Tips for Reducing In-Home Air Pollution
You expect your home to be a relaxing respite from the stress of the day. You also want it to be the last place in the world where you and your family have to worry about staying healthy. One key to ensuring that your interiors are good for your body is to cut down on sources […]
How to Maintain Your Wood Floors
Whether your home’s wood floors are solid or engineered hardwood or made of bamboo or maple, they add natural beauty and upscale appeal to your interiors. They can continue to look good for decades and even add value when you sell your property but only if you keep maintaining them properly.
Signs It’s Time to Get Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned
Your carpet takes up a great deal of square footage, so it should be easy to tell when it’s dirty. But, unless you have light colored carpet throughout your home, it’s not always easy to tell when it’s time to have it professionally cleaned. Vacuuming and occasionally using the steam cleaner does help, but over […]
Why You Shouldn’t Wear Shoes in Your Home
Imagine dropping your gum on the grocery store bathroom floor. You’d throw it out immediately. Flushing toilets send up a fine mist, then along comes the janitor’s mop to spread the results around the rest of the floor along with (maybe) sanitizing chemicals. Plus, many shoes have probably walked across that floor since its last mopping, and you […]
Most Common Carpet Stains
Your new carpet looks great now, but it won’t be too long before a stain or spill ruins its appearance. You don’t have to learn to live with stains on your rug. Discover how to remove five common carpet stains with these tips.
Keeping Your Floors Clean During the Winter
Winter has arrived and with winter comes salt and snow, both of which can wreak havoc on your floors. Whether you have hardwood floors or carpeting, there are several ways to protect your flooring from the harshness of winter. Here are a few tips to keep your floors clean and in good shape through the […]
What is Your Cleaning Resolution for 2018?
New Year’s Eve is when most of us will declare loudly and proudly to perfect strangers that next year we will do things differently and better than this year. Let’s be honest here, more than a few of us should steer this year’s resolution toward improving our home keeping habits. If your home isn’t as clean as you would like, resolve to change that next year with these […]
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.