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by ChopinLover
Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Crazy rug question?
Replies: 10
Views: 3371

Re: Crazy rug question?

Checked out local laundromats. They forbid washing latex backed rugs in their machines. :(
by ChopinLover
Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Glasses
Replies: 9
Views: 3363

Re: Glasses

It's the minerals in your water. You need to find pure citric acid powder. I ordered from ebay and I put a teaspoon or so in with each wash in the dishwasher. If you want to experiment with a brand name, try Lemi Shine, a powdered additive you can buy at Walmart or grocery store. Whatadeal--it's not...
by ChopinLover
Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Crazy rug question?
Replies: 10
Views: 3371

Re: Crazy rug question?

MackerelCat wrote:It will unravel for sure if you cut it in half and wash it. How about taking them outside on the driveway and cleaning them with a carpet cleaning machine?
IF I had a carpet machine.. sigh..
by ChopinLover
Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Crazy rug question?
Replies: 10
Views: 3371

Re: Crazy rug question?

We don't have a carpet cleaning biz anymore-sold that when we left WA. Even if I had a smaller one I'd use it and not be asking this question. I don't have a strong enough back to wash them outside, besides, it's winter [yes AZ still gets cold in Jan, no hot water from the hose]. I am thinking prob ...
by ChopinLover
Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Flea Market Flip
Replies: 11
Views: 4497

Re: Flea Market Flip

RecoveringDreamer wrote:
ChopinLover wrote:I couldn't scroll through the list of pics, no matter what I tried. What's up with that?
I clicked "70 photos" next to the title. That opened up a new page for me and I was able to scroll through the photos.
Tried that from the get-go, still didn't work for me.
by ChopinLover
Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Crazy rug question?
Replies: 10
Views: 3371

Crazy rug question?

Ok, frugalites, I have a goofy question but stick with me. I have several large latex backed area rugs that measure about 3.5 ft X 5 ft. that I use esp in the kitchen to keep my feet warm over tile. I don't want to put them in the new washer, because the transmission in my previous washer was ruined...