General Chores

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How to Choose a Wet Dry Vacuum

A wet dry vacuum can pick up both solid and liquid particles simultaneously; the work load can depend

How to Clean a Vacuum Cleaner

A vacuum cleaner greatly eases the chore of cleaning your home. For maximum efficiency and performance,

How to Recycle Vacuum Cleaners

Vacuum cleaners, like all home appliances, tend to breakdown after repeated use. Unfortunately in today’s

How to Fix a Vacuum Cleaner Belt

If your vacuum cleaner fails to pick up dust and debris, it may be because the belt beneath the rotating

How to Replace a Vacuum Cleaner Beater Bar

If your vacuum is not quite working like it used to, you could have a problem with your beater bar. The

How to Replace a Vacuum Cleaner Hose

There are many different types of vacuum cleaners, including canisters, uprights, bagless models and

How to Troubleshoot a Vacuum Cleaner

When your vacuum cleaner stops working, you might be tempted to simply replace it, especially if it’s

How to Vacuum Without Clogging

It can be annoying when you try to vacuum and the cleaner keeps clogging. Nothing is more frustrating

How to Store Vacuum Cleaners

Vacuum cleaners are put to work all around the world to suck up dust and grime from hard or carpeted

How to Remove Smells from an Upright Vacuum

There are several things that can cause a smell to come from your upright vacuum cleaner. Just because

How to Clean Out a Bagless Vacuum

A bagless vacuum cleaner uses filters to separate dust and dirt particles from the air that is sucked

Comparing Volts and Watts in a Cordless Vacuum

If you are in the market to select and purchase a new cordless vacuum cleaner, you know that there are

How to Hook Up a Central Vacuum

Newer homes today are offering the homeowner the option to install a central vacuum system. A central

How to Troubleshoot a Central Vacuum

It can be aggravating when your central vacuum system decides not to work properly. Much more aggravating

How to Quiet a Commercial Vacuum

A commercial vacuum is a cleaning device which is known to produce white noise, which is quite ironic

Comparison: Industrial vs. Commercial Vacuum Types

The difference between a commercial vacuum and an industrial vacuum will mainly be what they are used

How to Install a Central Vacuum System

A central vacuum system makes cleaning your home home easier and more efficient, and installation is

Vacuum Cleaning Under a Bed

Whether you have carpet or floor under your bed, vacuum cleaning is important. Even if no one sees it,

How to Avoid Breaking a Vacuum Belt

Unless you keep an auxiliary vacuum belt always on hand, having a vacuum cleaner belt break in the middle

What to Do With a Burning Vacuum Belt

If you start to smell burning rubber from a vacuum cleaner, you will need to replace the vacuum belt.

How to Clean a Vacuum Brush Roll

For optimal vacuum cleaning it is important to maintain and clean your vacuum brushes and roller. After

How to Find Obsolete Vacuum Sweeper Parts

If you have a vacuum sweeper or more specifically a vacuum cleaner that is an older model, finding parts

How a Vacuum Valve Works

A vacuum is created by a vacuum valve by controlling the intake of air on one end of the valve and closing

How to Steam Press Clothes

Steam press your clothes if you have a steam iron. Not only is this fast and effective, but the wrinkles

How to Whiten a Bathtub

Your bathtub may not be appealing to sit in since it’s lost its luster. By learning to clean your

Clean Fireplace Brick: How to Remove Soot

While a fireplace can add a lot of character to any home, burning anything in it will keep you from having

Clean Fireplace Brick: How to Remove Paint

If you have a fireplace brick that has been painted, you can remove the old paint easily. Products made

How to Prevent Ceiling Water Stains

Ceiling water stains are unsightly and getting rid of them is fairly difficult. The best course of action

How to Remove Oven Glass Stains

Glass Stains on your oven doors are easy to remove if you have the right ingredients and materials. Oven

How to Remove Stove Top Glass Stains

Glass stains on a glass top stove can ruin one of the most beautiful pieces of equipment you may have

How to Remove Hardwater Stains on Above Ground Pools

Hardwater stains on your pool tiles are the unsightly by-product of magnesium and calcium build-up and

How to Use Vinegar to Clean a Hard Water Spot

A hard water spot can form on glass or ceramic surfaces due to lime scale deposits. These spots look

Hard Water Stain Removal Guide: Granite Countertops

Hard water stains are caused by a build up of minerals and make surfaces look dirty and unpleasant. Granite

How to Remove Organic Pool Stains

Owning a swimming pool can be wonderful but it also requires you to deal with pool stains. Some of those

Pool Stains: How to Remove Pool Liner Stains

As swimming pools are exposed to dirt and grime, residue can build up and cause pool stains. These stains

How to Remove Water Stain From Hardwood Floors

It can be difficult to remove water stains from hardwood floors, but necessary to preserve the wood.

How to Remove Scratches from Glass

When it comes to those annoying, unattractive little scratches that appear on your glass goods, you can

Removing Rust Stains from Clothing

Removing rust stains from clothing is a very simple and quick procedure. Rust is a flaky substance that

Rust Stain Removal from New Stainless Steel Sinks

If you own a stainless steel sink, you may need to perform rust stain removal on an occasional basis.

Rust Stain Removal from Terrazzo Floors

Terrazzo floors, while beautiful and grand to look at, are difficult to maintain and keep clean. If your