If you suffer from stinky vents, here are several DIY solutions to the problem of unwanted odors in your central heating and air system.
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.
I was searching for a budget-priced robotic vacuum cleaner with the power to keep up with the big boys. Kobot’s RV353 appeared to be exactly what I needed.
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.
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.
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.
This step-by-step guide shows you how to properly handwash and air dry clothes without a washer and dryer. The results are just as good as using machines!
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!
I was looking for a robotic vacuum that cleaned well and did not require supervision. Samsung's Powerbot appeared to be a good option.
I wanted to conduct a long-term study of a robotic vacuum cleaner, focusing on maintenance requirements and its ability to operate correctly. I chose the Ecovacs Deebot M88 as my test subject.
Learn a variety of methods for removing the smell of cooked fish and other stinky foods from your home.
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!
You might think your house is spotless, but most people forget to clean some things. Here are 13 places you need to clean up.
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!
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!).
Bathrooms are filled with germs that can make you and your family sick. Learn how to clean bathrooms and keep them clean.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
Save money on laundry detergent—make your own 100% natural laundry soap! You can have fresh, clean clothes while avoiding harmful chemicals.
A product review of the Shark Navigator NV22L. This includes: the pros, the cons, basic troubleshooting tips, the customer care number, and my personal experience with the Shark Navigator.
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.
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.
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!
A review of the Duggar family laundry soap recipe and the effectiveness of homemade laundry detergent.
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?
You don't have to spend hours cleaning your house! Here's how to recapture wasted time and clean your house in five minutes.
I was searching for an inexpensive robotic vacuum that could be trusted to clean my house without supervision. Amarey’s A800 appeared to be exactly what I was looking for.
Company is coming and you haven't cleaned in a week! Here are some helpful tips on how to clean, organize and declutter your house the Redneck way in a short amount of time.
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.
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.
I wanted to replace my elderly Roomba and was looking for a vacuum that was relatively agile and able to work in constricted spaces. I chose Vanigo’s new A3 Smart Robot Vacuum Cleaner.
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.
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!
Before turning to serious chemicals, try this natural, homemade drain cleaner recipe to remove your clogs.
If you are constantly behind in your laundry, here are some questions to ask yourself. Get ready to conquer your laundry problems!
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.
I was looking for an affordable vacuum cleaner that was comparable to Dyson’s V8 stick vacuum. Xiaomi’s Jimmy JV51 appeared to be a good bet.
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.
Maintain your tile floors with a few smart and simple cleaning tips that will keep the tiles and grout looking sparkling brand new.
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.
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.
Simplify your cleaning routine, meal prep, wardrobe, and kitchen gadgets as you single-task to make housekeeping a more pleasant and satisfying experience.
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.
These time-saving tips for household problems are all natural. Learn how to patch a hole in the wall, keep your eyes from tearing as you peel an onion, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Once your suede furniture gets water stained, the idea of cleaning it can seem daunting. Here’s how I got the water stains out of my suede sofa.
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.
Follow this house cleaning strategy, and your home will stay clean. These tips will help you get the job done as painlessly as possible!
Trying to save money, my health, and help the environment means simplifying and cleaning up my cleaning supplies.
This article examines the features of a modern robotic vacuum and provides a brief review of models manufactured by Kobot, Samsung, Ecovacs, and Amarey.
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!
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.
Here's how to clean old or fresh cat pee stains out of everything from your favorite dress to your brand new sofa.
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.
Here is a multistep guide on how to remove sticker residue from clothes, particularly t-shirts. Possible solutions include using Goo Gone, irons, etc.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
To make kitchens more cleanable, combine quick cleaning tips with new technology. Get your kitchen to do some of the work for you!
When in doubt, don't put it in the dryer! Extend the life of your wardrobe and table linens with these simple stain removal tips.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Your grandmother does it, so does your mom and chances are you do it too. Spring cleaning is a time-honored, housekeeping tradition.
Fogging and aerosols for mold and mildew ate common methods used to kill and eradicate mold. It does its best work in hard-to-reach places like behind walls, under steps, in cellars and basements.
Is your Roomba vacuum acting a little sluggish or running out of battery power before it is finished? Follow these Roomba cleaning instructions to keep your robot running smoothly and efficiently.
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.
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!
Some people change linen on their bed more often than others. What is the rule for changing sheets on your bed?
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 stuff 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.
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."
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.
Baby wipes aren't just for diaper changing. Use these cheap products for a variety of personal and household uses.
Laminate wood floors are more popular than ever—they look good, they are fairly inexpensive, and they are easy to maintain. Learn the best way to clean them and keep them looking new.
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.
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!).