After the previous owners of your new home have moved out, it’s time to give the place a thorough cleaning. Taking the opportunity to clean the home before moving in will make the place feel even more inviting to you and your family. Discover a few tips to follow as you clean your home before moving in.
Have you ever gotten out of your favorite easy chair at home only to discover a thick layer of dog hair on your pants? Maybe your socks and slippers are turning the color of your dog or cat’s coat. Well, it’s a fact of life that both dogs and cats shed hair. Luckily, there are some simple tips that can help you clean up pet hair, so it doesn’t start to take over your home.
Are you looking for a way to get your children involved in the daily cleaning tasks in your home? An easy way to do this is to create a cleaning chore chart. This lets your kids know what they’re responsible for cleaning. More importantly, it lets you know if your kids have done what you’ve asked them to. Use our tips in this article to help you create an organized cleaning chore chart for your children then divide and conquer.
Anne Gibbons once said, “Nature abhors a vacuum — and so do I.” Many of us who don’t like cleaning rush through the job only to find that we have to do it again, and that’s no fun. To help you have more free time in your day, here’s how to avoid seven cleaning mistakes that will slow you down.
Do you find yourself cleaning the counters, floor and toilet in your home’s bathroom a couple times a week? Maybe you feel this is necessary just to keep the space presentable for family and visitors. Well, you’ll be glad to know there are some simple things you can do to keep your bathroom looking good for more than just a couple days.
Some items in your home attract more bacteria and germs than others. Think of the items you use every day. How about your refrigerator door? Chances are, everyone in the family touches the refrigerator door handle at least once per day. Luckily, there are easy ways to clean your refrigerator door handle as well as other popular items in your home.
Magic Erasers are the stuff of genius. You may know them as “the only thing capable of removing my son’s scuff marks from the wall besides actual fire,” but Magic Erasers have many uses you may not have heard of. Here’s our top 13 list.
On a hot summer day, nothing sounds better than a cool piece of fresh fruit. You reach for a banana only to discover the worst: it’s crawling with fruit flies. Those irritating insects seem like they’re everywhere, but there are a number of fantastic remedies to keep your fruit flyless and your house clean.
Ah, summertime. Now that the days are longer, the kids are out of school, and the weather is lovely (or at least not freezing), it’s time to have some old-fashioned fun. It might be tempting sometimes to sit around the house, but here are 25 ways to make the summer unforgettable.