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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    9 May 2012 Removing Sod 9 May 2012 Removing Sod Often in a home garden it is necessary to remove sod for a garden bed and planting trees. It can be a tedious task. My method is to use a kick sod cutter which was purchased about 7 years ago, and put to good use. They can be rented, but when...
  2. Question and Answer
    We are buying a real fixer upper home (closing is on Monday). For the most part after a good scrubbing and putting in a new fridge and stove it will be liveable and we will move in. We will be fixing it up as we save up money. What we have saved now will be going towards a new fridge, stove...
  3. Home Environment
    Anyone have any tips for removing Grease/Oil off walls and surfaces? I have tried dawn soap, magic erasers, spray cleaner ect.. Any ideas? Thanks
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    27 January 2012 Removing Garlic Skin 27 January 2012 Removing Garlic Skin Removing garlic skins from the cloves can often be a tedious job. This method reduces the effort considerably. Method: Cut the hairs off the root end of the garlic bulb. Shorten the stem end. Smack the bulb with a closed...
  5. Question and Answer
    What is a good way to remove the odour of commercial disinfectants from clothes? I'm thinking about the stuff they spray in the luggage holds of aircraft, or that they marinate used clothing in. Washing doesn't seem to help much, not does hanging on a clothes line in the sun for a couple of...
  6. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Niece is going through a separation. She was an authorized user on hubby's CC. CC has $11,000 on it. Good payment history. Informal agreement is that he takes CC debt and his car payment etc and will never have to pay alimony. So he said he has removed her as authorized user on card...
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    Removing (Phytophthora Infestans) devastated tomato plants http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OQXBU 8 September 2009 Removing (Phytophthora Infestans) devastated tomato plants Tomato plants were devastated by potato blight (Phytophthora Infestans). Usually at this time of year, with no frost, the...
  8. Home Environment
    How can I remove a bluish-green ring stain in my porcelain toilet bowl? I have tried Bar Keeper's Friend, vinegar, and baking soda; also a combination of vinegar and baking soda with so success. any suggestions? Thanks! daylily
  9. Just Tips
    I am in the process of thoroughly cleaning our apartment because we're moving next week. Our stainless steel sink has a lot of rust around the drain on the right side (it's a double sink). It also has small bits of rust on the top around the faucet. I searched the internet and found out that...
  10. Home Environment
    My son was using a white-out pen and left it out. The dog chewed it up and it is on the floor (laminate) and the leather sectional. We can't get it off the couch. Soap, water and lots of elbow grease didn't work. It did lighten the leather though (not good) Any idea how to remove it? Thanks!
  11. Just Tips
    Any tips on how to do this? I live in an older house, and the previous tenant waxed the kitchen floor. I want to remove the wax buildup, because the floor is looking grimy no matter how often I scrub it! Thanks in advance!
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    Driving and Removing Support Posts http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?LPTMU 23 November 2008 Garden Posts Various posts are required in a garden. Some are permanent and other are used for the season. Depicted is a simple straightforward method of driving into the ground and also removing. The...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    Removing sod http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?GXGKG 21 September 2008 Removing Sod Deciding to enlarge the center garden bed, I removed the sod today. The area is 3 by 36 feet. The sod will be shredded in the chipper/shredder and placed back over the area. I have found empirically, that no grass...
  14. Just Tips
    use hairspray... spray on top of crayon, use damp rag to remove. don't use on wallpapered walls. otherwise wd-40 on wallpapered walls. :)
  15. Just Tips
    A great way to get rid of oil or butter from clothing and prevent it from staining. All you need to do is sprinkle some dusting powder (talc) over the oil mark and leave over night, wash the garment as normal the following day. The Talc will draw all the oil out of the clothing and completely...
  16. Just Tips
    Anyone have a tip for removing adhesive glue that price tags leave on items? I have tried a little of everything with no success. TIA
  17. Just Tips
    I've posted this all over the web! It's one of my fave & most raved about tips. I hate trying to get the soap scum ring out of the tubs & showers. At least I did. Magic erasers just seem to goop it all up, comet scratches fiberglass ones & by the time I was done, my elbow grease was all used...
  18. Just Tips
    I do enjoy curry. However my apartment has been smelling like it for a couple of days. Today I tried the Febreeze on sofas, curtains, and baking soda on carpet. Hope this does it. Does anyone have any other ways to do this?
  19. Just Tips
    A great way to get rid of oil or butter from clothing and prevent it from staining. All you need to do is sprinkle some dusting powder (talc) over the oil mark and leave over night, wash the garment as normal the following day. The Talc will draw all the oil out of the clothing and completely...
  20. Just Tips
    Smoke or Dust Stains On Walls Some stains just happen - you didn't drop or spill anything but there it is. Maybe you decided to move furniture around which involves hanging pictures in a different location. You take one down and find the wall around it is so stained that you can see where the...
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