Grandma always kept her house clean and fresh, right? You can recreate that freshness with these 8 useful cleaning hacks (so easy!).
Cleaning and Organizing
Keeping the home clean, fresh and smelling nice is an ongoing process. Despite your best efforts, a bad smell or two will still crop up in the house from time to time. This can be a little stressful and embarrassing, and certainly isn’t what any of us want to be greeted with when we get […]
Most of us don’t really mind bugs so long as they’re not treading on our territory. And some of us categorically can’t stand pests and are actually quite scared of them. It’s natural as any homeowner to want to protect your home from bugs infesting your property. But how do you do it? As autumn […]
Is your home office your dream space or your worst nightmare? Those who work from home deserve the gift of organization. Learn 8 steps for a well-planned and organized home office.
Have you ever looked at a fabulous home and asked yourself, “Who lives in such a nice house?” Envy those lucky individuals no longer. Because with a little planning, the answer to that question could be, “You do!” It doesn’t matter if your house is rented or not, you should be doing your best to […]
We all love pets, but when it comes to trying to keep a clean house, they can cause havoc. If you’re trying to contend with muddy paws, or you’re on a mission to keep your home as hair-free as possible, this guide will come in handy. Tackling pet hair One of the most frustrating challenges […]
House cleaning can eat up an entire precious weekend day. But, by trying these simple tips, the process is faster and easier.
Carpet cleaning is an essential home maintenance routine. Today, we will share how often you should clean your carpets and explain why it’s a vital (albeit much-hated) chore.
I love a succulent container garden, especially when I can find unique pots for the plants. This recycled teapot serves as an ideal planter for a cute little echeveria that I picked up for just a couple of dollars at a Big Box store.
You know you must drink plenty of water, but do you know how to prep your home for the summer heat? We’re sharing some tips to help you keep your cool during these hottest months.
Want to have a crystal clean home before your next party? Consider hiring a professional cleaner so you can focus on the all-important details of your get together.
Do you ever wonder how much electronic waste (the fancy name is “e-waste”) your home is producing? If you’re into home and garden trends, you’re probably already recycling the typical household items (plastics, compostable material, etc.). But what about those electronics? Where do they go when you upgrade? While it can be hard to precisely […]
Overwhelmed by your home? Don’t let your home rule your life! Actionable tips to help you take charge.
Have you ever wondered the secret to keeping your home fresh? We have six useful tips to give you a clean, fresh-smelling house.
I’m always looking for ways to create an earth-friendly, green, and sustainable home. Here are 6 ideas to try to make your home kinder to the planet.
Need to learn how to make serious space in your very messy garage? We have some unique ideas.
I bet you’d never considered that your very own home was harming your health. Learn three hidden perils common in American households.
A clean crawl space equals a healthier home–read more to learn why crawl space cleaning is an essential step of home maintenance.
Think you can’t create a dream bathroom on your budget? Think again. While you might need to put off a full-scale renovation until your finances line up, here are some affordable ways to make leaps and bounds.
Eagerly anticipating the summer months? Get your home ready for summer with these easy tips.
If you’re a new pet owner, you will learn quickly that pets love to get your house dirty. When you first adopt a puppy or a kitten, there’s a short honeymoon period during which you can’t imagine anything going wrong. And within a few weeks, you get to realize that pets, however adorable they are, […]
Do you have a hobby which requires a workshop? Perhaps you like to tinker with cars or motorbikes, or maybe you like to turn wood on a lathe, brew your own beer or forge metal? If so, why not turn a garage, large shed or an outbuilding in your garden into the perfect man cave […]
Self-improvement is a big deal in modern society. In fact, it’s also a major industry, with thousands of books, movies, TV specials, seminars, courses, and assorted gurus arising on a virtually daily basis, with promises to turn you into a new, better, happier, stronger, healthier version of yourself. The reason why this industry has been […]
What’s a brackish fish tank? It’s an environment between freshwater and saltwater. This simulates the water conditions where the river meets the sea. Learn how.
Follow these easy cleaning tips, and you’ll make your new home move-in ready in no time flat.
Mold can sometimes be a good thing, particularly when it comes to making penicillin or blue cheese! However, when it starts growing in your house, that’s quite another matter. Mold spores are quickly spread and they’re very difficult to eradicate, so if you discover a mold problem in your home, you need to take action quickly.
What are the mystery ingredients in your cleaning product? Who knows? Read to learn 7 reasons you should skip commercial cleanser altogether.
If you are proud of the home you live in and would like to protect the value of your real estate, it is important that you look out for the dangers of your backyard. You might have already secured inside your home, but what about the hidden dangers coming from the outside?
I’ve been increasingly frustrated by the dirt and grass tracked into my house all day long. No sooner than I clean the kitchen floor, it’s messy again! I live in a fairly small home and there’s no foyer or mudroom. You enter directly into the living room or the kitchen. Period. I needed to create a mudroom without having room for one.
A clean kitchen is a hygienic kitchen. It won’t be full of germs or attract pests, so it should help you keep everyone living in your home healthy. You might not be able to get rid of all germs, but you can take care of the majority of them. A sparkling kitchen looks good, and you won’t be ashamed to show it to any visitors. Today, we are sharing some smart tips on how to keep your kitchen clean and pristine.
This summer gives you the perfect opportunity to open up the curtains, fold back the drapes, and enjoy the warm sunshine shining in from sparkling clean windows. Clean windows? Wait! This isn’t going to be about window washing, is it? I’m sorry, but yes, today, we’re considering the dreadfully tedious and boring task of window washing. […]
Get Your Garage Back! You might be one of the millions of people across the nation who has a two-car garage, but every vehicle is parked outside. Here are the steps to having an organized garage.
This DIY oatmeal shampoo for your dog or cat is a safe and effective way to alleviate your pet’s itchy skin while you bathe him.