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Common Reasons For Clutter

Having clutter at home can be quite bothersome. It is a problem you might not notice easily until you discover that you no longer have adequate space anywhere at home. Many people may consider various reasons for the clutter. Here are some of the most common and yet surprising ones.You love holidays.Clutter may build up easily for people who love the holidays. You might be one of those who seem to have all the decorations stored for possibly every holiday on the calendar. Once each special day c…

How to Take Out Deodorant Stains

Having deodorant smears along the front area of your shirt happens every so often, most particularly if you are in a hurry trying to put on that tight top of yours. But you’re not excused-being in a hurry is not a license for having those hideous deodorant stains. Don’t worry, though. The stains will come out. Here’s how:Get a sock, preferably one that is made from cotton.Rub out the deodorant stains using the cotton sock. Rub vigorously, but make sure not to destroy the shirt.In case you don’t …

How to Sweat-Proof Your Clothes

Men sweat more than women. Even though they seem to not care about their appearance by owning more frumpy clothes than good ones, the fact is they do care. But the fact that they sweat an awful lot more not only provides an unpleasant feeling, it also ruins clothes. And there goes last month’s pay. However there are ways to sweat-proof your clothes. Antiperspirants and rock crystalsStart with putting on a heavy-duty antiperspirant, especially during the summer. If you are not comfortable with us…

How To Wash Your Denim

Denim is easy to care for, but these tips will make it even easier.The first time you wash your jeans, wash them alone. After that, it’s a good idea to wash them inside out, as this is the best possible way to maintain their color and overall look.Make sure that you do not use chemicals while washing your jeans. Chemicals will not only reduce the strength of the fabric and life of the jeans but will also deteriorate its appearance. So it is better to use mild detergents or soaps that have less c…

Homemade Jewelry Cleaners

Homemade Jewelry Cleaners

Jewelry are precious and they deserve the utmost care. Problem is, we do not know to take care of them, and the prices of jewelry cleaners in the market are not that reasonable. But what if we tell you that you can clean your jewelry with items you can find at home? It’s true. So open up the cabinets for these easy jewelry cleanup tips.Diamonds Clean diamond jewelry by immersing them in rubbing alcohol or a mixture of equal parts ammonia and cold water for about three minutes. Gently scrub the r…

How to Store Jewelry

How to Store Jewelry

As precious as jewelries are, they also deserve the precious way of storage. Lack of care in storing your jewelry would cause it to lose its luster and even its value. Here are some tips that you should try.Diamonds – Remember to store diamond jewelry separately to prevent them from scratching other diamonds, softer gems, or gold.Pearls – Pearls need air to retain their beauty. That is why it is advisable not to store them in plastic. Instead, place it in a satin-lined box or chamois…

Great Uses for Lemons

Great Uses for Lemons

Lemons smell refreshing, and they are more than just lemonades. We have a lot of home uses for lemons.General cleaning – Not only do lemons smell fresh, but the acid in lemons is also good for cleaning. Just sprinkle some salt on a lemon-half and just scrub tables, counter tops, and even the bottom of copper pots, using the flat side of the lemon half.Skin moisturizer – After juicing a lemon, use the remainder to moisten dry elbows and knees.Stick-free grilling – When grilling …

Great Uses for Dryer Sheets

Do you know that those fresh-smelling sheets you put in your dryer have other good uses? Check out what other things your dryer sheets can do to your home.Eliminates static electricity – Dryer sheets are designed to help eliminate static electricity. Simply wipe your television screen or Venetian blinds with a used dryer sheet to keep dust from resettling. You can also rub a damp, used sheet over the pantyhose to prevent it from clinging.Freshens the air in your home – Place an indiv…

How to Remove Stains

How to Remove Stains

Party hostesses say that it isn’t a party until something gets spilled. When that happens, do not panic. Stains may be difficult at first, but with a little know-how any party stain is beatable.Barbecue sauce stain – To remove barbecue sauce from white napkins, stir ¼ cup dishwashing detergent and ¼ cup bleach in two quarts cold water. Add the stained napkins and let it sit for about two hours. Rinse and put it on the washing machine, using a cold water rinse.Berry stain – Stretch th…