Tips to Help You Maintain and Clean Your Curtains or Drapes
Curtains and drapes hang in your home, primarily to help block sunlight and offer you privacy. But as they hang, curtains and drapes can get dirty. Dirt, dust, and dander can settle on them, and small stains may appear, especially if you have children who touch them often. It is important to maintain and clean […]
How to Clean Your Blinds
When was the last time you cleaned your blinds? Like drapes, once they become noticeably dirty, it’s past time for cleaning. The best way to clean blinds is to dust them regularly before dirt, pet hair and bug spots build up to intolerable levels. Although many helpful cleaning sites advertise how “easy” it is to clean dirty […]
4 Ways to Party Proof Your Floors
Protecting your floors from a party disaster can be a challenge! Whether you’re indoors on light-colored carpet and worried about wine spills or on your back deck and dealing with sticky food droppings, a fun party can leave behind some not-so-fun side effects. You don’t want to stress out your guests by forcing them to […]
How Should I Maintain High Foot Traffic Areas?
Foyers and hallways are two of the highest traffic areas in your home. Without the proper care, the floor in these rooms can soon begin to look tired and worn out. You can help maintain the beauty of your home’s floors by using these four tips.
How to Properly Care for Your Tile Floors
Your tile floors take a lot of abuse. Without the right maintenance, it is easy for them to wind up dingy and detract from your home’s appearance. Use these tips make sure your flooring stays beautiful and will continue to last for years to come.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.