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How to Easily Clean Automobile Headlight Lenses

Dirty Car Lens

I didn’t realize how dirty my car’s headlight lenses were until I got to chatting with a “car guy.” You know the type of car guy I’m talking about. He knows everything about all types of cars. He actually knew more than I wanted to hear, but when we walked over to my minivan and [...]

De-cluttering Your Home is Like Losing Weight

Declutter

You go on a crash diet, lose a lot of weight and are super pleased with yourself. A few weeks later you notice you’ve put on a few pounds. A few months later you put on even more weight and a year later you’re back to where you started. Wash, rinse and repeat. This is [...]

Cleaning Ink Stains from Microfiber Couches

Ink Spot

We have already discussed the fact that there are four cleaning codes for microfiber couches. The method listed below for cleaning ink stains from microfiber couches works on those with the codes of S, W and S/W. If you have a microfiber couch coded X, speak to a professional before trying this method. The manager [...]

Cleaning Microfiber Sofa Code X

Microfiber

If you purchased a microfiber couch with a tag that says it’s a code “X,” more than likely you don’t have children or the sofa does not get heavy usage. A couch with a code X tag means no liquid cleaners; the couch can be dry cleaned only. For those of you who are determined [...]

Cleaning An S/W Rated Micro Fiber Couch

Sofa

Cleaning a micro fiber upholstered couch is bit different than cleaning a couch with the older, standard type, upholstery fabrics. Not to reinvent the wheel here, but microfiber comes in various codes. If your couch has a S/W code, that means you can use water based cleaners and solvent based cleaners to remove stains and [...]

Cleaning Micro Fiber Couches Code W

Microfiber Sofa

All microfiber couches need cleaning, but depending on the code they must be cleaned differently. Microfiber couches with a code designation of W must be cleaned with water based solutions or water and a mild detergent. Solvents (which are used on S coded couches) should not be used to clean microfiber couches with a W [...]

Cleaning Micro Fiber Couches: Code S

Microfiber Couch

Microfiber products are specially designed to last longer. The fine threads used in the manufacturing of microfiber cushions are 200 times finer and thinner than human hair. Due to the extreme art involved in microfiber products, they last much longer than ordinary fiber products. Microfiber products are dyed in solutions and are resistant to fading. [...]

How to Remove Fireplace Soot: Cleaning the Surrounding Brick Wall

Fireplace Soot

If you’ve ever had smoke billow from your fireplace and deposit soot on your brick wall, there’s an easy, inexpensive way to remove it. If you have a functioning fireplace you understand that sometimes an overzealous blaze may, on very rare occasions, cause smoke to billow out of its confines (not opening the flue prior [...]

Homemade Laundry Detergent – Cost Saver

Laundry Detergent

How much did you pay for your last box or bottle of laundry detergent? How many loads of wash can you get from each container? Take the number of loads per container and divide it by the price to get the cost per load If your per load cost is more than 1 cent, you’re [...]

Vinegar – A Staple for Green Cleaning

Vinegar

Housecleaning has never been more environmentally friendly. Imagine drinking the cleaning solvent used to clean the house. How environmentally friendly is that? Common household white vinegar is versatile and has more uses than just making salad dressing. It can be used for cleaning a variety of household items. For folks who believe in green living, [...]

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