Whether you’re making an emergency substitution or experimenting with a new flavor, follow these suggestions for dry herb and spice alternatives. As a general rule, start with half of the amount the recipe calls for (unless directed otherwise), and add the spice until it suits your taste.
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When something goes wrong in the bathroom or under the kitchen sink, it normally causes home owners to freak out and call a plumber. However, did you know that some of the most common faults that occur are easily fixable, even if you have little or no DIY experience?
Take the standard leaky tap as an example. I bet you didn’t know that all you need is a couple new washers and a screwdriver to sort the problem. We’ll show you how.
Or how about that pesky running toilet. All you need to do is a bit of tweaking here and there and do a few checks.
Perhaps most importantly, if you called for a plumber to fix these easy to fix faults, it could cost you upwards of £50! So read on and find more helpful tips and tricks for solving common plumbing problems and save a bit a cash in the process.
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Do you know?
- Regular carpet cleaning contributes to a healthier home environment.
- The Norwalk virus (the virus that causes the stomach flu) can survive on an uncleaned carpet for a month or more.
- It is important to test any cleaning products on a small area of the carpet first.
- You want the fastest drying-time possible, to prevent mold growth and to allow earlier use.
Below, you’ll find a visual guide and tips on how to clean your carpet, provided by foamfrenzy.com:
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Ants in your kitchen sink. Ticks inside your sock. Mosquitoes going BZZZZZ in your ear at 4 a.m.
Summer brings many wonderful things, but bugs aren’t one of them. And for many, summer can feel like an endless battle against creatures that would love nothing more than to bite or sting.
So, Garage Cabinets has put together this guide below to help you repel and get rid of such pests — without harmful chemicals:
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