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How to kill ants inside large plant pots?
Unique Creations By Anita Unique Creations By Anita Answered 7 days ago

I think i have a nest of ants in my pot plants. Every time I water them the ants are everywhere. How can I get rid of them without killing my plants.

Why are ants coming from under my toilet & around the toilet base?
Amy Poulton Amy Poulton Answered 7 days ago

There are these black ants coming from under my toilet and I don't know why. Food sources? Stagnant water? Bathroom flooring issues? I find these tiny ants in the toi... See more

Does black pepper keep ants away?
Sarah Sarah Answered 7 days ago

I have a massive ant problem at the moment and would like to use a natural method of eliminating them.Do you think black pepper would keep ants away?Thanks

How do I get rid of tiny red ants around my pool?
Danielle Segev Danielle Segev Answered 7 days ago

Hey everyone! So, I've been dealing with a super annoying issue lately – pesky little red ants have taken over my pool area, and they've even made their way into th... See more

How can I treat foggy double pane windows so they’re not so ugly?
Suz32407553 Suz32407553 Answered 7 days ago

I have several large double pane windows some of which are okay but some with an inner foggy look building up and others with a spackling of opaque dots on the inside... See more

Help please! What color for the front door?
Lynn Ware Lynn Ware Answered 7 days ago

We're remodeling this 1930's house. We have a new red metal roof & plan to keep the white siding. What would you suggest as a front door color? I love bright, bold co... See more

How can I reuse my old silk scarfs?
Sandra Witkowski Sandra Witkowski Answered 7 days ago

I have several beautiful scarfs that I don't wear anymore but don't want to throw out either. Any ideas? Decoupaging maybe?? Silk pillowcases? Or using with embroider... See more

Stop bed frame wheels from moving?
Shannon Shannon Answered 7 days ago

Just moved my mother into a retirement home. The wheels on her twin bed frame, shaped like small barrels, move the bed. There are no locks on them. The floor is lamin... See more

How can I remove smoke smell from a mattress?
Lulu Watson Lulu Watson Answered 7 days ago

We recently received a great mattress from a family member the only issues is it smell like smoke. Does anyone know how we can remove the smell from it? It's hard t... See more

Help getting dog pee out of mattress?
Rachel Rachel Answered 7 days ago

My dog peed on my bed. How do I get the smell/ stain out of the mattress? The stain bothers me less than the smell. Thanks!

How can I remove stains from my mattress and carpets
Melissa Navarro Melissa Navarro Answered 7 days ago

I have a lot of stains from chocolate milk, and juices on my mattress from my grandson's spilling the cups and bottles, but I also have stains on my carpet is there a... See more

How to keep photos from curling?
Connie Connie Answered on Nov 21, 2023

I have always thought the photos on clipboards was such a cute idea. But how do you keep the edges of the pictures from curling up?

Is there anyway to clean between double pane windows?
Sandra Endress Sandra Endress Answered on Nov 21, 2023

spider webs , dead bugs, fogginess are stuck inside double glass, can anyone help, -- so nasty looking. can anyone tell me how to clean cloudy glass windows?

My double-paned non-opening windows are cloudy.
Laurel F Laurel F Answered on Nov 21, 2023

My double-paned non-opening windows are cloudy. After cleaning them, they don’t look any better. Do I need to remove one of the windows to clean them. I would have ... See more

What can I do about Cloudy/stained sliding glass doors?
Jana Jana Answered on Nov 21, 2023

My step-daughter sprayed 409 on my sliding glass doors to clean and left it on. Now it looks likes water stains in some spots and is cloudy all over. Any ideas how to... See more

How do I make a foggy glass table top clear?
Jabree Jabree Answered on Nov 21, 2023

I found a glass top which was dirty, cloudy and milky looking koo. Tried vinegar solution, Windex no luck. Any ideas?

How to clean feather pillows and duvet of pet stains?
Dee Hauser Dee Hauser Answered on Nov 21, 2023

There are pet stains on my feather pillows and duvet. Any advice on how to wash pillows and duvet made of feather?

How can I refresh a long faux fur pillow?
Dawn Miller Barron Dawn Miller Barron Answered on Nov 21, 2023

How do I untangle the long faux fur mats on my throw pillow ? I tried a spray conditioner n a large tooth comb. Tedious.

How can I make moving items (med. size boxes) up & down stairs easier?
Barb Barb Answered on Nov 21, 2023

I'm a 77 yr old female with on-going back problems , despite having 3 surgeries, and COPD. My bigest concern is Christmas season when I have to bring decorations up... See more

What do you use to get that rancid oil smell out of pillowcases?
Ann Ann Answered on Nov 21, 2023

I’ve already tried washing in hottest water with bleach. I’ve tried hot water and vinegar. I’ve tried soaking in baking soda and water before putting them in th... See more

How to clean Frigidaire oven door glass
Marcia Marcia Answered on Nov 21, 2023

I have a Frigidaire oven and I was wondering if it is possible to remove the door? What is the best way to clean the oven glass in the door? I have tried baking soda ... See more

Attaching window boxes to metal siding
Sharon Sharon Answered on Nov 21, 2023

I'd like to add some window boxes to my home, but the siding is metal. What would be the easiest and inexpensive way to hang window boxes on my house? Thanks.

Best flower boxes/braces for vinyl siding
Donna Donna Answered on Nov 21, 2023

We have vinyl siding, and this summer I put up window boxes. I used "L" shaped brackets. Whenever there was rain, and it soaked the planter boxes, the weight would pu... See more