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3 Problems that Can Cause Your Vacuum to Be Unusually Loud

Rattling and grinding noises are easy to correct.

How to Build a Vacuum for Your Shop

A vacuum is an important tool in any shop that generates dust.

How to Remove the Stain from Your Wood Deck

Removing the stain from your wood deck may become necessary.

How to Unclog a Central Vacuum Hose

A clog just might be the problem.

How to Clean Pet Stains off Tile Grout

Tile grout is a target for pet stains.

How to Remove Silicone Lubricant from a Treadmill Mat

Silicone lubricant is frequently used.

Is There a Way to Reuse Vacuum Bags?

When you don't have a replacement, reuse the one you have.

How to Clean a Vacuum Brush

Most vacuum cleaners come with some kind of brush.

9 Steps to Fixing a Clogged Vacuum

Solve your suction problems with a few troubleshooters.

The Content of Your Vacuum Bags Can Make Great Compost!

Your vacuum collects organic material you can compost.

How to Remove Water Marks from Mirrors

They can leave a mirror with a visible stain.

How to Remove Color Stains from Gel Window Stickers

Remove both sticky residue and dye stains from window stickers with one of several products that will do the job.

How to Remove Rust Pool Stains

Rust stains around water are common so when your pool invites rust, remove it quickly to avoid further damage.

How to Clean a Copper Roof

Copper roofs add charm to your home.

How to Remove Chewing Gum on a Car Exterior

Knowing how to remove chewing gum stuck to the exterior of a car can prevent damage.

How to Make Your Own Vacuum Bags

Just because your vacuum still requires a bag doesn't mean you have to continue to buy new ones. Make one instead.

Will Using Baking Soda in My Laundry Cause Colors to Fade?

Baking soda has myriad uses around the house and that doesn't stop at the laundry room door.

How to Remove Hard Water Stains from Windows

Water stains can be challenging to remove, but there are several tactics you can try.

How to Make Your Own Deep Cleaning Solution for Carpet

Most commercial solutions contain expensive chemicals.

How to Remove Duct Tape Residue from a Car Exterior

Removing duct tape residue from the exterior of your car can seem challenging because duct tape has glue that is meant to adhere.

Making a Bagless Vacuum Smell Good

You can always opt for the easy fix of masking an odor with perfumed products.

9 Tips for Proper Vacuum Cleaner Maintenance

A properly maintained vacuum will perform better and last longer.

How to Remove a Musty Odor from Home Furniture

You can often eliminate musty smells at very little cost.

Make Your Own Vacuum Filter

Without a good vacuum filter you will just be circulating dust.

2 Causes of an Ant Infestation

It is usually no secret why ants are invading your home.

How to Remove Cigarette Smoke Odor from Air Ducts

Cigarette smoke odor can prove to be quite irritating to non-smokers.

How to Accommodate Last Minute Guests

While it is great to see a friendly face drop in to spend a few days, entertaining them can be tricky.

Help! My Vacuum Is Spitting Everything Out

If a vacuum is spitting out dust and debris, it can only be one of of a few problems. Take a look at this guide to see which best applies to your broken vacuum.

Which to Do First: Dust or Vacuum

Deciding whether to dust or vacuum first is a valid house-cleaning concern.

Simple Stain Removal

Easily remove stains from carpet, walls, and clothing.

Rust Stain Removal: Plastic

You don't have get rid of your rust-stained items, here's how to banish those stains.

16 Household Life Hacks

Want some ways to make life just a bit easier around your house?

Five Tools to Help You Tackle Spring Cleaning

These items will make spring cleaning this year easier than ever.

How to Use an Electric Shoe Shiner

Keeping your shoes clean can be essential, making an electric shoe shiner handy at times. A shoe shiner

6 Fall Hacks for Your Home and Yard

Enjoy the season—don't waste time cleaning!

How to Remove Pine Pitch and Sap

Don't know how to get rid of this sticky mess? You're in luck! Read on for some cheap, household solutions.

How to Remove Hard Water Stains from Dishes

Hard water stains look disgusting, so take care of them quickly.

How to Remove Fiberglass Pool Stains

Keep your fiberglass pool looking brand new by getting rid of any stains that may appear.