Cleaning Up After the Holidays
Once the holidays are over, it is difficult to feel enthusiastic about taking down the decorations for storage and returning your home to its pre-holiday order. But the sooner you do it, the better you will feel. These tips will help you tidy up the seasonal mess without stressing you out.
5 Ways to Clean and Maintain Your Rugs
Your rugs work hard. Whether they’re bold statement pieces or more laid-back neutral designs, rugs add warmth and coziness to your space, soften the look (and sound) of your room, and help create your home’s personality and design flair. So it makes sense to treat your rugs with care and take the steps you can to extend […]
3 Reasons You Should Start Green Cleaning Your Home
Traditional cleaning products have been in use for years, so what’s the big deal? Is green cleaning all it’s cracked up to be? Though different techniques work for everyone, more and more experts are starting to agree that green cleaning is the method of choice whenever possible. Here’s why.
5 Common Mistakes People Make When Cleaning Their Floors
Most people think they know how to clean the floors of their homes the right way, but they often make mistakes which can leave the floors less than clean and may cause damage. You can save money with DIY floor cleaning, but only if you do it correctly. Here are five tips to help keep your floors sparkling:
Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays
It may be hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner. Before you know it, you will be rushing to stuff the turkey and trying to find time to finish your last-minute holiday shopping. So, the last thing you want to worry about is whether your home is clean and ready for […]
Cleaning Tips to Keep You and Your Family Healthy
Are you sick and tired of cleaning your home? Well, unfortunately, if you don’t clean your home well enough, you can have a difficult time keeping your family and yourself healthy. Every year, thousands of people get sick from the bacteria in their own homes. But with proper cleaning, you can help to reduce many of the illnesses […]
The Dirtiest Places in Your Home (and Why)!
No one wants their family to live in a dirty home, but are you neglecting your home’s dirtiest parts? You may think that the most germs are on your toilet seat, but you are wrong. According to Dr. Chuck Gerba, a professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona, a toilet seat is one item in your home which is extremely unlikely to make you […]
How to Clean Your Cleaning Supplies
Keeping to a rigorous cleaning schedule doesn’t mean a thing if the tools you are using are dirty. Learn how to keep three of your most common supplies spotless with these tips.
You Can’t Sweep This One Under the Rug
Most of us don’t enjoy doing household chores, but we realize that this is a necessary part of life in order to maintain a clean home. Of course, we each have some tasks that we enjoy more than others, so it can be helpful to divide up the household duties with your spouse or partner. […]
The Right Way to Protect Your Leather Furniture
Leather furniture gives your home an elegant, classic appearance that can look truly stunning. However, it does require a bit of work to keep your leather looking its best over the years, and that includes cleaning and protecting it. Here’s how to do it properly so that you can continue to enjoy your leather furniture […]