No sane person likes the smell of vomit. Vomit is especially annoying when the smell lingers and wont leave your carpet. Fortunately, there is a way to get rid of disgusting carpet aromas. It involves the use of baking soda, a vacuum, and a flat tool. You will need to mix wat ...more
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Learn some helpful tips on how to keep your how smelling nice and fresh everyday. Make your own carpet deodorizer and refresh your it using only natural, common and safe ingredients. Try mixing in baking soda and your favorite scent to a cleaner house.
When it comes to household versatility, baking soda is king. Here are just some of the many cleaning uses for baking soda. Cleaning tips: You Will Need: * Baking soda * Water * A sponge * A vacuum * Salt * White vinegar * Laundry detergent * A cotton swab * A toothbrush * A b ...more
DIY carpet cleaning is here. And you can steam the sucker too! Part 1 of 14 - How to Steam clean your carpet. Steam clean your carpet - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Steam clean your carpet - Part 3 of 14. Click through to watch this vide ...more
When you clean the carpet in your home or apartment, it seems like that dirt just comes right back the next day. It's never really clean. Well, that could be changed with a deeper clean. Deep-cleaning your carpet can offer benefits including getting rid of dust mites and aller ...more
Witness the amazing cleaning powers of soda crystals. Learn how to clean silver with soda crystals by watching this short tutorial. Clean silver with soda crystals. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
If you have ever spilled red wine on a light colored carpet, you know it is the last thing you want to do. You can use regular table salt to get that stain out. Just pour a good amount of salt over the wine and leave it over night, the salt will absorb the wine and you will be ...more
If you've been wondering how to clean your silver, this video will show you a simple way to do it using products you have laying around. To do this, you will need baking soda, aluminum foil, hot water, and your dirty silver of course. First heat up water so it's close to boili ...more
When you spill coffee on a carpet, your first reaction might reasonably be PANIC. However, removing annoying coffee stains is not as hard as you might think. Here's a quick and easy way to really lift that coffee from your carpet. Clean coffee from a carpet. Click through to w ...more
Learn how you can clean your bathroom without chemicals. Just use white vinegar and baking soda and a little elbow grease and you can get that bathroom spotless. Watch this how to video and you can clean your whole bathroom with all natural products you find in your pantry.
Learn how to remove stains from wood furniture. Make your wood furniture look like new again by getting out rings and spots. You Will Need * Clean, white cloths * Baking soda * Plain white toothpaste * White sponges or cloths * White vinegar * Hydrogen peroxide * A clean to ...more
Baking soda is like a miracle in a box. Whether you need to clean a doggy doo doo stain on your carpet, need to deodorize your refridgerator, or need an all-natural face scrub, baking soda has a cure for it all. Simply check out this DIY skin care video to learn how to destro ...more
Clean your basement like a champ. The hardest part of cleaning a basement is working around all that stuff you’ve stuck down there. This game plan will help. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean your basement. You Will Need * Sponges, both natural and nylon ...more
Sometimes as a pet owner it is difficult to keep your home clean and smelling fresh. In this Housekeeping how-to video the Dog Channel offers five tips to battle dog odor in your home. Follow these five tips and have your home smelling fresh. 1. Clean up your dog’s accidents ...more
Learn how to remove red wine stains. Thinking of switching to white wine just to avoid stains? Memorize these cleaning tips instead. You Will Need * White wine, club soda, or cold water * A white cloth napkin or clean white T-shirt * Salt * Liquid enzyme detergent * Spot st ...more
I own two aprons—a cute one for company, and another for the hard-core cooking duties, like cutting up chicken and making stock. The sad truth is that I almost never remember to wear either of them. So, much of my clothing ends up spattered with grease, liquid, and bits of fru ...more
It's a well-known fact (supported by myriad sources, including Fitness Magazine) that in order to lose a pound, you need to cut and/or burn 3,500 calories... which, divided by the number of days in the week, equals 500 calories a day. So, if you cut or burn 500 calories per d ...more
A butcher block table (or counter) is a solid, wooden table. Originating in butcher shops (hence the name), this has become a popular household item. Butcher block tables and counters are durable and attractive looking. The downside of butcher block is that the wood is so poro ...more
What's the best way to clean an iron? It is inevitable that it will eventually need a good cleaning. Your dress shirts look crisp, but over time your iron might look the worse for wear. This simple technique gets rid of mineral spots on the iron's plate and cleans out caked st ...more
Learn how to polish silver with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. Beautiful silver pieces shouldn't languish at the back of a shelf. Removing tarnish might seem like a time-consuming task, but some simple household products make for an easy clean? no backbreaking sc ...more
To follow along with this video, you will need a few supplies: a spray bottle filled with lukewarm water, a couple of clean white blotting towels, and a product called Legacy of Clean. To remove the stain you begin by applying a few drops of Legacy of Clean onto the stain. Use ...more
Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more
If you're looking for a tutorial on how to clean your jeans without washing them, make a tasty curry dish, and figure out how to get a red wine stain out of your carpet, this next video covers all that! It's a quick, fast paced, detailed tutorial that is taught by Ninjas! So ...more
We all want to spic and span our kitchen countertops, our tile floors, and our bathrooms. But for the most part we can bet you've been unwittingly using storebought detergent cleaners or bleach. While these cleaners are in fact excellent at removing grime and buffing your dirt ...more
Concerned about the unpronounceable chemicals you see on tubes of toothpaste? Clean your tetth and keep your breath fresh without having to introduce unpleasant chemicals to your system! All you need is some baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, essential oils (mints are best) and a ...more
It sucks when you're trying to clean your carpet, but there are a bunch of unsightly stains. This video will teach you how you can clean your car's carpets so that they look nice.
