How to Clean a DVD Disc so it Plays Again

We’ve played DVDs for nearly two decades. Plus, now that there’s a huge market for used DVDs (digital video discs), we also see many smudged, oily discs. These often will not play without cleaning them up first.  To that end, we’ve found some safe ways for repairing these conditions with simple disc cleaning.  Some of our … Continue reading How to Clean a DVD Disc so it Plays Again





How to Clean an Electric Kettle Safely

We’ve heated gallons upon many gallons of both hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with many electric kettles.  We find that without routine cleaning, these kettles can get stained brown, especially if you brew the tea directly in it after the water boils.  This can be hard to remove if allowed to … Continue reading How to Clean an Electric Kettle Safely





How to Clean a Cordless Electric Kettle

We’ve heated gallons upon many gallons of both hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with many cordless electric kettles.  We find that without routine cleaning, these kettles can get stained brown, especially if you brew the tea directly in it after the water boils.  This can be hard to remove if allowed … Continue reading How to Clean a Cordless Electric Kettle





How to Clean Ray Ban Sunglasses, Eyeglasses

Some people may avoid sunglasses due to their higher cost; particularly the non prescription and polarized Ray Ban sunglasses.  But improvement in vision over non light attenuating glasses is quite noticeable and very worthwhile.  There’s less “haze” from internal polarized lens light reflections with this improving technology.  So we learned how to clean Ray Ban … Continue reading How to Clean Ray Ban Sunglasses, Eyeglasses





How to Clean Stainless Steel Percolators

We’ve brewed several tens of pots of coffee in our Farberware Stainless Steel Percolator.  We’ve found that without routine cleaning, this silver appliance becomes stained brown.  Then, that ugliness is hard to remove if allowed to build up.  So, wanting to preserve that silver, new look as long as possible, we looked for procedures and … Continue reading How to Clean Stainless Steel Percolators





How to Clean Blu Ray Discs, Movie Game Disks

We’ve played CDs and DVDs for many years, and now, we’ve gotten into the blu ray disc craze. Media discs become soiled or damaged from the same dirt sources.  These include oily fingerprints, dust, and scratches.  Further, all kinds of data discs need the same gentle cleaning.  Proper cleaning can restore them to their brand new … Continue reading How to Clean Blu Ray Discs, Movie Game Disks





How to Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda

We’ve heated gallons upon gallons of hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with our  Hamilton Beach electric kettle.  In this post, we show how to clean electric kettle with baking soda.  We’ve cleaned ours successfully many times.  We also discuss how to keep the electric kettle clean in the first place. We’ve found that … Continue reading How to Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda





Cleaning Front Load Washer with Bleach

Bleach is probably the most effective agent to use to clean and disinfect a front loading washing machine.  Even in small quantities, chlorine bleach virtually guarantees the halt of bacterial growths that lead eventually to a smelly front loader. So this post covers cleaning front load washer with bleach instructions.  Details how to do it … Continue reading Cleaning Front Load Washer with Bleach





How to Clean CDs and DVDs, Tips, Advice

We’ve worn glasses with anti reflective, anti glare coatings for many years. We also have thousands of CDs and DVDs.  We find that both glasses and discs get dirty or damaged from about the same dirt sources. These include oily fingerprints, dust, and scratches.  So both discs and glasses demand the same gentle cleaning methods … Continue reading How to Clean CDs and DVDs, Tips, Advice





How to Clean Eyeglasses with Anti Reflective Coating

We’ve worn glasses with anti reflective coatings for over two decades.  In that time, we got advice from several optometrists. They showed us how to clean eyeglasses with anti reflective coating. Indeed, this is easy once you know how to safely handle them.  You should know which cleaners work the best and safest, and which cleaning … Continue reading How to Clean Eyeglasses with Anti Reflective Coating