With some messes, you just don’t know where to start. With a dirty window or door screen, it’s tempting to start with a power wash, followed with a heavy-duty scrub, or better yet, throw it out and buy a new one. But with a little bit of elbow grease and no time constraints, you can […]
For many people, October in Canada is the most wonderful time of the year. With scorching hot days finally gone and deep freeze days still in the distance, October is what sweater-weather-devotees live for. Sweater weather isn’t just a fringe thing, it’s alive and well in the mainstream with popular songs written about it, runways […]
This fall we want to help you keep your diet, counters, and your pots & pans cleaner than they’ve ever been. So first we’ll share an easy to make carrot lentil soup recipe, and then we’ll give you a couple of quick tips on cleaning before and after a batch cooking marathon.
Try it Yourself: Carrot-Lentil […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Living in a four-season climate means that you own a huge variety of clothing, including outerwear like winter coats and snow pants, as well as footwear that can range from flip-flops to snowmobiling boots.
In the olden days, there seemed to be a strict rule about not wearing whites past Labour Day – but things have […]
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, […]
December is a month of celebration, where families across the country enjoy Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa – just to name a few. Decorations, new and old, are pulled from boxes and hung with care. For homes with a fireplace, the mantle is often a favourite spot for festive decor. But, don’t let dirt and soot smear your efforts. […]