Cleaning Tips

The Art of Unpacking in Five Simple Steps

Everyone loves a warm winter getaway. From choosing a destination, to booking your flight, planning your trip and packing, there’s always a build-up of excitement throughout the entire process. Once you return however, all your […]

Grocery Shop your own Kitchen to make the Best Vegetarian Chili

How often do you hear yourself saying “there’s nothing to eat”, as you riffle through your overflowing pantry and fridge? What normally follows is an impulsive call to your favourite take-out place. The good news […]

The Champagne Treatment for your Coffee Machines

Whether you use a French press, programmable coffee maker or an electric percolator, coffee lovers all have the same goal – to brew the most delicious cup of coffee. Mastering the art of a perfect […]

Five Easy ways to Increase Home Safety

Making the home safer and more comfortable for an older adult or senior doesn’t necessarily mean doing a major renovation that could break the bank. Here are five tips from Elizz, Canada’s resource for all […]

Organize your Child’s Locker with Flair

Many schools consider March Break, the perfect time for a deep cleaning of school facilities. As a result, students may be asked to empty their lockers prior to heading home for vacation. Of course, no […]

New Uses for Old Clothing and Bedding

Do you have a pile of old clothing or bedding lying around your home? If so, you likely have an arsenal of effective cleaning materials that will help you spring clean your home with ease. […]

Bathroom Spotlight: How Long is too Long?

How long is too long to hold onto items in your bathroom? Whether it’s a toothbrush or razor, we’ve all held on to items longer than we know we should have, most often out of […]

Bath Time for Toys

Just because the rubber ducky joins your children for their evening bath, doesn’t mean it stays squeaky clean.  In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Wet rubber bath toys, left behind in the bathtub, are prone […]

How to Create a Zen Home

Have you been meaning to use that gift certificate to your favourite spa, but your schedule has been jam packed? It’s so nice to experience the wonderful atmosphere at a spa, but if you can’t […]

Detail your Car like a Pro

With the daily hustle and bustle of life; from travelling to and from work, squeezing in a quick trip to the gym, and rushing the kids to extracurricular activities, it’s inevitable that your car will […]

Mud Room Starts Here!

Dirt, dust and mud often walk right into our homes on our own two feet! By enforcing a friendly, but strict, ‘mud room starts here’ policy, the entrance to your home can be kept clean, […]

Simplify Cleaning the Kitchen with these Three Cleaning Habits

Lighten your cleaning load in the kitchen by committing to these three cleaning habits.

Rinse Dishes Immediately
Even if you’re not doing the dishes right after cooking or eating, rinse them immediately to remove as much food […]

Burnt-on Mess? We’ve got you Covered!

We’ve all left a pot on the stove for too long or at too high of a temperature. The results are often a mess of burnt-on food, stuck to the bottom of your pot. How […]

Do Fewer Dishes with One Simple Trick

Have you ever noticed how many glasses and mugs your family uses on a regular basis? Using a clean cup, or mug each time you have a beverage can really fill-up your sink or dishwasher […]

Happy Valentine’s Day: Chocolate-covered Strawberries

Looking for the perfect treat to top off your Valentine’s Day dinner? A sweet and delicious chocolate-covered strawberry recipe is all you need!  And if you happen to spill a little bit of chocolate or […]

The Dirt on Hotel Rooms

Will you be checking into a hotel room soon?

If so, certain items in your ‘home away from home’ may not be as clean as you think. An investigative report conducted by a news station outlines […]

Roll on: Four Lint Roller Tricks

Lint rollers are quite handy little items that have come a long way from removing cat hair from your black pants! Here are four new ingenious uses for your lint roller:

Glass shards – When a […]

Six Things you should Never put in the Dryer

It’s always wise to check the product care labels on your clothing and fabric items prior to putting them in the dryer, to make sure they remain in their original state. There are some general […]

Four Unexpected uses for Toothpaste

Toothpaste isn’t just for a brighter smile. While it was originally designed to help keep teeth clean, it surprisingly comes in handy for household chores too.

Faucets: Place a dab of toothpaste on a microfibre cloth […]

Three Things to Eliminate from your Living Room Right Now

Visible cords and wires
A tangle of visible wires can be quite an eye-sore in your living room. To help tackle the problem, start by determining what, if any, wires can be removed. Label each remaining […]