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Moscow Mule and Copper Mug FAQ | Copper Mugs and More

The Moscow mule is almost always served in a copper mug. The popularity of this way to serve the drink was due to Martin, who went around the country to sell…

Vacuuming Tips To Make Your Life Easier

Ready to learn how to vacuum better?  Sure, I know – how hard could vacuuming your floor actually be?!?!  If you have a really good vacuum cleaner, life does get easier in the floor cleaning department.

Nope, it’s not that hard, unless, of course, you are wanting to vacuum up pet hair, or you’re elderly/have disabilities.

Believe it or not, people have LOTS of questions about vacuum cleaners.

For those of you wanting to get your floors cleaner faster, below are some really helpful vacuuming tips.

Most vacuum types such as canister models or uprights that have hoses and attachments, are designed for cleaning more than floors and carpets. […] With the popularity of disposable dusting cloths and quick cleaning tools, it’s easy to forget that a vacuum has a lot of cleaning potential.
[SOURCE: Vacuum Tips – What to Clean With Your Vacuum – Housewares…]

You plug in the vacuum cleaner, turn it on, and move it across the carpet.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Tips and Tricks – Grime Scrubbers]

When you are vacuuming, tie a plastic grocery bag to the handle of your vacuum cleaner.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Tips and Tricks | ThriftyFun]

According to professional organizer and author Donna Smallin Kuper, a dirty bulb emits 20 percent less light than a clean one.
[SOURCE: Slow-motion vacuuming? 7 cleaning tips you haven’t heard before…]

Many homeowners run their vacuums speedily back and forth over the carpet, giving it a quick once-over.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Tips and Tricks – Grime Scrubbers]

Seventh Generation Natural Carpet Spot and Stain Remover is a CR Best Buy, but Bissell’s OxyPro Carpet Spot & Stain Remover did better with red wine.
[SOURCE: 10 tips on How to Vacuum – Consumer Reports]

“Don’t vacuum like you are driving a race car,” cautions Paul Iskyan, president of Rug Renovating, a rug and carpet cleaning company in New York City.
[SOURCE: Slow-motion vacuuming? 7 cleaning tips you haven’t heard before…]

As long as the cleaning head will fit no more bending or crawling on your hands and knees.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Tips and Tricks | ThriftyFun]

In fact, there are some valuable vacuuming tips and tricks that could make a huge difference in the condition and cleanliness of your carpet.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Tips and Tricks – Grime Scrubbers]

This guide contains vacuuming tips and tricks. […] I’ve found the easiest way to prevent this is to take a regular bristle hair brush and quickly brush the carpet in the bad areas before vacuuming.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Tips and Tricks | ThriftyFun]

But if you want your vacuum to really do its job, you need to give it time to suck out all of that dirt, dust, and grime. […] For a more thorough clean, dust first and vacuum second. […] Call the cleaning professionals at Grime Scrubbers and schedule your annual or biannual carpet cleaning.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Tips and Tricks – Grime Scrubbers]

You won’t effectively remove allergens if your filter is clogged with grime. […] They make above-the-floor cleaning much easier, and pick up dust and allergens from areas you might otherwise overlook, like upholstery, light fixtures, baseboards, and lampshades.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Mistakes – Cleaning Tips – Good Housekeeping]

Pop your lint filter in the dishwasher.
[SOURCE: Slow-motion vacuuming? 7 cleaning tips you haven’t heard before…]

Even though some vacuums have “check bag” indicator lights, check the bag yourself and change it when it’s three-quarters full.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Mistakes – Cleaning Tips – Good Housekeeping]

It is important to keep your vacuum cleaner in proper working order.
[SOURCE: Vacuuming Tips and Tricks | ThriftyFun]

Dyson?  Shark?  Does the brand of vacuum really matter?

[SOURCE:  Dyson vs Shark Vacuum Cleaners]

Funny Shirts for Electricians


Awesome selection of Unique and funny t-shirts and hoodies for electricians…and electrician wives too!

See them all here.



Truck Driver Wife T-Shirts – Shirts For Trucker Wives


Proud to be a truckers wife?

Take a look at these fun truck drivers wife t-shirts, shirts, and hoodies you can wear with pride!


Introverts Unite! Shirts and more Fun T-Shirts for Introverts

Funny Introverts Unite shirts and hoodies as well as other clever shirts for introverts:

Best BBQ Grilling Tool Sets for 2015

After evaluation BBQ grill tool sets by price, reviews, and over-all quality, we have picked the following 3 grill tool sets to be the best in 2015.

Unique Boston Terrier Lover T-Shirts and Hoodies

Super fun and unique selection of t-shirts and hoodies for all the AWESOME Boston Terrier lovers out there! See the full selection here:

Top 10 Running Shoes for Men 2015 List | ChiliGuy’s 2015 Running Gear and Review Forums

2015 winners for all types of running shoes…. from best running shoes for wide feet to best for hard surfaces….all the way to best over-all running shoes for men.

5 Bike Hitch Rack Reviews and Ratings

Consumer reports, ratings, and reviews of the best hitch racks for FIVE bikes…. 5 Bike Hitch Rack Reviews:

Nutri Ninja with Auto IQ Blender Review, Recipes, and More

*Nutri Ninja with Auto IQ Blender Review, Recipes, and More* – is the Nutri Ninja Blender with Auto IQ a great blender for smoothies? Or just another over-priced – and over HYPED piece of junk? My in-depth review exposes the truth:

Best Stainless Steel Blenders Reviews and Ratings

*Best Stainless Steel Blenders Reviews* ★★★★★ Reviews, ratings, and feedback of the overall best-rated stainless steel blenders: Or follow the board on Pinterest:

Best Wine Sippy Cups EVER

*Best Wine Sippy Cups EVER* Yes, you totally DO need a wine sippy cup…every adult needs a sippy cup for their wine (or beer – they make ’em for beer too!) See them all here:

Ice Buckets? These are the BEST for your Home Bar!

Let’s talk ice buckets! Which are best for your home bar? Here’s our picks:

NINJA Blender Reviews – New for 2015

GREAT resource if you’re considering buying a Ninja blender! Lots of reviews, consumer questions and answers, and feedback from real Ninja blender owners. See it here:

Top Rated Jogging Strollers With Car Seat Jogger Stroller Travel Systems

Great selection of the best top-rated jogging strollers that come with a car seat (stroller/car seat combo) – found the list here: (tip: you can click any picture there to read all the reviews and get sale prices on any of the stroller travel system combos).