Cleaning Tips

Do Fewer Dishes with One Simple Trick

Have you ever noticed how many glasses and mugs your family uses on a regular basis? Using a clean cup, or mug each time you have a beverage can really fill-up your sink or dishwasher quickly.

To reduce dishes, assign one mug or cup to each family member every morning for the day.  This simple rule […]

February 17th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Happy Valentine’s Day: Chocolate-covered Strawberries

Looking for the perfect treat to top off your Valentine’s Day dinner? A sweet and delicious chocolate-covered strawberry recipe is all you need!  And if you happen to spill a little bit of chocolate or strawberry juice on your shirt, we’ve got you covered – check out the stain removal tips after the yummy recipe!

Chocolate […]

February 15th, 2017|Cleaning Tips, Valentine's Day|

Roll on: Four Lint Roller Tricks

Lint rollers are quite handy little items that have come a long way from removing cat hair from your black pants! Here are four new ingenious uses for your lint roller:

Glass shards – When a glass or plate shatters on the floor, it can be next to impossible to pick up all the tiny shards […]

February 8th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Four Unexpected uses for Toothpaste

Toothpaste isn’t just for a brighter smile. While it was originally designed to help keep teeth clean, it surprisingly comes in handy for household chores too.

Faucets: Place a dab of toothpaste on a microfibre cloth and rub it onto your facet in a circular motion to shine it up. Use a damp microfibre cloth to […]

February 1st, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Danger: Never Mix these Cleaning Products

When you’re faced with a tough cleaning job, it’s tempting to get creative with your cleaning products, however, mixing cleaning products can be quite dangerous. Here is a list of cleaning products you shouldn’t mix together.

Baking soda and white vinegar: Combining white vinegar and baking soda creates a chemical reaction that causes the solution to […]

January 20th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Squeaky Clean Hair Tools

Between the products in our hair and the dust in the air, it’s no wonder our hair brushes and styling tools look a little shabby. Here are some nifty tricks to help you keep your hair styling tools clean – and functioning well.

Hair Dryer: It is important to ensure that the air-inlet on the back […]

January 11th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Mouldy Towel Fix

Have you ever accidentally left wet towels in your laundry hamper for too long? If so, you’ve probably realized that a regular laundry cycle won’t eliminate the smell of mildew. This simple cleaning tactic however, will help restore your towels to their original freshness.

Put your towels into the washing machine and instead of adding detergent […]

January 6th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|

Five Cleaning Resolutions for Keeping your Home Clean Longer

Not everyone loves to clean. And if that’s the case, here are cleaning resolutions (yes, it’s already New Year’s Eve, tomorrow) that will make your life easier, and your house cleaner.

Shoes Off, No Exceptions: Make it a rule for everyone to remove footwear at the door. This alone will cut down the amount dust and […]

December 30th, 2016|Cleaning Tips|

Six Items you should Remove from the Bathroom Now

1. Bar soap. Bar soap increases the amount of cleaning you will have to do because it gets grimy faster. Instead, use a liquid soap with a pump or hands-free soap dispenser, which is much easier to clean up.

2. Earrings and other jewelry. The humidity in the bathroom can cause your jewelry to tarnish because […]

December 28th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Winter|

Sounds (and Spills) of Christmas

‘Tis the season for hosting, celebrating and decking the halls. But since all that fun can lead to spills and stains too, here is a handy guide to take those tough holiday messes that can be left behind.

Cranberry sauce on a cloth napkin: Cranberries produce a tannin stain, which can usually be removed only when […]

December 19th, 2016|Christmas, Cleaning Tips|