Cleaning Tips

DIY Hand Sanitizer – A Summer Essential!

Undoubtedly, the warmer the summer, the stickier it can become. From cool treats like sliced watermelon and popsicles, to camping favourites like s’mores and roasted marshmallows, fun in the sun can quickly become a hot […]

Purge Plastic in the Kitchen with Eco-Friendly Alternatives

Organic man-made plastic was first invented in 1855. Cheap, strong and durable, it was seen as some kind of indestructible wonder material. Unfortunately, its indestructible nature is why it has now become a problem. Scientists […]

Shoo Fruit Fly? 7 Habits to Free Your Home of Pesky Fruit Flies

Whether it’s the heat, the open doors and windows, or the bounty of fresh fruit, little clouds of fruit flies seem to appear as if by magic in the summer months. Common culprits that attract […]

Healthy Kids Help Out in the Kitchen

Getting your kids to wash fruit, stir ingredients in a bowl, knead dough or simply lay the table, is the best way to help them build healthy eating habits. In fact, studies show that children […]

The Cure for Fruit Board Envy

Whether you call it a charcuterie board, a fruit tray or a cheese & cracker platter, the concept of serving a buffet on a tray has always been a tremendous crowd pleaser. The only difference […]

No Bake, Low Mess Birthday Cake

Sometimes birthdays happen while you’re camping, sailing or when it’s too hot to bake. Although it may seem impossible you can still make a fabulous birthday cake even with limited electricity, scarce water and without […]

Best Ever Cleaning Playlist

If you’ve ever thought of googling ‘cleaning music’ you’re not alone.  As of July 13, 2018, there have been 85,300,000 google searches! The genre options will blow your mind, some people want to get into […]

Cleaning Tips for Instant Gratification

There’s a lot of cleaning jobs we all do around the house that never get discussed on popular cleaning vlogs or get featured in housekeeping articles. They’re what are known as the unsexy chores because […]

3 Great Strategies to Conceal Unsightly Pet Gear

It has been said, that until one loves an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.  Although undoubtedly true, the same cannot be said about pet accessories.  Cat toys, dog toys, leashes and beds […]

Don’t Let Blueberry Stains Turn Your Tent Inside Out

Camping out under the stars, away from all the hustle and bustle of everyday life is a summer luxury!  A time to return to nature and renew the senses while building memories that will last […]

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes

If you watched TV in the mid-80s you might remember the show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, where you’d get to peer into the daily lives and homes of movie stars and moguls.  The […]

Tips for a Terrifically Tidy Home

In our 39 years of home cleaning specialization, we’ve seen every shade of tidy.  They include the extreme minimalism of bare walls and object-free counters, the architectural brilliance of all things built-in and multipurpose and […]

Give Your Garden a Wild Makeover!

Clover, crocus, violet, thistle.  Do any of these names ring a bell?  What about dandelion?  Ok, now you get the picture.  Yep, we’re talking wildflowers.  No, they are not showy, over-the-top fragrant, or voluptuous like […]

Creative Cures for Wardrobe Blues

The environmental slogan ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ first started being used in the mid-70s after U.S. Congress passed the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.  No one can say for sure who coined the catchy phrase, but […]

Get your Bike Road-ready in Minutes!

Cycling the open road is an enjoyable activity for people of all ages and all abilities.  As we strive to live a more active lifestyle, riding a bike is an easy and accessible choice.  Whether […]

Easy Care for Butcher Blocks & Wood Counters

We have butchers to thank for the eternally trendy butcher block and wood counters. In the early 1900s they became progressively frustrated with the lack of durability in the traditional sycamore stumps they used for […]

Canada Day, Fresh Fruit and Tattoos!

Canada Day marks more than just the birth of our nation. For kids, it’s the kick-off to summer vacation; for adults, it typically brings the warm weather we’ve dreamed about all winter.  But, above all, […]

No Fence Required with these Creative Alternatives

Your backyard is a retreat from everyday life. For some it’s a place to relax and entertain family and friends. For others, a space for a swimming pool, a trampoline and a soccer net. Whether […]

5 Storage Solutions for your Backyard Retreat

Patio season is upon us! Break out the tiki torches and brightly coloured lounge decor, and take your back deck from drab to glorious in minutes. Patio furniture adds so much character to a space, […]

How to Design a Pool Cleaning Schedule

Keeping a swimming pool clean is serious business. To ensure safety and cleanliness you have to follow a daily regimen – there’s no skipping a day here or there. This rigidity comes easy to some, […]