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How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

Cleaning expert Melissa Maker shows us how to easily clean stainless steel appliances! What you'll need: Stainless steel 2 microfibre cloths (1 wet and 1 dry) Dish soap Olive...

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...

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...

How to Clean a Beautyblender!

If you've seen these little pink egg-like sponges everywhere, it's for good reason. Beautyblender sponges are amazing for foundation application. People (including me!) love them...

Cleaning Greasy Stovetop Grates

Here's a recent exchange we had on our Facebook page: Maura: I was wondering if you can tell me how to clean grease build up on...

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...

Manicure & Pedicure Safety: How Safe is Your Nail Salon?

The summer brings about hot weather, and hot weather brings about all kinds of adorable open toe shoes, which brings about a need to keep...

How to Clean Your Room! (Easy Cleaning Routine)

"Clean your rooooooom!" Man, if I had a dollar for every time my parents yelled this very phrase at me when I was growing up,...

3 Garage Cleaning Quick-Fixes!

My garage had yet to see a car in it, until now. Yes I know, embarrassing, but true. Since we moved into this house over...

How To Clean a Bathroom

Bathrooms are such a hot topic with our community. I don't know many people that love cleaning bathrooms, and I'd have to say I don't...

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...

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,...

Clean a Keurig Coffee Maker!

Coffee is the liquid antidote to an early morning. My morning cup of Cinnamon Pastry coffee (I know, you want one) would not be...

Clean Your iPhone (Or Any Touchscreen Phone)

In this video, we show you how to PROPERLY clean an iPhone, Galaxy, BlackBerry or any touchscreen phone! I've researched by going right to the...

How to Clean a Microwave

A microwave is pretty necessary in a kitchen. We use ours at least twice a day, and there's only two of us here.  That's 14...

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...

5 Great Reasons to Make Your Bed!

What’s the last thing you want to do first thing in the morning? There’s a good change you answered ‘make the bed’. You’re not...