Cleaning

Make your home sparkle with tips, tricks and ideas for everyday upkeep and spring cleaning.

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    Our relationship to chemicals is changing as new research draws a connection between health problems and exposure to certain compounds. Your...>>

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    The chief causes of house fires are clear — and so are the ways to avoid them. Here’s what you need to know about preventing 10 common hazards.>>

  • 4 Ways to Clean a Dirty Grill>>

    Do you dread having to scrub your grill clean? Try one of these quick and easy ways that involve a little baking soda, a plastic bag or some WD-40.>>

  • 5 Handy Tool Substitutes>>

    Sometimes, while in the middle of a repair job, you may find you're missing the one tool that’s perfect for the job. Not to worry! We've...>>

  • 5 Ways to Protect Your Digital Files>>

    The digital age helps us save on space and paper, but it also means we have to be diligent to avoid losing items such as special photos and tax...>>

  • Stain Removal Tips>>

    You’ve just spilled red wine on a white tablecloth, dripped orange juice down your dress and dropped a strawberry on your couch. Apart from ...>>

  • 5 Ways to Create More Storage Space>>

    Whether your current residence is a small-sized condo or a large detached house, you’re likely always looking for extra storage space. Take a...>>

  • 6 Tips for Caring for the Kitchen Stove>>

    Stoves have simple working parts, and, with occasional repair and regular cleaning, yours should keep on serving you and your family for ...>>

  • 8 Tips for Organizing Your Laundry Room>>

    Do you dread doing laundry? Are the piles growing out of control? Putting it off won’t make it go away. Let’s face it—dirty laundry is a ...>>

  • Cleaning Your Way To A Happy Mother's Day>>

    Whether it’s in the bathroom, bedroom, or kitchen, odds are your mom has been tidying up after you for most of your life. This Mother’s...>>

  • How to Keep Your House Spotless>>

    Dost thou feel like you’re fighting a losing battle with dirt? The secret to defeating your demons lies in the ten golden rules of cleaning....>>

  • Long Life for Your Appliances>>

    Appliances eventually wear out. Certain parts simply fail with time. It’s inevitable. But appliance abuse and neglect can speed up the ...>>

  • 5 Bed Mattress Care Tips>>

    Mattresses typically last around ten years, but a few simple procedures can add years to their lives and improve your sleep comfort as well.>>

  • 6 Good Kitchen Habits to Develop>>

    Get savvy in the kitchen by adopting these easy organizational habits. By incorporating these actions into your daily routine, you’ll save...>>

  • The Clutter Reduction Plan>>

    Need to get your home organized? Try these ideas for cutting the time you spend on life's unavoidable chores—leaving you more space for the...>>

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