Cleaning Tips

4 Fundamental Rules to Keeping a Tidy Desk

There are infinite articles and videos online showing you how to keep your desk tidy. Solutions, hacks, and systems to reduce clutter abound with the aim to make you more efficient, have a cleaner home and appear more professional. These all have their merits and are not to be dismissed, however, these four simple rules […]

October 16th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|

How to Tackle the Toughest Thanksgiving Stains

It’s the extra touches that turn special holiday meals from good to fantastic, things like trimmings and of course, the favourite family recipes passed down from generation to generation which are so unique to every home. Can you imagine a Thanksgiving turkey without gravy and cranberry? No, neither can we. So fill up the gravy […]

October 4th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Fall, Laundry, Thanksgiving|

Your 2019 Thanksgiving Cleaning Countdown

Thanksgiving Day is the first fall holiday after the kids return to school. Hosting family and friends can be incredibly stressful. This year, get ahead of the Thanksgiving feast frenzy with our workback cleaning schedule guaranteed to lessen the stress and have you prepared well ahead of turkey day!

 
3 WEEKS BEFORE
Prep Your Gear

Pull out your […]

October 2nd, 2019|Celebration, Cleaning Tips, Fall, Family, Thanksgiving|

Tried, Tested and True: How to Clean Back to School Stains

Ink, blood and fruit juice stains once again become daily messes when the kids are back in school. We’ve poured through history books to find old-fashioned cleaning methods that still stand the test of time.

 
Ink will Sink
Although pens and pencils are slowly becoming relics of the past, kids still use ink in the classroom for […]

September 27th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Fall, Family, Laundry|

How to Properly Care for your Wools & Tweeds

It’s finally here! Sweater weather is here to stay, and we can finally bring out the wools and tweeds. But what happens when there’s an unexpected spill, your cats spend the night sleeping on you favourite wool jacket, or you’re tempted to do an express machine wash?
Keep Away from the Washing Machine!
NEVER. Never, ever throw […]

September 25th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Fall, Laundry, Pets, Winter|

Tips to Help Your Teen Have a Less-Messy Bedroom

The teen years are difficult for teens and parents alike, and one of the top reasons is because a teen’s natural instinct is to create mess everywhere they go. The internet is widespread with the endless psychological reasons that teenagers aren’t bothered by mess, especially in their bedrooms. And, what’s even more prevalent are the […]

September 18th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Family, Maintenance, Organization Tips|

11 Clever Ways to Clean with Used Dryer Sheets

Not only does your average dryer sheet fight the build up of static electricity during drying, it also softens fabric, prevents clothes from gathering lint and makes ironing easier. But, that’s not all!
These 11 handy hacks will re-purpose used dryer sheets and help make housework easier – both inside and out.

Use a dryer sheet […]

September 13th, 2019|Cleaning Tips|

How to Cope when the Dishwasher Breaks Down

No Dishwasher? No Problem!
For many, the dishwasher has become a treasured appliance they can’t live without. A big time-saver, it keeps the kitchen tidy and free of dish clutter. It also keeps hands soft and supple and free of chronic “dish pan hands,” a common ailment in the past that caused skin to become dry […]

September 11th, 2019|Cleaning Tips|

Keep your Floors Cleaner than Ever!

As we settle into September’s more structured routine, our front foyers end up doing a complete 180! Minimalist summer gear like flip-flops and baseball caps make way for the dumping ground of rain boots, hockey equipment, lunch bags, fleece jackets, etc. And who bears the brunt of it all? That’s right, our humble floors. This season, […]

September 4th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Fall, Maintenance|

How to Clean Up as our Cats Age

This is not a cocktail party conversation, but it’s life, and it happens more than people care to discuss. When cats age, they start to pee in all the wrong places. It’s hard emotionally and it’s a brutal clean up job. Without further ado, here’s your must-do to thrive during these dark times:
BULK SHOP THE […]

August 30th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Pets|