- Refurbish Leather –
While leather can be quite ravishing when you newly purchase it, it is not quite a sit when it starts wearing out. Although there isn’t much you can do to prevent the wearing out of this material you can try and refurbish it to some extent. So when your leather couch or chair begins showing scuff marks get rid of them by rubbing them using a simple pencil cap eraser or a regular eraser.
- Tub Scratches –
The enamel of the bathtubs is often prey to surface damages due to regular use. What you can do to eliminate these scratches is clean the damaged area with a cotton ball moistened using alcohol and leave it to dry.
- Clean up marks ( Crayon ) –
Many houses tend to have pencil and crayon marks on the walls, and especially so when there are families with children residing in the home. You can use rubber cement to covers up there marks and get back a brand new wall. Cover these marks with rubber cement and let it dry out before rolling off the rubbery glue.
- Turn your old carpet new –
In the case of a burnt rug, all you have to do is cut out the burnt fibers using a pair of scissors. Post this, apply rubber cement to patch up the hole using a toothpick. Then cover the ends of a matching carpet fiber using rubber cement and fill them in to the hole. Draw up the tuffs upright utilizing a pin and then once the patch is dry blend out the tuffs onto the carpet using the pin.
- Squeaky stairs –
Nobody wants a squicky stair or door to annoy them and deprive them of their precious sleep. So the simplest way to put an end to a squeaky stair is to scrape pencil lead onto the seam where the flat part of the step and riser of the stair meet. This requires frequent reapplication as it will wear off quickly.
- Polish your suede –
Suede shoes and bags require regular maintenance to prevent stains and marks from ruining the texture. Use a simple eraser to remove any marks and stains and in addition to that also fluff up the fibers to bring it back to shape.
- Remove paint stains –
Paint stains are quite common in most houses. The impact is the worst when the walls are white. For this purpose, use liquid correction to paint over any stains and marks to refurbish the wall. To further give it its original glossy finish, it is a good idea to cover this correction fluid with some clear nail polish.
- Crayon Fix your furniture –
Furniture such as sofa legs and others that are damaged due to scratches caused by your pet or your kids can now easily be redone using a crayon. All you need is a crayon that matches the shade of your furniture, and you need to run this over the parts that are scraped of the polishing.