Keeping the outside of your home can be just as important as the inside!
Cleaning: Home Exteriors
Looking for natural products or homemade cleaning recipes that work well on concrete patio surfaces? TDS Reader Contributors share their tips and tricks on how to get rid of stubborn mold without using harmful chemicals.Cleaning Home Siding
Perform this preventive cleaning and maintenance on a regular basis to keep your home's siding in good condition. A clean and well-kept exterior will increase your home's value.Deck Clean-Up and Repair
A deck is a great place to spend time during the summer months, but decks grow old and tired. Here are some things you can do to restore it to its former glory.
How to Clean Cement Driveways
If your cement driveways has picked up stains, what's the best way to clean it? Our readers share their tips and tricks to make a driveway look clean and new again.How to Keep Your Patio Clean
Like to do a lot of outdoor entertaining on your patio? If it's gotten stained over the years, how does a person get a patio looking really clean again?Cleaning Tar from Vinyl Siding
What will clean tar from white vinyl siding? Our readers share their tips and tricks.Gearing Up For Summer
Spring-cleaning your house should not just involve the deep-cleaning of the interior of your home, but it should also include preparing the outside of your home for all of those lovely days that you will be able to be out enjoying the sunshine.Clean Your BBQ for Sizzling Summer Cookouts
A dirty BBQ grill can put a damper on your summer cookouts and backyard parties. Here's how to prevent your grill from getting dirty unnecessarily.Cleaning Plastic Outdoor Furniture
Is there a solution for removing mildew from the plastic strips on motel-type outdoor furniture? After trying baking soda, vinegar, ammonia, and Mr. Clean pads to no avail, what should be next? Read on to find out what The Natural Handyman suggests.Dingy Vinyl Shutters
Short of washing, sanding, priming and repainting faded vinyl shutters, what can be done? Our readers share their tips and tricks.Cleaning Aluminum Screen Doors
Is there a way to clean aluminum screen doors? Our readers are here to help.
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