Articles Tagged In Cleaning

10 Easy Dishwasher Tips That Will Help You Save Money

Dishwasher maintenance is essential. Cleaning your dishwasher and looking out for early signs of trouble saves you from spending hundreds of dollars on repairs - or even more on a premature replacement.

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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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30 Minutes To a More Organized Garage

Organizing the garage can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a way to make it fun (yes, fun) and less daunting.

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5 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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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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7 Of The Best And Easiest Homemade Carpet Stain Removers

Looking for a way to get rid of that nasty stain? These 7 homemade carpet stain removers are easy to make and very effective.

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7 Of The Best And Easiest Homemade Wood Floor Cleaners

Cleaning hardwood floors can be tricky. These 7 solutions make it easy to clean any kind of wood floors without harming them.

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7 Ways To Keep Your Oven Clean And Green

Commercial oven cleaners may be hazardous to people and the environment. These 7 ways to clean your oven will keep your oven clean while staying green.

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8 Laundry Hacks to Make Life Easier

If there’s one task in this world that everyone loves to hate, it’s laundry. There’s simply no escaping it. Or is there? Check out these 8 easy ways to put an end to the never-ending cycle of, well, never-ending cycles.

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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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Are You Using Your Laundry Detergent Correctly?

Most people use far more detergent than they actually need to. Learn how much you should use to extend the life of your clothes and washing machine.

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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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DIY Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

You might not pay much attention to it, but the commercial dishwasher detergent you use may be costing you more than you think. But don’t stress just yet, there are plenty of DIY recipes that can save you a sparkling clean penny. Below are just a few.

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DIY Recipes To Help You Save Money While Being Eco-Conscious

Maintain a good, clean home without breaking the bank. Save money and the environment all at once with these DIY home cleaning solution recipes.

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Do-It-Yourself Isn't Always Best

Do-it-yourself projects are popular right now with everything from headboards to laundry detergent. But deep cleaning is one project that you might want to leave to the professionals.

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Easy Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes

It’s incredibly simple to make your own laundry soap. And it’s more affordable than store bought detergents. Plus, DIY laundry detergent can work just as well as many brand name detergents.

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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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Good Spring-Clean Family Fun

It's that wonderful time of year again. The sun's back, life’s returning outdoors and we can finally do things other than huddle around the heater. Unfortunately, one of those things is cleaning. Here’s how to make it more fun and family friendly.

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Helpful Tips In the Event of Flooding

When flooding strikes your local area, lives may be disrupted and many homes may experience water damage. Help minimize additional water damage and costs by following these steps:

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High-Tech Innovations to Make Your Pool Safer

Modern technology doesn't stop at fancy new smart watches or thermostats. There are lots of really cool, innovative technologies available to help keep you and your family safe in your backyard pool.

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Homemade Carpet Deodorizers

Could your carpet be the source of that funky smell? These homemade carpet deodorizers can help lift the smell without using harsh chemicals.

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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 Clean Your Washer and Dryer

Taking the time to clean your washer and dryer can help make your machines more efficient and even prevent scary fires. See what you can do to keep your laundry room mildew and danger free.

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How to Maximize Your Garage Space

Your garage can do a lot more than store a car or odds-and-ends you aren’t sure where to put. Try these tips for reorganizing your space and increasing your garage storage.

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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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Late Summer Checklist for Homeowners

Now that summer is winding down, it’s time to take care of a few things around the house before the colder weather starts kicking in. Here are some suggestions to help prepare your home for the arrival of fall.

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Look Down to Step Up Sales

Don’t overlook a property’s floor during staging. Buyers certainly won’t. Here are three tips for more attractive floors.

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Looking For The Best Homemade Window Cleaner Recipe?

Homemade cleaning solutions are often less toxic than name brand cleaners. These homemade window cleaner recipes will help keep your home safer.

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