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Soak old paint brushes in HOT vinegar for 30 minutes and then wash. The old paint will come out and they will be as good as new.

Better Homes & Gardensfrom Better Homes & Gardens

Common Upholstery Techniques

Upholstering Instructions at Better Homes and Gardens. In a nutshell: Strip the chair of its original fabric and use the pieces as pattern. Then pin the pieces wrong sides out onto the chair. Remove pinned cover and sew it together, with welting reinforcing the seams. Put sewn cover back on the chair. It should fit like a glove!

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How To: Strip Hardware with Baking Soda

removing paint from hardware with baking soda.

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Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

Removing Paint Tape

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40 Life Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Removing strawberry stems

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How to Clean Your {Top-Loader} Washing Machine

Washing your washer. Another pinner said: Seriously easy, no wonder our clothes were not getting clean... after the second soak, the water was GROSS!!! -- pin now, look later

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Homemade Wrinkle Release Spray

For every 1/3 cup of water you add 1 teaspoon of fabric softener.Spray the wrinkle releaser on the item (a spray bottle that has a mist setting works well). Stretch and smooth the item to release the wrinkles. As you can see in the picture, your item will have damp spots so you probably don’t want to immediately wear the item. It will need to set for about a half hour or so to let the dampness go away. be impatient and put the item on anyway your body heat will dry the item faster.

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How to Spray Paint Hardware

DIY - How to Spray Paint Hardware - Tutorial

Smart Idea..: Heat a bowl of water and vinegar for 5 minutes in the microwave, the steam will dissolve stuck on stains. Simply wipe off. Lm

The Family Handymanfrom The Family Handyman

Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

painting tips

Microwave Cleaner: 1 cup water + 1 cup vinegar in microwave safe dish, Microwave for 10 minutes to steam clean the gunk & wipe out.

The Family Handymanfrom The Family Handyman

Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

Use makeup remover to remove paint from hardwood floors!!

Pumps water from flowing streams, creeks, or rivers without electricity of fuel Lift water up to 82 feet vertically