How to Clean A Dryer

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Keeping your dryer clean is keeping your dryer safe. Excess dirt and dust can cause fire hazards, as can clogged lint traps. Keep your dryer performing well and efficiently with this easy cleaning method.  You Will Need:  Bucket Water Soft cloths Mild dish soap  Steps to Clean the Dryer:  Unplug the dryer before cleaning. Fill a bucket with warm water. Add a small amount of mild dish soap and swish around to mix. Moisten a soft cloth with the soapy water. Use the cloth to wipe down the exterior of the dryer and remove any dirt or dust build up….

How to Clean A Camera Lens

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Nobody wants a fingerprint or smudge in the middle of their prize photos. Keeping your camera lens is important, but should be done only when needed. With proper storage, in a camera case with a lens cover on, the number of cleanings required will be minimal. Much cheaper than a professional cleaning, these simple, effective cleaning steps from photographytalk.com can clean your camera right at home.  You Will Need:  Camel hair lens brush Blower brush Lens cleaning cloth or lens cleaning tissue Lens cleaner  Steps to Clean the Lens:  Start by using the blower brush to remove as much dust…

How to Clean The Stuff Left By A Peeled Off Label

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You’ve got the label off, but what to do about that thin, white residue left behind? You can always try scraping at it with your fingernail. When you get tired of that, try this.  You Will Need:  Removal product Goo Gone Vegetable oil Peanut butter WD-40 Rubbing alcohol Hand sanitizer Soap and water Soft brush Soft towels Stain treatment  Steps to Remove the Rest of the Label:  The type of product used to remove the label as well as the method will depend largely on the product you are removing the label from. Hard surfaces are easier to remove labels…

How to Wash Your Face

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Washing your face is best done over a sink with warm water. Wash your hands first, and then wet your face with clear water. Apply a small amount of cleanser to your hands and massage into your face. Rinse with cooler water to close your pores.

How to Wash A Dog

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A dog’s bath will always begin with a good brushing. For a short hair dog this is the time to look for fleas or skin irritations. For long haired dogs it is a time to inspect but also to remove the tangles. A room with a door that can close is best and if you have a shower door all the better because the dog is going to shake frequently throughout the bath spraying water everywhere. Gather all of your supplies and have them near the bathing area. Your supplies should include dog shampoo and conditioner (especially for long haired…

How to Wash A Cat

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Most cat owners will agree that washing a cat can be an interesting experience, but it does not have to be an awful one for you or the cat. First, decide where to bath the cat. A room with a door that can be closed is the best in case they get away from you. Second, gather all of your supplies and have them close by the tub or sink area you will be bathing in. Your supplies should include pet shampoo and conditioner, a sponge or soft washcloth, two or three big, fluffy towels, a pitcher or sprayer attachment…

How to Wash Your Hair

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You have probably been washing your hair since before you can remember but did you know there is a right way to do it? It is easiest to wash your hair in the shower, start by thoroughly wetting your hair. Judge the amount of shampoo by the amount of hair, for a lot of hair use a little more. Massage the shampoo in, paying close attention to the scalp area. Massage, don’t scratch the scalp. For longer hair, massage the shampoo through the hair but don’t just wrap the hair up on your head as it will cause tangles and…

How to Wash White Clothes

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The most important step in washing white clothes is to separate them from colored clothes. Fill the washer with the appropriate amount of water; add detergent, and color safe bleach. Place the clothes in and wash.

How to Wash Lettuce

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Washing lettuce is one of the easiest things to do and you would be surprised at what lands in the bottom of the bowl! First, chop off the stem and separate the leaves. Place the leaves in a bowl of cool water, leave them soak for a minute or two then shake them off. Place the leaves one at a time on a paper towel. If you are going to use them right away blot dry with more paper towels, if not roll in the paper towels and store in a plastic bag. Lettuce cleaned this way should last about…

How to Wash Hair Extensions

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Hair extensions don’t require a high level of maintenance, but a good cleaning routine will keep them looking great longer. Your stylist will give you the instructions for your particular extensions, but for general cleaning, this method is safe for most real hair extensions.   You Will Need:  Brush Comb Quality shampoo Conditioner Water Towel  Steps to Wash the Extensions:  Start by brushing and combing your hair to remove any tangles. Gradually add water to moisten the hair. If the hair is dry and you soak it with water, it can swell and create matting and tangles. This can lead to…