The easiest way to get kids to help cleaning is by making it fun. Sure, it would be nice if they pitched in around the house for the sake of being helpful, but children aren't old enough to have developed that kind of internal motivation. Turn cleaning into a game for them, and your kids will be glad to help around the house. They'll learn the how-tos of cleaning in the … [Read more...] about Get Kids to Help Clean with These Games
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.
Those fortunate enough to have a dishwasher are in for good news: you can use your dishwasher to clean many household items, too! Check out the list below for things you can stop washing by hand in the sink, and put that helpful kitchen appliance to work for you instead. Tips on Using Your Dishwasher to Clean Stuff Don't just start throwing things in your … [Read more...] about 54 Things You Can Clean in the Dishwasher
Knowing how to clean your car's interior like a pro makes the daily commute so much nicer! It just takes a few hours on one sunny afternoon. When you're done, it'll feel like you've got a brand new ride. It's essential to follow these instructions on cleaning your car's interior in order. Doing so keeps areas you've already cleaned from getting dirty as you work, and also … [Read more...] about How To Clean Your Car’s Interior Like A Pro
These easy steps get burnt food off pots and pans without soaking or using a dryer sheet. They're safe for all types of cookware, too. The method below assumes that you don't like the "let it soak until someone else deals with it" approach. That was the default solution in our house when my husband or kids did the dinner dishes. Our rule is that the cook doesn't have to … [Read more...] about How to Get Burnt Food off Pots and Pans
Wondering how to create a cleaning schedule for your house that doesn't set you up for failure? It's a goal that many of us have, and a common New Year's Resolution. Around this time of year, we're all looking for a fresh start. For some of us, that involves committing to a diet and exercise plan. Others decide to take up new hobbies or break old negative habits. If … [Read more...] about How to Create a House Cleaning Schedule