Cleaning Tips

Danger: Never Mix these Cleaning Products

When you’re faced with a tough cleaning job, it’s tempting to get creative with your cleaning products, however, mixing cleaning products can be quite dangerous. Here is a list of cleaning products you shouldn’t mix […]

Five Ways to Freshen up the Laundry Room

The laundry room is where your clothes go to get cleaned but does your laundry room really live up to the task?  Here are five fabulous ways to freshen up your laundry room work area.

Paint: […]

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 […]

Squeaky Clean Hair Tools

Between the products in our hair and the dust in the air, it’s no wonder our hair brushes and styling tools look a little shabby. Here are some nifty tricks to help you keep your […]

Mouldy Towel Fix

Have you ever accidentally left wet towels in your laundry hamper for too long? If so, you’ve probably realized that a regular laundry cycle won’t eliminate the smell of mildew. This simple cleaning tactic however, […]

New Ways to Store your Outdoor Christmas Lights

Now that the holidays have come to an end, its time to tackle your outdoor Christmas lights. Instead of cramming them into a storage bin this year, why not try these simple organizational tricks to […]

Five Cleaning Resolutions for Keeping your Home Clean Longer

Not everyone loves to clean. And if that’s the case, here are cleaning resolutions (yes, it’s already New Year’s Eve, tomorrow) that will make your life easier, and your house cleaner.

Shoes Off, No Exceptions: Make […]

Six Items you should Remove from the Bathroom Now

1. Bar soap. Bar soap increases the amount of cleaning you will have to do because it gets grimy faster. Instead, use a liquid soap with a pump or hands-free soap dispenser, which is much […]

Four Christmas Morning Challenges

1. Mountain of wrapping paper: Here are three ways to reduce, reuse and recycle ripped up paper. Consider shredding everything into paper confetti for New Year’s – and then recycling it afterwards. Save it and […]

Sounds (and Spills) of Christmas

‘Tis the season for hosting, celebrating and decking the halls. But since all that fun can lead to spills and stains too, here is a handy guide to take those tough holiday messes that can […]

Holiday Gift Wrapping: Surprising Ways to Keep it Tidy

Spending time with family, entertaining friends and eating delicious food are what the Christmas season is all about! Focus less on the mess this holiday season by organizing your holiday gift wrapping station using these […]

Overhaul your Spice Cupboard in Six Easy Steps

Have you cleaned out your spice cupboard lately?  If you’re like most people, the answer is probably no. Like any other food or condiment, spices do have a shelf life, so it is important to […]

The Number One Way to Avoid Spreading Germs

When it comes to hygiene, hand towels in the bathroom and the kitchen may be the hardest working members of the household. They’re used to dry off your hands, to look good where they hang, […]

Share the Love: Have a Family Christmas Potluck

Potluck dinners are a wonderful way to lighten a host’s load, especially during the busy holidays. Share the love, by sharing a variety of food options – this also ensures everyone will enjoy at least […]

The One Cooking Mistake that can Wreck your Kitchen

How do you handle the oil that you cook with? There are a few habits that can cause a lot of damage – and expense – to your kitchen. Below is a guide to eliminating […]

Five New Uses for Old Things

De-cluttering in time for holiday entertaining? Here are five old, and in some cases, dated, items that you can recycle and put to work in other ways.

1. BUSINESS CARD BOOK: Now that networking has almost […]

The Lowdown on Paint Clean-up

While washing walls and doorway trims is one way to clean things up for the holidays, sometimes you have to “cheat” with a little bit of paint. Here’s a guide to cleaning up while you’re […]

Dog Crate Advice: How to get it Clean

Dogs are loveable – and sometimes a big mess, usually bringing home all kinds of dirt when they come in from a walk. If your dog has a crate in the house, it’s a good […]

Shortbread Cookies: From Start to Delicious – and then a Clean Finish!

It’s that time of the year when everyone’s baking cookies and making a mess in the kitchen. Here is a simple step-by-step guide to making shortbread cookies and keeping the kitchen and the baking area […]

Can I put that into the Dishwasher?

Thank goodness for dishwashers.

They’re a wonderful time saver, and they’re a great place to ‘store’ dirty dishes when you need to clean up the kitchen.

But you can’t put everything into a dishwasher.

Here’s a guide:

WOOD

Wooden Utensils: […]