White clothing can make us cringe when we buy it. We know that no matter how careful we are with our white clothes, stains will happen. So what's the best way to get stains out of our clothes...baking soda or bleach?
Several readers have written asking for help with their laminate flooring. They want to know how to sweep, vacuum, and mostly mop these floors in a way that makes them look great. Laminate floors have a reputation for being difficult to keep shiny and clean. What they really need is the right technique.
If you've ever mopped your hardwood floors, you probably know the disappointment you feel when the floors end up dull or streaky. What happened to those shiny wood floors you first fell in love with?
You've heard of them and for all you know you might even be a SHE. Who are these sidetracked people. Learn about SHEs
What cleaning chores need to be done on a daily basis? You might be surprised by how little is actually required and how little time it takes to keep your home clean.
Our mops receive a workout, cleaning the floors of our home. How can we make sure they are sanitary and ready to go when we need messes cleaned up. Find out how to keep your mop clean and ready for cleaning.
For those of us looking to conserve energy and money, washing and rinsing dishes with hot water may not seem like a great option. Can we save money by washing dishes in warm water, or do we have to use hot water?
A reader ask the question, "Do I really need to vacuum the refrigerator coils? How often should this be done?" Vacuuming the coils of the refrigerator actually extends the life of your refrigerator. It is a necessary chore, that is super easy to accomplish.
Is grilling season right around the corner? And has your grill seen better days?
These tips will help anyone keep their linen closet cleaned and organized. Find out the best tips to keep your linen closet cleaned and organized.
Some removable upholstered slipcovers, cushion covers, and window treatments can be machine washed, but how can you know? Find out how to tell which upholstered slipcovers can be washed.
Ant's rely on a scent trail left by the initial scouting ants to help find food sources. If a few stray scout ants have left a scent trail in your home, it won't be long before larger numbers of ants arrive to find the promised food. Find out how to find an ant scent trail.
Find out why glasses become cloudy. Is cloudy glassware caused by etching or hard water? How can you fix cloudy glassware?
Grease mixes with dirt and dust to create a thick layer of gunk on your kitchen cabinets. So how do you get the grease off of your kitchen cabinets?
Trying to figure out how often to clean your kitchen cabinets? A lot of it depends on how often you use your home for cooking. But on average there is a schedule to follow for cleaning the interior and exterior of your kitchen cabinets.
Trying to remove old shelf liner can be a gigantic pain. It never seemed so stuck until you wanted it gone. Here are some tricks to get old shelf-liner out of your cabinets.
Find out the best items and advice for sealing tile floors and countertops. Do you really need to seal them? What good does sealing do?
Why are chore charts beneficial? Don't they just make kids overwhelmed? Find out the real benefits of a chart.
A mom wants to know how to fix a broken chore chart system that functioned well during the summer, but isn't getting anything done with the crunch of back to school.
There is still some myth floating around there that having your carpets professionally cleaned will cause your carpet to shrink. Find out where this idea came from and how to make sure that your carpet is safe.
I love vinegar, but sometimes it gets a reputation that it can clean anything. Are there things vinegar shouldn't be used to clean?
If soap is good, isn't more soap better? We want things to be clean, so we add a lot of cleaner. Is it possible that this isn't the best idea?
Dye free sounds good. Preservative-free seems healthier. But are dye free and preservative free cleaners always the best choice?
For cleaning mirrors and glass, newspaper is often recommended as an easy alternative to paper towels or cleaning cloths. But does it work?
Furniture polish sounds like a great thing for furniture. But could there actually be harm in it? Should we be polishing every time we dust?