If you have never taken the time to clean the tools you use to clean your house, then the answer to the above question is no. Most people don’t think about cleaning out the vacuum or washing the mop, but if the utensils you clean with are not clean themselves, using them can actually be more unhygienic than not cleaning at all. Keep reading for the best ways to ensure that your household tools are sanitary!Continue reading
Vinegar is a very handy household item, as it is natural and non-toxic, and nearly everyone has it on hand. It has an assortment of uses, including cooking, cleaning, and a variety of assorted household hacks. Although it can be used as an alternative to harsh chemicals to clean a lot of surfaces in your home, there are also a few things that vinegar should not be used for. Keep reading for some tips on what to do and what not to do (and why) with vinegar!Continue reading
Earth Day is this coming Monday, April 22nd. This is a day to promote environmental issues but also to celebrate this beautiful earth we all live on. Many people pick some service or improvement project on this day to make the area around them more eco-friendly. Why not pick your own home?? Here are some easy changes you can make to your home to help the environment (and save you money as a bonus).Continue reading
With the winter finally behind us, many people are making plans for the warmer months ahead. When nicer weather comes to mind, a lot of us start craving cookouts and the kind of food that you can only get just-right when made on a grill. That being said, it is never too early to prepare your grill for the season! Keep reading to see the proper steps clean and prep your grill.Continue reading
Happy spring! With winter officially behind us, many people have spring cleaning on their mind. But this can seem a bit daunting- who has time to clean their entire home in one day? Read this checklist to see the main things to get done to optimize your efforts and deep-clean your home in just a few hours of spring cleaning.Continue reading
When it comes to the dryer, there always seems to be some confusion when it comes to venting. Dryer venting is important and should be done the right way to keep the dryer from functioning properly and the people in the house safe. For dryer venting misconceptions or myths, read below.
Fires within the home are terrifying. They usually want to be avoided at all costs so why not take the steps to do so. A number of fires have been created by the dryer. Consumer reports states “‘Dryer fires are responsible for nine deaths, 420 civilian injuries, and $222 million in property damage annually,’ says Marty Ahrens, a spokesperson for the NFPA.” Read below on how to prevent dryer fires.
There are so many types of pots and pans available on the market, and all of them seem to have great traits. Whether you are a dinner-making pro or a cooking beginner, it can be overwhelming to decide what the best kind of cookware to use is. The truth is, it depends! Continue reading to see the pros and cons of several common cookware materials.Continue reading
Do you know what room in the house tends to be everyone’s least favorite to clean? The bathroom. But unfortunately, this is also the room that houses the most germs and is therefore the most important to clean. But don’t fret! Keep reading to see how to deep-clean your bathroom in an efficient manner.Continue reading
Garbage disposals are helpful but tricky appliances. They take care of the small particles of food; however, sometimes they can have their downfalls, such as if they get clogged. Clogs happen from time to time no matter how well you take care of your garbage disposal, but no worries. There is a safe way of unclogging the garbage disposal. Read below on how to safely unclog the appliance.