DIY Carpet Cleaning Secrets & Tips [Infographic]

Do you know?

  1. Regular carpet cleaning contributes to a healthier home environment.
  2. The Norwalk virus (the virus that causes the stomach flu) can survive on an uncleaned carpet for a month or more.
  3. It is important to test any cleaning products on a small area of the carpet first.
  4. 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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Everyday Kitchen Hacks

Originally Published on SimpleBites.net

We all strive to improve our efficiency and frugality in the kitchen for obvious reasons; time and money are valuable! Both attributes can be learned over time, yet often a helpful tip at just the right moment can be more useful than months -or even years- of experience.

Here are twenty kitchen hacks, shortcuts and secrets. They will save you money, time, and wits.

Gleaned from many years in the professional cooking industry and passed along from fellow chefs and home cooks alike, they are 100% applicable for everyday cooks. Put a few of them to good use and help simplify your cooking and baking.

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Health Secrets from Around the Globe

Photo: Dan Saelinger

By Dr. Mehmet Oz on Oprah.com

From the Japanese to the Russians, the Greeks to the Kuna Indians of Panama, every culture has its own secrets to better health and longer life. These traditional remedies and practices—like drinking a calming herbal tea or cooking with a particular spice—might seem inconsequential, but researchers are discovering that these little things can make a world of difference. Try importing these six habits, all worth bringing home.

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