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Today I'd like to teach you some "tricks of the trade" if you will about painting furniture. First of all, the brand of spray paint that you buy makes an ENORMOUS difference. And, yes to those of you who are wondering i did mean to say "SPRAY" paint. I'll go into more detail about that in a minute. Do not buy the crappy $1.00 a can spray paint. In my experience, you need at least fi...
Readers’ Best Cleaning Tips and Tricks Removing Stickers "To remove stubborn price tags from items like dishes and glassware, I use a cotton pad or Q-tip soaked with rubbing alcohol. The alcohol dissolves the sticky glue and doesn't mess up my manicure." Kathe Palmucci, Riverside, California
Rubbing Alcohol - Lift off hair-spray residue from bathroom walls. Spray a mixture of one part rubbing alcohol, two parts water, and a dash of dishwashing liquid onto vinyl wallpaper or semigloss (not flat) paint. Wipe clean. Also removes permanent marker from countertops and walls. Pour a bit of alcohol onto a cotton ball and rub on the stain. (Spot test on a hidden area first.)
Making homemade disinfectant with Vinegar and Hydrogen Peroxide - this spray combination is more effective at killing these potentially lethal bacteria (E. Coli, Salmonella, etc) than chlorine bleach or any commercially available kitchen cleaner.