Your kitchen is looking a little dingy and worse for wear. Looking for a cheap way to brighten up your kitchen? Spend the afternoon giving it thorough cleaning. You’ll be amazed at the results. Read these tips and get the entire family involved!
Here are a number of methods for removing scratches from glass that have worked for many people. Some methods are better for certain types of glass than others.
Does the thought of cleaning your range hood filter scare you? Check out the 5 simple methods to get rid of the grease and dirt using everyday supplies.
Before turning to serious chemicals, try this natural, homemade drain cleaner recipe to remove your clogs.
So you want to declutter your home? It's a project, but it's very achievable! Pace yourself and take the right approach, and your home can be decluttered in less than a month!
I was searching for a powerful but inexpensive cyclonic type cordless stick vacuum. Roomie Tec’s Dylon appeared to be my best option.
Do you have a fibreglass/acrylic bathtub? Are you in despair because it got stained after you took a hot bath with essential oils? Here is what to do and what not to do when removing stains from your bathtub!
Clothes stained with various substances need to be treated differently. This article talks about how to remove stains from clothes with careful consideration of the type of stain on the clothes.
One of the worst chores is cleaning a messy oven. Here are some tips to stop you avoid having grease splashes in your cooker.
To make kitchens more cleanable, combine quick cleaning tips with new technology. Get your kitchen to do some of the work for you!
I was searching for a robotic vacuum that could navigate my cluttered floors, quickly cleaning the entire house. Roborock’s S6 MaxV, with its multilevel mapping and ability to both vacuum and mop, appeared to be the best choice.
A step-by-step DIY home remedy for removing the smell of dog urine from carpets quickly without chemicals and how to find invisible stains with a UV black light!
The term 'upholstery' originated from the words 'up' and 'holden', or 'to hold up'. Upholstery provides furniture (particularly seats and beds) with the following: padding, springs, webbing, and fabric/leather covers. However, the word 'upholstery' is commonly used to refer to the covering of domestic furniture or coverings in automobiles and boats.
When you do the “the big clean”, you really need to know what you’re doing and be prepared for a thorough job. My personal recommendation is to use The Rug Doctor. You can rent one of these in most supermarkets in the US. They’ll sell you all of the cleaning supplies you’ll need, and the machine will cost about $25–$30 to rent for 24 hours.
Maintain your tile floors with a few smart and simple cleaning tips that will keep the tiles and grout looking sparkling brand new.
Here are some tips to avoid getting condensation in your bathroom, from providing adequate ventilation to installing extractor fans and dehumidifiers. Keep in mind the most important thing is to properly ventilate your bathroom after you take a shower or bath.
A demonstration of how to clean silver with baking soda and aluminum foil: the aluminum reduces the oxidation on the silver, allowing the silver metal to return to its shiny state. Silver tarnish is silver sulfide, and heavily tarnished items may create a sulfur odor when this method is employed.
Minimalism is a lifestyle which focuses on more life and fewer possessions. The minimalist life requires less income and gives more free time and greater health. Here's how to live a minimalist life.
Plumber's snakes: how to use them for clearing simple clogs. Save yourself the cost of a plumber's visit. D.I.Y. household maintenance and repairs.
If you really want to live more naturally and avoid chemicals in your home, replacing your household cleaners with essential oils can be a life-changing decision. Experiment with some blends and use the oils that smell the best to you. They will leave your home smelling amazing.
Get rid of dust bunnies in your home. They’re a breeding ground for dust mites, and they can aggravate allergies.
Rust loves the high-carbon steel of katana blades, so they need to be cleaned and protected regularly. Here's how to keep your katana and saya in top condition.
With a little organization and consistency, you can can clean your house a lot faster and with a lot less effort. Here are a few tips from a former "pro."
Limescale, the build-up of minerals from hard water, can be cleaned easily, safely, and affordably with the use of vinegar or lemon juice. Learn how limescale forms, how to remove it, and how to prevent it from forming.
No more harsh chemicals to clean away the tarnish from brass and copper treasures! A few tasty items from the kitchen, and you are on your way to chemical-free tarnish removal!
Simple methods for removing and preventing nasty yellow sweat stains that can damage your clothing. Just about everything is found in your cupboards! The rest is as easy as following a few directions. Also, a few tips for hiding those sweat stains!
This article will provide you with tips and tricks for how to create and use your own homemade, eco-friendly laundry detergent. It will also share helpful info about other natural additives to add to your clothes-washing routine.
Simple and pain-free things you can do to make your house look clutter free all the time, with only a little bit of effort on your part.
