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#DIY #How to clean a bathtub

An awesome bathroom, but a dirty bathtub?. You have great bath room fixtures, great flooring , awesome bathroom accents and area rugs but your white bathtub is now brown at the base or you have a home that was purchased and the bathtub needs a good cleaning All you need is some Lysol (Toilet bowl Cleaner), Magic Eraser & /or Kaboom. All of these are available at Walmart or any other local supply store Step 1: Let some water run on the floor of the bathtub and the areas of the bath tub that have to be clean, once the its damp (not floating water)enough head to step 2 Step 2: Start by putting a layer of Lysol on all the dirty...

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Is Soy Good or Bad for Hair?

You would think that soy is really healthy for your hair. Let's look at the over all science behind soy (and tofu) on your body.Soy is very common protein for working out. But of all the supplemental proteins, it has the highest amount of arginine per 100 gms ([i]). Arginine is extremely anabolic. It is the main component in Creatine. Creatine has been shown to raise DHT levels and cause hair loss.Soy isoflavones also have some goitrogenic and estrogenic activity. Because soy is goitrogenic it can affect the thyroid. Low thyroid causes hair loss especially in menopausal women. The problem is that a small amount of soy that is found in the Japanese diet, such as tofu, may have minimal...

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DIY Kitchen Cabinets

Okay, you've decided to remodel your kitchen and have started shopping for your cabinetry, but the choices seem endless and the pricing fluctuates greatly. Custom cabinets are very expensive and prices at the big box home improvement stores aren't much better. While shopping online you come across many ready-to-assemble (RTA) cabinet stores. With these cabinets the prices are much lower and will fit your budget, but how hard is it to assemble these cabinets?Cabinet AssemblyAssembly of RTA cabinets is easy if you are somewhat of a handyman, and have the proper necessary tools. Endless videos are available online which will guide you through the assembly process. Most online stores have assembly instructions and videos available on their website. If you decide that you won't be able to...

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The Many Benefits of Cast Iron Cookware

Cooking for many of us boils down to quick and easy. We opt for both easy preparation and clean-up, rather than health and safety. Teflon and non-stick cookware has become a way of life. We enjoy the ease of our flawlessly cooked eggs and prefer no scrubbing afterward. Natural cast iron, once the only cookware we used, has been forgotten.Cast iron has many benefits which have long been forgotten. Not only is cast iron durable it is the healthy choice. When seasoned properly it is non-stick and has many benefits for its user.Benefits of Cast Iron Cookware No unhealthy toxic fumes are given off of cast iron. The health risks of aluminum and Teflon are avoided. Cast iron has a high heat tolerance...

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4 Common Carpet Cleaning Issues

Carpet cleaning is not always an easy and simple affair. There are many issues involved that can compromise the outcome of the cleaning. You should be aware of these problems so you know how to overcome them as they arise. The cleaning of carpets is more than simply cleaning the debris and surface as there is much more involved than you can even imagine.1. Over-WettingOver-wetting is one of the most common problems in carpet cleaning. In this regard, the person cleaning the carpet can apply much more water than the machine can recover. Upon drying the excess detergent and dirty water, the residues will remain on the carpet and will attract more grit and soil thus denying you the benefits of...

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