Cleaning Tips & Tricks

7 Spring-Cleaning Tips

If spring is in the air, don't let a musty house spoil it. Here are seven tips for giving the season the welcome it deserves. The best refrigerator cleaner is a combination of salt and soda water. The bubbling action of the soda...

Keep It Clean: How To Keep Your Kitchen clean

Keep It Clean: How To Keep Your Kitchen Sparkling Until Your Next Visit from The Maids In honor of February being heart-health awareness month in both the United States and in Canada, we’d like to focus on the health and happiness of another well-loved heart: the...

Carpet Stain Solutions

Food and Drink Synthetic-Fiber Rugs Wine, ketchup, chocolate, coffee, tea, beer, milk, tomato sauce, berries, hard candy, juice, soda, Gatorade, Kool-Aid 1. Dip a white cloth (or a white paper towel with no printing) into the detergent solution and dab...

Homemade Cleaning Solution

I have started making my own household cleaning products.  I have been using this all purpose cleaner recipe, using vinegar and a few other items for awhile now.  I must say it works really well, I wish I tried this long ago and it’s kind to our budget, saving us...

14 Green Kitchen Cleaning Tips

According to the sensationalist media, our kitchens are about to kill us. Salmonella, E. coli, garden-variety germs -- there's all sorts of nastiness lurking everywhere, just waiting to pounce, right? Wrong. You do not need to cave in to thi­s kind of fear by adopting...

Kitchen Cleaning Tips 101

The kitchen seems to be the most difficult place to clean from the entire house. Women would rather dust the furniture for hours than clean the appliances in the kitchen. However, by taking into consideration the following tips for kitchen cleaning, you will be able...

Natural ways to tame bad smells

Part 1: neutralizing odors around the house, in the car Neuroscientists say humans can distinguish 10,000 scents, though we don’t have names for a lot of them. Our sense of smell—the olfactory sense—brings depth and emotional richness to daily life. Think about the...