. Apply a good cement glue to the backing of the rug and press the fuzz down into the burned spot. Cover with a piece of cleansing tissue and place a heavy book on top. […]
Image via Wikipedia For fresh stains: Plain club soda is an instant spot remover and it is fantastic. Pour a little on the spot, let it set for a few seconds and sponge up thoroughly. For older stains: Combine 2 tablespoons detergent, 3 tablespoons vinegar and 1 quart of warm water. Work into stain and blot as dry […]
Image via Wikipedia The first and most important step for preventing a spill turning into a stain is blotting up as much moisture as you possibly can. Scrape up any solids and blot with lots of clean towels. Begin at the outer edge of the stain and blot toward the center. Do not rub because this will only spread […]
Image via Wikipedia Combine equal amounts of vinegar and water to remove salt residue left behind from winter.
Image via Wikipedia Wipe or spray the rubber gaskets with a heavy coating of vegetable oil. The oil will seal out water, but will not harm the gasket. This is especially good before having your car washed in the winter.