Everyone knows how fantastic olive oil is as a salad dressing. But did you know that this healthy and superbly tasting oil pressed from full-grown olives can be used in so many other ways than flavouring those greens? I will tell you 20 other uses and benefits that can be done with olive oil.
We've all done it—you're rushing out the door when all of a sudden you notice your shirt is embarrassingly wrinkled. Sure you could break out the ironing table, wait about 100 years for your iron to heat up, then carefully go over every last inch of fabric. But you're lazy, terrible at ironing, or, if you're like me, both. So don't work harder, work smarter!
Making the bed is a challenging task, but trying to put a duvet cover over top your comforter is a challenge on a whole different level.
There are countless methods and cleaners aimed at eliminating stubborn stains from everything to clothing, carpet, and furniture. But completely removing every last trace of a stain doesn't require an arsenal of chemical cleaners and repeated cycles in the washing machine. Most stains can disappear in a matter of minutes with a dose of alcohol.
Presented by Apartments.com When looking for a new apartment, it's hard not to notice the improvements (on large and small scale) needed prior to moving in. While your landlord may be taking care of new carpeting, cleaning the central air vents, and fresh paint on the walls, there may be some additional improvements on your list that you can take care of on your own. Here are five quick improvements you can check off your list before the big move.
With fragrance-filled sprays, scented candles, diffuser sticks, and other air-freshening products, the scent lasts just a few minutes and doesn't always mask what you were hoping to cover up. When it comes to the bathroom, scented toilet paper might sound like a terrible (and silly) idea, but it's best at eliminating stinky smells over a long period of time.
Folding fitted sheets seems nearly impossible, but with a neat trick it's just as easy as folding a blanket.
How often do you fight with your shower doors? Maybe not literally (although my elbow has smacked the hard glass many times), but when it's time to clean the bathroom, getting a few weeks' worth of soap scum and grime off the shiny, clear surface becomes an insurmountable task. Whether you use a special cleaner and squeegee or a carefully selected wipe, chances are you still battle the streaks and grit left behind. Although it might not make sense to steal cleaning supplies from the laundry r...
Your freezer is no one-trick pony. While it does excel at keeping your food fresh for as long as possible, it has a few secret talents it doesn't want you to know about. Like making soda slushies and pyro-friendly smoke mix, as well as reviving dead hard drives. Even better—it can help you do laundry.
Whites are the hardest color to keep looking bright and new after just a few months' time. Your sweat and oils quickly become stains, and colors from other clothes will eventually bleed into the fabric, discoloring your bright whites into something merely whitish. But before you reach for the bleach, the ultimate chemical cleaner, try some a few of these safer, less-toxic DIY solutions out instead.
Brought to you by Tomcat. Falling snow, warm fireplace, delicious hot cocoa, quiet reading time, mouse. Quick quiz - which one is not like the other? Nothing can ruin a perfectly cozy afternoon in your home like a pest on the loose. With dropping temperatures, you may have some unwelcome residents, like mice, looking for shelter from the cold.
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If your Weil McLain Gold water boiler has stopped working due to a low level water light being on, this video will show you how to clean the sensor.
Put a squirt of dish soap in the blender. 2. Fill blender with hot tap water 3. Put lid on and take the blender for a whirl. 4. Rinse, dry and done!
This is a great tip that will show you how to easily protect your bathroom tub or shower window from rotting out due to water damage.
Here's a great tip on how to make a great looking American flag centerpiece for your dining room table.
Are you searching for a homemade cat repellent solution? This article will cover natural indoor and outdoor deterrents for every scenario where cats are causing trouble. The first part will cover home remedies for training cats to stay away from furniture and other restricted areas inside your house. The second part will cover outdoor repellents for keeping cats away from your garden, plants and yard. Step 1: Indoor Repellents for Training Cats
Spiders are common pests that typically prefer to live outdoors. However, insects and warmth will eventually attract them into our houses. They like to spin their webs in corners, crevices and unused areas of your house. Most species are harmless and even act as a natural repellent for getting rid of other insects. However, in some cases, spiders can be very dangerous. Whichever the case may be, they are scary and people are always looking for natural ways to get rid of them.
Here's a quick easy way to quiet down a loud squeaky hamster, mouse or gerbil wheel. This will enable you to finally sleep at night!
Learn how to clean the dirty electric coils on your kitchen stove with aluminum foil.
This video will show you a quick fast and easy way to clean your blender with liquid soap.
Learn how to easily remove the cooking grease out of your microwave stove top oven range filter. This tip will allow you to reuse the filter!
This video will show you how to use SuperClean for a fast and easy way to clean some of the gross crud off of the exterior of your BBQ grill.
If you're a Febreze fanatic, you're well aware that the "odor eliminator" can be pretty pricey, and that's reason enough to stop buying it.
Even if you decode the laundry symbols on the tags of your clothes and follow them perfectly, using the washing machine tends to change their shape and fade colors over time. And whether you spent $20 or $200 on them, there's nothing worse than having your favorite pair of jeans ruined.
If you don't have hangers with clips, hanging up jeans and dress pants can be frustrating. They never stay straight and constantly slide off the hangers. You can always MacGyver your own pants hangers by using clothespins, but if you don't have any, there's another way.
Unless your work clothes require dry cleaning, you probably only go to the cleaner a few times a year. And for those few items in your closet for which you do, you have to then find the time and extra budget to make a trip all the way to the cleaners and back again. In the end, it can be quite the hassle.
This video will show you how to fix, repair, replace a broken agitator in your wash machine. If the agitator stopped turning, this is an easy way to fix it.
This video will show you how to install or replace a chandelier or ceiling light in your home. We also explain the wire colors and that the white one is power.
This video will show you how to bleed the air out of the burner oil line on your furnace if you run out of oil. Shown on a Carlin EZPro burner, Weil Mclain Gold boiler. Also would work on most burners the same way including a Beckett.
This video will show you how to change the range and overhead air filters on your Whirlpool microwave. MODEL MH1160XSB-3
This video will show you how to easily change the light bulb inside of your Whirlpool Microwave. MODEL MH1160XSB-3
This video will show you how to change the range light bulb on a Whirlpool microwave. Model MH1160XSB-3
This video will show you how to reset a tripped circuit breaker switch on a fuse box panel, and what to look for if they are not labeled.
This video will show you how to make transporting your propane tank a lot safer using a milk crate.
This video will show you how remove the dirt from your porcelain bathtub using a Mr. Clean sponge or a magic eraser.
How to clean your pellet stove and glass using a shop vacuum with a special filter.
This video will show you how to connect and hook up a Comcast Xfinity cable box to your HDTV using a HDMI wire.
Learn How To spice up boring spaghetti sauce by adding a little bit of sugar.
This video will show you how to clean a stainless steel kitchen sink with steel wool.