Clean a vacuum with a vacuum- The typical way to clean the filter of a bagless vacuum is to tap it against the inside of a trash can until most of the dust falls off. But that raises a cloud of dust and doesn't get the filter completely clean. For faster, neater, more effective filter cleaning, use your shop vacuum. Clean pre filter screens and post-filters the same way. Just remember to be gentle with the shop vacuum's nozzle. Some filters have a coating that you can scrape off if you...
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Countertop Gap Filler If crumbs, papers or even flatware falls into the gap between your countertop and refrigerator, fill the void with nearly invisible plastic tubing. Clear tubing is available at home centers in several widths starting at 1/8 in. Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/cleaning/secret-cleaning-tips-from-the-pros#ixzz3Wjj0dG4c
Clean cast iron grates each time you deep clean your stove to keep them looking their best.