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RADON
RADON IN THE HOME

RANGE HOOD
RANGE HOOD-CLEANING

RANGES
SYNTHETIC ENAMEL CHARACTERISTICS
SYNTHETIC ENAMEL-CARE AND CLEANING
RANGE - CARE
RANGE - CLEANING
CONVENTIONAL OVEN - CARE
CONVENTIONAL OVEN - CLEANING
CONTINUOUS CLEAN OVEN - CARE
CONTINUOUS CLEAN OVEN - CLEANING
SELF CLEANING OVEN - CARE
SELF CLEANING OVEN - CLEANING
GAS AND ELECTRIC COOKTOPS - CARE
GAS AND ELECTRIC COOKTOPS - CLEANING
SOLID ELEMENT COOKTOPS -CARE/CLEANING
SMOOTH TOP CERAMIC COOKTOPS -CARE/CLE
SMOOTH TOP CERAMIC COOKTOPS -CARE/CLE
INDUCTION COOKTOPS -CARE/CLEANING
SMOOTH TOP CERAMIC-SPECIAL CLEANING
CARE OF BLACK GLASSTOP COOKTOPS
CLEANING BLACK GLASSTOP COOKTOPS

RAT MITES
BIRD AND MAMMAL MITES

READING LABEL
READING A PESTICIDE LABEL
PARTS PER MILLION
READING A CHEMICAL LABEL

RECONDITIONING
RECONDITIONING FLOODED APPLIANCES
SALVAGING FLOODED SEWING MACHINES

RECYCLE
WASTE MANAGEMENT

RECYCLING
WASTE REDUCTION PRACTICES
HOUSEHOLD WASTE MANAGEMENT

REDUCE
WASTE MANAGEMENT

REDWOOD
OUTDOOR WOOD FURNITURE - CARE AND CLE

REFINISHING
EXTERIOR FINISHES FOR WOOD
WOOD FLOORS AND FINISHING

REFLECTIVE GLASS
ENERGY TIPS - ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS

REFLECTOR BOWLS
GAS AND ELECTRIC COOKTOPS - CARE
GAS AND ELECTRIC COOKTOPS - CLEANING

REFREEZING
WHEN YOUR FREEZER STOPS WORKING

REFRIGERATOR
REFRIGERATOR CLEANING
RECONDITIONING FLOODED APPLIANCES
SANITIZE FLOODED FREEZER, REFRIGERATO
REMOVING FREEZER, REFRIGERATOR ODORS
SYNTHETIC ENAMEL CHARACTERISTICS
SYNTHETIC ENAMEL-CARE AND CLEANING
CARING FOR PLASTIC
REFRIGERATOR CARE
HOMEMADE CLEANERS 1991

REFURBISHING
REMOVING SILICONE POLISH

REPAINTING
PAINT PROBLEMS

REPAIR
REPAIRING PORCELAIN ENAMEL
WALLPAPER-REPAIR
REPAIRING PLASTER WALLS-LARGE CRACKS
REPAIRING PLASTER WALLS-HOLE IN WALL
WALL REPAIR AND FASTENERS
YOU CAN DO IT WEATHERSTRIPPING
REPAIRING VENETIAN BLINDS
REPAIRING TEFLON
REPLACING BROKEN WINDOW GLASS
REPAIRING WINDOW SCREENS
REPAIRING HOLES IN WINDOW SCREENS
REPLACING WINDOW SCREEN ON WOOD FRAME
REPLACING WINDOW SCREEN ON ALUMINUM F
MAKING ALUMINUM WINDOW SCREEN FRAMES
PLUMBING REPAIR TOOLS
FIX SLOW EMPTYING BATHROOM LAVATORY
FIX MAIN DRAIN PLUGGED WITH ROOTS
FIX STOPPED UP TOILET
THAWING FROZEN PIPES
REPAIRING LEAKING PIPES
REPAIRING LAMP PLUGS
REPAIRING SMALL APPLIANCE PLUGS
REPAIRING LAMP SWITCHES
REPAIRING WALL SWITCHES
REPAIRING WALL ELECTRICAL OUTLETS
CAULKING WINDOWS
TYPES OF CAULKING
WEATHERSTRIPPING DOORS AND WINDOWS
TYPES OF WEATHERSTRIPPING
REPAIRING POPPING NAILS ON DRY WALL
FASTENERS FOR PLASTER WALL
FINISH REPAIRS ON WOOD FURNITURE
REPAIRING DENTS ON WOOD FURNITURE
REGLUING WOOD FURNITURE JOINTS
REGLUING WOOD FURNITURE VENEER
CLEANING AND REPAIRING FLOODED BASEME
FIXING PLUGGED SINK/LAVATORY DRAINS
CARPETS-SHEDDING
CARPETS-SNAGS
CARPETS-SPROUTING
CARPETS-STATIC ELECTRICITY
REPAIRING PLASTER WALLS-SMALL CRACKS
REPAIRING WINDOW SHADES AND ROLLERS
FLUSH TANK PROBLEMS
REPAIRING LEAKING FAUCETS
ENERGY TIPS - WEATHERSTRIPPING

REUSE
WASTE MANAGEMENT

REVERSE OSMOSIS
REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER TREATMENT

