The FoodSaver is a device that allows you to vacuum seal and store leftover food, keeping it fresh for an extended period of time. Sealing food also makes it easier to transport without the risk of spills or your food breaking apart. If you've purchased a FoodSaver and would like to know how to use
Marble tabletops add beauty to homes. The stone comes in many colors and enhances the look of a room. Since marble is a natural stone, it needs proper care to protect it. Improper cleaning can result in costly repairs and even replacements. Many commercial products warn against using the product on
The FoodSaver Quick Marinator is a marinating accessory for the FoodSaver vacuum-sealing system. This 2.25-quart canister works with any FoodSaver sealing system and is designed to remove the air in the marinating canister. This process opens the meat's pores, allowing the marinade to penetrate more
Copper pans have a rich color and brilliant shine, but they also hold and distribute heat more quickly and evenly than other metals. Unfortunately, they are also more susceptible to tarnishing and discoloration. Whether spillage from the pan cooked and burned the copper surface or you accidentally h
You don’t want the smell of sour milk to permeate your nostrils every time you open the refrigerator. The sour smell only has a few places to latch onto inside a refrigerator. The smell is probably coming from some spilled milk still lying on one of the shelves. Remove the source and the odor
While candles add a romantic, cozy aura to home interiors, spilled candle wax is never appealing. Candle wax quickly settles onto an upholstered chair and cools down, forming a hard, waxy stain. The longer the wax remains on chair upholstery, the more embedded it becomes. Candle wax may also contain
When you think of automotive vinyl you might be drawn back to the '70s and the standard vinyl seats that got way too hot to sit on in the summer. If you look at your car you might realize that it contains more vinyl then you originally thought. To keep your automotive vinyl looking it's best you n
Hardwood floors should be dusted frequent and cleaned with recommended cleaners only.hardwood floor texture image by GoodMood Photo from Fotolia.comHardwood floors give a warm, high quality appearance to a home, but they can also be tricky to clean. Hardwoods are sensitive to scratches...
Leather is manufactured from the hide of a variety of animals including cow and deer. Leather is a popular choice for furniture and garments. Leather items are generally expensive and you must take proper care of it to keep the leather looking its best. Most people do not normally think water has th
Decks are a great place to have a fun living space outdoors. Over time and with constant use decks incur many different stains. If your deck is stained, there is a way to easily clean it and prepare it for your next barbecue or party. Get your deck ready for entertaining or just relaxing by cleaning
Salsa dip is a favorite party appetizer. Unfortunately, when guests enjoy salsa and chips they don't always place a napkin or plate beneath the food. This can result in salsa getting on the carpet. After a salsa spill is scooped up from the floor, there may be a stain left behind that needs special
Metal marks on flooring are often caused by metal on the bottom of chairs or metal wheels on carts. These marks are challenging to remove because they are often scratched into the floor's surface. Try a gentle approach to removing them, using the appropriate cleaner before trying a more abrasive met
Beyond its practical applications, lemon juice is also a part of refreshing summer drinks.lemon juice image by Amornrat Makbodee from Fotolia.comLemon juice is a versatile substance with applications for everything from hair care to baking to household cleaning. Lemon juice can lighten...
If someone, be it human, cat or dog, is using your lawn as its personal bathroom, it is probably going to start smelling after a while. Fortunately, there's a pretty easy solution for eliminating urine odors in turf. Lime is a naturally occurring substance that is great at absorbing both moisture an
The beauty of modern cleaning products is that they are formulated to quickly attack and dispose of stains, dirt and debris. But that cleaning power can come at a cost. Regular exposure to some cleaning products can cause everything from skin rashes, an irritated throat and burned eyes to poisoning.
Ashes are a natural byproduct of using your fireplace. As long as you manage them properly, the ashes in a fireplace won't cause any problems and can even be recycled in your garden or on your lawn. Potential problems only arise if you let ashes build up over time or fail to operate your fireplace s
Old ceramic or porcelain bathtubs are vulnerable to wear and rust stains, particularly if the water pipes in your house are iron and the water itself is hard. Bob Vila recommends treating severe rust stains by restoring the tub completely, but there are several methods you can try on light-to-modera
When painting interior walls, many people choose to use a neutral color like white or beige or a more traditional paint scheme of muted colors, such as light blue or light green. For those who like warm colors, orange is an option. According to Pantone, bright orange is a high-arousal color due to i
With all the recent emphasis on the effects of chemicals on the environment, many people think that a clean home does not justify a polluted environment. But by getting friends together to create their own natural cleaning supplies, everyone can have good, clean fun. Most items needed, such as bak
Etching or filming on glassware is a common result after several trips through your dishwasher. True etching is permanent if left too long on your glasses. It can still be removed when it is just a stubborn film. To prevent etching and filming on your glassware, make sure you are using enough dishwa