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22 Set/10

Take the Tedium Out of Chores by Expanding Your Knowledge [Mind Hacks]

Take the Tedium Out of Chores by Expanding Your Knowledge [Mind Hacks]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); No one likes menial tasks, but Erin at Unclutterer finds that tedious chores become much more interesting if you expand your knowledge on it. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: Take the Tedium Out of Chores by Expanding Your Knowledge [Mind Hacks] Technorati Tags: become-much, chores,...

12 Set/10

Lifehacker Labs: Capture Fruit Flies with a Cup and Apple Cider Vinegar [Lifehacker Labs]

Lifehacker Labs: Capture Fruit Flies with a Cup and Apple Cider Vinegar [Lifehacker Labs]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Fruit flies are extremely annoying, fast, and a pain to capture and get rid of. Last month we shared a simple no-tools-required fruit fly trap with you. This week we tested it, slightly modified, with impressive results. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: Lifehacker Labs: Capture Fruit...

21 Ago/10

IE Care, Internet Explorer Repair And Cleaning Tool

IE Care, Internet Explorer Repair And Cleaning Tool

IE Care is an easy to use tool for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. It offers repairing and cleaning functionality, and a so called IE security shield as an additional feature, but more about that later. The program displays three tabs in the main interface on startup that lead to Repair, Cleaning And Security related settings. IE care Both the repair and cleaning section display various items with checkboxes for easy selection. The repair options for instance include fixing the...




18 Ott/09

Remove Pet Hair With Rubber Gloves [Clever Uses]

Remove Pet Hair With Rubber Gloves [Clever Uses]

Due to an influx of natural cleaners, many homes don’t keep rubber gloves around like they used to, but they may very well be the easiest and cheapest way to remove pet hair from your sofas, chairs, and vehicles. Photo by How Can I Recycle This. There’s no trick or gimmick with this tried and true method of pet hair removal. All you need is a pair of typical rubber gloves found in the cleaning aisle at your local grocer or big box store. Slide them on and you’re set...

17 Ott/09

Top 10 Time-Saving, MacGyver-Style Cleaning Tricks [Lifehacker Top 10]

Top 10 Time-Saving, MacGyver-Style Cleaning Tricks [Lifehacker Top 10]

Very few people truly enjoy spending time cleaning, and fewer still love buying expensive cleaners for every little task. Here’s a handful of clever, time-saving DIY substitutes for common household cleaning jobs. Photo by epicture. We’ve already shown you 10 tricks MacGyver would be proud of, but how about when the Mac comes home to a dirty apartment? We’d like to think he might use the following cleaning methods: 10. Use cola and foil to polish chrome Chrome looks great...

29 Ago/09

Use a Tea Bag to Freshen Small Spaces [Clever Uses]

Use a Tea Bag to Freshen Small Spaces [Clever Uses]

Need to freshen a small space without a can of Lysol handy? Don’t buy over priced sachets and fresheners—just grab a fragrant tea bag. The aisles of your local grocery have all sorts of scented candles, sprays, sachets of scented material, and other items to mask smells and fresh areas in your home. Why spend money on over-priced and chemical-laden scents? While traveling, writers for the home-centric blog Apartment Therapy discovered a simple air-freshening hack: Yesterday...

29 Ago/09

Use a Tea Bag to Freshen Small Spaces [Clever Uses]

Use a Tea Bag to Freshen Small Spaces [Clever Uses]

Need to freshen a small space without a can of Lysol handy? Don’t buy over priced sachets and fresheners—just grab a fragrant tea bag. The aisles of your local grocery have all sorts of scented candles, sprays, sachets of scented material, and other items to mask smells and fresh areas in your home. Why spend money on over-priced and chemical-laden scents? While traveling, writers for the home-centric blog Apartment Therapy discovered a simple air-freshening hack: Yesterday...

6 Ago/09

Make a Fish Tank Cleaner with a Gatorade Cap and Ring [MacGyver Tip]

Make a Fish Tank Cleaner with a Gatorade Cap and Ring [MacGyver Tip]

We’ve mentioned in the past that magnets are great when it comes time to clean an aquarium. Now web site Instructables details how to make your own magnetic fish tank cleaner with the help of a Gatorade cap and plastic ring. To build one, all you’ll need is a Gatorade cap, around two to four magnets, some Velcro, a glue gun, and a plastic ring. The hack is an economically welcoming alternative to more costly commercial cleaning systems—and both your fish and pocket...

11 Lug/09

Diagnose and Fix a Running Toilet [Cleaning]

Diagnose and Fix a Running Toilet [Cleaning]

A running toilet will eventually snap your last nerve, and jiggling the handle only provides temporary reprieve. Fortunately, home improvement site DIY Life shows how to diagnose and silence your toilet in five minutes or less. Photo by mararie. First and most important, you properly diagnose the problem. To make sure that your toilet is in fact running, turn off the tap behind your toilet, then check and record the tank’s water level. Return to it in a few hours. If the water level...

10 Lug/09

Speed Up Slow Firefox 3.5 Windows Start-Ups [Firefox Tip]

Speed Up Slow Firefox 3.5 Windows Start-Ups [Firefox Tip]

The image associated with this post is best viewed using a browser.Firefox 3.5 pulls data from certain file locations for randomized security purposes. Sometimes, though, that can lead to annoying slow start-ups in Windows. You can speed things up by cleaning out certain folder locations. For whatever reason, having too many temporary, history, or recent document files sitting in your Windows locations slows down Firefox 3.5’s data generation processes, as has been reported as a...

8 Lug/09

Get Rid of Lingering Food Smells [Food Hacks]

Get Rid of Lingering Food Smells [Food Hacks]

Cooking and eating a great meal is most enjoyable. Having its potentially less than savory smell linger on in your home for days on end? A tad less enjoyable. Rather than skipping pungent meals entirely, incorporate these olfactory cleansing tricks instead. Photo by Clay Irving. After cooking up a mushroom risotto with ramps dish, home improvements web site The Kitchn was left with what they classified as an unwanted “house guest” of a smell, which got them thinking about ways...

21 Apr/09

Freshen Your Fridge with Citrus Peels and Salt [Food Hacks]

Freshen Your Fridge with Citrus Peels and Salt [Food Hacks]

We all know about keeping a box of baking soda in the fridge, but the TipNut blog suggests a citrus peel packed with salt can kill odors and put a pleasant scent in your icebox. Photo by fdecomite. You don’t need to even peel an orange, grapefruit, lemon, or two limes to make this simple air freshener—just cut it in half and thoroughly remove the actual fruit. Then throughly fill the empty shell with salt, place it in a bowl, and stash it in a corner of your fridge. The salt...

14 Apr/09

How Do You Handle Your Deep Drawer Problem? [Clutter]

How Do You Handle Your Deep Drawer Problem? [Clutter]

Undoubtedly one of the most common and problematic organization enigmas in your kitchen is the deep drawer—your repository for every odds-and-ends, unitasking utensil in your kitchen that doesn’t neatly stack in a drawer. Photo by cote . The lovers of all things tidy at weblog Unclutterer take a look at their deep drawer and point us toward this stackable bamboo drawer organizer that they’re hoping will do the trick for reigning in the clutter from their deep drawer....