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Washer & Dryer Maintenance & Cleaning Tips

July 22, 2021 Reviewed by Asya Biddle, Cleaning Services Professional & Owner of The Dust Busters, Williamsport, PAWritten by HomeAdvisor. 3 Washer & Dryer Maintenance Tips Maintaining your washer and dryer is an important part of improving the safety and efficiency of your home. Here’s how to keep both in great shape: Add a drip…

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12 Little Accidents at Home and How to Fix Them

Your home suffers a lot of wear and tear each day. It’s normal to see hints of damage here and there – but wouldn’t it be nicer without them. What can you do to clear up after a minor domestic catastrophe? Whether it’s damage that comes from repeated use, or a one-off accident that’s left…

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7 Home Hacks to Start 2017 Off Right

Whether you hope to do a big remodel or simply need to deep clean, the beginning of the year is always a popular time to check off some of those pesky things on your household to-do list. Luckily, not every project has to be a big chore. Tackle the list head-on using some of these…

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How to Drill A Straight Hole

4 Steps to Drilling a Straight Hole Get two old pieces of wood from your local home improvement store. Glue the two pieces of wood at a 90-degree angle using wood glue. Let it dry. Use the corner as a guide for your drill bit next time you drill.

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How to Drill A Straight Pilot Hole Without a Bit

How to Drill a Hole Without a Bit You don’t always need power tools to hang photos. Here’s how to set a screw without a power drill: Find a nail. Locate a nail that is smaller than your screw. Puncture your wall. Drive the nail into the wall far enough to make a hole. Remove…

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4 Uses For Dryer Sheets

Uses for Dryer Sheets Dryer sheets aren’t only for laundry. Here are four ways you can use dryer sheets to clean other parts of your home: Removing Dust. Dryer sheets are perfect for cleaning dusty surfaces. Cleaning blinds. Dryer sheets can help remove dust from harder-to-reach areas like blinds. Removing pet hair. Use dryer sheets…

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3 Ways To Clean Window Blinds

Cleaning Window Blinds Keeping your blinds clean doesn’t have to be a challenge. Here are three ways to keep your windows looking fresh: Clean with a sock. Spray a vinegar-water solution onto an old sock and wipe down each blind. Use a dryer sheet. Wipe down your blinds with a dryer sheet. Bath your blinds….

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How to Fix Furniture Dents in Carpet

How to Get Furniture Dents Out of Carpet Unsightly furniture vents can ruin the aesthetics of your carpet. Use this hack to keep your carpets dent free: Place ice cubes on your dents. Cover any carpet dents in ice cubes and let them melt. Vacuum the carpet. Run over your carpet with your vacuum or…

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How to Clean Between Oven Glass

Best Way to Clean Oven Glass Cleaning between your oven glass can be tricky. Here’s a quick guide to help you: Gather your materials. This project requires a clothes hanger, a rag and a rubber band. Create your swab. Drape the rag over the hanger and secure it with the rubber band. Remove the heating…

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