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How to clean grout

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How to clean groutGrout is always the most challenging part of kitchen and bathroom cleaning. While tiles are quite easy to maintain, grout is a different story. It is a mixture od water, cement, and sand, that keeps your tiles in place, and the mixture easily picks up dirt. Cleaning of this part pf your home often requires professional help, but there is still something you can do by yourself. Follow these simple trick and make your tiles sparkle again.
1. Vinegar and ammonia
Mix 7 cups of warm water, 1/2 cup of baking soda, 1/3 cup of ammonia, and 1/4 cup of white vinegar. Spray the mixture directly on the grout and let it set for 5-10 minutes. Now it’s time for a hard work. Use a brush to scrub your grout as hard as you can until you are completely satisfied with the result.
2. Hydrogen peroxide and baking soda
Make a thick paste by mixing hydrogen peroxide with baking soda. Use your fingers or a toothbrush to apply the paste on the grout. After you applied the paste let it set fro…

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Carpet Stretching

What is carpet stretching and does your carpet need one?Carpets provide natural warmth and comfortable walking surface for bare feet. Even though, interior design magazines present tile, hardwood or stone floors as a high-end trend in home remodeling, good old carpeting is still the most popular form of flooring. Carpets  can be a pricey investment, but they can last for many years if maintained regularly and properly. After years of usage, your carpet might need a repair usually in a form of  stretching.What is actually stretching? Maybe you have noticed how you carpet wrinkles and gets those lumps, usually around heavy furniture. Those problems are quite common and they are a normal part of carpet aging. This problem may occur when sliding around heavy furniture or when a floor is subjected to a great deal of foot traffic. Poorly done installation of the carpet can also result in this kind of flaws. Small wrinkles are not a problem, it’s the fact that they don’t just go away, they g…

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How to determine your kind of hardwood finish

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How to determine your kind of hardwood finishAlthough hardwood floors should be low maintenance, taking care of them might be a challenging job. Hardwood floors are quite an investment, and maintaining something as valuable can be stressful. Not knowing what type of finish your floor has, only makes the problem more difficult. In those situations, a lot of things can go wrong and you can end up with a damaged finish. We don’t want that. Just continue reading this article, and we will teach you how to tell apart different types of finish.Prefinished floorsThis kind of finish is the easiest to spot. Pay attention to the boards of your floor. If every board is slightly raised on the edges, there you have it. You have a prefinished floor.Unfinished or stained floorThis kind of floor is also very easy to spot. If your floor doesn’t look glossy, you have a stained or unfinished floor.Wax finishTo determine if your floor has a wax finish, you will have to do a small test. Take a white rag wi…

How to clean upholstery in 15 minutes

Whether you want to prolong the life of you precious furniture or get rid of all that dirt, bacteria and microbes before they become a part of your upholstery and home, it is important to maintain the hygiene of you upholstery furniture. Time is money and if you have little time to spend on cleaning your home, we know the smartest way to spend it. Effective upholstery cleaning in less than 15 minutes? Yes, it is possible. Just follow these simple tips. Make sure ti vacuum your upholstery first Before you do anything else make sure to use a vacuum cleaner first. It can remove all the dirt and dust from the surface of your upholstery. This p[art of cleaning will take 3 minutes. Act fast In case any spills occur, you need to act fast before it gets soaked into the furniture. Any excess liquids on your furniture should be dried out with a dry towel before you start removing the stains. Drying out spills can take 30 seconds. Know your upholstery Different types of fabric require different …