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How To Care For Your Mudcloth

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The African mud cloth is an intriguing piece of artwork that has been made for centuries. Originally from the nation of Mali, the cotton-based fabric is a cultural treasure, and the unique designs that adorn it are handmade by African artisans. Once the cotton strips are sewn together on a loom, they are then stitched together by a professional tailor, so that the cloth becomes large enough to suit various functions, such as for curtains, furniture covers, or clothing. The delicate process of making and painting a mudcloth involves many coats of using fermented mud which was gathered from local…

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How to Make Your House Look Pristine?

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Your sweet home should look beautifully decorated to draw the attention of visitors every time when they pay a visit. There are plenty of advanced green cleaning methods to protect floors, walls, furniture and other household equipment in order to kill harmful germs. It’s essential to take care of every aspect of the house in terms of keeping the indoor environment healthy and breathable. The most feasible option is to hire a professional cleaning expert as they have an in-depth skill set about various procedures of Green Cleaning. Tips for clean upholstery For upholstered furniture like the soft sofas, bean…

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furniture

Indoor Furniture, Outdoor Furniture – What’s the Difference?

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In the world of furniture manufacturing, there are companies that specialize in indoor furniture, outdoor furniture and between the two there is a limited amount of crossover. Outdoor furniture is built differently than the indoor variety, and while you can always use outdoor furniture inside, the opposite is not always the case. If you are debating moving some furniture for outside for a party or a much longer period of time, know what should and shouldn’t be used, and what can be made over to better handle the elements. Outdoor materials need to be sturdy enough to withstand variant temperatures,…

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upholstery cleaners

Quick and Easy Upholstery Cleaning Tips

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Does the idea of a soggy sofa leave you wishing for other alternatives to hiring Fort Worth upholstery cleaners? Considered cashing in the piggy bank to purchase a new couch? Keep reading for quick and easy tips on finding the perfect cleaning service to make your living room furniture look as good as new without shelling out the big bucks for new furniture. Steam Sucks – Literally. Traditional upholstery cleaners relied upon steam which soaks into the fabric and underlying padding of the furniture. The excess water must be sucked up which can take days to fully dry. Even when…

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vacuum cleaner

Vacuuming Outdoors – How to Use a Vacuum Outside Your Home

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You may think that your vacuum is made for vacuuming carpet and rugs only, and you would have never expected that you could take your vacuum outdoors. Here are some places that you might want to use your vacuum cleaner. The Car Instead of sticking quarter after quarter into your car to get it vacuumed at the self-serve car wash, you can do it yourself. Let’s face it: the vacuums at the car wash never work well (and why should they? If they worked well, you could get your entire car cleaned in two minutes, making it unnecessary to feed…

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outdoor furniture

Cleaning Outdoor Furniture – Bird Droppings

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Cleaning outdoor furniture becomes a regular task during the warm months when we are using our outdoor living areas more often. There are also plenty of birds around who leave their calling cards in the form of bird droppings on outdoor furniture and fixtures. Prevention is the best way. By putting everything away after use you will keep it in better condition for longer. However, the fact is most of us are not going to be carting outdoor furniture backward and forwards from storage every time we want to use it. Bird Dropping Damage Just like on the paintwork of…

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papasan chair

Tips for Extending the Lifespan of Your Papasan Chair

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Most people are in agreement that the Papasan Chair is the ultimate chair if you are looking for style, comfort, and affordability. In many families, it is the single Papasan chair in the house that everyone fights for when it’s time for everyone to gather in the living room to watch TV or play games. That’s not really surprising since the Papasan chair does offer a different kind of comfort and relaxation that you cannot get from any other chair in the house. However, just like any other piece of furniture, you do have to take care of your Papasan…

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ozone generator

Ozone Generator Buying Guide

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If you’re a homeowner and your home has recently suffered water damage, smoke damage, mold infestation, or the dreaded “smell of death” from an expired rodent in a crawl space, then you’ve probably read that an ozone generator might just be the answer to your problems. However, with so many different types of ozone machines on the market, how is one to decipher between fact, fiction, and pure unadulterated BS? I have a few tips that will help you avoid getting ripped off and help you make a wise ozone generator buying decision. The first thing you have to realize…

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fabric deodorizer

A Fabric Deodorizer Can Effectively Eliminate Odors

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Pet smell and cigarette smoke odors can linger in your home for days.  If you want your home to be odor free you will want to include a regular treatment with a fabric deodorizer to your cleaning regimen.  The trick to eliminating odors is to find a way to eliminate the odors and not simply mask them.  There are many methods that only serve to mask odors and never actually remove them.  When fabrics become laden with odors a product that only covers up the odor will add another layer of odors to be cleaned.  Usually, a product that masks…

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Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning for the House and the Car

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Stained carpeting is very unsightly and can make even the most well-decorated home look shabby and old. Similarly, a stain in the carpet or on the upholstery of your car can make even the newest model seem old and unkempt. That’s why there will always be a demand for carpet and upholstery cleaning. There are many companies that offer carpet and upholstery cleaning. These companies will either come to your home or you can take your car there for all your carpet and upholstery cleaning needs. You Can Do It Yourself If you don’t want to pay a professional to…

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