Topic “Tips With Teresa”

I get some pretty interesting calls at the USU Extension Office and often ones whose application serves many of us.  One such request that many people have called on through the years and didn't know "how to" was clean their chandeliers.  Cleaning a chandelier can be an intimidating and mind-boggling proposition. Here are a few tips...

After a long winter in storage, and maybe even after a lot of use from the summer before, your patio furniture may be looking a little dingy and dirty. Why not give it a good cleaning as your outdoor activities get underway?

Here’s how:

Before using water to clean patio furniture, wipe or brush off any large...

You’ve been down the household cleaner aisles at the grocery stores, super stores, or the home centers. They have an almost never-ending array of cleaners. But are they all necessary? How do we decide which ones to choose?

While it may be close to impossible to make a cleaning supply list that fits every household’s needs, there are some...

Cleaning blinds, shutters, and shades can be a bit of a daunting task when you think about it. So let’s break it down and show you how doable it can be. Admittedly, it is one of those housekeeping tasks we put off because we are not sure what to do. However, if left undone, we pose health risks and hold household odors in the buildup.

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Seems like this time of year most of us are fixing food for many — the holiday parties, the family gatherings, etc. One of the questions I always get is: How much of what do I plan on when feeding a crowd? This is probably one of the biggest puzzlers for most folks when the "family gets together."

Here are some pointers:

Generally...

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