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Air-O-Swiss 7133 Instructions

Air-O-Swiss 7133 Instructions

The Air-O-Swiss 7133 is an ultrasonic humidifier that uses high-frequency vibration to form a fine mist that is dispensed into a room to increase the overall air humidity. The humidifier offers cool, warm or a preset temperature of 104 degrees Fahrenheit and uses a demineralization cartridge to redu
How to Clean Hardwater Stains on Shower Doors

How to Clean Hardwater Stains on Shower Doors

Hard water stains from minerals in the water can build up on shower doors over time, making these stains difficult to remove. You need to remove stains before they etch the doors, but you have to choose cleaning materials that won't scratch the surface. Many products claim to remove hard water stain
How to Stop Rust in Nails

How to Stop Rust in Nails

You walk out onto the patio and notice that the nails on your patio deck or siding are beginning to rust--and that rust is beginning to "bleed" onto the surrounding wood. Can you stop rust in nails--and if so, what's the best way? The answer to the first question is yes. As for the second, let's ta
How to Clean a Wood Floor Without a Tap to Rinse

How to Clean a Wood Floor Without a Tap to Rinse

Wood floors are an attractive, durable flooring solution for homes and buildings. They are easy to clean and will last for many years if properly cared for. Cleaning wood floors consists of sweeping frequently to remove abrasive sand and cleaning the surface to remove caked on stains. Cleaning wood
How to Clean a Silver Plate With Aluminum Foil

How to Clean a Silver Plate With Aluminum Foil

From the Proto Germanic language comes the word "tarnish," which means to darken. Tarnishing occurs when air oxidizes the metal; basically, it corrodes it. Tarnish is like a fine layer of rust that settles upon silver objects, only it occurs much slower. Over time it dulls the metal and takes away i
How to Repair a Silver Plate

How to Repair a Silver Plate

Few materials offer the luster and shine of sterling silver, yet also show the wear and tear of age and use quite so clearly. When faced with a scratched or aging silver plate, you can repair the silver to its previous glory with the right materials. Called immersion silvering or resilvering, the pr
How to Naturally Get Rid of a Deep Dirt Stain From Carpet

How to Naturally Get Rid of a Deep Dirt Stain From Carpet

Get rid of deep dirt stains to create a safe, enjoyable playground for your family. Depending on their age, some family members may crawl on the carpet, while others lounge or sleep on it after dinner or while watching television. Return your carpet to an attractive appearance by cleaning the carpet
The Best Way to Dust Furniture

The Best Way to Dust Furniture

Dusting your furniture does more than create a tidy appearance. Keeping a room dust free cuts down on allergens since dust contains dirt, pollen, and dead skin. Dust your furniture weekly in dry climates, less in more humid areas. Always start at the top of furniture, moving downward. Vacuum after y
All Natural Ways to Moisturize Lips

All Natural Ways to Moisturize Lips

Natural remedies for dry, cracked lips are sought by those who are either allergic to factory-produced remedies or those who try to live an all natural lifestyle. According to Health Talk Plus, the lips will need exfoliation before applying natural remedies. Exfoliation is simply done by applying ba
How to Clean Outdoor Cushions

How to Clean Outdoor Cushions

Outdoor cushions can add comfort and style to your patio furniture. The elements, storage and regular use can leave your outdoor cushions dirty and unattractive. Before the warm season begins, clean your cushions to remove leaves, dirt and debris. Regular maintenance with basic household items will
How to Clean Mold on Carpet

How to Clean Mold on Carpet

Mold spores are the cause of what is commonly referred to as mildew. Mildew problems typically worsen the more humid your weather conditions. That's because the mold actually feeds on nutrients that are more readily available on your carpet in a hot sticky climate and you will be stuck cleaning up t
How to: Water Removal from Upholstery

How to: Water Removal from Upholstery

Upholstery is a fabric covering, used on furniture, cars, boats and sometimes walls. Wood or metal creates the framework for padding, springs and finally the fabric covering. Spills, floods and other accidents cause the upholstery to become wet. Wet upholstery requires quick action to dry it before
How to Remove Permanent Marker From Painted Walls

How to Remove Permanent Marker From Painted Walls

Do not dismay if your child writes on the walls with a permanent marker, as there are several methods you can try to remove the stain without damaging the paint or the drywall itself. Melamine sponges, such as the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, are effective for this type of job. If you don't have one hand
Features of Lux Soap

Features of Lux Soap

Lux soap offers beauty bar benefits at reduced prices.soap image by romman from Fotolia.comLux was originally produced as a flaked laundry soap that was released in the United Kingdom in 1899. The soap was then introduced in the United States in 1916, and was marketed as a laundry soap...
How to Repel Weevils

How to Repel Weevils

Rice and granary weevils frequently infest homes in North America. These insects use their snouts to feed on and lay eggs in beans and grains such as rice, barley, wheat and oats. Tiny in size, weevils grow in number rapidly, and it is important to deal with an infestation as quickly as possible. Th
How to Remove Ink From Vinyl or Leather Furniture

How to Remove Ink From Vinyl or Leather Furniture

Ballpoint pen ink leaves marks on vinyl and leather furniture that are seemingly impossible to remove. Even when the stains are fresh, soap and water do nothing but smear the mess around on the material. Rubbing alcohol lifts the ink stains from leather and vinyl without leaving a film on the materi
How to Clean New Wood

How to Clean New Wood

Most wood gets dirty. Wood floors get scuff marks and stains from dirty shoes. Wood walls and countertops become soiled from greasy hands and food. When new wood first becomes dirty, it may look more pronounced than it does with wood that has been used and walked on for a while. Cleaning new wood is
How to Eliminate Dryer Lint

How to Eliminate Dryer Lint

Dryer lint not only presents a problem by cluttering up clean clothes with white specks, but it can also lead to a dryer fire. While it is impossible to completely eliminate dryer lint, you can take action to drastically reduce lint and the potential problems that come along with excess dryer lint.