Category : Cleaning & Laundry : Home & Garden

How to Repoint a House

Cleaning & Laundry
Brick and stone rank as two of the most appealing exterior siding materials. They are durable, available in a range of colors and finishes and require almost no maintenance. Most buildings 100 years old or older consist of brick or stone. Mortar, however, the sandy, cement-like material that holds m

How to Store Baby Socks

Cleaning & Laundry
Baby socks are cute and adorable, until you need to find a matching pair to put on your baby. That's when you discover that your baby's sock drawer has more single socks without a mate than pairs of socks. Finding the mate to a sock, while dressing a squirming baby, is not the easiest of chores. The

Musty Smell in the Walls

Cleaning & Laundry
Smelling a musty odor in a home commonly indicates the presence of mold or mildew. Detecting the odor along or near walls could indicate the presence of these damaging growths within the wall. Left unchecked, mold or mildew continues to grow. Mold and mildew discolors wall materials and advances the

Cleaning Old Oak Furniture

Cleaning & Laundry
Oak is one of the top five most frequently used woods in furniture making, along with cherry, maple, mahogany and walnut, according to the Buying Oak Furniture website. Whether you inherited a beautiful piece of oak furniture or were lucky enough to find an old piece at a flea market or garage sale,