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Cleaning

Getting it right first time, removing stains, watermarks and the ravages of time.

wood stove
Cleaning

Whether your log burning stove is made of cast iron or sheet steel, it will get dirty. The glass needs cleaning almost every time you use it, but about once a month (in winter when you are using it)  you will want to give the outside of your wood stove

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Sharp pile rug with underlay
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Shagpile rug are  wonderfully sensuous underfoot.  Walking barefoot or shagpile rug is one of the real pleasures in life.  However after a year  or two the pile starts to flatten and sensation becomes less and less enjoyable.  The good news is that returning a shagpile to something close to that

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Cleaning

Rule one is act quickly. As soon as a stain appears on polished wooden furniture (usually a ring from the bottom of a glass or cup) buff it with a clean dry cloth untill the water stain has gone. A paste of baking soda and water was a technique used by

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Here are some simple tips that can save you many hundreds of pounds in replacing rusty tools. Tools get rusty because when left in damp conditions, oxygen in the water comes into long-term contact with the metals in the tools and oxidation occurs. Salt water is even worse for tools because there

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Cleaning

Get Upholstery Clean. Here’s how to remove stains from upholstered furniture and how to remove greasy stains such as accumulated sweat on the arms of a sofa.

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candle
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Candles add atmosphere to a room. Candles spread a warm, flattering light that makes any room more inviting. There is a German word ‘Gemutlichkeit’ that doesn’t have an English equivalent but ask any German speaker what it means and invariably candlelight comes up in the conversation. Candles are a lovely

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Cleaning

The proper way to clean chrome taps, spouts and bathroom fittings. Chrome taps are just plated with a thin chrome veneer, so too many applications of harsh abbrasives and your chrome will be gone for good. Don’t let chrome lose its shine Even the best polishes will leave tiny scratches

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