Cleaning Tips

Antique Antics for your Bathroom

Day in and day out, you wipe, scrub, and mop the bathroom – and yet it never quite sparkles. Maybe it’s time to give it a cheap and cheerful antique-lux makeover. With just a few […]

It’s a Stovetop Miracle!

The gas fireplace and twinkly lights are aglow and your jazzy holiday playlist is just right.  All your guests have arrived with their favourite bottled drinks and famous hors d’oeuvres. The festivities are officially in […]

Fa La La La La, Festive Mantle Makeover!

Now that the mantlepiece is sparkling clean, tis the season to deck the halls! Whether gas, electric or wood burning, the hearth is the heart of the home. Here are a few tips to enhance your […]

Mantle Cleaning 101

December is a month of celebration, where families across the country enjoy Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa – just to name a few. Decorations, new and old, are pulled from boxes and hung with care. For homes […]

Space Saver: 12 Things you can Donate Now!

December can be a very busy time for large families and those of us who like to host High Holiday dinners and gift exchanges. Before the month’s done, the slow creep of day-to-day accumulation has […]

Create a Home Office with Limited Square Footage

According to Statistics Canada, 1.7 million Canadians work from home at least one day a week. Expectations are this number will continue to rise as people seek to better their work-life balance. Given the choice, […]

Become a Tidy Person in 10 Simple Steps

When was the last time you were embarrassingly late for work, or to drop the kids off at school because you lost your keys, your wallet or your mobile phone? If your answer is ‘just […]

How to Clean your Toaster

If you’ve never thought of cleaning your toaster, you’re not alone. Most people chalk it up as an unnecessary chore. Yet, toast “experts” worldwide will tell you that a daily three-minute cleaning routine will elevate […]

No Need to Renovate, just Refresh!

Want to save thousands of dollars and precious time? Instead of an expensive reno, refresh every room in your house with these four tips:

Time to Welcome a Welcome Mat

If you live in a condo, you […]

DIY Sunshine!

In the winter, the days are shorter, the nights are longer and the lack of natural light causes all manner of mild and extreme discomforts. Lucky for us in North America, ‘hygge’ has arrived! Hygge […]

Get your Condo Winter-Ready

Extinguish Drafts

In a condo, the majority of unwanted cold air blows in through leaky windows. According to the experts, the best indication of a leak is water, especially on the inside of the window. That […]

Deluxe Hotel Hacks for your Guest Room

Hosting family or friends this holiday season? A few tricks of the trade will transform your dull and boring spare space into a 5-star guest room. According to Martha Stewart’s Homekeeping Handbook, the secret, an […]

How to Clean for a Big Date

So you’ve met someone you think could be your dream partner! Plans have been made, the date set, the menu picked, and the movie chosen. Everything is perfect, except perhaps your living space. According to […]

Stain Removal Tips for a Happy Halloween

Wonder Woman, Black Panther and Fortnite’s Brite Bomber look to be some of the hot costume picks this Halloween, alongside the ever-popular classics: vampires, clowns and the peppy cheerleader. The brighter and more realistic, the […]

Time to Clean the Air Conditioner

Your home’s outside air conditioning unit is probably the last thing you think about as the temperature starts to go down. However, there are a few simple things you should include in your fall clean […]

From Floordrobe to Wardrobe in Three Easy Steps

It seems that no matter what problem we have, there’s a specialist to help us get through the issue. A life coach can help us figure out how to make our dreams come true, a […]

Six Easy Ways to Give up Shopping for a Week

Many of us are trying very hard to live a clutter-free life, but failing miserably. We inhale book after book, like Marie Kondo’s ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,’ ‘The More of Less’ by Joshua […]

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 […]

Give your Hair Accessories the Salon Treatment

There’s no end to the things we can clean in our homes, and there’s also no end to the things we didn’t know we needed to clean. For example, when was the last time you […]

One Green Thing at a Time

These days, most people have heard of giving up things like plastic shopping bags, single-use plastic water bottles, take-out containers, straws and coffee cups. But now we’re in the next wave of behaviour change: giving up […]