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How to Clean a White Ceramic Stove Top

How to Clean a White Ceramic Stove Top

White ceramic stove tops look very pretty when they are clean. Unfortunately any food drips or crumbs show up very well against the white ceramic. To keep your white stove top looking good, you have to be vigilant about cleaning it. You can purchase special cleaners for ceramic stove tops--but usual
How to Use Brick Acid

How to Use Brick Acid

Buildings constructed with brick sometimes require cleaning. Cleaning may involve removing excess mortar from the bricks of a new construction project or removing efflorescence on an existing structure. Efflorescence is a stain on the bricks caused by soluble salts and other materials released from
How to Clean the Tray for the Water Dispenser on Refrigerator

How to Clean the Tray for the Water Dispenser on Refrigerator

Refrigerators with water and ice dispensers are a convenient addition to a kitchen. The water dispenser tray is designed to catch excess water and ice cubes. The tray gets dirty, just like every other part of the refrigerator. These trays are also susceptible to mold and mildew growth. Cleaning a w
What Is Hand Scraped Laminate Flooring?

What Is Hand Scraped Laminate Flooring?

Before the advent of power sanding equipment, wooden floors were flattened at the building site using a hand-held wood scraper. Texture differed with each installation and with the experience and skill of each wood craftsman. Today, the hand-scraped look is being revived in fine homes and commercial
How to Weld Copper to Mild Steel

How to Weld Copper to Mild Steel

Copper is a malleable metal used in a variety of functions including water transportation and ornamental decorations. It is resistant to rust and bonds well with other metals. A TIG welder is used when welding copper to give the weld seam the best appearance and a leak-free bond. Argon gas is used w
How to Clean High Pressure Laminated Floor Tile

How to Clean High Pressure Laminated Floor Tile

High pressure laminated floor tile is made of several layers fused together with heat and pressure. This type of laminate is more durable and scratch-resistant than direct-pressure laminate flooring. Care and cleaning for both types of laminate floor tiles is similar, however, and easy. You can use
Berber Vs. Frieze Carpet Quality

Berber Vs. Frieze Carpet Quality

Choosing the right type of carpeting for your needs requires consideration of your lifestyle, the area of the home where it will be used and the different qualities of carpet materials. The ease of maintaining your carpet as well as how well it wears is determined by these factors. Berber and frieze
How to Remove Stains From Wool Carpet

How to Remove Stains From Wool Carpet

Wool carpets and rugs are created from a natural fiber that is longer-lasting than synthetic material. Wool is fire-retardant and odor-free, but unfortunately, not stain-proof. Removing stains from wool carpeting is not difficult as long as you follow the right steps.
What Are Things That Clean Rust From Chrome?

What Are Things That Clean Rust From Chrome?

Chrome was once used heavily in car bumpers, mirrors and handles.white and chrome image by Emmanuel MARZIN from Fotolia.comThe metal chromium is often used to chrome plate steel and other metals used in the construction of motorcycles, furniture, bicycles and automobiles. The resulting...
How to Take Wine Out of My Couch

How to Take Wine Out of My Couch

Red wine is used prevalently for celebrations--especially with guests. Accidental wine spills at special occasions are inevitable, and your couch can quickly become permanently stained unless you treat them. Like all beverages, red wine immediately permeates upholstery and sets unless quickly remove
Rust Removal Information

Rust Removal Information

Rust removal is a part of many peoples' lives. Rust can ruin the appearance of decorative objects and furniture. It also affects cars and appliances such as washers, dryers and dishwashers. If the rust is not removed early enough, it spreads, creating rust holes that damage the item. For many object
How to remove wax from a Scentsy burner

How to remove wax from a Scentsy burner

Scentsy wax bars and warmers can fill your home with fragrance just like a candle but without the dangers of a flame. Scentsy bars are made of scented wax and provide hours of fragrance. The melted wax can sometimes be difficult to remove from the warmer. You may need to remove the wax when the frag
About Cleaning Windows

About Cleaning Windows

Cleaning windows can be an arduous task. Most housekeepers will tell you that they don't do windows. There's a reason for that. It's hard work and sometimes the result is not pleasing. You clean the window and then the sun comes out and all you see are streaks. You clean the window again, and yo
How to Clean Rust Stains Off Ceramic Tile Floors

How to Clean Rust Stains Off Ceramic Tile Floors

Finding rust stains on your ceramic tile is no fun at all, but it doesn't have to be a cause for panic. Whether the stains came from a paint can abandoned on the mud room floor, the metal coffee table that looked so cute in the second-hand store, or a can of shaving cream left out on the bathroom co
How to Change the Cartridge in a New Wave Enviro Water Filter

How to Change the Cartridge in a New Wave Enviro Water Filter

The Premium 10 Stage Water Filter is the primary water filter product from the Enviro New Wave company. The filter attaches to a kitchen sink faucet to provide filtered drinking water. The Enviro New Wave websites states the filter cartridge of the 10 stage water filter will remove the contaminants
How to Sculpt Bosai Using the Moyogi Method

How to Sculpt Bosai Using the Moyogi Method

Moyogi is a variation on the formal upright style but is much easier to create. The rules for the branch structure are the same but the trunk may have any number of curves, both from left to right and from front to back.The moyogi is less symmetrical that the chokkan but in some ways is a more beaut
How to Remove Smiley Central

How to Remove Smiley Central

Smiley Central is a toolbar application that allows you to use smiley faces, emoticons and animated effects to display your feelings while communicating with friends online. To run the Smiley Central program, you install the application to your computer, so when you want to remove the program, you h
The Best Way to Clean Dusty Mini Blinds

The Best Way to Clean Dusty Mini Blinds

Cleaning miniblinds is not a complicated process, although it can be time consuming. For a complete cleanse, you should dust the blinds first and then wash them in a bathtub.
How to Clean Leaded Glass

How to Clean Leaded Glass

Leaded glass, commonly referred to as stained glass, is a type of multi-colored glass with colors separated by a thin lead layer. When cleaning this glass, it is important to use a safe cleaning technique that will remove residue and dirt without damaging the colored glass. Abrasive commercial clean