Cleaning Tips

Clean your Dishwasher like a Pro.

Have you ever cleaned your dishwasher; whether by hand or on a self-cleaning cycle? If the answer is no, you should try it! Most people think that the dishwasher gets ‘cleaned’ during every wash cycle, […]

Six New Uses for Rubber Bands

Often taken for granted, the humble rubber band is one of the most useful inventions ever made. Patented in England in 1845 by Stephen Perry, the rubber band was originally developed to hold papers and […]

Magnetic Ironing Mats to the Rescue!

No matter who you ask, ironing is one of those chores we typically all try to avoid. We rarely ever dig out that chunky, awkward ironing board, to give our clothing a quick iron. If […]

Kids vs. Cleaning – Getting them to Clean their Room

Are your kids constantly making a mess in their room? If so, you’re not alone! The best course of action is to provide structure around cleaning their room, to help your kids get on-board.  Here’s […]

Give your Mother’s Day Brunch a Touch of Charm

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and acknowledge all the wonderful things our moms have done for us! This year, show mom just how much you truly appreciate her, by hosting a beautiful Mother’s […]

Drying Racks 101

For one reason or another, throwing a load of laundry into the dryer isn’t always an option. Whether your dryer is on the fritz, or the laundromat is closed, or you’re looking for a more […]

Three New Uses for Shoe Organizers

No matter how hard we try, it’s difficult to keep the odds and ends in our home neat and tidy. The good news is, you don’t need to be a professional minimalist to tackle these […]

Animal House: How to Dissuade Animals from making your Yard a Home

Now that the snow has melted and the air is warm, your backyard becomes more and more appealing to outdoor animals, such as squirrels, skunks and racoons, to hunker down and make a home. Here […]

Kids Stuff: Tackling Food Stains One Day at a Time

Kids will be kids, food spills and all, but removing food stains from their clothing shouldn’t be a daunting task. Here are some tricks to keep up your sleeve for the next time you are […]

What do your Cleaning Habits Really Say about you?

Cleaning has more benefits than just a tidy home. In fact, cleaning has many psychological benefits as well. Here are the typical reasons why we clean and what our cleaning habits say about personality and […]

Time to Save your Wooden Floors

Our wooden floors often take quite a beating during the winter months. No matter how hard we try, water, snow and salt always seem to find their way throughout our homes, and onto our wooden […]

Paint Tool Clean-up

Spring is the perfect time to brighten up your home with a fresh coat of paint on the walls. Although painting can be fulfilling when completed, cleaning up your painting tools after a hard day’s […]

Are you making these Four Cleaning Mistakes

Using the same microfibre cloth to clean each room. It is important to use a different cleaning cloth in each room of your home. Using the same cloth to clean the kitchen, and then the […]

Four New Ways to Clean with Salt

De-rust your cast iron skillet

Got a rusty cast iron skillet? Just add salt! Sprinkle a little bit of coarse salt onto the skillet and scour using a damp microfibre cloth. Alternatively, you can also […]

Cleaning Strategies that Make Sense

Clean your home more thoroughly using these three senses.

Touch: The white glove test

Determine where the dust builds-up in your home by using your sense of touch. Put on a pair of white cloth gloves […]

Manage the Space Underneath your Kitchen Sink

Every home has one cluttered space in common – the dreaded kitchen cupboard under the sink. This deep, dark, pipe-filled space often becomes a dumping zone for many items including our cleaning supplies. Take control of […]

Give your Yoga Mat the Red-Carpet Treatment

Although yoga studios typically offer cleaning products for your mat after class, there’s rarely enough time, or available product, for every single yogi to clean their mat between classes. Instead of losing your post yoga […]

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 […]