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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 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 Buff Scratches From Corian

How to Buff Scratches From Corian

Corian is a counter top surface made by DuPont. It is comparable to granite and marble in terms of material. However, the Corian counter top is not immune to damage; it is possible to nick or scratch the surface. Luckily, there is a way to remove the blemish in the Corian and return it to the pristi
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
How to Clean Black Auto Trim

How to Clean Black Auto Trim

Black auto trim is a common and classic color used on many vehicles. Contrary to white or similar colored auto trim, the black trim takes longer to show dirt and other basic debris that accumulates on your vehicle. The trim will, however, require regular cleaning to remove the buildup along with har
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
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 Get Nail Polish Off Ugg Boots

How to Get Nail Polish Off Ugg Boots

Intended for nails only, nail polish always seems to find its way to other surfaces. And when it does it's never a small problem. Nail polish leaves noticeable stains behind on everything it touches, and depending on the surface, it may or may not be a big deal. If nail polish finds its way onto you
The Best Lighting Kits

The Best Lighting Kits

Gardens are not only meant to be enjoyed in the morning, but in the evening as well, as they are just as beautiful after the sun sets. Feature particularly nice areas of the garden with accent lights that come in affordable kits. Get a good deal for your money by purchasing kits that offer the best
How to Clean a Perfume Atomizer

How to Clean a Perfume Atomizer

A perfume atomizer is a very small spritzer bottle that will spray a fine mist so that you can refresh your sweet scent all day long. Perfume atomizers are extremely handy, but they are also collectors items and are for sale on many auction sites and in antique stores. Whether you are a vendor or a
Iron Border Edging

Iron Border Edging

Homeowners can choose from many different materials for their residential landscaping needs. Wood, vinyl, steel aluminum, composite, stone and brick can all be used as edging for garden beds, around trees, along driveways and for other purposes. Wrought iron edging for border areas makes a distincti
How to Remove Oil From Wood Furniture

How to Remove Oil From Wood Furniture

While polishing oil for your wood furniture provides a glossy finish, too much oil causes the appearance of smudges and fingerprints, and over time can decrease the lifespan of the wood's finish. Dry dusting, the process of removing dust without a cleaning product, increases the risk of scratching t