Unanswered Questions

23 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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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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How to tally numbers without a tally counter

While performing tasks I would like to tally up a large number while not having to remember it. However the total may reach up into the hundreds, and I only have ten fingers. Also I want to count ...
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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 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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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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Removing chewing gum from car Mat

Today someone stick chewing gum to the floor mat of my car. It look pretty badZ how can I remove it? I m trying to freeze it with ice packs and then remove it but it is not helping
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it ok to wash silk with baby wash and shampoo (instead of just baby shampoo)

I've always washed silk with baby shampoo, but it seems most brands are now wash and shampoo. Are these still ok to use for cleaning silk?
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I have an old Shepherd's lantern made of tin and painted glass. How can I polish/shine the tin?

The lantern is soldered together with lead so I don't believe that can be shined/polished. The tin is my concern and if neither can even be polished I suppose a metal paint can be applied but that's ...
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Remove stains from leather shoe

I recently bought new shoes (leather) and wore them yesterday for the first time and today. I just spotted some dark brown stains at the toecaps of both shoes and I am sure that those weren't there ...

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