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Reducing Algae in a Pond?Is there anything other than bleach or pool chemicals that I can use in my small garden pond to prevent algae? Last year I used laundry bleach and it killed a frog. I have also caught dogs in the pond on hot days. I don't want anything that will be harmful to animals, etc.
Getting Rid of Bumble Bees?How do I get rid of bumble bees and their nests without getting stung? I am highly allergic to bee stings.
Removing Cigarette Odor from Drapes?I purchased drapes from a second hand store. They must have been in a smoker's home. Does anyone have any tips on how to get rid of the awful smell? I tried washing them and hanging them outside in the fresh air.
Painting Laminate Furniture?I have a desk made out of pressed wood. Can I paint over this without bad results? and what is the best paint to use? The color is coming off and I would really like to paint it or varnish it. Thank you.
Looking for a Greek Cookie Recipe?I was just wondering if there is anyone from Greece out there. I am looking for a recipe for a cookie from Greece. A wonderful woman use to make them for us when we were kids. She called them kaludias. I am not sure of the spelling, but it was the best cookie ever in the world.
Can I Use De Solv It to Remove Latex Paint from Clothing?My wife was painting a fence out in our back yard area, and didn't notice until sometime later she had gotten some paint on her blouse.
VitaPur Countertop Water Cooler Doesn't Cool Water?My VitaPur countertop water cooler has stopped cooling water. It runs continuously, but the water does not get cold. The water heating feature works just fine.
Latex Paint Stain on Jeans?We were painting our walls when we were moving and my daughter got white paint all over her new jeans. Is there anything I can do to save her jeans? I thought about dyeing them. Please help.
Do Mothballs Work as a Snake Repellent?Do mothballs act as a good snake repellent?
Homemade Cleaner for Pet Urine Odors?What can I use from my kitchen for pet odor clean-up (doggie pee)?
Shopping for a Bell Jar to Display a Doll?I am looking for a clear glass cover to display and protect a porcelain doll. Preferably something with a rounded (oval) top and sitting on a mahogany base cut to keep the glass bell in place. The name of any retailer, manufacturer, or person would be appreciated.
Removing Crazy Glue?How do I remove Krazy Glue from the rhinestones on my shoes?
Is Advantage Better Than Other Flea and Tick Products?Is there a real difference between Advantage and the other flea and tick items ie., Adams Biospot, etc.? The people at the pet store and vet seem convinced, or is it marketing for brand name advertised items?
Advice For Using Coupons Effectively?I've been reading a lot about coupon clipping and stacking coupons. Does anyone in the Pittsburgh North (Cranberry Twp/Butler PA) know of a good place to start grocery shopping? I just can't seem to figure out how to get all the good deals I hear/read about. Thanks!
Discount Stores That Sell Health and Beauty Products in Pennsylvania?I am looking for discount grocery stores/outlets that carry health and beauty products in PA? It doesn't have to be in Ephrata, anywhere in PA would be worth looking into. Thanks in advance!
Can Fortekor Be Prescribed for Heart Aliments in Cats?Does anybody know of a reason why my cat, Mulder, has been prescribed Fortekor (benezepril hydrochloride), supposedly for his heart? All the information that I can find says that it is prescribed for chronic renal failure in cats.
Removing Ink from a Comforter?I need to know how to get liquid roller ball ink out of a comforter?
Cleaning a Formal Dress at Home?How do I clean a little girl's white stoned pageant dress?
Tree Sap on a Dog?How can I get tree sap off of a 14 week old puppy that was playing under a tree?
Natural Flea Prevention?Is there any natural way to get rid of fleas on pets? Does garlic work?
Getting Rid of Wood Lice in Compost Bin Safely?My compost bin is infested with slaters (woodlice). Any suggestions would be welcome. I'm not sure about insect spray as I don't want to spoil the compost?
Molasses For Nut Grass Prevention?How functional is liquid molasses diluted with water as a nut grass repellent and when applied how long will it take before results?Thank-you.
Dye Bled When Jacket Was Dry Cleaned?I took my daughter's navy blue varsity jacket with white lettering to the dry cleaners. When I got it back, all the white letters and white on the patches were light blue. How do I get the letters and patches back to white?
Why Is My Parakeet Holding His Wings Away From His Body?Our 2 year old, male parakeet has been holding his wings slightly away from his body. It looks like he's warm, but the house is 75 degrees. Vet states that all looks okay. How can we tell if he has a heart ailment? What else might be causing him to do this?
Painting Paneled Walls?I was told to use enamel undercoat on paneling before painting. Will Kilz be better to use on paneling before painting my color paint?
How Do I Grow a Mango From Seed?I would like to know how to grow a mango from a seed.
Foods I Can Eat After Having My Teeth Pulled?What foods do you eat after you have all your teeth pulled out?
Deleting Favorites From Homepage?This may sound dumb, especially if you are computer savvy which I am not. Anyway, I would like to know how you remove something from your "favorites list" on your toolbar. I put something there by accident and I don't know how to remove it. Thanks for any help!
Troubleshooting the Cause of My Large Electric Bill?My electric bill is outrageous! A fellow employee/electrician gave me a meter to measure amp draw on each of my breakers. All of my 15A breakers average around 4A. I have 2-30A breakers running my water heater and the same set up for my washer/dryer.
Can I Grow Vegetables in Pots with a Northern Exposure?I am stuck living in an apartment facing north. It is great for begonias and other shade-loving flowers, but horrible for my dream of vegetables and herbs. Or? Has anyone had any luck with growing any edibles like that in pots on the north side?
Planting a Rose of Sharon Near House?I have a 7 year old house with a 5 year old rose of sharon planted one foot away from my house in the backyard. I cut it back away from my siding and keep it about 7 feet tall. I noticed the trunk of the bush is really massive.
Can I Grow Stevia Indoors?Can stevia be grown indoors?
Name That Card Game?There is this card game we use to play a few years back. There were a bunch of sets, runs, etc. we had to get. We had to pull one card out of a bag and that's our set or run we had two get.
Hall with a Kitchen for a Party in Baltimore?I am planning a surprise party for my sister's b-day. Does any one know of a nice hall with it's own kitchen? I will be doing all of the cooking. Thanks
MagicJack Indicates That It Is Not Connected But It Is?My magicJack's little blue light comes on for about 1 second then it goes out. Then I'm told that it's not connected, but it is connected. What can I do to make a call?
Need a Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe?Can you make sweet and sour sauce without soy sauce?
Unclogging Bathroom Plumbing?I one of my bathrooms the toilet does not flush well. When you take a shower the toilet is bubbling up and then will not flush well. I need help. I have tried Drano, snaking the pipe, and even root killer. Nothing is working.
Buying Fels Naptha Soap in California?Where in California can I buy Fels Naptha soap?