Ask Melissa

Here are some of the great questions Melissa gets asked and her answers to them. Ask, peruse, enjoy!

Desk Organization, Locker Deodorizer & Clean A Travel Mug!

As the first day back gets closer, we've decided to share a few more back to school cleaning tips with all of you. Desk Cleaning...

Move in Cleaning Routine (Moving Series Part 3)

Welcome to part three of this info-packed series all about how to get ready for a home sale and a move. In my 10+ years...

Get Rid of Fruit Flies!

Fruit Fly Problem? Here's a quick and easy way to get rid of fruit flies! What You Need Pesky fruit flies Container (like a glass) Balsamic vinegar 2 sheets of...

How to Clean Baby & Kids Toys

"How do I clean baby toys?" Great question, people!  And I wish I had lots of pictures and experiences to share with you on this...

How to Clean Your Garage

Garage cleaning. Just hearing those two words makes me shudder. I would rather clean anything – ANYTHING – before tackling my garage. But if we...

Clean Your Make-up Brushes!

Cleaning expert Melissa Maker shows us how to clean makeup brushes using simple ingredients you may have around the house! Makeup brush cleansers are expensive...

Clean Your Hardwood Floors

So, you want to clean your hardwood floors? No Problemo - with a little bit of elbow grease, it's actually pretty easy to maintain...

One Stain, Two Stains, Red Stains, Blue Stains: Your Ultimate Stain...

Stains happen to the best of us - and always in the most inconvenient locations, right? Common clothing stains fall under 3 main categories: oil-based,...

iPhone 5 Care & Cleaning Guide

I just got an iPhone 5 to replace my very old school iPhone 3Gs 8 gig (I know, how DID I survive)?   And...

Hate the Smell of Vinegar? Here’s How to Mask it!

I have been asked the following question a bazillion times: 'Melissa, you always talk about cleaning with vinegar and the problem is, I can't...

Say Goodbye to Greasy Fingerprints!

If you live in a house, you have greasy fingerprints on the wall. You can't avoid them.  And heck, you can't really figure out how...

Cleaning Silk Plants & Flowers

This is a great question that came off our Facebook page: Hello 'Clean My Space' Team, I was wondering if you have any tips or...

Cvlogs #5 – Laundry Drama – Have You Washed Whites With...

Check out our latest video, it's an answer to a distraught viewer who accidentally committed this very common laundry crime.  There's a quick fix...

Caring for your Microfiber Cloths

Maker's Microfiber Cloths: www.MakersClean.com If you watch any of our videos or read our blogs, you'll know that we have a scandalous love affair with...

10 Ways to Clean with Rubbing Alcohol!

In my opinion, rubbing alcohol is one of the most underrated cleaning products in the world. But don't look for it in the cleaning aisle—it's...

Clean Your Sperry Top-Siders!

Sperry Top-Siders Are Awesome. Don't get me wrong, I love high heels just as much as the next girl (or guy, or transgendered person, or...

Easy Daily Bathroom Cleaning Routine!

We get ready in the bathroom each morning, brush up and wash up, do our little routines and such and repeat that all over...