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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]