Posts in «Indoor Cleaning» category

5 Clever DIY Kitchen Organization Hacks

A neat, orderly kitchen is the key to making meal preparation an enjoyable experience for you and your family. Below are five motivating DIY kitchen organization ideas to help you achieve a clutter-free noshing spot. Easily Store Big Bulky Cutting Boards If you’re limited on kitchen cabinet space, this innovative cutting board storage idea will keep those unwieldy cutting boards in order. Cutting boards can take up a lot of valuable shelf space, so take advantage of […]

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Don’t Forget To Clean Your Home’s Top 6 Dirtiest Places and Spaces

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could wiggle your nose like Samantha in the 60s TV show, “Bewitched”, and the whole house would be spotless? Well, until a solution magically appears, there are chores to do. Some common items you may forget to clean include; couch throw pillows, your dishwasher, as well as cabinet knobs and door handles. But that’s not all of them, below are 6 “don’t forget to clean” places around your home. […]

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Clever Entryway and Mudroom Organizing Solutions

Is your home’s entryway or mudroom a jumbled mess of coats, hats, boots, and backpacks? Is the foyer table so crowded that you can’t find your keys? Put your passageway in order with these smart entryway organizing solutions below. Family members’ daily sojourns tend to cause extra clothing, books, sports equipment, and various papers to accumulate. Here’s how to corral and organize the clutter: Step 1 Gather all loose items in your entryway or mudroom […]

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Top 9 Common Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

A clean, fresh smelling home is at the top of everyone’s list, but what if you’ve missed a few spots? Do you wonder if you’re using the right cleaner on your granite kitchen countertop? See below for the top 9 cleaning mistakes to avoid and what to do instead. 1. Skipping the Directions Remember your grade school report card with the checkbox, “Follows Directions”? If you’ve used a household cleaner for years, it’s easy to […]

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Eliminating Winter Window Condensation: A Homeowners How to Guide

Annoying window condensation – it blocks the view, drips on the sill, and creates a wet mess. Eliminating winter window condensation is essential to keeping a healthy home. If left unchecked, condensation can build up, and eventually turn into mold and mildew. Wipeout winter window condensation with these informative how-tos and tips: What Causes Window Condensation? Air contains a small amount of moisture. In winter, the outside air is cold, while your home’s indoor air is […]

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Cleaning Baseboards: Tips to Keep a Tidy Home

When’s the last time you dusted your baseboards? It’s so easy to forget that small spot between the wall and the floor. Cleaning baseboards with those little curves and tiny edges doesn’t have to be hard work. Just follow these easy cleaning baseboards tips. Vacuum First Remove the collected dust and dirt from your baseboards (sometimes called skirting boards) with your vacuum’s long-handled brush attachment. Move the brush attachment across the baseboard, horizontally. Then move […]

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The Ultimate Thanksgiving Cleaning Checklist for Procrastinators

It’s almost time for turkey, food, and football! Is your home ready for visitors? Read on for the best Thanksgiving cleaning checklist for your home- even if you’re short on time. Rid Your Cupboard of Old Baking Ingredients Before you plan the big meal, check the expiration dates on your baking ingredients. If your baking powder is old, your fluffy biscuits will turn out to be flat bread. Check the expiration dates on your spices. […]

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How to Clean Glass Surfaces in Your Home

Do you find yourself constantly cleaning your windows and mirrors, but they still seem dirty? Even if you wash your windows and wipe down your mirrors often, they can appear unclean if you aren’t cleaning them the right way. You might think the standard paper towel and store bought glass cleaner is the best method. However, this can leave behind streaks and lint that causes surfaces to still look dirty. Make your glass surfaces sparkle with […]

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Clever Ideas for Organizing Your Linen Closet

When you open your linen closet is it tough to tell a fitted sheet from a pillow case? Are numerous bath towels, some faded and worn, taking over?  Baskets, fabric crates and other containers can assist you in keeping your linens neat and orderly. Straighten up an unruly linen closet with the below simple steps. Sort it Out Spending a little effort to organize your linens can save you frustration and time. First, remove all […]

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5 Types of Common House Mold

We all know mold is easy to spot in moisture induced areas in your home. Mold infestations look ugly, can lead to poor indoor air quality, and can even cause you to become ill. Have you ever wondered what types of mold live in your home and how to kill them? We’ve listed the top 5 types of common house mold and how to identify them. We’ve also included the best mold killer to eliminate […]

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