Beyond the age of 65, older people are increasingly at risk from accidental fires that can quickly turn fatal. Learn how to keep your elderly relatives safe in the event of a fire.
Nothing starts a day off on the wrong note faster than when you cannot find the belt that goes with a particular outfit, the other shoe or the right shirt. The average person spends 55 minutes a day looking for misplaced items. Regardless of the size of your closet, having this room organized sets us off ready to face the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dreading the expenses and time commitment of the spring cleaning ritual? This season save your time, money, and energy with these cleaning tricks.
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.
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.
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.
Is it time for you to regain order in your home? The Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) has compiled this clutter quiz. It’s not a pass/fail quiz, but it should get you thinking.
5 tips to a cleaner carpet
Long-term dirt and grime can take days to clean up, whereas just a few minutes’ cleaning every day will save you an enormous amount of time, not to mention elbow grease, in the long run.
Choosing surfaces that are shock-resistant, easy to maintain and that can withstand heat and moisture is an investment in time saved on cleaning.