In many states across the country showing cattle at special events such as shows, community festivals and county fairs is a common occurrence. Judges usually assess different aspects of the animals shown, including how they are groomed. When you are showing a steer, it is important to make sure its
Concrete driveways endure weathering and other outdoor elements well. The concrete is porous, however, so this allows stains to easily absorb into the surface. To remove the stains, use a combination of cleaning elements that safely remove all buildup without causing damage or deterioration to your
A mudroom creates a dedicated area for entering and leaving the home, with plenty of room to store essentials like shoes, coats and hats. No matter how large or small your mudroom, effective use of the space and lots of storage is key to getting in and out of the door efficiently. When remodeling yo
Mildew is a common problem in warm, moist climates and can occur just about anywhere that moisture is allowed to remain, including on such surfaces as sidewalks, siding, decks, fences and driveways, among others. Once mildew has developed on a surface, it can be both a health and safety hazard, as t
GE makes several models of monogram grills, which are large and have many features. These grills are easy to use and help keep the kitchen cool in the summer. Make sure you keep them clean so they don't get a build-up of grease, causing smoke and a fire hazard. A well-maintained barbecue will last f
Fiberglass tubing can be used for various manufacturing and home projects. Fiberglass is a brittle material that needs to be treated delicately. If the fiberglass tubing is seen, you will want to keep it clean. To do this, you can use a few household items.
Stoves are exposed to dirt and grime all day long. Food splatters, burnt on spills and crumbs collect on the stove top surface. Acidic foods such as tomato sauce can even etch the surface of enamel stoves, leading to permanent damage. Stains don't just target the surface of the stove, spills also wo
Door pulls are primarily made of brass, brass-plate or pewter due to durability. Under constant use, door pulls develop tarnish and lose their shine. To restore the luster to door pulls, occasional cleaning is in order. To begin, determine what metal makes up your door pull. Pewter is determined by
Humidity levels below 30 percent in the home can cause respiratory discomfort as well as dry skin and lips. Too much humidity can also cause problems, especially if the humidity produced by the humidifier is contaminated.
Soot-laden coal dust leaves a dusty film wherever it lands. Whether the windows have been left open during grilling or you live near a coal transportation and mining plant, coal dust travels through the air, leaving a mess in your home. Persistent cleaning measures are required when coal dust is pro
Squeegees are multi-purpose cleaning tools with plastic or metal handles and rubber blades that glide smoothly over surfaces. Different types of squeegees include those used for cleaning window, floors and flat surfaces, as well as those used in printing and photography. They come in different sizes
Making Hydrangeas Bluer is not any easy task but it is doable. Many people have hydrangeas and don't know how to take care of them much less improve the color of them. Follow these simple steps to make hydrangeas bluer and brighter.
There are very few people who have all they time they need. One way to save precious time is to cut down the amount of time you spend cleaning the bathroom. No one really enjoys doing that anyway, so you might as well do it as quickly as possible. Follow these steps and you will find that cleaning
1Get 1 lemon and about 1 tablespoon of kosher salt.2Slice lemon in half and dip cut side into kosher salt.3Polish copper with lemon and...
Bronze sinks add an elegant, antique look to a kitchen or bathroom area. These sinks, while attractive, do deteriorate in appearance quickly when not cleaned properly. When soap scum and other residue builds up in the sink, the bronze quickly tarnishes; while only a week might have passed since the
With their sleek and smooth ink texture, Uniball ink pens are among the most popular ink pens around. However one downside to the Uniball is the pen's ability to leak or drip ink and there is nothing worse than finding ugly ink stains on your favorite shirt or clothing item. Fortunately there is a c
A crisp, clean pair of white jeans are classic. However, the green grass stains white jeans often attract are not. Chlorophyll, dirt and many other compounds in grass bind tightly to denim fibers, forming stubborn stains. Fortunately, by combining multiple products to treat different components of t
Stickers and price tags can be unsightly on your possessions. Sometimes stickers may sit on a surface for a while or be exposed to humidity or heat, making the glue or the sicker itself difficult to get off without ruining the surface. The most that can be done for stubborn stickers is trying one me
Redwood siding adds instant value to a home. It not only looks good, but is sturdy as well. While it may cost more at the outset, it is well worth the investment. Redwood is a soft wood with a patina that changes as it ages and is exposed to different weather conditions. This means that over time, a