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!
I was searching for a robotic vacuum cleaner, equipped with a navigational system, that cleaned well and could wash my floors. Roborock’s S5 Max appeared to be a good choice.
A review of the Duggar family laundry soap recipe and the effectiveness of homemade laundry detergent.
You can save money and the environment by using white vinegar and baking soda to clean just about anything. Vinegar even acts as an effective weed killer.
A large number of people in today's society own too much stuff. Some days they feel like they spend more time cleaning up the things in their home than enjoying it. So how do we get a cleaner, less cluttered home? By spending ten minutes a day doing these simple acts.
You might think your house is spotless, but most people forget to clean some things. Here are 13 places you need to clean up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Save money on laundry detergent—make your own 100% natural laundry soap! You can have fresh, clean clothes while avoiding harmful chemicals.
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!
With hundreds of cleaning products to choose from, all promising the best results for your money, a trip to the store can be overwhelming. Here are a few reviews of household cleaners that I have found to be affordable and effective.
The Eureka Powerline vacuum is an affordable bagless vacuum with user-friendly features and excellent cleaning power. Before you buy an expensive vacuum, consider the Eureka.
If you suffer from stinky vents, here are several DIY solutions to the problem of unwanted odors in your central heating and air system.
Some people change linen on their bed more often than others. What is the rule for changing sheets on your bed?
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!
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.
One of the worst chores is cleaning a messy oven. Here are some tips to stop you avoid having grease splashes in your cooker.
Here's how to clean old or fresh cat pee stains out of everything from your favorite dress to your brand new sofa.
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!
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!).
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.
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.
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?
We tested six top-rated and top-selling vacuums from Hoover, Shark, Dyson, Miele and Bissel and rated them according to durability and best overall value. The results surprised us and will surprise you too.
I was searching for a reasonably priced robotic vacuum that performed well and was equipped with a navigational system that allowed mapping. Amarey’s A980 appeared to be a good choice.
Are you a shoe addict? Are your shoes so unorganized you don't even know what you have now? Do you wish you get it under control? I am here to help you organize too many pairs of shoes.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Cleaning stove tops can be a grueling task, but if you know how to properly clean them, the process can be easy. Here are the steps you need to take to properly clean your stove top.
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.
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.
Learn what to do with old, broken-up concrete, bricks, rocks, and construction debris—where to take it, and what your disposal options are.
Simplify your cleaning routine, meal prep, wardrobe, and kitchen gadgets as you single-task to make housekeeping a more pleasant and satisfying experience.
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.
Does decluttering help you get your life in order? Marie Kondo claims it does. Here is my thoughts on the KonMari lifestyle method.
When your house is stinky, you need some natural home deodorizing tips for every room. By using some simple, natural, healthy ingredients that you likely already have in your home, you can have a clean smelling home again quickly and easily.
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.
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.
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.
I was searching for an inexpensive robotic vacuum that cleaned well and was dependable enough to operate without supervision. Imartine’s Coredy R3500 appeared to be a good choice.
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.
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.
Is your home cluttered with stuff you don't need or use? Are you overwhelmed by how much you have to do to get on top of the mess? Here's a list of one-day tasks to help you tackle that clutter.
Before turning to serious chemicals, try this natural, homemade drain cleaner recipe to remove your clogs.
A heated deep cleaner for carpets is essential for every homeowner. This review shows why the Bissell PROheat is an excellent choice.
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.
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.
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."
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!
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.
You don't have to spend hours cleaning your house! Here's how to recapture wasted time and clean your house in five minutes.
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.
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.
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.
Removing hard water stains from ceramic shower tile is difficult without the right cleaner. I have hard water in my house and use certain products to remove the iron stains from my tile and glass.
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!).
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.
Baby wipes aren't just for diaper changing. Use these cheap products for a variety of personal and household uses.
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.
Follow this house cleaning strategy, and your home will stay clean. These tips will help you get the job done as painlessly as possible!
Lipstick is essentially a dye in an oily base, which makes stain removal difficult without the proper techniques. Luckily, a few home remedies exist to help you kiss those lipstick stains goodbye!
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!
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.
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.
Vinegar is the home cleaning superhero - no joke. Let's talk about why on earth you would choose this pungent beauty to clean everything from carpets to glass to even your washing machine. The power of vinegar doesn't end inside the home, so let's explore all the goodness it has to offer!
Here is a multistep guide on how to remove sticker residue from clothes, particularly t-shirts. Possible solutions include using Goo Gone, irons, etc.
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.
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.
I'll show 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.
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.
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!
Remove those ugly gray scuff marks on your dishes using this easy process. You only need a damp rag and toothpaste.
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!
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.
Although ink stains aren't as easy to remove as protein-based stains, if you know which tricks to use you can remove ink stains from almost any surface including fabric, stone, wood, tile, and leather.
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!