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August 09, 2016

If you find that instead of becoming dull one of your knife blades becomes rusty, try this neat little idea...

Click to read about our staffJust grab a fresh onion and start chopping up the onion with the blade of the rusty knife. Make sure you chop with the part that is rusty. This action will help in a couple of ways. First, the juice from the onion will help loosen the rust. Second, the action of rubbing the now-juiced rust stain against the onion will help rub the rust out. With most rust stains, one onion will remove all of the rust from your knife.

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If your dryer seems to take longer to dry the clothes then it used too...

Remove the screen filter and scrub both sides with a soft brush in warm soapy water(an old toothbrush works well). Then rinse thoroughly and dry, before putting back in dryer. This will also help your heating element last longer. Repeat as necessary. This is a tagline, it's pretty nice!

Almost all of the energy used by a washing machine goes towards heating the water...

So by simply turning down the temperature, you can really make a dramatic impact on energy use. In fact, washing in cold water costs 5 to 10 times less than using warmer settings.

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