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Washer and dryer maintenance #4990

Since washers and dryers get a workout in most households here are some basic tips to avoid the unexpected.
Washer
1. Do not overload the washer. It damages the motor and transmission.
2. Every six months, remove and clean the intake screens where the water supply hoses enter the washing machine. Put the screens back in place afterward.
3. Remember to replace rubber fill hoses every five years
4. Be aware that detergents do not dissolve well in water temperatures colder than 70°.

Dryer

1. Overloading the dryer restricts air flow, taking it longer to dry.
2. Remove lint before every load.
3. Wash the lint screen when need.
4. Rigid of flexible metal ducts should be used for venting.
5. Remove lint from the duct every two to three years.

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Thanks to: Anonymous - USA. - rec.:Jan 29, 2007 - pub.:Jan 29, 2007 - sent.:Jul 16, 2007
Cut tulips #5405

Keep cut tulips standing straight by dropping a few copper pennies in the vase.

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Thanks to: Anonymous - USA. - rec.:Aug 30, 2007 - pub.:Aug 30, 2007
Natural air purifiers #5402


Plants not only reduce stress, but also improve your mental well-being, and rid the air of the organic chemicals and toxins that cause asthma and other ailments.
Here are a few that purify your home and office.

Snake plant since it’s practically indestructible; the plant will remove toxins in rooms where no other plants will grow like areas with no windows. Keep one in your bathroom, work cubicle or any area that have limited sunlight.

Rubber plant it is the bet at removing indoor chemicals, such as formaldehyde (found in particleboard furniture and upholstery), benzene and ammonia. The rubber plant is also a great humidifier. Keep this plant anywhere you need a pretty plant that boost moisture into the air.

Christmas cactus because this plant gives off oxygen at night (most plants produce oxygen during the day), it is perfect for bedrooms, family rooms or any area that gets a lot of evening action.

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Thanks to: B.C. Wolverton - USA. - rec.:Aug 29, 2007 - pub.:Aug 29, 2007 - sent.:Jul 19, 2008
Pet Danger #5343

Sugar Substitute–Xylitol is a sweetener used in most sugar-free candies, baked goods and toothpastes it can cause low blood sugar and liver damage in dogs. If Fido steals a diet candy, call a vet

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Thanks to: Anonymous - USA. - rec.:Jul 23, 2007 - pub.:Jul 23, 2007 - sent.:Mar 29, 2008
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