Whether you need to remove labels from a jar, a new appliance, or a window these tips will help you get rid of, not only the label but that horrible sticky glue as well.
This article looks at effective drain cleaners that can be put together using common household substances. They are inexpensive and don't involve the toxic chemicals often found in commercial cleaners.
Save money by making your own carpet deodorizer at home. Using a few simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen, you can easily make a greener, fresher version of commercial carpet freshener.
Decluttering and organizing a home makes life less stressful, enables us to accomplish tasks efficiently, creates a place to relax, and makes the home safer.
Exhausted by itchy bites, crawling and pinprick sensations, and something invisible landing on your skin? Mystery solved: Here is how I dealt with black mould in my home.
Tired of your house smelling like the meal you just cooked? Tired of coming back from a restaurant smelling like food, grease, or spices? If you're like me, you like your home and your clothes to smell fresh and clean. Here's how to get rid of bad odors.
Winter is traditionally the time of year when your clothes start sticking to you, your hair starts sticking up, and you are shocking just about everyone you touch. But why? And how do you keep it from happening?
A simple three-ingredient laundry detergent recipe that'll knock your socks off AND clean them. Made with organic, vegan, and cruelty-free ingredients that clean beautifully for a fraction of the cost of what you'd find at the store.
Can a homeowner clean up mold without involving a mold professional? We will explore the reasons for hiring a professional and when a professional may not be needed.
Takes you through how you should clean your stone bath on a regular occurrence, and what to do in the event of scratches or other damage
Bathrooms are filled with germs that can make you and your family sick. Learn how to clean bathrooms and keep them clean.
Blood stains are common in every household and numerous home treatments have been devised to remove blood from almost any surface. Blood stains are notorious for being particularly difficult to remove.
Showing you how to de-freeze your freezer in double-quick time without melting your food. You'll be amazed what a difference it makes knowing how to defrost in 20 minutes.
A review of the Duggar family laundry soap recipe and the effectiveness of homemade laundry detergent.
I was searching for a reasonably priced air purifier capable of clearing cigarette smoke from a large room. Okaysou’s AirMic4S appeared to be a good choice.
Does your house smell weird, but you can't track down where it's coming from? Here's what you can clean regularly to keep your home from stinking.
Looking for a great way to clean up real silver coins? Learn how to clean silver objects in a solution of washing soda, hot water and aluminum foil in just a few minutes. A simple chemical reaction will convert silver sulfide back to silver and sulfur, with the silver staying on the coin.
If you're in a hurry to go out and don't have time to wash clothes, follow these proven tips to make dirty clothes smell clean (and fool those standing near you!).
Professional carpet repair can be expensive. With a little patience, you can fix the burn damage to do-it-yourself. Here are the best tips that are convenient and effective.
Linen clothes always look so crisp and neat when you get them back from the cleaners. But who wants to spend the money sending linen clothes to the cleaners after every wearing? There are a number of easy home tips to keep your linen clothing looking straight-from-the-dry-cleaner fresh. Read on, and your linen clothes will be looking flawless for a lot less!
Many book lovers feel guilty about the idea of getting rid of books, even if unread books are taking over their living spaces. Here are some helpful tips for decluttering your bookshelf, and why it's okay to let some books go.
Does homemade laundry soap work? I’ve seen many recipes for homemade laundry detergent. So many, in fact, that I decided to take the initiative myself and make a batch.
Follow this house cleaning strategy, and your home will stay clean. These tips will help you get the job done as painlessly as possible!
A heated deep cleaner for carpets is essential for every homeowner. This review shows why the Bissell PROheat is an excellent choice.
You can remove and prevent pilling or lint bobbling on clothes. Here’s why it happens and some tips to get rid of fuzz-balls if they occur.
Simplify your cleaning routine, meal prep, wardrobe, and kitchen gadgets as you single-task to make housekeeping a more pleasant and satisfying experience.
Here's how to clean old or fresh cat pee stains out of everything from your favorite dress to your brand new sofa.
Here is a multistep guide on how to remove sticker residue from clothes, particularly t-shirts. Possible solutions include using Goo Gone, irons, etc.
I was searching for a quality robotic vacuum cleaner with long battery life and a good navigational system. Roborock’s new S6 Pure appeared to be a good option.
You don't have to pay for a professional plumber to unclog your bathroom sink, in a matter of hours you will be able to do the job yourself and save hundreds of dollars!
A sustainable household doesn't always have to have its own washer and dryer. You can save money and water by using a laundromat instead. And you can enjoy your time there.
