Laundry

40 Things you can Clean or Make with a Toothbrush!

Stop! Before you throw away your old toothbrush, check out our list of 40 things you can clean with this humble but mighty little scrubber. Prior to re-assigning it to new jobs, soak the bristle part in vinegar for 30 minutes, then run it through the dishwasher a few times.

Here’s our A-Z list of all […]

October 17th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry, Maintenance|

Pack Away Swimming Essentials the Right Way

There’s nothing worse than getting invited to a pool opening party and not being able to find your favourite bathing suit, swim trunks or flip-flops. Or worse, finding them crumpled in heaps emanating a foul stench that can never be washed away. Now that summer break’s over, and the kids are back at school, it’s […]

September 26th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry, Outdoors, Summer, Vacation|

Creative Cures for Wardrobe Blues

The environmental slogan ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ first started being used in the mid-70s after U.S. Congress passed the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.  No one can say for sure who coined the catchy phrase, but for nearly 50 years it has become part of our daily lingo.  To honour the idea and go one step […]

July 11th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry, Maintenance|

Bored with Laundry Day? Find Inspiration Around the World!

Laundry has got to be one of the most open to interpretation chores on the planet! You can hand wash and hang dry. You can separate colours from whites (or not). You can wash on cold, hot or whichever button is working. You can use lots of detergent, homemade detergent or none at all. If […]

June 15th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry|

Spring Cleaning vs. Everyday Cleaning: The Ultimate Checklist

Everywhere you look, spring clean buzz is in the air! Internet headlines and the cover of every home decor magazine are ready to tackle spring cleaning! But, apart from being an annual tradition, what does it really mean? Is there actually a difference between spring cleaning and weekly chores? Here’s our ultimate checklist:
Typically, everyday cleaning […]

Your Clothes Called, they want you to Iron Out these Bad Habits

Gunk on your iron got you steaming? That gunk is simply a result of synthetic and natural fibres melting onto the iron’s soleplate when it’s too hot. In typical morning mayhem, we flip the iron to its highest temperature setting, so we can quickly smooth a few key wrinkles from our favourite blouse. But it’s […]

February 28th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Family, Laundry|

Keep Athleisure Wear Pristine and Pill-free

Athleisure is an ongoing trend in the fashion industry, defined by Wikipedia as clothing designed for workouts and athletic activities that is worn in other settings, such as the workplace, school, or casual and social occasions. So, it’s basically like wearing your Lululemon clothing to the gym, then to the grocery store and finally deciding […]

February 23rd, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry, Outdoors, Spring|

Easy Solutions for Stubborn Makeup Stains

Whether it’s from your deodorant as you pull on that little black dress, or concealer from a friend’s face after a quick hug, makeup stains are typically unexpected – and can be tough to remove. So, next time it happens to you, consult this handy how-to-fix-it list and make that stain magically disappear.

Deodorant

While deodorant may not […]

February 21st, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry|

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|

Got a Bad Case of Sock Loss? Try These Quick Fixes

A few years ago, Samsung commissioned a study to address the bizarre phenomenon that happens when socks go into the washing machines, never to be seen again. The study concluded that in a single lifetime, people who do laundry lose a minimum of 1,264 socks! To add insult to injury, the cost for a lifetime […]

January 5th, 2018|Laundry, Organization Tips|