Category Archives: Cleaning

DIY Natural Glass Cleaner


So, it’s my first post. And with my first post comes a disclaimer:

This was my first attempt at making all-natural glass cleaner with these ingredients.

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.

10 Autumn Cleaning Tips For Your Home


We’ve all heard of spring cleaning, but it has been suggested by health experts that such a deep clean should be carried out twice a year – with the second time being autumn.

Cleaning Your Slow Cooker — Some Do’s and Don’ts

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Slow cookers are cool. This appliance helps you cook warming meals on chilly nights and gets you out of the kitchen on hot days. No wonder the popularity of slow cookers is soaring. Slow cookers are available in many sizes, colors, and some are programmable. If you don’t have a slow cooker yet you may wish to buy one.

Cleaning Green


Did you know that most of the cleaning supplies in your home are made from things you most likely already have? All of the added chemicals that you find in most cleaning supplies are not needed. Below is a list of ingredients you may already have in your home that you can clean with and be green:

Green Spring Cleaning Ideas That are Kind to Mother Nature


It’s not necessary to use harsh chemicals and toxins to achieve a cleaner, fresh-smelling home this spring. Home-made cleaning products and earth-friendly tactics can help you clean green. Here are green cleaning ideas and a supplies list that will make Mother Nature happy:

DIY Rug Cleaner Alternatives

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Quite often, homeowners chose to use rugs to accent their room’s décor or perhaps to add warmth to hardwood or non-carpeted or high traffic areas of their home or office. It can also soften the acoustics of the room; while at the same time make for less echoes and noise. Yes, rugs are an important element in many homes and offices, but despite the many pros of an area rug, they do bring along a few disadvantages. One of which is maintenance. Fortunately, there are many rug cleaner options to help your rug looking as clean and new as it did the day you purchased it.

Dryer Vent Cleaning: 10 Tips for Success

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We all depend on our clothes dryers to see that our clothes are ready to wear. After all, just having damp, clean clothing is not enough—it needs to be dried. Of course, that can be most easily attained by simply placing your clothing in the dryer. However, having a dryer that works effectively and efficiently is not something to be taken for granted. It doesn’t just happen. Rather, it is accomplished by taking care with your dryer and the dryer vents so that you can be sure of a properly working dryer.

Green Ways to Clean Hardwood Floors


It’s always a good idea to have your hardwood floors professionally cleaned every year. And in between these cleanings, be sure to give it some TLC on your own as well.

Remember, dirt can scratch floors, make your pets sneeze, and even cause someone to skid and fall. Take care that the products you use won’t hurt anyone or anything.

Cleaning Tips for Log Cabin Living

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I’ll admit it – I’m a neat freak.

And having a dislike of house dirt while living in the country is, let’s say, a bit challenging.