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How to Check for Leaks in a Vacuum System

Finding a leak in a vacuum system can be a little like finding the proverbial needle in the proverbial

How to Use a Vacuum for Cleaning Cobwebs

Cobwebs can be an unsightly nuisance, but you can use vacuum cleaning to effectively get rid of them

Water Stain Remover: Natural vs Chemical

There are numerous natural and chemical agents that can act as a water stain remover. Some are quite

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

Baking soda has myriad uses in the laundry room.

Make Your Own Vacuum Filter

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

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.

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 Clean a Glass Cabinet

A glass cabinet is an impressive piece when clean.

How to Clean Pet Stains off Tile Grout

Tile grout is a target for pet stains.

How to Remove a Musty Odor from Home Furniture

You can often eliminate musty smells at very little cost.

Clogged Toilet: How to Remove Toys and Objects

There are steps you can take to unclog it yourself.

How to Remove Hard Water Stains from Dishes

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

How to Remove a Water Stain: Carpet

Water spills and leaks can ruin your carpet for good if you don't know how to clean them.

Making a Bagless Vacuum Smell Good

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

3 Problems that Can Cause Your Vacuum to Be Unusually Loud

Rattling and grinding noises are easy to correct.

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.

2 Causes of an Ant Infestation

An ant invasion in your home can be frustrating.

How to Clean a Neck Tie

Neck ties don't need to be cleaned very often.

DIY Cleaning Methods: Cleaning Furniture

5 steps to a spotless couch.

How to Attach Your Garden Hose to the Kitchen Faucet

Missing an outdoor spigot? Don't worry. With these steps, your kitchen faucet can provide your hose with water.

How to Clean an Old Photograph

Photographs are irreplaceable memories.

How to Fix Lost Vacuum Suction

Vacuums are expensive to replace.

What to do if Your Vacuum Cleaner is Smoking

Look for stretching, cracks, burn marks, or missing chunks.

Baseboard Cleaning

The baseboard runs along the wall level with the floor.

How to Clean a Bearskin Rug

Use the proper technique to avoid damaging the fur.

How to Use USB Powered Vacuum Cleaners

Make those keyboard crumbs and hard drive lint disappear.

How to Clean Galvanized Metal

Just because galvanized metal can stand up to abuse doesn't mean it should. Wash yours once in a while.

How to Fix a Broken Vacuum Brush Roller

If your brush roller is not rotating, your vacuum will not function properly.

How to Make Your Vacuum Cleaner Smell Good

A vacuum is supposed to clean your home. Don't let unpleasant smells ruin the job.

How to Remove Cigarette Smoke Stains from Walls

Your home should suffer from someone else's smoking habit. Read this advice for cleaning up old cigarette smoke stains.

How to Clean a Vacuum Filter

An important part of vacuum cleaner maintenance is regular, thorough cleaning of the vacuum filter.

How to Clean a Flower Vase

Give it a swish with some soapy suds.

How to Clean a Humidifier

A humidifier is used by many homeowners to help increasing the moisture level in a room or home.

Repairing and Preventing Sagging Mattresses

Give your sunken mattress a pick me up that won’t sink your wallet.

How to Clean a Stainless Steel Coffee Cup

Many people choose stainless steel coffee cups, mugs, and thermoses.

Removing Rust Stains from Concrete

Use these techniques to remove the unsightly specter that rust leaves behind when it stains concrete.

How to Clean Water Softeners

Clean your water softener so it can remove harsh minerals.

How to Fix a Vacuum Hose

Vacuum cleaners see heavy use.

How to Hide a Washer and Dryer

Tuck them out of sight when they're not in use.