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When Not to Use a Magic Eraser

When Not to Use a Magic Eraser

Magic erasers are incredibly versatile cleaning products, capable of removing even the stubbornest stains and hardened gunk from a variety of surfaces. But sometimes, they work a little too well, taking off a little bit of paint or varnish along with the gunk. This is because magic erasers are abrasive…

Rescue Your Cast Iron From Rust With Vinegar

Rescue Your Cast Iron From Rust With Vinegar

Cast iron pans are great for everything from breakfast to baking, but the downside is that they do require a little more maintenance than your average pot or pan. We’ve discussed several ways to season cast iron here at Lifehacker (including some that go against the “accepted wisdom”), but what…