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+ CAPE G ZETrE, Friday, Dec. 6 - Dec. 12, 2002 - 71 Carpet One suggests tips for saving carpets from holiday stains Whether it's a buffet for 50 or mix one teaspoon of enzyme laun- ting with a damp sponge. Finish "Next, dab on undiluted house- an intimate dinner for close dry presoak in one cup of warm by applying a weighted pad of hold ammonia followed by undi- friends and family, it's the season (not hot) water and blot it with a white paper towels to the area luted white vinegar. Blot again. for holiday meals and holiday dampened towel. Rinse as above, overnight." Rinse by dabbing with a damp stains. Anderson's Carpet One Dry well with a towel. Or put a Anderson said some of the most sponge. Blot once more and finish suggests several strategies to pro- half-inch layer of white paper difficult stains can also be re- by applying a weighted pad of tect carpeting from becoming towels over the area, weight it moved. "For red wine, coffee, tea white paper towels overnight." damaged from additional use and down with a paperweight or heavy or chocolate, blot up the excess," For more tips on how to remove accidents, nonstaining object, and wait for he said. "Then, mix half a tea- the most common holiday stains, "First, always check the stain the paper towels to absorb the re- spoon of clear dishwashing deter- visit the Carpet One website at warranties on our carpet and up- Submitted photo maining moisture. When dry, vac- gent in one cup of warm water and www.carpetone.com, or visit An- holstery," said Stephen Anderson, Dishwashing detergent, uum or brush to restore texture." dab on the spot with a dampened derson's Carpet One at 4286 ammonia and vinegar may of Anderson's Carpet One in Re- be the key to unlocking wine "For greasy foods like roast towel. Blot off. Highway One. hoboth Beach. "Make sure you stains, beef, mashed potatoes and gravy," know what the manufacturer rec- Anderson continued, "gently ommends so you don't void the presoak, vinegar and clothing spot scoop or scrape off the excess ILl warranty. Then put together a first remover, with a blunt edge of a spoon, IRI aid kit well stocked with supplies "For fruit punch, juices and cola working from the edge of the spill to deal with common spills." - sprinkle dry baking soda on the to the middle. Anderson recommends the fol- stain, then vacuum," said Ander- "Then, dab on a nonoily, non- lowing items for a first aidkit: un- son. "Using a damp sponge and a caustic dry cleaning solvent like CcIsh paiO for: printed paper towels, ammonia, blotting action, rinse off the re- those sold for clothing spot re- baking soda, clear dishwashing malning baking soda, being care- moval. Blot off the solvent and re- --" STATE " detergent, nonchlorine laundry ful not to overwet the area. Then peat as necessary. Rinse by bloto discount, spend $653. FURNITURE Retailers The annual Myvesta Holiday Those who are married plan Used & Antiques Survey was conducted Oct. 25-27. on spending 52 percent more than Continued from page 70 Some of the survey results are single people. Married individu- Avoid buy-now, pay-later of- listed below: ale will spend $839 and singles Jewelry Collectibles fers that encourage people to Those aged 35-44 planned on will spend $551. e Coins Autos - Trucks spend money they don't have. spending $977 on holiday gifts, People in the west will spend Use a low-rate, major credit the most of any age group, the most on holiday purchases this Real Estate card instead of high-rate depart- Men planned on spending al- year, averaging $780 per person. merit store cards, most 22 percent more for holiday Those in the Midwest will spend Will Buy Anything of Value Don't apply for department gifts than women. Men will the least, with an average of $648. store cards just to get a one-time spend $795 and women will People in the Northeast will spend gall 13021 644-4t33 $743 and those in the south plan and ask for Frank something special." on spending $721. Strategies For additional financial advice, Continued from page 70 office. /CA . minute decisions, since impulse The following publications are buying can be a budget's worst available free to the public: De-  --..21 enemy, veloping a Spending Plan, Corn- ::::Reo  R.Co. "Remember it's not the amount municating About Money, Man- of money you spend for a gift that aging Credit Wisely and Paying matters the most," she said. "It's Down Your Debt." For more in- that ),ou cared enough to give formation,, call 856-7303. [ ,.] o- il The Vision Center will open its new location a quarter mile west of I i  ....  Route 1 on Route 24 Monday, Dec. 9. 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