Articles Tagged In Cleaning

30 Minutes to a Clean Fridge

There are plenty of reasons to clean a fridge and one big excuse not to — namely, lack of time. But you don’t need to set aside several hours to complete a basic cleanout. Get it done in 30 minutes with this guide.

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5 Steps to a Manageable Thanksgiving Dinner

Opening your home to friends and family for Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful for even the most seasoned host or hostess. Have no fear, a few simple steps can help break down this daunting dinner and ensure that your meal goes off without a hitch.

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6 Steps for Fixing a Squeaky Door

Don’t let a squeaky door drive you to distraction. To eliminate those annoying sounds, use these tips to fix the problem quickly and inexpensively.

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9 Ways to Declutter Your Home

When your entire house needs decluttering, where do you begin? Before you panic...

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Clever Uses for Common Household Items

Save money and reduce waste with these handy ideas for using (and re-using) everyday items around your home.

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Five Hidden Spots to Clean This Spring

The condenser coils on many refrigerators are located behind a vent at the bottom-front of the unit. Because they’re so close to the ground, they can be a magnet for dust and hair.

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Go It Alone or Hire a Pro? Cleaning Gutters

Let’s face it: Cleaning gutters isn’t glamorous, but it’s a project you…

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Home Matters: Oven and Cooktop Cleaning Tips

To help avoid the costly and disruptive malfunction of kitchen appliances, follow these simple tips to keep your refrigerator and garbage disposal running smoothly.

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How to Remove Candle Wax From Upholstery, Wood or Carpet

To remove the wax from carpet or upholstery, you will need a plain brownpaper bag and a steam iron. Paper grocery bags work well.

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Is Your Home Pet Proof?

Even the most well-behaved pets get into things they shouldn’t: many of us have a pair of shredded shoes to prove it. To make sure your home is as pet-proof as possible, ask yourself these questions:

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