Cleaning

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

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  • Your Guide to Spring Cleaning>>

    Spring is here and it's time to round up all those dust bunnies. Use our guide to find everything you need to know about spring cleaning. Get your home healthy, clean and organized so you're ready for summer fun.>>

  • 8 Steps to Decluttering Your Garage>>

    The garage often becomes a catch-all space for all the extra stuff we have, so putting the necessary thought into organizing it is an excellent investment of time.>>

  • De-Icing Your Driveway the Right Way>>

    Sure, we like snow. And with winter approaching, there will be plenty of it. But with snow comes ice, and with ice comes slipping—which means it’s time to think about keeping your walkway safe. But in doing so, keep your garden’s integrity in mind.  >>

  • Healthier House Cleaning>>

    Think your home is clean? Think again. Try these eco-friendly solutions to blast away bacteria and viruses hiding in your home.>>

  • Protect Your Pots and Pans>>

    It’s nice to have just one set of pots and pans and add to it over the years, rather than having to replace those that haven’t held up. Here are a few simple methods of making your pots and pans last.>>

  • 6 Simple Steps to Prep Your Patio Furniture>>

    With summer quickly approaching, patio season is upon us once again. Be the talk of your block this year by using these easy tips and tricks to keep your outdoor furniture looking fantastic. >>

  • Thinking Inside the Box>>

    While your home isn’t likely to expand over the years the amount of stuff you accumulate is bound to grow exponentially. If your home seems to be overrun by things check out our small-space storage solutions, and make some space for yourself in your house. >>

  • Spruce Up Your BBQ>>

    Get ready for a weekend of outdoor dining and entertaining with these tips. All it takes for your BBQ experience to be pleasant and problem-free is a little elbow grease.>>

  • Healthy Home Checkup>>

    We may not be able to have a huge impact on the outdoor air we inhale, but we can control the quality of the air under our own roofs. Breathe easier by checking the following hot spots and implementing the suggested changes for making yours a healthier home. >>

  • Spring Cleaning For Your Pantry>>

    Now that you’ve reorganized the linen closet and cleaned out the refrigerator, it’s time to look in the pantry. If you’re afraid to even open the door, it’s definitely time for some spring cleaning in there. Take inventory to see what canned goods are hiding at the back of your shelves, and find a way to use them up before the labels fade. Here are some simple ideas for how to use canned goods up quickly.>>

  • Spring Cleaning Made Simple>>

    Dreading the expenses and time commitment of the spring cleaning ritual? This season save your time, money, and energy with these cleaning tricks.>>

  • Home, Sweet-Smelling Home>>

    Want to fill your home with scent without pumping chemical air fresheners into the air? These all-natural solutions will cover up icky odours and provide a breath of fresh air.>>

  • On-the-Spot Stain Solutions>>

    Stains can happen suddenly at any time when you're out getting a bite to eat. You can prevent them from setting in with these easy tips.>>

  • Defining Clutter>>

    You've lost your emotional attachment, can't see the value anymore, and feel anxious when you even think about it. Time to break up…with your clutter. >>

  • Sort Through Those Problem Areas>>

    Want to de-clutter but you just don't know where to start? Professional organizers Linda Chu of Vancouver and Jane Woolsey of Toronto offer tips for three common problem areas – your drawers, the kitchen and, of course, the bedroom closets.>>

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