Professional chefs know a thing or two about keeping kitchens clean. Now, you can learn their secrets and use them to keep your kitchen clean all the time, too. 5 Secrets to Keeping Your Kitchen Clean Guess who knows a thing or two about keeping a kitchen clean, no matter how busy it gets? Professional chefs, that's who! Bet you thought I was going to say me, right? … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Kitchen Clean All the Time
How to Clean House and Household Tips
Real-world cleaning advice that works. These are the methods, cleaning mixes, and solutions that I use in my own home.
Dryer sheets aren't just one-task wonders. Get your money's worth from them with these clever uses for used dryer sheets around the house. Uses for Used Dryer Sheets Most brands of dryer sheets have so much softener embedded in them that they'll work in more than one load of laundry. It all depends on the brand and, of course, how big a load of laundry is. But even a … [Read more...] about Uses for Used Dryer Sheets
Once you know how to vacuum the right way, your floors will be cleaner than ever and your carpets will last longer, too. Are your carpets starting to look dingy or turning dark on the edges at the base of your walls? Do you notice more pet hair or dust motes flying around in your home's air? Maybe your home has developed that "old house" smell even though it's newer. Or … [Read more...] about How To Vacuum Floors the Right Way
Want to get started making homemade cleaners? These are the essential ingredients you should have on hand and ways to use them. Finding cleaning and disinfecting products at the store is tricky these days. That doesn't mean you've got to worry about getting your home clean enough, though. Next time you're at the grocery store, stock up on the items below. Then use my … [Read more...] about How to Make Homemade Cleaners
With the kids back in school and the sun rising later, it's time to get your home ready for fall. Here's what you should do before cold weather arrives. Fall is the perfect time to prepare your home for the cold months ahead. Even though there may be a few summery days in the forecast, don't put off these tasks. You'll prevent costly damage and reduce your winter heating … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Home Ready for Fall