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How to Clean and Maintain Antique Furniture

June 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

Some of the cleaning methods you’d readily use on everyday furniture can ruin the look and reduce the value of an antique. The safest approach to cleaning antiques is to simply dust once every week or two with a soft, dry, non-abrasive cloth or  chamois. Avoid  furniture  polishes – they will just leave a film …

How to Clean with Vinegar

May 7, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

No matter the cleaning solution you are using, stains should be treated immediately in order to have a better chance to get rid of them. Use paper towels to blot liquids or lift solid materials that have caused the stain so that the mess doesn’t penetrate deep into the fabric or surface. Once you have …

How to Remove Set-in Stains from Carpet

April 21, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

Carpets make a home look more appealing, but they can be a real challenge to be kept clean. Stains are the thing that you will have to deal with most often during the life of your carpet, but sometimes this task could be not as easy as it might seem, especially if the stains have …

Make Your Own Cleaning Solutions

April 17, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

If you want to keep your home looking at its best, weekly house cleaning is required. For effective cleaning, you will need proper cleaning products. Although, you can find all cleaners you need (from convenient all-purpose cleaners to specially designed glassware cleaners) at most supermarket or grocery stores, commercial cleaners – while effective – can …

Natural Fibre Carpets Loathe Water

April 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

Home décor magazines might praise the class and aesthetic value of natural fibre carpets, but they seldom explain the responsibility of owning natural fibre carpets. A picture speaks a thousand words or so magazines work, but this picture seldom includes the small print. Natural fibre carpets can be a nightmare to clean up and even …

Interesting Facts About Suede and Cleaning Suede Upholstery

March 29, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

To be able to clean your suede upholstery you should be first informed a bit about the specifics of that fabric in order to do it properly. Of course, you can always book suede cleaning with some professional cleaning company but even then it is better to advise them a bit in advance about the …

How Important is the End of Tenancy Cleaning

February 20, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

When leaving a rented property, it is important to do end of tenancy cleaning. It is always a pleaser to find a clean and tidy place when you move in a house for first time. If you are moving in a such clean place, you most probably don’t want to bring in the dirt from …