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How to Get Big Chunks of Moss Off a Roof

How to Get Big Chunks of Moss Off a Roof

Large chunks of moss growing on the roof are not only unsightly but also will cause damage to the shingles. The moss traps moisture and, over a period of time, shingles will start to deteriorate. Abundant rainfall and high humidity provide a good formula for moss to grow. No one can control the weat
How to Remove Tape From a Hardwood Floor

How to Remove Tape From a Hardwood Floor

Tape that gets stuck to a hardwood floor can be very aggravating to remove. Simply pulling the tape up often leaves behind bits of tape, as well as sticky residue from the tape's glue. Luckily you can remove both tape and residue by using inexpensive products that you probably have right at home. On
How to Remove Yellow Stains From Floor Tile

How to Remove Yellow Stains From Floor Tile

Tile floors are recognized for their durability, numerous designs and aesthetic appeal. Ceramic, quarried rock and glass are some common tile materials. Although floor tiles are simple to maintain, mopping them with improper solutions can mar their appearance. Cleaning products containing wax can pr
Cleaning Wool Carpet

Cleaning Wool Carpet

Prepare for CleaningRemove furniture and vacuum entire carpet in two directions to remove as much loose soil as possible. Vacuuming also lifts compressed fibers, allowing the cleaning solution to clean the fibers more thoroughly.Mix Cleaning SolutionMake a cleaning solution by mixing 2...
How to Keep Your Natural Fur Coat Looking Its Best

How to Keep Your Natural Fur Coat Looking Its Best

Natural fur coats need extra care and with some special attention can last for generations.
How to Get Rid of a Durian Smell in the Fridge

How to Get Rid of a Durian Smell in the Fridge

Durian, a spiky fruit popular in Asia, is known mostly for its incredibly pungent odor. Durian is so smelly that the public transportation system in Singapore has banned the fruit from its buses and trains. When cut open and stored in a refrigerator, durian's odor seems to permeate other food and dr
How to Clean Plastic Window Frames

How to Clean Plastic Window Frames

Cleaning your window panes is a quick fix to brightening up your windows, but will do little to lend your home a sparkling clean appearance if they are surrounded by dirty and grimy window frames. Plastic frames can scratch more easily than aluminum, so it is important to take care when cleaning the
Hard Hat Types

Hard Hat Types

Hard hats are usually classified on the basis of the impact they can handle without damage, as well as their electrical performance requirements. This classification is also known as the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) Z89.1 Standards for Industrial Head Protection. All hard hats to be
Home Remedies for Urine Odor

Home Remedies for Urine Odor

Urine odor is common in some households, especially in those with pets or small children. Once a pet has an accident on the carpet, it seems like the smell will never go away. Luckily, there are a few remedies you can try at home before having to resort to steam cleaning the whole house, or pulling
What Detergent Is Best on Stains?

What Detergent Is Best on Stains?

No matter how careful you are, you'll still find yourself battling stains on clothing from food, blood, mud and a host of other things. According to several websites specializing in consumer reviews, Tide is the best laundry detergent to remove those stains.
How to Make a Natural Waterfall

How to Make a Natural Waterfall

Incorporating a waterfall into your backyard adds another aesthetic component to the landscape. The soothing sounds and visual stimulus will add a highly prized component to your next garden party. To make it look as natural as possible, consider using materials from your own backyard or nearby. Als
How to Remove Oxidized Marks in Oak Wood

How to Remove Oxidized Marks in Oak Wood

The oak tree has played a vital role in man's development from the very beginning to modern day. Used for food, shelter, warships and modern homes and decks, oak displays resilience and strength beyond many other types of wood. However, exposure to the elements, such as sunlight, wind and precipitat
How to Care for Distressed Leather

How to Care for Distressed Leather

Leather furniture can give a home a warm and comfortable look. Distressed leather is especially appropriate for a lived in, antique or rustic look. Distressed leather is usually aniline dyed, and then artificially aged using various techniques. Naturally occurring imperfections in the hides like sca
How to Get a Loan for a House Without a Cosigner

How to Get a Loan for a House Without a Cosigner

Finding someone to cosign a house loan can prove challenging because many people don't want the responsibility that comes with cosigning. A cosigner is second in line to make house payments if the primary owner stumbles upon financial hardship. If applying for a mortgage, you can get approved withou
Hobart 1612 Slicer Specs

Hobart 1612 Slicer Specs

The 1612 is an industrial strength meat-slicer manufactured by the Hobart company. It is designed to be used in a restaurant setting or other commercial food preparation settings, but can also be used in the home. Technical specifications for the Hobart 1612 include the type and size of blade used i
What Kind of Stone Is Gray Stone?

What Kind of Stone Is Gray Stone?

Gray stone is a color, not a type of material. Many stones come in various shades of gray, from a light blue-gray to deep gray, almost black, basalt. Many gray stones have color variations; some may even be intermingled with browns, rusts or other colors. The quality of stone, for countertop, floori
How Do I Remove Rust Stains From a Fiberglass Bathtub?

How Do I Remove Rust Stains From a Fiberglass Bathtub?

Rust stains are often caused by buildup in the bathtub faucet that comes out along with the water. Rust stains can also be caused by leaving a metal object on the edge of the bathtub, creating rust mark. Removing rust stains is easier than you think, even on fiberglass. To prevent damage to your fib
How to Figure Out Debris for Home Demolition

How to Figure Out Debris for Home Demolition

A massive amount of debris is created in the process of demolishing a home. While some of the debris is useless rubbish, a portion of it can be recycled. Some of the remaining debris can be hazardous and must be disposed of properly. It isn't too difficult to figure out a process for removing demoli
How to Clean a Drinkwell Pet Fountain

How to Clean a Drinkwell Pet Fountain

Drinkwell Pet Fountains provide cats and dogs with a continuous flow of cool, running water that is clean, filtered and well-oxygenated. The running water encourages pets to drink more water, according to Drinkwell, therefore improving their overall health. If you have the Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fou