Think you have a stain on your stove or countertop that just won't come off? Think again! This simple trick will have your kitchen surfaces gleaming in no time! Supplies Dish soap Baking soda Sponge Pour a small amount of dish soap on the stain. This can get VERY sudsy if ...more
Jenna Jameson shows you how to clean candle sticks with a baking soda solution.
Watch this video to learn how easy it is to clean your bathroom with natural eco-friendly ingredients. Use baking soda, vinegar and lemon to leave your bathroom squeaky clean.
This housekeeping how-to video offers five tips for cleaning up your dog's accidents. Follow along and clean up dog accidents properly with help from the Dog Channel's five tips. Learn to clean up urine or soil, keep your home smelling fresh and prevent future accidents. 1. M ...more
Concoct soda at home—over time, you'll save a bundle by not using the store-bought stuff. Plus, it's fizzy fun! You Will Need * 1/8 tsp. brewer’s or bread yeast * 1/2 c. lukewarm water * 1 gal. water * 2 1/4 c. sugar * 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon of soda extract in the fla ...more
Make your upholstered furniture look like new again by getting out spots and stains. Learn how to remove stains from upholstered furniture with this how to video. You Will Need * Clean, white cloths * Dishwashing liquid * Rubbing alcohol * Baking soda or cornstarch * A vacuum ...more
Save hand-washing house guests the horror of having to stare at a line of dirt and dead skin ringing the bathtub. You will need: rubber gloves clean, dry cloths abrasive bathroom cleaner or baking soda a scrub brush with plastic bristles a spray bottle a bottle of white vineg ...more
The World's Easiest Lava Lamp! This is an easy, fun science activity that is great for any age. In fact, our video crew ended up taking the extra bottles home to show their friends. It is also a great demonstration of liquid density, the release of gases in a chemical reaction ...more
Check out this video to see our Fantastic Foamy Fountain in action. The experiment uses Hydrogen peroxide and dry yeast. Hydrogen peroxide is similar to water but it has an extra oxygen atom. This makes it more dangerous and only adults should handle the hydrogen peroxide. Wh ...more
here is a great housekeeping trick that everyone will love. Clean your coffee maker using environmentally safe, inexpensive, common household ingredients. Watch this how to video and learn how to clean a coffee maker with vinegar, salt and baking soda.
Life stinks. Literally. Daily living leads to lots of lingering smells. Household odors from cooking, kids, pets, bathrooms, and guests can accumulate. Get rid of them with some simple remedies. You Will Need *Baking soda *Essential oil *Cotton balls *Plastic containers *Lem ...more
This video demonstrates different ways of cleaning your microwave oven. Cleaning your oven is a very simple and easy task.1.Mix equal parts of baking soda and water. This acts a very mild creamy abrasive and the baking soda helps in deodorizing the oven. Dip a paper towel/rag ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to prep plywood subfloor for hardwood and laminate with Lowe's. Before you prep your floor, read the manufacturers direction and information on the flooring. After this, gather all of your materials and tools you need to complete the job. Then, m ...more
Ever wanted to know how to smell good naturally with natural elements? You can save the earth without offending those around you when you go au natural. You Will Need: • A shower • Plant-based soaps • Natural food • Clean water • Wheat grass • Red radish juice • A lime ...more
Bob Schmidt from Home Remodel Workshop teaches how to remove persistent carpet stains. Clean up the source of the stain as quickly as possible. Once the source of the stain is removed, mix one teaspoon of dish detergent with a cup of hot water. Pour the mixture on the stain. S ...more
Learn how to ensure that your towels feel new, clean and fluffy after every wash. Using a Soda Crystal Pre-wash technique and adding white vinegar to your wash, you can easily make towels fluffy and absorbent again. Watch this video tutorial to learn all about it!
