Category: Cleaning



When it comes to fall yard and garden cleanup, we have evolved our thinking. It’s not necessary to hack everything down, but that doesn’t mean do nothing. Let’s clean up our yards the right way. With cooler weather and fewer insects, it’s also easier to do this work in autumn, not during freezing temperatures. So


Spring Cleaning on a Budget: 3 Things to Stop Doing Now

Hello, March — and spring cleaning season! Save time and money by putting a stop to these three cleaning habits that might be costing you. #1 Stop Using Vinegar on Wood and Stone From windows to laundry, vinegar is an eco-friendly cleaning powerhouse. But it’s also an acid that can damage stone and wood. When


How To Remove Rust (From Anywhere & Everywhere!)

Rust. From our fridges to our bikes, it can be a problem – and a really unsightly one at that. If it feels like rust is taking over your home, item by item, don’t panic – we’re here to help. Today we’re showing you how to get rid of rust for good. We’ve got loads


How to Clean Your Room

Your bedroom is the first space you see when you wake up in the morning and the last you look at when you go to sleep at night, so when it’s a mess, it really affects you. But because it’s the only room that isn’t typically seen when guests came over, it’s pretty easy to


How to Clean an Outdoor Air Conditioning Coil (Trane unit example)

Twice in five years I’ve cleaned my outdoor AC condenser, and both times I’ve been amazed by the amount of dirt and  leaves I’ve found. Fortunately, cleaning your outdoor coil is a task that any homeowner can accomplish, and it doesn’t take very long. A good cleaning will help your AC unit to function more efficiently, and


House Cleaning & Maintenance Tips Everyone Should Know

A clean house not only looks good but it also keeps you healthy. It is important to maintain the right decor in the house. Cleaning is indeed important and you should do that on a daily basis. But, if you have time issues, you can clean your house twice a week. With restricted time, you


How to Install a Farmhouse Sink

If you’re looking for a way to update your kitchen, consider a farmhouse-style sink. We’ll walk you through the steps to install one. Sink Types Farmhouse sinks can be mounted three different ways. Top Mount Sinks They’re the easiest to install. There’s a flange that sits on the countertop just like a regular sink. They


The 5 Most Hated Home Appliances to Clean, and How to Make Light Work of Them

It’s very important that home appliances be cleaned as often as necessary. Doing so is part of properly maintaining them and prolongs their useful lives. After all, some of these appliances can be very expensive for you not to take good care of them. Admittedly though, it can be a pain to clean home appliances


14 Surprising Things You Can Clean in the Washer

Sitting in your laundry room or around the corner at the laundromat is a magical machine that can clean more than just your sheets, towels and clothes–the washing machine. The key to cleaning these 14 things successfully in your washer is to use the gentle cycle, correct water temperature, put small items in a mesh laundry


How To Clean A Kettle (Get Rid Of Limescale FAST!)

Hot beverages, porridge, and hot water bottles – we use our tea kettles more than we realise! If you think you can get away without knowing how to clean a kettle, you’re wrong. Just take a peek inside the lid to see what horrors are lurking at the bottom! If you don’t keep up with


14 Hacks You Can Do Now to Make House Cleaning Go Faster

It’s the little things that get you every time. And that goes for your home, too. Stained porcelain, carpets, stinky appliances — they all hurt your home’s market value in the end. And, frankly, they’re no fun to look at every day, either. Get your house put back together with these house-cleaning hacks. No trip