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Diy puppy pee pads

What are some cost-effective DIY puppy pee pads? I am not trying to keep washing blankets and purchasing disposable pee pads are too expensive at the moment
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Accidentally wore my sweaty T-shirt from days ago this morning. What can I do to get rid of the smell for the rest of the day?

This morning my sleep-deprived brain mixed a T-shirt into the clean pile of clothes, which then I subsequently took up and left to work. As time passed, I started to smell the unmistakeable scent of ...
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Backlit keyboard: does the illumination circuit still receive power when turned off? [closed]

I'm looking for a non-backlit keyboard. There are some, I found them, but since nowadays almost every keeb comes with backlight in stock, I was wondering if the switch shuts it off completely, meaning ...
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How to clean saucepan after boiling oats in milk?

Everytime I make oats in milk boiled in saucepan, it leave a dired scum sort on the wall and base of saucpan which is very hard to get it off with sponge. What methods can I use to make it easy for it ...
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How do I power two 3W blubs from a power bank?

A friend of mine has a cupboard that includes two 3W light bulbs (the kind that are meant to look like flickering flames in case it makes any difference). There is a wire out of the back of the ...
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Good way to mark a vacuum insulated tavel mug at a certain volume?

I am going to get a 24oz travel mug, vacuum insulated (metal interior walls). Often times, I will use it for 18oz of coffee. I've been trying to think of ways to mark the exterior to show the height ...
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'Softening' a Velcro closure

I have a several pairs of slacks that use Velcro® closures for the pockets. The issue is that they're much more aggressive and noisy to open than they need to be. Is there a simple way to reduce the ...
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diesel smell out of clothing/Machine [duplicate]

Little More help needed, can I used white vinegar to get the smell of diesel out, do I soak the clothing in cold or warm water with the white vinegar?, what other products can I used? the smell in the ...
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DC Voltage Step-down at High Current

I've asked this question on Electrical Engineering SE but no useful answers there - thought I would try it here instead and see if anyone had a creative solution. I have a petrol mower with an ...
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Making your own cue cards

What is the best material / method for creating your own set of cue cards? At stationary shops can buy 'index cards', which do the job well but are costly. Regular A4 paper bends too easily, and thick ...
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Covering Vacuum Hepa Filter with Tissue Paper

I recently purchased a hand-held vacuum that comes with a non washable HEPA filter which is covered with a layer of thin sponge. Since the HEPA filter is non washable, cleaning it is really cumbersome....
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Sweaters of the same material with different ironing indication

I have 2 sweaters from different brands. Both are of the same material: 100% merino wool. There is a difference is the heaviness (if I am using the right term). One feels a bit thicker/more tightly ...
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Denim jacket shoulder too wide - fix without going to a tailor?

I learned that fixing shoulder fit is the most difficult and is usually done by cutting the sleeves off and re-attach them by an experienced tailor. I have a denim jacket and the shoulder of the ...
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How to lessen pain in ear when flying? [duplicate]

This question is for all, from kids to adult, but especially kids and they feel pain when plane is going up and down due to pressure. What are ways to keep the pain in ear minimum and help them with ...
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How to clean my private part after peeing as a man in a public restroom without drawing unnecessary attention?

I learned from this answer that there are many methods to clean the end of the penis after urinating, but normally it's unnecessary. However, it's very necessary for me because having my briefs get ...
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What can I do if someone sitting nearby snores loudly in a library?

I was reading in a public library when someone started snoring. I thought a librarian would step in, but I cannot find one right now in this room. There are about 30 readers in this room, but no one ...
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Help! Baking soda/water stain on finished wood countertop!

I soaked strawberries in a bowl with water and baking soda to clean them, ten minutes later I came back and realized the bowl was cracked and had been leaking. This stain is the result. Wooden ...
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Metal Match Box Strickers Pad

Recently I found this Victorian metal match box and I would love to make it work again. As you can see in this pic, I've been cleaning the match friction on bottom with a metal sponge but it is still ...
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How do I open a closed purse zipper with no slider?

I just got a new purse and the middle pocket is zipped shut but they did not put a slider on it so I can not access it. How can I get the zipper open so I can put a new slider on?
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Tarry substance on vinyl floor

I'm trying to clean up the house for my elderly mother who's in hospital. The bathroom floor has a slick of black tar-like substance running from the sink out the door to the landing. Firstly it's ...
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How do I use the belt on a jeans or a pant such that the button is not visibly suspended

Because the pant is a bit bigger in size and I'd like to tighten it a bit, what happens as a result is that the button gets suspended and visible. I do not want to use suspenders because it is not in ...
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How to remove a drop of lasagna sauce on the white foam of sneakers / trainers?

I cooked last night and I’ve just realised today I got a drop of lasagna sauce on my trainers / sneakers. I’ve tried removing it using a Dettol wipe, a rag soaked in isopropyl alcohol, and a cotton ...
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How can I keep placards dry when demonstrating in the rain?

I'm planning to attend some demonstration these coming days. However, winter is upon us, and there's going to be rain. And the placards are made of paper; thick paper board, but still paper, which ...
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Slow down door swing in high winds

I live in a travel trailer. I have frequent high winds. Is there a way to prevent my door from flying one way or the other?
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How can I spot remove a stain from my white garment?

