Cleaning Tips

Tips for a Terrifically Tidy Home

In our 39 years of home cleaning specialization, we’ve seen every shade of tidy.  They include the extreme minimalism of bare walls and object-free counters, the architectural brilliance of all things built-in and multipurpose and the gorgeous zen-serene that comes from uber creative thrift-ism.  Pick and choose from this collective wisdom to get your home […]

July 18th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips, Party|

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|

Easy Care for Butcher Blocks & Wood Counters

We have butchers to thank for the eternally trendy butcher block and wood counters. In the early 1900s they became progressively frustrated with the lack of durability in the traditional sycamore stumps they used for chopping meat. Their trade gave birth to the extra strength capacity of composite block. Strips of maple glued together proved […]

July 4th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance|

Canada Day, Fresh Fruit and Tattoos!

Canada Day marks more than just the birth of our nation. For kids, it’s the kick-off to summer vacation; for adults, it typically brings the warm weather we’ve dreamed about all winter.  But, above all, it’s a three-day weekend.  So, kick off your shoes and celebrate!  Invite the gang over for a BBQ and raise […]

June 29th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Family, Outdoors, Party, Summer|

How to Design a Pool Cleaning Schedule

Keeping a swimming pool clean is serious business. To ensure safety and cleanliness you have to follow a daily regimen – there’s no skipping a day here or there. This rigidity comes easy to some, less for others. Here’s a run down of the basics required to make the most of pool season.

Skim it

If […]

June 20th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance, Outdoors, Summer|

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|

3 Tricks to Fall in Love with Cleaning

Okay, maybe falling in love with cleaning is a stretch, but you can fall in love with the feeling you get after you’ve given your home the TLC it deserves. Sometimes it takes more than the trendiest cleaning tools and greatest playlist to help you get the job done. Here are 3 ideas that can […]

June 8th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Maintenance|

Endless Blooms: How to Clean Artificial Flowers

Artificial flower bouquets are beautiful, practical and a godsend for allergy-sufferers – until they become covered in dust. Once dirty, they can quickly make a room look dated and unclean. And, while they don’t require the care and specific living conditions of a real live plant, they still need a regular cleaning routine to look […]

Cords are Messy! Learn to Wrangle Them

Nothing makes a home office look more disheveled than a tangle of cords behind the desk. With so many devices these days, in a blink of an eye, what was once organized can become a frustrating knot. Take control of cable management in a snap with a few ingenious tricks and DIY hacks.

Box’em Up

An empty […]

May 25th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Family, Maintenance, Organization Tips|

Home Improved: The Transformational Power of a Work Back Schedule, Part 2

The longer we put things off, the heavier they weigh on our minds; case in point when it comes to cleaning our decks and siding. No need to be mired in guilt any longer, our work back schedules will show you how easy it is to tick these bore-chores off your to-do list.

Simplest Way to […]