Yearly Archives: 2015

How to Remove Tree Sap from Your Car

A Scrigit Handy Household Hint If you discover that you parked your car or truck under a tree that drips sap, you quickly realize that you have a major cleaning task ahead of you. This might be at home or

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Quick Tip for Cleaning Ceiling Fans

A very clever cleaning tip for removing dust from ceiling fans appeared in home improvement legend Bob Vila’s website. Dust on ceiling fan blades falls into that “out of sight – out of mind” category. When you do finally take

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Learn the S&S of Baking Pan Cleaning

Whether you are making food in baking pans or using the baking pans to keep the oven clean, you still end up having to clean the pans. You might make sweet foods in a baking pan where the sugars stick

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When the Husband Goes on a Cleaning Binge

After all my recent serious posts about cleaning, here a very good humorous look at house cleaning based upon the writer’s husband deciding to clean the house and who does what tasks. I have always found that the person with

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Big 10 Fall Home Maintenance Tasks

With winter fast approaching, there are many home and yard maintenance and repair tasks that should be done. Here are some of the items you might want to put on your to-do list. Lawn – The fall is the best

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Cleaning Smokers and Broilers “Oh My”

The summer of outdoor grilling and foods cooked in a smoker are rapidly ending for those of us in the northern states. We have enjoyed a variety of tasty foods this summer made either on our outdoor gas grill or

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Scrigit Scraper in Hardware Retailing

I think it is pretty safe to say that almost all of you who read this post will never read the magazine Hardware Retailing. For me, this is a very important publication since it is the leading publication for hardware

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Battling Mildew in the Bathroom

For a lot of us, the constant summer battle against mold and mildew in the bathroom is winding down as colder temperatures bring lower humidity levels. Regularly scrubbing down the shower walls and areas around the bathtub eliminate the dark

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Replacement Windows Hints

As winter approaches bringing very cold temperatures to large parts of the U.S., you should consider replacing old drafty windows. Replacing the old windows in our house was one of the best household investments we ever made. The windows in

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Scrigit Helpful Hints – Refrigerators

Our aging refrigerator occasionally develops ice inside the mechanism that controls the amount of cold air from the freezer that goes through the refrigerator section to maintain the correct temperature in each one. Instead of manual controls used in most

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