Have you ever cleaned your dishwasher; whether by hand or on a self-cleaning cycle? If the answer is no, you should try it! Most people think that the dishwasher gets ‘cleaned’ during every wash cycle, however that isn’t the case. Over time, our dishwasher becomes a breeding ground for bacteria and germs, due to the […]
Are your kids constantly making a mess in their room? If so, you’re not alone! The best course of action is to provide structure around cleaning their room, to help your kids get on-board. Here’s how:
1) Use photos to show what is acceptable
Conduct a quick internet search to find photos of a before and after […]
Kids will be kids, food spills and all, but removing food stains from their clothing shouldn’t be a daunting task. Here are some tricks to keep up your sleeve for the next time you are faced with a tough food spill.
Ketchup: Gently rub liquid detergent into the stain and soak the garment in cool water for at […]
Cleaning has more benefits than just a tidy home. In fact, cleaning has many psychological benefits as well. Here are the typical reasons why we clean and what our cleaning habits say about personality and psyche.
Reason one: I like having a clean home with things organized and in their place.
You clean for the sense of […]
Our wooden floors often take quite a beating during the winter months. No matter how hard we try, water, snow and salt always seem to find their way throughout our homes, and onto our wooden floors during the winter. Now that spring is here, these floor cleaners and strategies will help bring your wooden floors […]
Spring is the perfect time to brighten up your home with a fresh coat of paint on the walls. Although painting can be fulfilling when completed, cleaning up your painting tools after a hard day’s work, is never an appealing task. Make the clean-up easier and more enjoyable, by following these handy cleaning tips.
Remove any […]
Using the same microfibre cloth to clean each room. It is important to use a different cleaning cloth in each room of your home. Using the same cloth to clean the kitchen, and then the family room for example, can lead to cross-contamination of germs and bacteria. Having a different coloured cleaning cloth for each […]
De-rust your cast iron skillet
Got a rusty cast iron skillet? Just add salt! Sprinkle a little bit of coarse salt onto the skillet and scour using a damp microfibre cloth. Alternatively, you can also clean your skillet by coating it generously with a layer of salt; lightly dampen the salt with a bit of […]
Clean your home more thoroughly using these three senses.
Touch: The white glove test
Determine where the dust builds-up in your home by using your sense of touch. Put on a pair of white cloth gloves and run your index finger along the following surfaces in your home: the top of your picture frames, door frames, […]
Although yoga studios typically offer cleaning products for your mat after class, there’s rarely enough time, or available product, for every single yogi to clean their mat between classes. Instead of losing your post yoga Zen over a cleaning issue, give your mat the TLC it deserves using this DIY yoga mat cleaner at home.