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Home Cleaning Tips: How To Clean Pillows?

Home Cleaning Tips: How To Clean Pillows?

Home Cleaning Tips: How To Clean Pillows – Whether your bed pillows are made with synthetic filling, foam, or natural materials (such as down), chances are you will eventually need to clean them. While it is important to differentiate between these materials when cleaning your pillows at home, learning to do so will save you the time and cost of having them professionally cared for by a dry cleaner.

Pillows containing loose synthetic fillings are advantageous because they are more durable, more hypoallergenic, and less expensive than pillows containing natural materials. More importantly, they are a lot easier to clean than natural pillows.

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Deck Cleaning Tips

Deck Cleaning Tips

Deck Cleaning Tips – Maintaining the beauty of your deck does not have to an arduous task. Periodically sweeping it plus doing a yearly deep clean should have your wood deck looking great for many years of backyard barbeques and hosted summer outdoor parties. Follow these easy deck cleaning tips and your deck will thank you by staying a lovely accessory of your fine home!

1. Sweep away leaves and other debris a couple of times a month so that grime and trash doesn’t accumulate in the area.

2. If it is time for the yearly thorough cleaning session, remove all furniture and items from the deck so that you can properly get to the floor.

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Crystal: Care And Cleaning

Crystal: Care And Cleaning

Crystal is glass that has lead oxide in it. The reason for adding the lead oxide is to increase the density of the glass which in turn will make the glass more reflective and add brilliance. The more lead in the glass, the more colors that are reflected. You may also notice that some crystal is heavier than others. This is because the more lead, the heavier the piece.

Hand made crystal glass will usually always have a few small ‘seed bubbles’. This happens when rising air gets trapped when the crystal is being made. These air bubbles can only be seen when a piece of crystal is held up to a strong light. This is a good sign that your piece was more than likely hand crafted.

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House Party Clean Up Routine

House Party Clean Up Routine

House Party Clean Up Routine – Having a house party means lots of cleaning – before the party and after it. You don’t want to invite your friends to a messy house and you have to clean up after a party too. Party clean up doesn’t sound like the most fun thing to do but trust me, with this guide to cleaning before and after the party, you will find it to be so easy that you will be volunteering to host the next party ever so often.

Getting started on the house party clean up routine, you need to clean your house before the party. Here is a guide on how to clean house fast before the guests arrive…

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Cleaning Microwaves

Cleaning Microwaves

Cleaning microwaves is not a tough task if one knows the basic rules of executing it. In this document we’re going to discuss the graduated procedures on the proper way to clean microwave ovens. The steps are so easy that you would even wonder why you thought the endeavor a heavy chore. You could even find it particularly enjoyable.

1. The initial step is to establish a good cleaning inside the microwave oven. To perform this, pour in a bowl 4 cups of water and two tablespoons of vinegar. Now open the lid of the oven and position the bowl on the turntable. Close the lid and microwave the bowl on high for 20 minutes.

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How To Clean A Library?

How To Clean A Library?

How To Clean A Library? A library can be cleaned pretty much like any other room. The only thing you really have to be careful of is not to use too much water – books do not like damp. Here’s the tips how to clean a library:

1. Start at the top.

If the library has been visited by bookworms who are only interested in what’s on the shelves, the chances are that the odd dark corner has a resident spider. Or, what’s worse, an ex-resident spider that has left behind a tattered web that’s full of dust and dead flies. Your method for removing the spiderweb is the same in both cases: wrap a clean, dry duster, soft cloth or tea towel around the head of a broom and swipe at the cobweb.

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How To Deodorize Your Carpet With Baking Soda?

How To Deodorize Your Carpet With Baking Soda?

How To Deodorize Your Carpet With Baking Soda? – Over a period of time, cooking and home life, especially if you have pets tend to soil and dirty your carpets. Not only that the carpet itself starts emanating odors which can be particularly unpleasant. Perhaps as you are all day within that environment, you may not be able to smell the carpet, but visitors will no doubt be sensitive to the smell.

When you call in professional carpet cleaners they will cleanse your carpet and also deodorize it. Most of the people who clean carpets professionally recommend vacuuming as the most effective method of keeping a carpet clean. Vacuuming regularly increases the longevity of the carpet as well.

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Maintenance Of The Hardwood Floor

Maintenance Of The Hardwood Floor

Maintenance Of The Hardwood Floor – Hardwood floors bring so much to the aesthetic of any home or apartment, but with all the attention they command, it is important to keep them very clean and clear of scratches. You don’t want them drawing focus to the dirt they harbor! Luckily, the obviousness of the dirt makes them also very easy to keep clean. So, stay on top of your cleaning duties and you will reap all the benefits of beautiful hardwood flooring. Read these maintenance of the hardwood floor rules:

1. Sweep or vacuum the floors as often as you can. If you decide to use a broom, make sure it has soft, fine bristles that won’t scrape the floor. The same is true of your vacuum, make sure it is appropriate and safe for wood floors. You can use a soft brush attachment for this.

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Poor Indoor Air Can Make You Ill

Poor Indoor Air Can Make You Ill

Poor indoor air quality can be a problem in the summer months. Often we are advised to keep the elderly and young inside and comfortably air-conditioned when the mercury inches toward dangerous territory. However, this advice may be even more dangerous. It is estimated that indoor air quality, regardless of the season, is at least five times more polluted than the air outside, and by all reports this is a very conservative estimate. The reason is because our homes are enclosed environments which are veritable Petri dishes for sources of indoor air pollution.

Poor indoor air contaminants can cause allergies, skin irritations and aggravate asthma and COPD. They can produce flu-like symptoms, cause eye redness and worsen respiratory problems. In extreme cases, indoor air pollution has been linked to kidney damage and cancer.

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How To Clean Ornaments?

How To Clean Ornaments?

How To Clean Ornaments? – There cannot be a household that doesn’t have at least one little piece – a painting, or piece of china or furniture – that has been handed down, and which is treasured because of the family connections.

Ornaments need little more than dusting. And some materials, specifically unbaked clay, unglazed earthenware, or ceramics where the glaze is flaking, should not get wet at all. Dust in itself will not harm glazed objects, although it will detract from the sparkle that makes them so attractive. But it will damage unglazed objects, working its way into fabric of the pot and making it impossible to clean.

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