March 10, 2017

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Fixing a Swiffer Wet Jet That is Not SprayingI followed tips for corroded contacts, exhausted batteries, etc. After verifying with a voltage meter that the switch worked and the contacts all through the circuits to the motor were not corroded, I was able to verify that when batteries were in the compartment and I pressed the switch, there was a 6v current at the engine contacts.


Shamrock Stencil Painting - shamrocks on white paper

Shamrock Stencil PaintingFor St. Patrick's Day in my pre-k class, students learn the history of the shamrock. They get to study these three-leaf clovers outside on a nature walk and in the science center. One of the easiest crafts is a shamrock stencil painting. They get to make their own stencils and paint the designs.


Keep an Inventory of What You Own - small shed barn collapsed on tractor

Keep an Inventory of What You OwnTake frequent inventory of what you own. When you get a new appliance, vehicle, or equipment, take note of the vin or serial number. Put it in a safe place at your location and at a separate location, such as in your safety deposit box or with a trusted relative. Also keep photos.


A three piece toddler's outfit with the price marked down.

Verify Tags When ShoppingDo you verify the tags of items you are purchasing? You should! Because, sometimes you can come across an outfit you like but a belt is missing, or the top, bottom. If you do come across anything "missing" in your outfit or quantity of some product, chances are you will get a further discount!


A pile of mismatched socks on the floor.

Use Mismatched Socks for CleaningIf you have mismatch socks, socks with holes, or the elastic of your socks is stretched out - you can reuse the socks to clean around your house and car.



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Caring for a Puppy Recovering from Parvo?My puppy is 7 months old and and tested positive for parvo 9 days ago. He is eating chicken and staying hydrated and running around and being rotten as can be. My question is how long will he be pooping the parvo smell?


Value of Porcelain Doll - doll wearing a white lace dress

Value of Porcelain Doll?I would like to know what the value of the porcelain doll I have is. She is 30 or more years old.


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Removing Ink from White Leather Couch?My daughter drew on my white leather couch a day ago with an ink pen. So I've tried to spray cologne on it which just lightened the marks. What can I do to get the remainder out?


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Cleaning a Glass Shower Enclosure?My glass shower enclosure is heavily stained. What materials, ingredients, and procedure do I use to get it back to its original state? It is clear glass. Can you use baking soda and vinegar in this case? If so, how do you go about it? Early reply would be grestly appreciated.


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Removing Pet Urine Stains on Vinyl Flooring?How do I get out white stains caused by puppy urine?


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Crocheting with Plarn?I am making a large bag with plarn and the edges are ruffling. Will it turn into a bag or not. How can I keep it flat?


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Dog Barks and Acts Aggressively When Someone Enters a Room?Winston is a male 3 yr old Dachshund. He loves everyone. He's good with other animals and all people. His issue is that if we're in bed or on the couch and someone walks into the room or walks by the door (family or not) he freaks out. He will start barking and grab onto the blanket with his teeth and "kill it"!


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220 Breaker Hums and Trips Main Breaker?I have a 220 breaker that hums when turned on. It goes to a second breaker at the AC. Then that breaker feeds my well. I replaced both breakers. When the AO 200 a60 breaker is on at the AC box that feeds the well, it makes the breaker in the main box hum for a few seconds and then it trips the main box breaker.


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Crate Training a Shorkie?My Shorkie goes into a crate just while we're gone somewhere. I do take him out and he will just sit out there even when it is cold outside. I have to tell him to go or he would just stay in one place for 5 minutes.


Curtain and Accent Pillow Color Advice - blue couch with curtains in background and pillow on couch

Curtain and Accent Pillow Color Advice?My living room is currently navy blue, with light (bluish-tinted) grey walls, and burgundy accents. I'm currently using whatever throw pillows. I have no idea what colors would be best against the navy sofa. I also have the old curtains up, which are a striated taupe, with light burgundy stripes going down them.


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Getting Rid of Flying Bugs?I don't know what to call these guys, but there are three types. One looks a bit like a slightly larger gnat, all black. The other is similar. It is gnat sized, but looks lighter than black. The biggest is like a small fly, but eerily no flying "drone" nose. Like some kind of stealth fly.


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Value of LP Vinyl Records?How much could I get for a copy of Elvis Presley's Golden Hits?


Sewing Machine Needle Will Not Raise Up  - closeup of machine needle in down position

Sewing Machine Needle Will Not Raise Up?My sewing machine is a Brother XL-5500. When I turn the balance wheel, the needle doesn't raise to its highest position. Can it repair?


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Eating After Having Teeth Extracted?I just got four teeth pulled out, two on the bottom and two on the top. Can I eat food like pie and chicken etc.?


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Adjusting the Shuttle Race Timing on Singer Machine?I have a Singer Tradition machine and the shuttle race timing is off to the point that it breaks the needle when the needle tries to go back up. Is there any way to adjust the shuttle?


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Canning Chicken and Pork?I would like to can some chicken quarters and some pork chops. I have a good pressure cooker and have canned before.


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