Cleaning and Organizing

Keeping your home germ-free is more important than ever—but that doesn’t mean you want to spend all your time cleaning. Here, you’ll find cleaning strategies that will save you time, money and effort, and genius home organizing tips to make the most of every square foot of space.

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...


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...


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....


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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...


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...


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...


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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...


5 Tricks For Clutter Clean-Up

Sometimes the thought of organizing the whole house can seem overwhelming. If you feel you don't have the time to...

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...


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...


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Fire Safety for Seniors

Beyond the age of 65, older people are increasingly at risk from accidental fires that can quickly turn fatal. Learn...


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Organize Your Closet

Nothing starts a day off on the wrong note faster than when you cannot find the belt that goes with...


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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...


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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...


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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...


Healthy Home Checkup

We may not be able to have a huge impact on the outdoor air we inhale, but we can control...

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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...


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Spring Cleaning Made Simple

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


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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...


Making a Clean Sweep

You've finally sorted through your clutter, identified those things you don't use, that are of no use, or that bring...


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Defining Clutter

You've lost your emotional attachment, can't see the value anymore, and feel anxious when you even think about it. Time...

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...


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Are You a Clutterbug?

Is it time for you to regain order in your home? The Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) has compiled this...


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Do-it-Yourself Carpet Cleaning

5 tips to a cleaner carpet


Tricks for Keeping your Kitchen Clean

Long-term dirt and grime can take days to clean up, whereas just a few minutes' cleaning every day will save...


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Easy Clean Surfaces to Cut Cleaning Time at Home

Choosing surfaces that are shock-resistant, easy to maintain and that can withstand heat and moisture is an investment in time...


How to Tell If You’re Using Too Much Laundry Detergent

Even when laundry is filthy, smelly and stained, more detergent isn't always better...