Health

Getting the Best Results from your Dishwasher

Any appliance repair specialists will agree: no two dishwashers are created equal. What’s more, every single one of these experts not only carries tools and spare parts; they each carry a wealth of experience and more than a few of tricks of the trade. Here’s a handy list of their top dos and don’ts to […]

February 16th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Health|

Old-fashioned Cleaning Tricks that Still Work

Inheritance comes in all shapes and sizes: large sums of money, treasured heirlooms, secret family recipes like Granny’s shortbread or Uncle Bill’s BBQ rib glaze. Once in a while, an indispensable pearl of wisdom trickles down too, such as strange and wonderful ways to clean your home. Here’s a list of some old-fashioned cleaning tips […]

February 14th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Health, Laundry, Maintenance|

The Happiness Project can Transform your Mind, Body and Home

Cleaning your home has so many more benefits than just clean floors and shiny mirrors. In fact, cleaning has many psychological benefits as well. And, it’s these psychological benefits that really stand out in Gretchen Rubin’s book, The Happiness Project. Gretchen’s focus in the book is much more extensive, taking a full year, month by […]

February 7th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Health, Maintenance, Organization Tips|

Au Natural: 3 Ways to get rid of Fleas and Ticks

Tis the season for ticks and fleas! While there are many chemical-based repellents available at your local pet store or vet, there are also natural solutions you can try at home. Here’s a guide:

Homemade Repellant: There are many homemade recipes for tick and flea repellants that call for essential oils. In fact, it’s the scent […]

June 19th, 2017|Health, Pets, Summer|

Time to Clean-up your Sleep Habits

Having trouble sleeping? If so, it may be time to change your sleeping routine. Here are five ways to clean-up your sleeping habits to ensure a better sleep.

Get rid of electronics: If you fall asleep to a TV show, or sleep with your cellphone on your bedside table, you’ll likely find it difficult to […]

June 7th, 2017|Health, Other|

All the Right Moves

Cleaning is a highly physical activity and therefore, it is important to protect yourself from muscular aches and pains. Here are three ergonomic solutions to common cleaning routines that will help you avoid any aches and pains.

Kneeling on a hard surface: You may often fine yourself kneeling on a hard surface when washing the floor, […]

January 13th, 2017|Health|

Hand Signals

Off on a road trip? If so, there are a few sanitary tips you should keep in mind while traveling. Although road trips can be fun, we tend to pick up more germs in public places, and therefore, it’s important to get into the habit of washing your hands not just regularly but also properly.

While […]

August 12th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health|

Take a Bite: Keep Produce Clean and Delicious

Cleaning your fruits and vegetables properly before eating is important to remove any unwanted germs or pesticides that may still be lingering on your fruits and veggies. Here are some tips to help you clean and prepare your produce effectively.

Do not use any chemicals such as soap to clean your produce. Instead, rinse fruits and […]

July 13th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health, Summer|

Get Fit as a Fiddle by Cleaning House!

Cleaning your home is a great way to exercise. Just like any gym workout, it’s important to practice good form while cleaning, to avoid any injury or muscle strain. Here’s an ergonomically effective way to help you get fit while spring cleaning!

Wear the appropriate attire

Prepare for the cleaning tasks at hand by dressing in the […]

May 6th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health|

How to Clean your Gym Equipment

Clothing: Give your gym clothes a thorough cleaning after a high intensity work out, by soaking them in a mixture of one part white vinegar and four parts water for about 30 minutes. Put your gym clothes into the washing machine and launder as normal.

Yoga and gym mats: In a spray bottle, combine two thirds […]

March 30th, 2016|Cleaning Tips, Health, Spring|