Don’t panic if you get grease on your carpet. Start tackling it instead. Learn how to get grease stains out of carpet with this Howcast guide.
If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, there are some simple ways to make your home more hospitable.
This housekeeping how-to video offers five tips for cleaning up your dog's accidents. Follow along and clean up dog accidents properly with help from the Dog Channel's five tips. Learn to clean up urine or soil, keep your home smelling fresh and prevent future accidents.
Wiping our shoes off as we enter the home reduces the amount of contaminated dirt tracked in. Large mats, that cover two or three strides, will ensure that even those that refuse to wipe will leave most of the dirt clinging to their shoes on the mat rather than your carpet.
Learn how to remove stains from wood furniture. Make your wood furniture look like new again by getting out rings and spots.
The video shows you how to remove candle wax from carpets with ease. All you need are paper towels, an iron, and a butter knife. First, you have to turn the iron on to a medium or high temperature. Next, use the dull side of the knife to dig up the excess wax from the carpet. Afterwards, you have to place the paper towel over the area of wax. Next, you simply iron the carpet very lightly. You have to be careful so that you don't burn the carpet. When you iron the carpet, the wax should absorb...
After Halloween Guide: How to Remove Makeup, Face Paint, Fake Blood & Body Glue from Skin & Clothing
Becoming someone else for Halloween is a lot of fun, but it can take a ton of tools to accomplish. An elaborate costume can require you to slather yourself in all kinds of makeup, paints, and glues, and putting it on is only half the work. The real fun starts when the party's over, and you have to remove it all.
Check out this video tutorial on how to carpet a fiberglass car subwoofer box for speakers. It's easy enough to carpet a fiberglass subwoofer box, but if you're having trouble just watch this car audio upholstery video. The carpet used is unbacked automotive carpet. If its unbacked, its pliable to bend to curves. A box made with MDF is different. Edges means you have to have seams showing.
This video shooting taken at Pacific Home Furnishings explains the way to extend the life of your carpet. The lady presenting the video explains us the ways that can help extend your carpet's life. She says that when you go shopping for the carpet, after thinking about your budget, the next important thing to consider is the underlayment. She presents us with some samples of underlayment ranging in quality and pricing. First she about the least expensive one which she calls the after thought ...
Presented by Apartments.com When looking for a new apartment, it's hard not to notice the improvements (on large and small scale) needed prior to moving in. While your landlord may be taking care of new carpeting, cleaning the central air vents, and fresh paint on the walls, there may be some additional improvements on your list that you can take care of on your own. Here are five quick improvements you can check off your list before the big move.
Want to remove dried wax from a carpet? You'll need four items: a white towel, a regular electric iron, a carpet cleaning solution and a hot-water extraction machine. For a complete, step-by-step demonstration of how to remove pesky paraffin wax stains from your own carpet, watch this free housekeeping video tutorial.
In this tutorial, we learn how to repair carpet burns. First, take some tongues and ruff up the surface to break up the burnt pieces that are inside the carpet. Next, take some Resolve and spray it onto the spot, then brush it with a handheld brush. After this, blot the area with a towel until it's nice and dry. Next, cut out a small piece of spare carpeting and then open up the area that was burnt. Cut it out with scissors, then replace this with the new carpet.
This video shows you how to seam together two carpets. The tools required are carpets, seaming knife, blade, iron for pressing, and seaming tape.
In this home improvement video segment, the Janes help Jane-in-training Jeryl replace the carpet of her family room with easy-to-install carpet tiles. Wall-to-wall carpet can be very difficult to install and is usually left to professionals. Carpet tiles are a more manageable option to do-it-yourself. Check out this home repair video and learn a relatively quick and painless way to replace your carpet.
Mark Donovan shows how to install carpet transition trim between vinyl and carpet flooring. A new transition strip can be placed over an existing strip to both dress up and freshen up the look of the doorway. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to install a carpet transition strip between vinyl and carpeted flooring.
Tired of having carpet beetles? And no, we're not talking lady bugs! Check out this video for a tutorial on how to rid of them once and for all!
No sane person likes the smell of vomit. Vomit is especially annoying when the smell lingers and wont leave your carpet. Fortunately, there is a way to get rid of disgusting carpet aromas. It involves the use of baking soda, a vacuum, and a flat tool.
Who wouldn't want a car as comfortable as a living room? You can install carpet in your car by following the instructions in these videos, which demonstrates how carpet is installed in a 2000-05 Chevy Impala. Don't take your car to the mechanic, do it yourself!
In this video, we learn how to install carpets on stairs. First, install a tack strip along the back edge with a distance between the riser and where you place it. Then, you will place the pad down on the stairs, and then you will place the carpet down. Use trim to cover up the backs of the stairs and the underside of the bull nose. Use a nail gun with staple brads to fasten the carpet to the stairs. This is the easy way to do it, and you must make sure you have the right measurements to fit ...
