Category Archives: Cleaning

Simple, homemade cleaning recipes

Tips to Make Your Jeans Last for Longer

How to wash jeans? How to make them last longer? My jeans lose color so easily. These are the common problems associated with jeans. We buy jeans because we love to wear them. They are stylish, fit well to the body and quite durable. The pop culture has made jeans so popular that jeans are...
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How to Detoxify Your Home for Spring

Purging our homes of winter dust and gunk is a refreshing way to welcome the season. But to help you go beyond cleaning, Michelle W. Book, in-house holistic nutritionist at the Canadian Health Food Association, says there are three chemical-laden hotspots in your home to look out for. These areas need a detox even more...
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Basement Flooding

How to Avoid Standing in Knee-deep in Water

Flooding and water damage are things no homeowner ever wants to deal with. But depending on where you live, your home may be prone to flooding. (more…)

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DIY Natural Household Cleaners

5 recipes for DIY spring cleaning

Many of the products we use while spring cleaning our homes are filled with ingredients that have negative long-term effects on our health and environment. For example, ammonia, sodium hydroxide and triclosan are some of the culprits found in products ranging from laundry detergents to glass cleaners....

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How To Use Baking Soda As an Odor Remover

Baking Soda can be used as a natural remedy to remove unwanted odors. Baking soda has been around for quite awhile and should be in every household for a number of reasons. Listed below are a few suggestions for using baking soda as an odor remover. Read more

How to Make Laundry Smell Good

Pick up a freshly washed piece of garment from the pile of your laundry; hot out of the dryer, does it smell fresh and clean or does it have peculiar odors or has a distinct sour smell? Most of us have been through situations when it was simply impossible to get the odor out of...
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How to Clean Brass Door Handles

Brass door handles give your interior a glowing amber shine which looks great in traditionally furnished and period homes. Many brass levers are simple and plain and others have intricate details and etchings, all of which over time and use begin to tarnish and lose their shine. Read more