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The Best Way To Clean Window Blinds and Shades

  

When it\'s time to clean your blinds and shades, even your best friend is hard to find. But there are some simple and effective ways to clean blinds and shades with minimal effort.

Aluminum MiniblindsUse ordinary soft, clean dust cloths, chemically treated dust cloths, vacuum cleaner brush attachments, or other available ordinary household aids. The paint surface of the slats is ...

  

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10 Minute Tricks to Help You Get Organized

  

Whoever thought you\'d be able to get organized in just10 minutes? Here are a few simple ideas!

10 MINUTE CHORE BOXRather than spending hours organizing, and doing it all yourself, create a 10 minute Chore Box for yourself--and one for each family member, if applicable.Each person\'s box would contain specific chores or tasks that need to be completed. The chores are written on ...

  

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Tips on Cleaning and Caring for Upholstery

  

We invest a lot of money in our furniture. So knowing how to clean and care for our upholstery is essential. Here are some general care guidelines to consider before cleaning. Caring for Upholstery You can increase the life of upholstery by following a few simple rules: 1. Vacuuming and light brushing on weekly basis helps to eliminate dirt before it becomes embedded in the fibers, causing ...

  

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Ideas For Using Your Space Effectively

  

Feel like you\'re running out of space for all your stuff? Here are simple ideas for using your space more effectively.INSUFFICIENT OR INEFFECTIVE. Do you have insufficient storage space or ineffective storage space? There\'s a big different. Insufficient storage space means you don\'t have enough space for your things. Ineffective space means you have enough space for your things, but ...

  

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How To Remove Hot Glue From Carpet

  

Hot glue has scared it\'s users from it\'s inception. The thought of burning yourself or letting droplets of hot glue fall and adhere to your carpet can be difficult to deal with. But what if it\'s too late? What if you\'ve already had the little hot droplets of glue fall onto your carpet.

There\'s no need to buy a new carpet just yet, or even throwing a scatter rug over your ...

  

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7 Secrets to Shopping for Lighting

  

From Gloom to Glow: 7 Secrets to Shopping for Lighting

(ARA) - The secret is out -- lighting is the single most important element in decorating, dramatically improving the look and feel of any room. But with so many options out there, finding that right light may be a little easier said than done. Chances are, you’ve probably wondered, do I have the right sized fixture? How ...

  

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