The sensor of a digital camera is one of the most delicate parts of the device. While lenses can be replaced, a damaged sensor poses a significantly trickier repair job. But, from time to time, you're going to need to get in their to clean the thing and when it comes to the mirrorless variety, you don't have to get yourself into a tight ball of anxiety in preparation.
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Wine stains suck, especially when it's red wine on your brand new white shirt. There are lots of ways to banish such stains, but think about pouring yourself some milk next time it happens to you.
As any Curb Your Enthusiasm fan will tell you, the secret to getting spilled wine out of fabric is club soda and salt. Unfortunately, the show never did an episode on ink, sweat, coffee or grass stains - which is where this infographic comes in.
The dryer in my building never dries a load in one cycle, which means I end up paying for two dry cycles when my clothes really only need one and a half per load. That's a waste of energy, money and time. So, when I heard about this trick to add time incrementally, I had to give it a try. After all, it would only cost me 25 cents.
Theoretically, it's better to spend more on quality, but that's only true if the quality item lasts. I used to have a bad habit of tossing my clothes into the dryer without giving it much thought. If you buy quality, this is an expensive mistake. Here's how to take better care of your clothes.
I'm one of those people whose stress level is directly related to how messy my apartment is, especially my kitchen (because that's where the most mess happens). But, I'd also rather binge watch Parks & Rec than clean. So, I decided to give the SOSD method a try and see if it strikes the balance between clean and fast.
When my hair gets frizzy, a good silicone serum is like magic. You just rub a drop on your hands, pat your hair all over, and your hair looks like a million bucks. But then you have to wash your hands afterwards, which sometimes feels impossible. Silicone just does not wash out like other hair products.
If you have last-minute houseguests, you might be stressed at the idea of cleaning your whole house last-minute, too. Here's an idea: Don't. As Apartment Therapy points out, there are only three areas to clean in order to make your place presentable.
Cleaning your waste disposal unit is as easy as dropping some ice and salt or some citrus and vinegar into it, but there's likely one stinky spot you miss: under the splash guard. Here's the best way to clean it out.
Getting rid of your unnecessary belongings is tough, but it's even harder when there are memories attached to them. If you're trying to pare down, but can't quite say goodbye to some things you know you don't need, a "limbo box" can help.