The Green Book of Household Hints PDF ePub eBook

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The Green Book of Household Hints free pdf "More than 1,000 ecologically sound tips for efficient housekeeping" The Green Book of Household Hints is an indispensable guide for today's busy homeowner. In this single, convenient volume are hundreds of useful tips on everything from avocados (unripe) to zippers (stuck). There is advice on: Appliance upkeep Bottled water Draft-proofing First aid Garbage disposal Home computers Household repairs Internet safety for kids Laundry Painting and decorating Pet care Stain removal Whether it's a simple problem such as a squeaky door or a more complex matter such as household pets, The Green Book of Household Hints focuses on advice that really works. Complete with alphabetically arranged entries and a full index, The Green Book of Household Hints is a practical, time-saving guide that no modern home should be without. Here are just a few valuable hints: Avoid placing an air conditioner where the sun beats down on it. Deodorize a dog by rubbing baking soda into its coat, then brushing it off. Water conducts electricity. If your basement floods, cautiously venture with rubber boots and shut off the power with a wooden spoon. Candles will last longer if you snip the wick close to the top. Put cornstarch on greasy carpet spills. After l hour, brush clean. Use dental floss to truss a turkey. It holds better than string. Use a dehumidifier in your basement. The house will be cooler, drier, and your air-conditioning bills will be lower. To lay floor tiles, start at the room's center and work toward the walls. Don't clean your computer monitor with glass cleaner while it is "on." Dry-clean both parts of a suit at the same time. Color changes will match. In a fire, if a door feels hot, don't open it. Escape by a window.

About Marjorie Harris

Marjorie Harris is editor-in-chief of "Gardening Life" magazine. She has written 12 books about gardening, including "Ecological Gardening." Her most recent release is "Seasons of My Garden." Harris is currently at work on "Here Before Us: Native Plants of North America."

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Author : Marjorie Harris
Publisher : Firefly Books
Data Published : 01 September 2001
ISBN : 1552096009
EAN : 9781552096000
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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