Latest Lint Stories

2014-07-10 23:02:39

Summer is the perfect time to clean dryer vents. Deer Park, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 During the summer months, homeowners often find the time to complete their home improvement projects. This year, make sure to add cleaning the dryer vent to the list of summer chores. GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration recommends getting it done now. Clogged dryer vents can be costly to a home so cleaning them is extremely important for a number of reasons. According to the U.S. Federal Emergency...

2013-09-20 23:00:47

Homeowners should be aware that dryers pose a major fire threat if not used properly. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 For many people, doing laundry is part of a daily routine. But there is nothing routine about a dryer fire, and that’s why Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help keep you, your family and your property safe. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were approximately 16,800 structure fires caused by dryers or washing machines in...

2013-03-14 23:04:30

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company is suggesting the following spring cleaning tips to help homeowner´s save energy. Burke, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company suggests the following tips to help homeowner´s cut energy costs by getting better performance from appliances, exhaust fans, and lights. Dry clothes faster. Clear lint from the clothes-dryer exhaust hose. Have a flexible hose? Replace it with...

2009-02-28 18:25:00

An Austrian scientist says he has discovered a type of body hair that traps stray pieces of lint and draws them into the navel. Chemist Georg Steinhauser made his discovery by studying 503 pieces of lint from his own belly button, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. The newspaper reported that chemical analysis revealed the pieces of lint contained not only cotton from clothing, but also flecks of dead skin, fat, sweat and dust. The Vienna University of Technology chemist wrote in the...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'