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DIY Cleaning Methods: Removing Food Stains

Here's how to get four different types of food stains out.

How to Vent a Central Vacuum System to the Outside

A central vacuum system vents to the outside of your home.

How to Unclog an Upright Vacuum Cleaner

Follow these steps to unclog your vacuum cleaner.

How to Clean an Oven

Minor incidents in the oven make cleaning a necessity.

How to Remove a Water Stain from Wallpaper

You don't need more than simple steps and cheap materials.

How to Vacuum Oil

Get that oil off your garage, driveway.

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 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 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 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.

9 Tips for Proper Vacuum Cleaner Maintenance

A properly maintained vacuum will perform better and last longer.

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.

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 Fiberglass Pool Stains

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

How to Convert an Air Compressor Into a Vacuum Pump

Because they already share some of the same qualities, you can turn a vacuum pump into an air compressor in just six steps.

How to Get Rid of Static Cling at Work

Don't let static cling ruin your professional look. Here are some easy solutions to reducing static at work.

How to Clean Your Expensive Fur Coat

To protect your expensive fur coat, make sure you only clean it by using one of these approved methods.

How to Clean a Sheepskin Rug

Knowing how to clean your sheepskin rug can help it look new and feel soft for longer.

DIY Cleaning Methods: Removing Pet Urine & Cleaning Carpets

3 steps to remove the smell, and 5 tips to keep it clean.