Make your coffee maker sparkle with these easy tips. This Howcast video presents a helpful guide on cleaning your coffee maker. You Will Need * A drip coffee maker * White vinegar * Ice cubes * Table salt or rock salt * Dishwasher detergent * A dish brush * Baking soda * Alka ...more
Dr. Flora Stay shares what ingredients are needed to keep our mouths healthy, inlcuding baking soda, zielatol, and calcium pyrophosphate. She breaks down what we really need, to keep our dirty mouths clean.
Use sawdust to draw the stains out of carpet, floormats, etc. It saves energy since you don't have to wash towels and will be thrown away anyway. This is a quick housekeeping trick that leaves your floors clean and does not hurt the environment. Make sure you properly dispose ...more
In the age of digital cameras and instant gratification, make the simplest camera ever invented using just a light proof box, a hole, and paper. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to make a pinhole camera. You Will Need * 1 clean, 7 inch tall oatmeal box * Heavy fo ...more
Moths can be destructive to stored clothing and food items. Here's how to get rid of them. Watch this video to learn how to get rid of moths indoors. You Will Need * A vacuum * Airtight containers * Moth balls, flakes, or crystals * A dry cleaner WARNING: Products like moth ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean your American Girl's dolls' skin. To start, you will need to clean the marks on the face off with a magic eraser or a mixture of baking soda and water. To defrizz the hair, you can cut off the frizz with sharp scissors. To wash the hair, ...more
Don’t panic if you get grease on your carpet. Start tackling it instead. Learn how to get grease stains out of carpet with this Howcast guide. You Will Need * Shaving cream * A clean toothbrush * A clean cloth Step 1: Spray with shaving cream Spray it with shaving cream and ...more
The materials you will need to add snow and other details to the base of your miniature game figure are white tacky or craft glue, super glue, a few small rocks or pebbles, coarse turf, a small paint brush, and baking soda. Begin by using the super glue to apply a few rocks to ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to easily clean sterling silver. The materials required for this task are: ceramic or glass bowl, tablespoon, hot water, baking soda and aluminum foil. Begin by crumpling up the aluminum foil and place it at the bottom of the bowl. The ...more
Sandra Redmond shows a great way to bring a sparkle back to your cutlery. Using tin foil, a bowl and a towel, Sandra adds bicarbonated soda to water and drops the cutlery into it. Watch video for best results. Clean cutlery. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
In order to make a glowing lightning bug sculpture, you will need the following: an empty pop bottle, a yellow marker, a pipe cleaner, construction paper or card stock, and glue. Make sure that the soda pop bottle that you've chosen to use has a ridge around it. Clean it thor ...more
ApartmentTherapy reminds us of a fine fix for scratches on glassy surfaces like mirrors and windows—toothpaste! All you need is a lint-free cloth, a non-gel toothpaste (one with baking soda is even better), and a damp cloth. 1. Clean the glass well and dry it using a lint-fr ...more
In this video, Sarah tells us how to care for your American Girl Doll. Tip number one is to not put any product on the doll's hair. The next tip is to not wash the hair on the doll unless you absolutely have to. Don't put pressure on her hair as you brush it, use a light touch ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to take care of fresh-cut flowers. First, make sure you selected good quality flowers. Then strip off the leaves. Cut the stems at an angle to be able to fit in the vase. Make sure the water in the vase is clean. You can also make a pr ...more
The Mr.G Show presents how to make "hot ice" more commonly known as sodium acetate in the kitchen. You start with one liter of white vinegar which you place into a sauce pan. You add four table spoons of baking soda to the pan being very careful because both chemical together ...more
This video demonstrates a great way to take rust off of metal piece that are hard to clean by hand. You will need a plastic bucket, a wire hanger, and a battery charger. In the bucket mix one gallon of water and one tablespoon of washing soda. You can make washing soda in the ...more
Want a green, clean home but are wary of mass-manufactured cleaning products? In this tutorial, you'll learn to create a simple, green cleaner using a baking soda and vinegar solution, which, beyond being environmentally friendly, is a lot of fun.
Have some dirty silver laying around the house? Not sure how to get that sterling silver sparkling like it's brand new? Use this easy method to clean tarnished silver. What you will need: • A glass, heat-proof dish or pan • Aluminum foil • Baking soda • Boiling water • A ...more