It's spring, and that means it's time for spring cleaning! Air out your home with a round of spring cleaning that makes the space feel clean, lets in the light and refreshes your space. Once you've tidied, use extra funds to do some of that redecorating around the home that you've been putting off. Spring Cleaning Basics While you can always do more spring cleaning, add … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning? Try Spring Redecorating!
Do you have a child who's prone to allergies? While we can't put him in a bubble, concerned parents can help prevent allergy episodes by cleaning out any triggers that lurk inside the home—especially his bedroom. A few simple steps can dramatically reduce his risk for allergy attacks. … [Read more...] about Allergy-proof your child’s bedroom
The kitchen is a hotbed for bacteria and germs that multiply in the damp and microscopic particles of raw meat and blood. While most professional kitchens follow strict safety standards, only we can supervise the hygiene levels in our own homes—where we prepare food for our own children. Here are some tips on making sure that your kitchen will pass even the strict inspection. … [Read more...] about How hygienic is your kitchen?
It's not enough to scrub the bathroom floors. Dirt (and a whole lot of other disgusting things) can cling to bathroom curtains and cracks. Fixtures can get old and dull-looking, because of the exposure to damp. Soap scum can accumulate on the shower doors.Here are some simple ways to clean your bathroom and make it look its sparkly, shiny best. … [Read more...] about 5 steps to a spotless, shiny bathroom
There are hundreds of pests living in your home and garden. Some of them are pretty harmless—like the common spider that weaves its web in the attic, or the butterflies flitting to and fro your rosebushes. Other bugs, on the other hand, can bring disease. Here are some of the most common household pests and what you can do to get rid of them. … [Read more...] about How to get rid of common household pests