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Yes particle board can be painted as long as it already has a protective base. In most cases particle board already has been painted before it is installed or used. Particle is very prone to mold growth so ensure that it dries completely and never comes into contact with any real moisture.
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Leaving clothing in the machine wet is really not a good idea. Moisture breeds bacteria which results in mold. A few hours at best is probably the limit. Not only does leaving it result in possible bacterial growth, it also reduces the freshness and cleanliness of most materials. If you forget your laundryRead more
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Try the new Mr. Clean magic eraser. They work incredibly well at fading marks made by a variety of things. They are also very soft on the surface and won't cause abrasions. Vim is another product that when used gently can make a great difference on dark markings. Dab a little on theRead more
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A fabric softener spill can be a pain. Try blotting the area with warm water and a good cleaner. Shampooing the interior of the vehicle may be necessary but should work quite well. Use a product that aids in the removal of oil if there are any greasy marks left behind.
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Sea sponges are best stored dry. Things that are left excessively wet can breed bacteria which are not always visible and harmful to your health. They can be cleaned with vinegar for optimum germ killing. Always squeeze the excess water out before storing it in a safe, dry place that is also veryRead more
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Dry cleaning is usually an option when it comes to caring for wool properly. Find a dry cleaner that you trust to handle your garment. Some wool can be washed in water but it must be cold water on a very delicate cycle. Try consulting wool informative sites for additional assistance.
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The first instinct that most of us would have in that situation is to go for the nail polish remover. This might work though if you try it use one that is acetone free. Acetone will break down the fabric. A product called Awesome is being hailed as a wonderful stain remover guaranteedRead more
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Have you considered having a door installed? Even a temporary door or temporary wall may make a great difference. Fold out dividers still make great partial walls and can also make an attractive home d├ęcor piece. You could also try hanging some decorative chains or beads in the doorway to create a barrier.Read more
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It's recommended to put some kind of caulking in between the tile and the countertop. It provides necessary support against gravity and prevents the countertop from becoming damaged in any way by the tile. It also makes it easier to get the tile out in the future when it's time for replacement.
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The laws do tend to vary from place to place but most cities will not allow you to build anything at all without prior permission given. Call your local town office for all of the necessary information. To go ahead and build it anyway could result in a healthy fine and the destructionRead more
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Bleach is the best way to eliminate both the smell and the toxins that lie within the urine. Of course it won't be good on fabrics due to the bleaches colours altering. Try natural lemon as an alternative or vinegar soaking the spot. Cats urinate indoors for a reason. It's bestRead more
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Contact your local law authority to find out the legal limits on noise for where you live. Often regular living noises are allowed until ten or eleven at night. You may have to have these authorities explain this law to your problem neighbours. Otherwise it certainly constitutes a harassment charge.
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Try looking in the pet aisle of your local grocery store or in your neighbourhood pet store. There are many products designed to treat the heavy pheromone scent left in cat urine. Products like bleach will work but may damage the material. Try the pheromone spray followed by a trustworthy leather cleaner.
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If the linoleum is white you can try using a Mr. Clean magic eraser. It works well on most dyes, even black if it's treated quickly enough. An alternative is to try bleaching the area. Of course if the linoleum is coloured these options will not work and the flooring may have to be replaced.
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It's highly likely that there is nothing wrong at all. Many appliances heat up upon use due to the electrical currents running through the cord. If you really believe it's hotter than normal then there could be a short circuit in the cord or the outlet. An older vacuum may need to be replaced.
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No, it certainly is not advisable to machine wash a dry clean only item. There is a reason for the label, often to save and preserve the material. Machine washing can lead to shrinkage or actual rips and tears. If the piece if of value to you it is best to seek out a dry … Read more