Hacks & DIY
Vinegar: A Vegan, Eco-Friendly Essential for Cleaning
Learn why you should use vinegar to clean everything from carpets to glass to your washing machine. Let's explore all the goodness it has to offer!
9 Easy Ways to Make Your House Look Tidier All the Time
Here are some 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.
10 Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make With Essential Oils
Replacing your household cleaners with essential oils can be a life-changing decision. Not only will you save loads of money on cleaning supplies, but you will also help reduce toxins in your home that are left behind by chemical-based cleaners. And your house will smell amazing!
Natural Home Deodorizing Tips for Every Room
From deodorizing your garage with dried mustard to cleaning out your dryer with vinegar, here's a list of some simple, natural, healthy ingredients you can use to get a clean-smelling home again quickly and easily.
How to Make Your Own Washing Soda at Home
This article will walk you through how to make your own washing soda at home to help you clean all sorts of crazy messes in your house fast and easy. All it takes is an oven, a cookie sheet, and a box of baking soda.
How to Wash Laundry Without Electricity
Maybe you have decided to go off-grid. Maybe your washer or dryer has broken down, and you can't fix or replace them. Maybe the power went out. Whatever your situation, sooner or later you are going to need clean laundry. Here is how to get your laundry clean without electricity.
Remove Sticky Label Residue From Glass Jars With Coconut Oil
Clean sticky label glue from glass jars using coconut oil. The adhesive residue comes off in minutes using this method.
Minimalist Housekeeping: Simple Rituals for Creating Your Haven
Simplify your cleaning routine, meal prep, wardrobe, and kitchen gadgets to make housekeeping a more pleasant and satisfying experience.
Green, Eco-Friendly Ways to Clean Your House With Vinegar
Cleaning green is becoming more necessary. Here are easy ways to clean green. You can clean your tub, microwave, windows, and soap scum from faucets all without harming the earth.
How to Clean Copper and Brass Without Chemicals
No more harsh chemicals to clean away the tarnish from brass and copper treasures! Here's how to clean copper and brass without nasty chemicals. A few tasty items from the kitchen, and you are on your way to chemical-free tarnish removal!
How to Remove Melted Plastic or Nylon From a Glass Surface
This article explores easy methods for removing melted plastic from surfaces without causing damage.
How to Clean Silver With Homemade Tarnish Remover
A DIY demonstration on how to clean silver with baking soda and aluminum foil: aluminum reduces the oxidation of 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.
10 of the Best Cleaning Secrets for Impossible Stains
Don't you just hate it when you stain something and don't know the best way to clean it? Here are the best DIY cleaning hacks!
Lipstick Stain Removal: How to Get Lipstick Out of Clothes
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!
How to Get Skunky, Stinky Smells out of Leather Furniture
Sometimes leather furniture can have a nasty smell. Learn how to get rid of those horrible toxic fumes for good!
Get It off Me! How to Remove Sap, Glue, and Sticky Goo
Pine resin smells wonderful at Christmas time, but I hate the black marks it leaves on my hands (and anything I touch) for days. This year, I discovered a miraculous solution for removing sticky slime from my hands and skin: waterless hand sanitizer.
How to Make DIY Pergo Laminate Floor Cleaner
When we decided to put Pergo-laminated flooring in our home, I was worried about having to buy some special proprietary blend of cleaning product for it. Luckily, this wasn't the case, and I'm able to make a cleaning solution with common household items for pennies per bottle. Here's how!