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If we taught a course on cleaning, these are the basics we would want you to know.

10 Car Cleaning Myths Debunked!

Myth 1 Dishwashing detergent is safe to use on your car. Remember all those commercials about how dishwashing detergent ‘fights grease’ and ‘eliminates streaks’? As appealing...

Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

Full disclosure:  I'm not a fan of hand sanitizers because I much prefer old fashioned hand washing with soap and water.  I feel it...

Removing Mystery Stains from a Microfibre Sofa

Happy Friday - may I just say, YAHOO!  What a week it's been here at CMS.  Busy to say the least.   I get a...

Sponges & Cloths: Watch What You Wipe With!

Sponges and cloths are playgrounds for nasty kitchen bacteria. Bacteria goes everywhere because we spread it about while cooking, cleaning, and preparing meals. Just think...

The Benefits of Vinegar

Vinegar works very well for removing odors. When cleaning something out (for example, a garbage pail—see the baking soda trick from a few weeks back),...

Oxygen Bleach: The Effective & Safe Alternative

We know that chlorine bleach is a huge no-no.  Not only is it bad for the environment, but it can burn your skin, it...

Rubber Rain Boots: The Cleaning & Maintenance Guide.

I recently got a pair of Hunter Wellies (matte black). They are thick, comfortable, stylish and liberating.  Think about it, when you wear shoes...