Questions tagged [chemicals]

Hacks related to the storing, [cleaning] (with or from), testing for the presence of, and safely disposing toxic and non-toxic chemicals including, but not limited to, cleaners and fertilizers.

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How can I clear my shower drain without drain cleaner?

While showering I notice that the drain starts to clog and water start to accumulate, but yet its not totally clogged. What can I do to prevent further clogging, while still being able to continue my ...
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How can I neutralize the odours of certain washing detergents?

Brands of clothes washing detergents such as Tide, Gain, and Downey contain a strong chemical odour which is offensive to me. No amount of airing-out will diminish this odour. Things washed using ...
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How to store opened PU sealant cartridges?

I usually have an opened, partially used 300 ml cartridge of polyurethane (PU) sealant around that I slowly use for various repairs. It's the type of cartridges used in a sealant gun. Now PU cures by ...
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How to remove pen ink from cloth?

I have a denim trouser. I am unable to remove blue pen ink on the pocket area of the trouser. What can I do?