Tip Of The Day, Antonio Sabato, Jr. , Aired on Fri 9/5
Organized, Cleaning Tips, Home Maintenance, Spring Cleaning
The Back Story
When was the last time you gave your window screens a good cleaning? If you have dust or pollen allergies, cleaning the screens will help you breathe easier at home. Here’s the easy way to do it. You don’t need to take the screens off the windows. Leave them in place, and brush with a soft wide paintbrush, to loosen the trapped dust and pollen. Then, use a handheld Dust Buster or vacuum to finish the job. If your window handle is loose and won’t open easily, I like to use Locktyte Gel to tighten it up. As soon as it dries, you can crank it open.
Meet the Guest Stars
Antonio Sabato Jr. once overlooked Time Square from a 90-foot billboard dressed only in his Calvin Klein underwear. The iconic fashion designer hired the actor to be the company’s first celebrity model since Mark Wahlberg and it was shot by famed photographer, Herb Ritts. That combination caused a sensation when the photos appeared in every magazine and hundreds of billboards throughout the world.
Since then, Antonio has had a long and varied career which most... (full profile)
What’s on your home maintenance to-do list? Here’s what’s on mine: season-by-season. Winter’s a good time to vacuum air vents and refrigerator coils, check bathtub caulking, and change furnace filters too. Spring is perfect for cleaning windows and fixing screens. If you can clean rain gutters and check your driveway for cracks. When summer rolls around, maintain your deck and clean patio furniture and grills. In fall, cut back overgrown garden plants and replace smoke detector batteries. And don’t forget to schedule a service call for your furnace before your first chilly day of winter.
- Vacuum Air Vents and Refrigerator Coils
- Clean Window Screens with Brush
- Wash out rain gutters with Hose
- Check Driveway for Cracks and will with Cement
- Replace Smoke Detector Batteries yearly