RIGID BOARD
CHOOSING THE RIGHT FURNACE
HOME INSULATION: LOWER YOUR ENERGY COSTS AND PROVIDE CREATURE COMFORT

RISK
RISK MANAGEMENT

ROACHES
COCKROACHES

ROCKWOOD
CHOOSING THE RIGHT FURNACE

ROCK WOOL INSULATION
HOME INSULATION: LOWER YOUR ENERGY COSTS AND PROVIDE CREATURE COMFORT

RODENT MITES
BIRD AND MAMMAL MITES

ROLLS
HOME INSULATION: LOWER YOUR ENERGY COSTS AND PROVIDE CREATURE COMFORT

ROLLERS
REPAIRING WINDOW SHADES AND ROLLERS

ROLLER SHADES
LOW-COST, ENERGY-EFFICIENT WINDOW TREATMENTS

ROMAN SHADES
CLEANING WOOD AND FABRIC ROMAN SHADES
CLEANING ROMAN SHADES, WINDOW QUILTS

ROOFS
CHECKING BUILDINGS AFTER A FLOOD

ROOT WEEVILS
ROOT WEEVILS

ROOTS
FIX MAIN DRAIN PLUGGED WITH ROOTS

ROTTENSTONE
ABRASIVE CLEANERS

RUBBER CEMENT
CARPET STAIN REMOVAL-GENERAL INFO
UPHOLSTERY-STAIN REMOVAL, GEN INFO
REMOVING RUBBER CEMENT ON CARPET, UPH

RUBBER HEELS
RUBBER HEEL MARKS ON FLOORS

RUBBER TAPE
TYPES OF WEATHERSTRIPPING

RUG
HOMEMADE CLEANERS
CLEANING FLOOD-SOILED CARPETS
CAUSES OF MILDEW IN CARPETS
CARPET STAIN REMOVAL-GENERAL INFO
RUSHES, GRASS RUGS-CARE AND CLEANING
COPING WITH WET CARPETS
CARPETS-CLEANING/DRY POWDER
CARPETS-BURNS
REMOVING MILDEW IN CARPETS
COPING WITH WET RUGS
COPING WITH WET WALL TO WALL CARPET
COPING WITH WET GLUE DOWN CARPET
CARPET CLEANING-FOAM SPRAY
CARPET CLEANING-LIQUID SHAMPOO
CARPET CLEANING-HOME SHAMPOO FORMULA
CARPET CLEANING-HOT WATER EXTRACTION
CARPET CLEANING-PROFESSIONAL CLEANING
CARPETS-DENTS, DEPRESSIONS
CARPETS-FUZZING
CARPETS-SHADING
CARPETS-SHEDDING
CARPETS-SNAGS
CARPETS-SPROUTING
CARPETS-STATIC ELECTRICITY
CARPET CLEANING-GENERAL INFORMATION
REMOVING BEER ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING BLOOD ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING BUTTER ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING CANDLE WAX ON CARPET, UPHOLS
REMOVING CANDY ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING CATSUP ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING CHEESE ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING GUM ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING CHOCOLATE ON CARPET, UPHOLST
REMOVING COFFEE ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING COLA DRINKS ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING COSMETICS DRINKS ON CARPET,
REMOVING CRAYON ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING RAW EGG ON CARPET, UPHOLSTER
REMOVING DIRT ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING EXCREMENT ON CARPET, UPHOLST
REMOVING FOOD DYE ON CARPET, UPHOLSTE
REMOVING FRUIT,JUICE ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING FURNITURE POL ON CARPET, UPH
REMOVING GLUE ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING GRAVY ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING HAND LOTION ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING ICE CREAM ON CARPET, UPHOLST
REMOVING BALLPOINT ON CARPET, UPHOLST
REMOVING IODINE ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING MARKING PEN ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING MILK ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING NAIL POLISH ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING OIL PAINT ON CARPET, UPHOLST
REMOVING LATEX PAINT ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING RUBBER CEMENT ON CARPET, UPH
REMOVING RUST CEMENT ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING SHOE POLISH ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING SOFT DRINKS ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING SOY SAUCE ON CARPET, UPHOLST
REMOVING TAR ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING TEA ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING URINE (FRESH) ON CARPET, UPH
REMOVING DRIED URINE ON CARPET, UPHOL
REMOVING VASELINE ON CARPET, UPHOLSTE
REMOVING WAX ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY
REMOVING WINE ON CARPET, UPHOLSTERY

RUST
CLEANING WROUGHT IRON
CLEANING TIN
CLEANING PORCELAIN ENAMEL
CAST IRON UTENSILS-CARE AND CLEANING
TIN UTENSILS-CARE AND CLEANING
CARPET STAIN REMOVAL-GENERAL INFO
DISHWASHER CLEANING
UPHOLSTERY-STAIN REMOVAL, GEN INFO
TERRAZZO FLOORS--STAIN REMOVAL
RUST ON FLOORS
RUST STAINS ON CONCRETE AND CEMENT
REMOVING IRON/RUST-BATHROOM FIXTURES
MARBLE-STAIN REMOVAL
REMOVING RUST CEMENT ON CARPET, UPHOL
HOMEMADE CLEANERS 1991
HOMEMADE CLEANERS


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