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Best Dust Mop for Pet Hair

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We all love our furry friends but I’m sure you’d agree, we don’t love all the hair they shed. If you have a bad shedder and you are tired of the nuisance cleaning all the pet hair causes, then today’s blog post is for you. I’ll go over the best ways to clean all of that pet hair, why using a dust mop is a great way to clean pet hair, and how to choose the best dust mop for pet hair.

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11 Foolproof Ways to Decorate Your Home’s Interior

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In order to decorate your home’s interior effectively, you need to know certain foolproof tricks. First of all, you should know how to play up the best strengths of your home’s architectural design when remodeling. Moreover, hiding its flaws should be in the agenda too. This way, you won’t always have to spend money on a professional interior designer project or buy new furnishings to spruce your place up. These decorating ideas and tips will be perfect for your next home makeover!

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What is Eucalyptus Oil Good For?

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Eucalyptus oil is an essential oil which is used as an antiseptic, in cosmetics like hand creams, and as a flavoring in dental products like toothpaste, mouth wash, and rinse to freshen breath. It can even be an antimicrobial to ward off bacteria to possibly help prevent sickness. Throughout history, it has been used as a musculoskeletal ointment and potentially has many other uses such as treating cold sores and in skin care, but just what is eucalyptus oil good for?

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How to Get Bacon Grease Out of Clothes

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Doing laundry is a tough job, especially when dealing with bacon grease, whether it splatters on your clothes while you cook or you drop a piece of greasy bacon on your favorite shirt while eating. If it isn’t cleaned properly, it will leave permanent damage on your garment. Here are some tips on how to get bacon grease out of clothes. No matter which tip you choose to try, be sure to test an inconspicuous spot on the garment first. You don’t want to damage the color or fabric of your garment to the point that it is beyond repair.

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5 Ways to Decorate Your Home with Flowers

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Flowers are among nature’s most beautiful creations. Because of this, they’re great to have around the house. Their looks alone can brighten up any place. Being surrounded by decorations of flowers can evoke feelings of love, peace, and happiness. Let’s dive into 5 of the best ways to decorate your home with flowers! Enjoy!

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Top 6 Affordable Wood Floor Ideas

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Wooden floors have a naturally aesthetically attractive and elegant style, making them a wonderful floor remodeling option for many homeowners. If you’re looking for that authentic wood floor for your home, you don’t have to break the bank. There are numerous beautiful affordable wood floor ideas to choose from. Note, however, that scrimping too much on the materials for floor installation is generally not the best approach either; you’ll usually end up spending more money in the long run by constantly having to replace your flooring. Its important to establish a healthy balance: budget wisely and buy the best wood floor materials that you can afford for your home.

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Does Sterling Silver Tarnish?

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Most people have experienced the feeling of a gorgeous piece of silver tarnishing. A lot of these precious possessions provide great services and are quite expensive. Others are often beautiful and meaningful, and when tarnished can be very upsetting. Whether it is sterling silver jewelry, gold, or tin, we want to make it last. Being aware that color change is the most basic way to tell if your sterling silver is tarnishing.

Silver tarnish can be devastating and costly. That is why it is important to thoroughly understand everything about tarnish. Does sterling silver tarnish? Is there anything that we can do to prevent it? As you read on, we will explore these questions and many others in great depth.

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How to Increase the Value of Your Home

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Trying to get your home ready for the real estate market? Whether you’re anticipating a big sale or just simply want to make your home a little bit cozier, we’ll explore some of the top ways that you can not only improve the overall livability of your home, but boost your home’s resale value in the process.

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What Can I Spray on a Dust Mop?

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If you have ever watched one of the many popular TV shows where couples buy a less than desirable home and completely renovate it to make it livable, then you know that home design is trending toward restoration rather than renovation. Hard floors such as hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and even stained concrete are far more popular than they have ever been before.

Whether you already have gleaming hardwood floors, are hoping to restore the original hardwood floors in your home, or even have purchased laminate to mimic the hardwood floor look, then you know that special care must be taken to keep your floors shining like new.

Wood, laminate, and other hard floors, unlike carpet, cannot easily disguise dust. No matter how regularly you sweep, you can almost always find dust and debris settled onto hard floors. This is why many homeowners purchase a dust mop because it helps them more easily maintain hard floors throughout their home.

My grandmother always told me that “cleanliness is next to Godliness,” and I took those words to heart. So, since purchasing my own home I have meticulously worked through all of the methods for cleaning my hard floors. I absolutely love the use of a dust mop, but I have often wondered what can I spray on a dust mop to make it more effective?

In this article, we are going to discuss what can be used in addition to a dust mop, and we will examine the most effective practices for using a dust mop to keep dust and debris off of your floors.

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What is The Best Brass Cleaner?

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Brass can be commonly found in many household items such as antique headboards and footboards, light fixtures, kitchen and bathroom faucets, doorknobs, door plates, hinges, serving trays, and many types of locks. Musical instruments like trumpets, French horns, bells, and trombones as well as items like vintage telescopes, old candlesticks, lanterns, and beautiful pieces of jewelry are also commonly made of brass.

Other common things made of brass include zipper pulls on jeans and jackets and even the thumbtacks you use to pin notes to bulletin boards. While you probably wouldn’t want to worry about polishing a thumb tack, you certainly do want to keep the other brass objects—especially your expensive musical instruments, fine antiques, and your favorite brass decor features in your home—all shiny and bright.

Over the years, people have tried various and genius ways to clean brass, including natural ingredients to clean the objects like cream of tartar, lemon, salt, ketchup, or vinegar. But these ways are messy and require a lot of mixing and measuring. There are chemical brass cleaners, but which one works best? Do you know how to clean brass and what is the best brass cleaner to use? We’ll explore the answers to these questions and more in this article, so read on.

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