I often drop Coffee on my white garment. Normally I wash after 10 or so wears, but this makes me want to wash it sooner. Is there anyway to spot remove stains effectively and cheaply? Most ideas ...
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What is an easy unobtrusive way to keep stuff stored on the fridge from falling off?

My wife complained that stuff on the fridge has a tendency to slow migrate forward with each door open close cycle, and several times a can of soda has taken the deep dive. How can I easily keep this ...
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How to stop coffee from spilling when drinking from sipper lid?

When I drink coffee through the sipper lid, it always seems to spill. What could I be doing wrong/ how can I avoid this?
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Why my eraser go bad?

When utilizing my eraser on a specific book, it ceases to function effectively. After erasing a few words, a residue accumulates, impeding further erasure. Despite being a new eraser, it encounters ...
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Help with venting an instant pot

We have a primary range hood over the stove. We have a different counter on which we use an instant pot frequently. It vents steam and odor. Are there general recommendations on how to vent this? ...
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Proper way to eat biscuit

When I bite biscuit it breaks into two large parts perpendicular to my mouth and it becomes difficult to eat those two large parts so what could be done to prevent it? Here is what I want to say: Red ...
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How to remove wrinkles to ease ironing

What is best way to iron clothes with so much wrinkles? I find it’s so hard to iron. What are ways to make ironing easy?
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How to clean the blade of a handheld pencil sharpener

I have a small handheld pencil sharpener and I detached the blade. I would like to know how to clean/sterilize it without the use of any kind of alcohol.
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Keeping head not shaved but buzzed?

I recently started shaving my head, using an electric head razor with five blades. I've discovered that I like the look of my head with two or days' worth of hair growth, not completely shaven, but my ...
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How to thoroughly dry a wet socket cube?

My two-year-old son dropped a socket cube (similar to picture) into a bucket of water. I tried to dry it as much as I could, and placed it on a heater. But I'm very hesitant to plug it back into a ...
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Can I reuse single-use pepper or salt mills?

I bought a single-use glass pepper mill from the supper market. It's almost empty, and I want to refill it, but I'm unable to open it. It feels like there is some wriggle room, but it's not the ...
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Removing ballpoint ink signature from inside flap of hardback book

I have a 40 year old collectible hardback book in which a signature was made on the inside flap using blue ballpoint ink. I've done some research and come away with a couple of options, but hoping ...
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Does something remove small oily stains from smooth painted wood surfaces?

Does something remove small oily stains from smooth painted wood surfaces? These are so miniscule that they're only visible form a particular angle with a particular light. They aren't coming off by ...
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How to avoid ice buildup in freezer?

The title says it all. The question is not how to get rid of ice in the freezer, but how to avoid ice building up in the first place.
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How to stop dog from peeing here/prevent stains

Sharing photos here. One photo original One photo showing where the dog pees on the ledge at entrance of the shower. Issue: dog goes into shower to pee on pee pad, then also pees on the ledge causing ...
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Whiteboard marker stain cleanup from textbook

I accidently dropped white board marker on my textbook and unfortunately it landed on its tip. so now there is a big stain on the page. any ideas that how can i remove it. i tried eraser. actually ...
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Batterifying an alarm clock

I bought an alarm clock, like a Neanderthal, in order to get my phone out of my bedroom. I really like the one I got, but I didn't think battery backup was an essential feature when buying it. How ...
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How can I cheaply restore my waxed jacket?

My father-in-law gave me a Filson waxed jacket and one tin of wax that I ran out of (or misplaced) and the tin never really covered the whole jacket and now its out of stock on filson's website and 5x ...
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How to get a white border in frames?

I want to have an image with a white border, just like this: I asked the seller, if the image comes with a white border. He said, it does not have a white border. The poster size is 45cm x 60cm. I ...
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What's the best hack to ripen avocados quickly?

Anything that has avocados in the recipe is ten times better in my opinion, in tacos, in salad, on toast, on soup, etc... but it's a tricky fruit. Often the grocery store only has tough, green ...
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Cleaning greasy valance

The valance sits above the drapes and has not been cleaned in 15 years. These have become quite greasy as shown in the picture. I cannot put them in the laundry as the fabric is stuck and stapled to ...
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How to type faster on a tablet computer?

I am fast at typing on keyboards and even phone screens but find it hard to keep pace on tablet computers. Could someone advice me for the same?
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How do I get this magnet from under my refrigerator

I dropped a magnet tonight and it fell in an enclosed space where can barely move it or slide it out from under my refrigerator. I've been trying to get it, but my hand is too big and it won't fit. ...
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Lenor scent boosters leaving white marks on clothes

Since I started using Lenor (blue) unstoppables in the wash, it’s leaving white spots on dark clothing which if I don’t spot it immediately & ‘rub’ means it needs washing again. I’m following ...
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How to clean black canvas shoes?

I have black canvas shoes. Every time I wash them with soap, after drying they become grey. There are whitish patches on the shoes that I suspect to be soap residue. But no matter how much I rinse ...
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Poor straight razor shaving/sharpening experiences

I’ve used a Dovo Shavette successfully for many years without any problems, but the blades only last about three shaves and they’re weird to change, involving sliding out a plastic sleeve and clipping ...
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