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How To Clean White Plastic Furniture

How To Clean White Plastic Furniture
Step 1 Fill the bucket with warm water and place approximately 1/2 cup of baking soda into the small bowl. Step 2 Line the chairs up in an outdoor location, such as a driveway, where you can work on them. Spray the chairs thoroughly with the garden hose to dampen all surfaces. Step 3 Dip the mesh sponge into the bucket of water and then into the baking soda in the small bowl. Apply the baking soda to the lawn furniture and rub it in well with the sponge. Continue applying more baking soda to the chairs with the sponge, rubbing over every surface to remove dirt and mildew. Step 4 Spray the chairs again...
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4 Easy Steps To resurface a wooden deck

4 Easy Steps To resurface a wooden deck
Prep Work Before you begin the process of resurfacing your wood deck, you will need to power wash it and repair any loose nails. After clearing all the items off of your deck, power wash the surface and allow it time to dry for a day or two. Make sure you don’t have people around when you power wash to protect against injury. Also take care not to keep the tip of your power washer too close to the deck surface while washing or you risk permanently damaging the wood. After, use your hammer to pound in any nails that have worked their way up out of the wood. If any nails are loose, pull them...
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What To Do When Your Water Pipes Freeze

What To Do When Your Water Pipes Freeze
Frozen Water Pipes The pipes in your home can freeze in cold weather. This can leave you with no water or cause your pipes to burst, leading to expensive property damage. Take steps to protect your pipes from freezing and learn what to do if they freeze. Understanding your water service pipe  Ensure you know the location of your master water shut-off valve. If the pipe breaks you will need to immediately shut off the water in your house until the pipe is repaired.       Water service pipes are owned by you and the City. The part that the City owns runs from the watermain on the...
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Cleaning Your Furnace Can Save You 15% On Your Heating Bill.

Cleaning Your Furnace Can Save You 15% On Your Heating Bill.
A clean furnace filter can cut your heating bill by 5 to 15 percent. Cleaning your furnace filter is an easy and cheap way of reducing your energy costs and improving your indoor air quality. If you are running your furnace consistently throughout the winter, it is best if you inspect your heater’s filter once a month. If you are still using disposable fiberglass filters, it is time for you to get a permanent filter. Fiberglass filters don’t work as well reusable ones, and they are wasteful. A decent reusable filter can be purchased for under fifty dollars. That’s worth the...
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35 Things Every Homeowner Must Know To Prevent Expensive Screw-Ups

35 Things Every Homeowner Must Know To Prevent Expensive Screw-Ups
35 Things Every Homeowner Must Know to Save Money and Prevent Big Screw-Ups Protect your biggest investment, make smarter decisions, and avoid costly mistakes. Save Hundreds Simply   Technicians report that up to 30 percent of their service calls require only the push of a button or the flip of a switch. Those small actions can cost you a minimum service charge (typically $50 to $100)—plus embarrassment. Try these tactics first. Check a Warm Fridge’s Temperature Dial  Make sure it hasn’t been turned way down. Kids may have messed with it, or someone might have bumped the knob. Also, make...
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