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If your house is anything like mine, it could probably pass for one of the sets to Animal House. (I blame the rug rats.) This can be problematic when you’re expecting house guests at short notice — there’s only so much junk and mess you can sweep under the rug. This infographic from rental site Wimdu explains how to make your home fit for a queen when time is in short supply.
Dear Lifehacker, I have a picture printed onto canvas behind a glass frame on the wall of our outdoor area. The problem is that the glass gets condensation which has caused the picture to become slightly mouldy. How do I get rid of this mould without damaging my canvas print? And how do I stop it from happening again?
If you own leather shoes, taking good care of them will keep them in good shape for years. Wax-based polishes and shines are popular, but a cream polish may be better to keep the leather in good condition over the long haul.
We use our laptops all the time but how often do we clean it? Okay, put down the wet rag for now because thoroughly cleaning your machine without damaging it can get a bit tricky.
Video: While this trick will not make your grill like new — unlike scrubbing with steel wool and soap until your hands bleed — it is good enough and painless. Just cut an onion in half, stick a fork on it, and start rubbing it up and down the grill over the heat until all the residue falls off.