Posts Tagged ‘Carpet’

Potential Sources for Mildew Odor in a Bedroom

Dear Home-Ec 101, There is a musty / mildew smell in my home, but I’m having issues locating the source of the smell. As far as I can tell, it’s restricted to one bedroom. I’ve examined all of my clothing, removed the air conditioner, checked all of the furniture, and even the air ducts. I’m guessing…

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Taking Care Of Your Floors: A Home-Ec 101 Guide

The floor of a home is the canvas that family life gets lived on. Sometimes it is a fresh clean canvas and other times it is full of stains and spots. It often gets overlooked, but keeping it in good shape does improve the room. Here are some articles about taking care of flooring; there are…

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How Often Do I Have to Vacuum Anyway?

Dear Home Ec 101, How often should you vacuum? I want to know to settle a debate and I’m going to have to vacuum my friend’s place if I’m wrong. And can you tell us WHY I’m right? Sincerely, I May Be OCD but at Least my Carpet Tracks are Straight Heather says: Friendly wagers on…

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Getting Rid of Pet Urine Odor in Carpet

Dear Home-Ec 101, I recently officially moved out of my parents house. I was living in a condo while at school, but  got a house with my fiance, and have been moving a lot of my old stuff from their house into our new home. While I was away at college though, my sister’s cats…

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