Fall

October Calls for Endless Soup!

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 […]

October 23rd, 2019|Fall, Food, Health, Uncategorized|

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|

How to Minimize the Wardrobe Switch from Summer to Fall

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 […]

September 20th, 2019|Fall, Laundry, Organization Tips, Summer|

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|

Mantle Cleaning 101

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. […]

December 7th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Fall, Maintenance, Winter|

Get your Condo Winter-Ready

Extinguish Drafts

In a condo, the majority of unwanted cold air blows in through leaky windows. According to the experts, the best indication of a leak is water, especially on the inside of the window. That usually means that there’s a draft or current of air coming through. For a quick fix on a small to […]

November 14th, 2018|Fall, Maintenance, Winter|

The Secret to Keeping your Home Warm and your Wallet Full!

Did you know that heating accounts for more than 50% of your annual electricity bill? So it only makes sense to ask the experts for some energy saving tips. Toronto Hydro’s fall to-do list has all the answers to make your home more energy efficient and help you use electricity more wisely this winter.

Time […]

November 9th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Fall, Family, Maintenance, Party|