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Red Wine Spills

We’ve read so many conflicting reports about red wine and carpets: Pour white wine on the red wine, douse it with talcum powder or salt, make a thick paste of borax and water, pour on soda water…so what exactly should you do if you are ever unfortunate […]

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The Easiest, Greenest Way To Stop Mildew

The best and most eco-friendly way to stop mildew is…Prevention! Learn how to stop mildew from ever forming, therefore eliminating the need for harsh, toxic products later on. Just like the old movie monsters that scared us as kids, mildew thrives in damp, dark, misty conditions. Short […]

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Greasy Backsplashes

If you’re like me, you occasionally notice the buildup of grease or something of similar ilk on the backsplashes behind the kitchen counters. If you’ve tried scrubbing with soap and water, you know that it doesn’t cut it. Soap or detergent alone isn’t strong enough for this […]

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How To Clean Kitchen Grease Off Your Cabinets

So you have beautiful wood cabinets in your kitchen, but you’ve been noticing that they are getting stickier and greasier…over the last six or seven years. What do you do? It sounds as if the time to take action has arrived. Here’s what to do. Use a […]

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Everything But The Kitchen Sink

(Well, actually, only the kitchen sink…) The kitchen sink is one of the dirtiest places in your home, next to your kitchen sponge, cutting boards, and remote controls. As you might guess, it should be given a good cleaning often. If you are going to spend any […]

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