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 to Clean and Maintain Your Shag Carpet & Rugs
Shag carpets which were so hip decades ago are once again stylish enough to be found in high-end designer homes, proving the adage that what once was old is new again. While having shag carpet in your home may look great, it does present a challenge when it comes to cleaning. These tips on how […]
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 […]
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.
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.