Here are my homemade anti-static recipes to eliminate static cling on synthetic fabrics, including homemade fabric softener, static spray and fabric-softening dryer sheets.
I tested and reviewed all of the top green products (Method, Mrs. Meyer's, Seventh Generation, Ecover, etc.) to find out which works best for which job.
At work, I have tested many pressure cleaners by different manufacturers, but for home use, I settled on the Sun Joe SPX3000 as a lightweight electric alternative to commercial gas-powered units.
Learn about simple and effective ways to remove smoke odor from your house or car using items you already have in your house, such as vinegar, baking soda, and coffee grounds!
Housekeeping is a hated chore for you. Here are some more hacks to get it done quickly so you can get on doing what you'd rather be doing.
What's the difference between the Dyson digital slim DC59 Animal and the new DC59 Motorhead version?
Prevent potential health problems and avoid unnecessary repairs by removing limescale, soap scum, grease, smelly odors, mold, and bacteria from your washing machine drum, gasket, and filter using this method with 5 different ingredients that really work.
If you suffer from stinky vents, here are several DIY solutions to the problem of unwanted odors in your central heating and air system.
Not everyone knows how to do laundry and get whites, white, and colors bright, but you can. Right here you will read how to launder from start to finish and have it all looking and smelling great!
Vinegar and salt does not stop fabric dye from bleeding. Find out what actually works and how you can extend the life of your clothing by preventing color run, transfer, bleeding, and fading.
Making your own laundry soap is quick, easy and can save you money. In this article, I show you how to make it and exactly how much money you will save if you decide to take the plunge and do it.
Indoor air quality may be worse than outdoor air quality. Know what you can do to improve the air quality in your home so your family can live healthily and avoid the risk of asthma and COPD.
Are you tired of all the junk and mess plaguing your home? Is it hard to get a basic cleaning in due to all the extra stuff? Follow these tips to get your home clutter-free in one week.
You might think your house is spotless, but most people forget to clean some things. Here are 13 places you need to clean up.
Very few products that I've purchased in my lifetime have had the positive quality-of-life impact as has this amazing little floor-cleaning robot.
I was searching for a powerful and effective cordless stick vacuum. Roborock’s H6M1A appeared to satisfy this requirement while providing a quality product at a competitive price.
Blood stains in fabric, furniture, and clothes can be a real bummer. Wherever the fresh or dried stubborn stain is, learn how to remove it once and for all. Here are some simple cleaning hacks. The best part is, these cleaning products are probably sitting around your house.
Save money on laundry detergent—make your own 100% natural laundry soap! You can have fresh, clean clothes while avoiding harmful chemicals.
You don't have to spend hours cleaning your house! Here's how to recapture wasted time and clean your house in five minutes.
One of the biggest cleaning problems in your home is about to be one of the easiest. For longer than I could imagine, water spots on my glass shower doors, on my faucets and in my sinks, and soap scum everywhere else has been the bane of my existence.
Tree sap is very difficult to remove from your hands, clothes, and most of all, the paint on your car. I will show you how to remove it from almost anything with ease.
I love my double kitchen sink, and I thought it was perfect in every way—until it clogged. Find out what did and did not work for me as I tried to unclog it.
Sometimes the hardest part about decluttering a space is the many decisions that need to be made about each item of clutter. This article helps you streamline these decisions so that decluttering is not a mind-boggling chore.
Remove humidity from your living environment to maintain a healthy body and prevent water damage to your home. Learn how to identify the signs of moisture issues and find out how to remedy them with cheap, natural methods.
Need to know how to clear a clogged shower drain? Here are the best eight methods to try. Unclogging a shower drain yourself can save you money.
Not using your silver or your silver flatware because it is tarnished and too hard to clean? With Tarn-X, it can look shiny and brand new within minutes. See how easily I cleaned my 55-year-old utensils.
Learn a variety of methods for removing the smell of cooked fish and other stinky foods from your home.
Save money and do it yourself! This article shows you a step-by-step guide to how to get rid of black mold in a bathroom or carpet by using natural, non-toxic products.
Have you let your house cleaning duties slip? Are you tired of looking at the dirty build-up? Follow this 7 day plan to deep clean your home and make it sparkle!
I think I'm pretty qualified to say what's wrong with the Simpson PS3228 Powershot Pressure Washer, because I've owned one for over a year now and I've used it for both my business and around home. I've owned
Don’t pour old cooking oil and grease down the drain. It congeals and blocks sewers. Here are some tips to help you get rid of them safely.
This is my personal method for getting musky scents and yellow body-oil stains out of bed sheets. It's easy and it works (not just for me either!).