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Removing Spilled Wax 

Removing Spilled Wax Q. I am hoping someone can help me.  My husband was waxing our van when the wax accidentally dumped over.  It was on a ledge by the window, so as a result, it splattered (or poured rather) all over the brick of our home and the concrete driveway.  Any ideas on how

By |2015-02-11T16:25:50-04:00February 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Removing Stains in Clothing with Coke

Removing Stains in Clothing with Coke Q.    Somewhere I heard about coca cola being great for washing stains out of clothes, but I wasn't able to get any more info on that.  Has anyone heard of using coke? To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of Coke into a load of greasy clothes, add

By |2019-02-26T10:31:13-04:00February 25th, 2014|1 Comment

Rust Removal

Rust Removal Q. I have a problem with rust spots on my clothes from the dryer. I have tried CLR and various other things with no luck at all. If you know what will take it out I would sure appreciate the help! Thanks Try a product called "Wink" (brown plastic bottle) it is expensive,

By |2015-02-11T16:26:57-04:00February 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Removing Pink From A Sweater

Removing Pink From A Sweater Q. Help! Due to a laundering "accident", one of my favorite black and white sweaters is now black and "pink", having been put in the wash with a burgundy dress. OOPS! Even though I only paid $1 for it at a garage sale, I can't bear to throw it out

By |2015-02-11T16:50:55-04:00February 25th, 2014|1 Comment

Cleaning Rayon Fabric

Cleaning Rayon Fabric Q.     I have a problem with my rayon fabric turning colors when I take it to the dry cleaners.  I have tried Dryel at home and still my fabrics get a red or pink tinge to it that I cannot get to come out.  I would stop buying rayon clothing, but

By |2015-02-11T16:52:01-04:00February 25th, 2014|0 Comments

 Removing Ink From Furniture

Removing Ink From Furniture Q. I found my dog had slept on the sofa with a pen, cap off, and it bled all over the seat. Is there any way, after sitting for a week, to remove it? Thanks, Sara If this is a fabric sofa, non-aerosol hair spray and a toothbrush will take the

By |2018-09-27T18:39:46-04:00February 25th, 2014|3 Comments

Nicotine Build-Up On Mirrors

Nicotine Build-Up On Mirrors Q. What will remove smoke film from mirror glass?  I have tried everything, nothing will cut the nicotine build up.  [Quit smoking, praise God] Thank you,  --Betty/NC A. We had this problem after my mother died. But I was amazed by what Windex cleaned up. I'm surprised this hasn't worked for

By |2015-02-11T16:25:22-04:00February 25th, 2014|1 Comment

Odors in the Microwave

Odors in the Microwave Q.   Some popcorn got burned in our microwave; consequently, our microwave not smells like burned popcorn. Do you have any suggestions as to how to get the odor out?  Thanks -- TFeauto • Boiling a cup full of vinegar and then washing the inside and tray with it  has helped me. Ivy

By |2015-02-11T17:41:00-04:00February 25th, 2014|7 Comments

Melted Balloon Stain

Melted Balloon Stain Q. Any idea how to get the stain of a melted balloon out of a fine linen handkerchief? Thank you, Heather A. I don't know if it will work, but have you tried freezing the handkerchief?   Trish

By |2015-02-11T16:24:12-04:00February 25th, 2014|0 Comments
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