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6. How to Get Rid of Pantry Moths and Larvae in Your Kitchen

Pantry moths may look small, but they can cause big problems in your kitchen.
If your pantry has been infested with Indian meal moths, or pantry moths, here’s what you need to do to control and prevent them.

Tightening the packing nut on an outdoor faucet

7. How to Repair a Leaking Outdoor Faucet Hose Bibb

Watch this video to find out how to repair an outdoor faucet hose bib. Learn how to stop leaks by tightening the packing nut and replacing the rubber washer.

Attaching hose to hot water heater drain

8. How to Drain a Water Heater

Draining your water heater once a year removes sediment from the tank that could cause it to work harder and cost more to use. Learn how it’s done in this video.

Painting outside of house.

9. Temperature Range for Painting Your House

Ilona asks, “At what temperatures does it become too hot (or cold) to paint your house?”
Too high or low a temperature can cause the paint to not bind together properly, which can lead to cracking and peeling.
Here are guidelines on temperatures recommended for exterior paint.

Spray bottle and natural soap

10. How to Make Homemade Insecticidal Soap for Plants

Find out how to make your own homemade, organic, eco-friendly insecticidal soap for your garden and houseplants using ordinary household ingredients.


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