Cleaning Tips

Yard Sale: Declutter your Home

Summer is the perfect season to hold a garage sale! Before you get started, here are some tips to ensure your garage sale goes off without a hitch!

Step one: Buddy up

Although running a garage sale […]

Keep Cool in the Kitchen

It’s Summer time and the temperature is rising! Rather than heating up in the kitchen, here are some ways to keep your cool at meal time.

Take advantage of the nice weather and use your BBQ […]

Secrets: At the Car Wash

Want to clean your car like a pro? Here are a few guidelines to follow.

While a pressure wash is okay once in a while, the pros recommend a regular hand wash.
Start by parking your car […]

May all of your Laundry Days be Bright

There are lots of ways to increase the power of your laundry detergent and keep your clothing looking fresh! Readers Digest suggests using these everyday household items individually to give your detergent a boost.

Baking Soda: […]

Take a Bite: Keep Produce Clean and Delicious

Cleaning your fruits and vegetables properly before eating is important to remove any unwanted germs or pesticides that may still be lingering on your fruits and veggies. Here are some tips to help you clean […]

On the Fence

Over time, your wooden fence can become dirty. Don’t let dirt and mildew get you down! Here are some tips to help you get your wooden fence looking new again.

When cleaning your fence, it’s important […]

How to get your Preschooler Involved in Chores

Getting your children to participate in chores around the home at an early age is a great way to instill responsibility in their lives. According to Elizabeth Pantley, author of Perfect Parenting, assigning your children […]

Top Ten: The Ultimate Cleaning Playlist

Add a little spring to your step while you clean by adding POPSUGARS top ten songs to your ultimate cleaning playlist:

We Found Love by Rihanna
Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield
Good Feeling by Flo Rida
Billie Jean by Michael […]

Polished for the Summer

Summer is the season for nail polish, and now is the time to organize your nail polish products so you know where to find them.

Keep in mind, there is no official expiration date for nail […]

On Track: How to Tackle Patio Sliding Doors

During the summer, you often have an open door policy, so make sure your sliding doors open with ease.

Standard sliding glass doors are situated on tracks which guide the roller wheels to help the door […]

Child Car Seat

Just think – a child’s car seat must be a haven for germs considering the crumbs, sticky fingers and other spills that happen each day.

Indeed, research has shown that kid’s car seats have twice as […]

Happy Father’s Day

Father’s Day is Sunday. Why not wrap up a practical gift this year? Here are some ideas.

Clean his car: Grab a small portable vacuum cleaner, all-purpose cleaner, a bucket of water, window cleaner, gentle car […]

Simplify your Next Garden Party

Tis the season for a backyard soiree! Here are some tips to ensure your garden party is a sparkling success.

Invest in plastic dishes and cutlery – for a casual party. There’s no need for an […]

Camp Smart: Seven Unusual Camping Tips

Empty coffee container: Put toilet paper into an empty coffee container to keep it dry.
Foam floor tiles: Bring a dozen or so and use them to create a comfortable floor in your tent.
Microfibre towels: Invest […]

On Deck: Cleaning Pool Toys

There’s nothing like good clean fun in the pool on a hot summer day! Here are some tips to keep your pool toys in pristine condition.


Although the chlorine in the pool helps keep your pool […]

Sunshine and Lollipops: Tricks to Sweeten up the Cottage

Finally, cottage season is upon us! Tackle the following cleaning and maintenance tasks with ease by using these clever tips.

Musty odours: When doors and windows are closed for an extended period of time, dust collects, creating […]

BOOKED: What your Organization Style Says About you

Take a look at your bookcase. How you organize books says a lot about your personality. Here’s a quick (and light-hearted) review.

Alphabetical: Placing books in the bookcase by alphabet is a traditional method of organizing […]

Four Essentials for a Kitchen Cupboard Overhaul

The way you organize your kitchen cupboards can create a sense of ease when cooking. The easier it is to find things, the more efficient you will be in the kitchen.

Start by tackling each cupboard […]

Get Outside: Surprising Areas that Most People Forget to Clean

It’s easy to forget about cleaning the outside of your home. But it’s important. Here are some tips.

Vinyl Siding: The best way to clean most types of siding is to fill a bucket with soapy water […]

Backyard Toys Need Cleaning Too

Now that the warmer weather is here, it’s important to give your children’s outdoor toys a good clean! Here’s how.

Wooden swing set: Using a dry microfibre cloth, remove any cobwebs and bugs from the swing […]