Category: Home Cleaning

21 Jan

Oiling Terracotta Planters

Terracotta planters have a wealthy, orange-red colour that tends to fade or become covered with mineral deposits over time. Although some gardeners like this crusty, Old World look, others prefer a more pristine, well-cared-for appearance. This coating can be somewhat scrubbed away, but stains will remain. By oiling your stained terracotta planter, you can restore […]
15 Jan

How to Wash a Lampshade

Lampshades eventually become stale and dingy, even in the event that you wipe or vacuum them down regularly. The accumulated dust dims the light from the bulb and also ruins the expression of the shade. Periodic washing, one or two times a year, rejuvenates the lampshade and prevents permanent staining from accumulated dust or fingerprints. […]