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Genesis 950 is the best thing I have ever found to remove paint stains from carpet. I have used it for this purpose on several occasions. I am a sloppy - SLOPPY - painter. I have little patience and tend to glob it on. This results in strands of paints or drops on the carpet. I had painted a carpeted A frame loft in an old cape cod. I was painting the A ...


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Could it be your water? I lived in SW Missouri and NEVER had this problem. Clothes always smelled fresh line dried. Water had a high calcium content. Moved to Pensacola, FL and every time I line dry clothes they smell like dead fish. I have changed NOTHING. They do not sit, or take longer to dry and the ONLY thing I can up with is the water. My machine is ...


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A device like this air purifier can reduce the amount of dust that accumulates in a room, at least according to its product sheet and many of the customer reviews. It would seem it can't completely eliminate dust, only reduce it (or perhaps more accurately, relocate it). Air Purifier on Wikipedia also talks about different types of purifiers and their ...


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You can use silicone grease on them to prevent them from getting discolored. Silicone grease is commonly used in plumbing to lubricate gaskets, etc. It works very much like petroleum jelly in the way it forms a protective coating. But, unlike petroleum jelly, it does not harm the rubber. For your application, it would be best to apply it very sparingly. A ...


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Hotels and other public facilities are heavy users of ozone machines, but no need to buy a high priced box with a fan, and definitely don't get the UV type. Make sure you get ceramic plates even if you don't get this specific machine. I have the exact same unit and used it on an old house we bought. I ran it in one hour increments several times a week when ...


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One of the most common solutions I have to rubber bloom (in pretty much any setting) is an interior car cleaner like "Armor All" (Not and endorsement, just an example). This is a durable oil based product that is less volatile and less likely to be removed by friction or otherwise. I typically only have to re-treat the weather stripping in my car 1-2 times ...


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I used a $50 wet/dry shop Vac vacuum cleaner. It sucked everything. very clean job.


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Negative air pressure in the house draws air down the chimney. Cap the chimney so it's airtight at the top. Not sure whether this is a masonry fireplace with ceramic tile liner or multiwall metal stack, but the following helps. They make blow up vinyl balloon type devices for completely blocking airflow lower in the chimney. Fireplace dampers are ...


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Sometimes you've just got to roll up your sleeves and go to work...


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Its rubbed in oil, dirt and small particles of metal. There is no way on the planet you can get it out. Sanding deep is the only option. You can use oxalic acid, which will bleach the wood and significantly lighten the stains. Oxalic acid is powerful stuff, so be careful.


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bcworkzs answer provides the correct solution, the cover isn't opening, and goes on to explain why that might be: The reason the cover does not open usually is the solenoid fails and needs replacement, though it's possible something else is at fault. Faulty wiring, faulty relay or triac on the control board, some sort of timer issue, etc. Just in ...



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