Demystifying the Humble Carpet Pad

Demystifying the Humble Carpet Pad

That thin piece of your flooring, the carpet padding, plays a major role in the life of your carpet. But who thinks much about it? If you inherited the padding when you bought your home, and if you’ve never spilled any liquid on your carpet, you have little to ponder until it’s time to replace […]

The Best Habits to Develop for a Cleaner Home

The Best Habits to Develop for a Cleaner Home

Do you want a cleaner home? That should be a rhetorical question, because really, who doesn’t? A clean home is not only more attractive and relaxing; it can help you and your family stay healthier. But finding time for cleaning is harder than ever, it seems. You don’t have to sacrifice cleanliness to maintain your active lifestyle. Adopt a few new […]

New Year's resolutions, home, cleaning

Quick Tips to Kick That Clutter Before the New Year

If every time you look around your home, it feels a little depressing due to all the clutter, what better time to focus on a clean up effort than after the holidays? If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to look around your home and find some ways to make cleaning up easier, than […]

A Clean House Makes for a Happy Host

A Clean House Makes for a Happy Host

The holiday season is in full swing, which means there are parties to plan, gifts to buy and lights to hang. Unfortunately, it also means you are going to have to find the time to get the house clean and in order before the guests arrive. When you are hosting holiday celebrations, simply wiping down […]

Everything You Need to Know about Restoring Natural Stone or Marble Floors

Everything You Need to Know about Restoring Natural Stone or Marble Floors

If you have natural stone or marble floors in your home, you know how beautiful they can be. They never fail to give homes a classic, elegant look. However, without proper care and maintenance, they will not stay looking that way forever. Read on for what you need to know to keep your natural stone or […]

How to Properly Clean Your Leather Furniture

How to Properly Clean Your Leather Furniture

Leather furniture is elegant and luxurious, making it a great addition to your home. However, in order to keep it looking that way for years to come, it is crucial that you clean your leather furniture on a regular basis. Not only does this keep it clean, but it also extends the life of the […]

3 Steps to Prep Your Boat for Winter

3 Steps to Prep Your Boat for Winter

It’s been a long, beautiful summer but it’s quickly fading into fall, which means before you know it, it will be time to stow your boat away for the winter. Winterizing your boat involves more than just a deep cleaning and a weatherproof cover. You want to take the proper steps to ensure your boat […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Natural Stone, Marble and Granite Surfaces

Tips for Maintaining Your Natural Stone, Marble and Granite Surfaces

If you have or plan to install, natural stone countertops, backsplashes, flooring or bath enclosures, you’ll definitely need to know how to maintain them. Natural stone can be stunning in your kitchen or bathroom and on your floors, but they are porous, therefore easy to damage. What do you need to know about your natural […]

Easy Ways to Eliminate Cobwebs from Your Home

Easy Ways to Eliminate Cobwebs from Your Home

A spider web’s silvery strands can be truly beautiful, but not when they’re collecting dust in the corners of your home. Cobwebs are basically unoccupied spiderwebs that a spider has passed on. They attract dust and allergens like a magnet, cluttering hard-to-reach corners and appearing seemingly out of nowhere. The good news? Giving cobwebs the […]

The Nitty Gritty of Cleaning Grout

The Nitty Gritty of Cleaning Grout

Few things are more attractive than a beautifully tiled mudroom, entryway, kitchen or bath. Tile is available in a wide array of styles, colors and finishes to complement virtually any decor. Tile is also relatively easy to keep clean, which is why it’s so widely used in areas of the home that see a lot […]