Bob Harris of decorative concrete institute explains how you can remove your tiled or carpeted flooring for a concrete substitute. He suggests when your removing carpeting that it can be very heavy and advises you to hire someone who can lift and carry it out, or rent a dumpster for easy take away. He states that after the carpet is removed you'll need to remove the adhesive from the floor. You can do this by stripping or grinding, and at other times the use of harsh chemicals may be needed. ...
This makeup look was inspired by a red carpet look by the actress Hayden Panettiere. The cosmetic products used to create this look are Revlon Colorstay foundation, Clarins Instant Light shimmering lotion, Shu Uemura ME Gold e/s, Estee Lauder shimmering powder in Light Snow, Urban Decay primer potion, MAC Vanilla, White & Melon pigments, MAC Satin Taupe e/s, Shu Uemura ME Gold, Blacktrack fluidliner, brown & black eyeliner pencil, Rimmel Tiramisu lipliner, Rimmel Supersexy lipstick, MAC Corps...
Roll out the red carpet, because you're about to walk down it, but not until you try out this "red carpet" look inspired by seductive looks of Angelina Jolie. She's a unique beauty, to say the least. This look is also reminiscent of the gorgeous Italian actress Monica Bellucci, whose beauty parallels Jolie's. Watch the full makeup tutorial and try and recreate this look!
Make your cat happy by giving them a sturdy scratching post. They'll sharpen their claws – without tearing up your furniture.
Learn how to remove ink stains from carpet. Don’t cry over spilled ink. Get the stains out of your carpeting with this method.
Nail polish is hard to get off of your nails, and your carpet is no different. If you spilled nail polish on your carpet while painting your toes, watch this video to learn how to get the stain out for good.
Golden girl Jennifer Aniston never skips a fashion beat on the red carpet (maybe because she 9 times out of 10 wears black, which we know is never not flattering?), but when she stepped foot onto the red carpet last year at an event, she once again started a "Rachel" hair trend.
Starlet hair need not be complicated, fussy, or difficult to do - it just needs to look damn good on the red carpet when the flash bulbs are popping.
There are various way to upgrade the flooring in your home yourself. There are tiles that you can purchase and save money by doing it yourself and it won't have you breaking your head on how to do it or your wallet. You can create a number of different designs even with carpet. Carpet tiles are available and you can stick them together to create a unique look for your home.
This tutorial is about using logical comparisons in a sentence. We should compare only equivalent concepts. Don't compare something to a group its part of without including 'other' or 'else'. Be clear about what you are comparing. The comparisons must be between apples to apples (i.e. between objects or things of same group). If they are not then you fix the problem by:-1. Repeating the apples. 2. Using 's or that or those. 3. Reworking the sentence. To demonstrate this take the following exa...
How to remove a stain from a carpet
Even though flower carpet roses aren't as susceptible to disease as are other rose species, you'll still need to care for them to ensure that they stay healthy. In this horticultural how-to, Dave, of Growing Wisdom, will tell you how to see to it that your flower carpet roses have a healthy summer and fall.
Once your furniture is finally moved in, settled upon a spot, and used for comfort or leisure, chances are it won't move very often. We tend to leave—and use—our furniture in the same spot for years, which can leave signs of great wear beneath, deeply indenting our carpeted floors and fancy rugs.
There is no one way to remove gum. Depending on the type of gum and where it's stuck - the carpet versus your shirt, for instance - you may need to enlist a different method for each to remove the gum.
This video is a tutorial on how to remove blood stains on the carpet. The first step is to mix 1 teaspoon of dish detergent with a cup of water in a spray bottle. Spray your mixture on the stain and blot gently with a rag. Be careful not to soak the stain so it doesn't go through to the other side of the carpet. The second step is to mix 1 teaspoon of ammonia with a cup of water in a spray bottle. Once again, spray onto the stain and blot gently until the stain is gone. The third step is to u...
Celebrities look amazing in photos, on the red carpet, and really just in general, but they can attribute their awesome beauty to more than just their heavenly descent to earth.
To follow along with this video, you will need a few supplies: a spray bottle filled with lukewarm water, a couple of clean white blotting towels, and a product called Legacy of Clean. To remove the stain you begin by applying a few drops of Legacy of Clean onto the stain. Use the blotting cloth to agitate the product into the carpet fibers by rubbing it a bit. Then find a new clean spot on the towel, place it over the stain and apply pressure from your fist to blot the stain. You will see th...
You can make a classy, desginer style rug out of some scrap pieces of carpet. If you plan to create a dyed rug, make sure the carpet will take the dye before you start this project. Use any design you want!
Oil gets on everything and is nearly impossible to get out again. Cooking, motor, it doesn't really matter. If you've got oil on your clothes, your carpet, or some other fabric, watch this video to learn how you can get it out with vinegar and other household products.
Tree sap is hard to get off of things, and Christmas Trees are a great chance for sap to enter your home and stain your possessions and family. Watch this video to learn how to get sap stains out of carpet, clothes, hair, and your car.
If you're looking for a way to add more flowers to your garden, but are out of space, then try using a container. Containers are perfect for holding one or several different types of flowers. Roses can also be grown in containers as well.