Sunshine and chocolate make just about everyone happy. Together, they can also make everything a mess. Melted chocolate somehow manages to drip, smudge and stick onto every surface it nears. Yet chocolate is one of life’s pleasures, so better to […]Read More
Hosting a weekend brunch is a fun way to spend time with friends….until they leave and you’re faced with the clean-up. Dishes are predictable, but what do you do about those berries someone managed to smash into your upholstered chair? […]Read More
Flowers, trees and weeds produce early spring pollen in abundance this time of year. Pollen is sticky, which helps pollinating insects and birds carry it around from plant to plant, encouraging new plant growth in the future. Pollen is also […]Read More
Pets, sports socks, cooking smells, even traffic exhaust can penetrate your home and leave lingering unpleasant odors. Commercial air fresheners are full of chemicals that are dangerous to curios little fingers and paws. Many people also experience stinging eyes and […]Read More
Few people want to spend more time doing kitchen chores. Organizing your food cupboards minimizes the time you’ll spend searching for ingredients, making grocery lists, cleaning up spills and putting meals together. Tidy cabinets also save you money. Admit it: […]Read More
Garbage disposals can be tricky appliances to keep clean. The sharp blades inside them trap food scraps that can get smelly. Yet shoving a cleaning rag into the blades is a dangerous proposition.
We’ve put together this list of tricks we’ve […]
Keeping your house clean can help keep your family and friends healthy. Cold and flu germs are everywhere this time of year, including in your home. Germs don’t stay outside when people come in. Like dirt on the puppy’s paws, […]Read More
Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Just open the refrigerator and wipe down all the surfaces. But wait! Cleaning your refrigerator and freezer is a little more complicated than you might think. Consider the potential hazards that food, chemicals and ice can […]Read More
Keep plenty of disinfecting wipes handy to wipe down surfaces before and after use.
The holidays bring a festive atmosphere to your home. They also bring the risk of cold and flu.
Opening your home to guests is part of the joy […]