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
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.
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
Use this free printable weekly cleaning schedule to stay on top of your home without giving up your weekends. Are you tired of spending weekends cleaning the house? Wouldn't you rather know how to get your home or apartment clean during the week and free up your weekends? The weekly cleaning checklist below will help you do just that. Better yet, you can get your entire … [Read more...] about Weekly Cleaning Schedule for Busy People
Follow these steps to get bad smells out of your shoes and keep them from stinking again. Have you ever slipped off your shoes and noticed an embarrassing, bad smell? Or maybe you've been about to put on a pair of your favorite shoes, but were almost bowled over by the stink? Why Do My Shoes Smell Bad? The reason your shoes stink is that your feet contain 250,000 … [Read more...] about How To Get Rid of Shoe Odors for Good