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Wax stains on tiles
October 2019

Wax stains on tiles

On rough and smooth tiles, wafer-thin wax films (after the ironing method) often remain and bind the dirt over time and are therefore visible again. Moisten with a few drops of thinner for synthetic...

nicotine finger
October 2019

nicotine finger

Almost every smoker knows the ugly brown discoloration on his fingers. How do you get those off when there is no fresh lemon in the house? Baking powder! Simply pour a sachet of baking soda into a...

Remove nicotine / tar residues from surfaces
October 2019

Remove nicotine / tar residues from surfaces

Nicotine residues that have been stuck for a long time are usually hard to remove, and worse, many things would be damaged by treatment with power and proper chemistry. By pure coincidence, I came...

Remove wax stains on the wallpaper with hairdryer & microfiber
October 2019

Remove wax stains on the wallpaper with hairdryer & microfiber

It happened faster than you think (for example, when a candle falls over). Anyway, no problem: just take Freundin's hair dryer and a standard microfibre cloth and get into position. The wax is made...

Remove dried tree resin stains from the windshield
October 2019

Remove dried tree resin stains from the windshield

My car is always under a large spruce. Although I do not have to scrape ice in the winter, but I have resin spots on the disc. Recently, when cleaning the glass ceramic hob with one of these "razor...

Remove wax drops from carpet
October 2019

Remove wax drops from carpet

If you ever turn a candle or the wax drips on the carpet, then you can also use instead of "blotting paper" just coffee filters. Carefully remove the wax carefully with a household knife or similar...

Remove pine resin from the car
October 2019

Remove pine resin from the car

Who once stood in the south under pine trees, knows the problem. Pines but a resin that sticks horribly and is difficult to remove. 1st tip: Ask for special pine resin removers locally, e.g. in Italy...

Remove the remains of candles from glass containers
October 2019

Remove the remains of candles from glass containers

If you have "baked" candle rests in glass containers, it is sufficient to fill these glasses with tap water and leave for one night. The next day then, you can see the residues, e.g. with a knife...

Remove wax from smooth surfaces
October 2019

Remove wax from smooth surfaces

Remove wax from smooth surfaces: fast, dry, without mess and at room temperature. aids: Plastic scraper (or check card, identity card). Hard enough to scrape off wax, soft enough not to scratch....

Clean candle molds
October 2019

Clean candle molds

My hobby is candle casting and I've always had problems cleaning the Plexiglas molds, at least in those narrow shapes where you can not get in with your fingernail or scraper. All attempts with hot...