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Following a list makes everything in life easier and more efficient. Here are some spring cleaning tips and techniques for every room in your home. –Livingroom 1. Dust and vacuum corners and crevices from high points to low. Remember dust falls downward so you want to clean from the top to the bottom of any […]


When you’re finished cleaning, it’s time to put back those items you need and love. Here are a few things to keep in mind. –The only necessary appliances on kitchen counters are the ones that you use daily or weekly. Stash anything else in cabinets or cupboards. Also, if you have a counter full of […]


–Play some fun, lively music. Before you know it, your adrenaline will start pumping and you’ll be dancing your way through the house. –Toss away everything you don’t use. I mean everything! Be ruthless. Less clutter not only makes future dusting easier, it also has a tendency to give us a freer, more relaxed frame […]


Even before you clean, there are a few precautions you should take so that cleaning can be finished as painlessly as possible. – Wear comfortable, old clothes that you won’t mind staining or getting dirty. – Take stock of your cleaning needs and supplies. Don’t wait until you’re about to clean the oven to find […]

How can I manage my cleaning routine?

Call for deep cleaning, of course. And, for those days in-between visits, you can keep your house tidy by spending just 5 mintues a day: Before you go to bed, take 5 minutes to walk around and pick up any trash, recycleables, dishes, toys and clothing. Toss in a load of laundry and turn […]

I have rust stains in my drain – how can I get them out?!

Make a paste of ordinary baking soda and scrub with an old toothbrush.

HELP! I cooked fish and now my house smells stinky!

To remove smelly cooking odors, boil a small amount of vinegar and water on the stovetop. It will freshen your house in just a few minutes!