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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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.

If you're buying a home, make sure that you're aware of any flooding issues in the area and find out if there are prevention tools already in place...

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DIY Natural Household Cleaners

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. These ingredients can linger on surfaces...

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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

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

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...
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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...
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