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To remove scratches from porcelain fixtures, this reader recommends automotive rubbing compound. Photo: Ashley Gieseking | thisoldhouse.com

23 Reader Tips That Save Time and Money

23 Reader Tips That Save Time and Money Sink Saver on porcelain sinks that have metal scratches, use an automotive rubbing compound. The scratches are gone, and the sinks look beautiful.

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How to Clear Any Clogged Drain

Armed with the right tools and techniques, you can easily unplug stopped-up drains without having to call in a pro

The Family Handman Website - shows you how to fix just about anything around the home

Family Handyman: This website is seriously the COOLEST site for homeowners! Just type in what you want to do/fix around your home and the website tells you how to do it!

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How to clean a Porcelain Sink

Step If you have a porcelain sink the first thing you want to do is to wash it with dish soup or dishwasher detergent using a sponge and warm water. Dishwasher detergent worked better for me. After you are done, rinse it thoroughly.

Our Farmhouse Sink - Tips to Clean and Care for Porcelain Sinks - Andrea Dekker

Using a washtub inside the sink for smaller dishes to save water and diy sink mat for baby baths

wipe down metal objects with vinegar before painting to keep the paint from peeling - I need to remember this

10 Uses for Vinegar

Before painting galvanized metal or concrete, wipe down the object or surface with vinegar, using a sponge or lint-free cloth. This little trick will help your paint job last longer. (Not that you would want to paint galvanized metal!

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23 Reader Tips That Save Time and Money

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