General Home Cleaning

General Home Cleaning

This is great general housekeeping advice that friends pass along to one another. Just general, good-to-know stuff about keeping house.

5 Unexpected Uses for Bananas

Took a trip to the grocery store and overindulged in produce? If you have over ripened bananas sitting around your house, here are 5 ways...
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How to Clean Your Room! (Easy Cleaning Routine)

<yelly voice> "Clean your rooooooom!" Man, if I had a dollar for every time my parents yelled this very phrase at me when I was growing...
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Kitchen Cupboard Organizing & Cleaning!

Rarely, I'll get inspired to clean out an area in my home that really, truly needs it. My kitchen cupboards were the most recent...
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Clean A Game Controller

Looking for the quickest, easiest way to clean your Xbox video game controller, Wii remove, or PlayStation controller? Well, we can help! In this episode...

Deodorizing Antique Furniture Pieces

History repeating I love antiquing. I've searched high and low and have taken home everything from gorgeous jewelry to old magazines, mirrors and frames and even...

How to Ace Your Kitchen Cleaning in 10 Minutes a Day!

Your kitchen is likely one of the most high traffic areas in your home. It goes without saying that by getting the most attention, it...

Cleaning Greasy Stovetop Grates

Hi everyone! Happy JULY! Here's a recent exchange we had on our Facebook page Maura I was wondering if you can tell me how to clean...
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Scuffed Up Plates? Cream of Tartar to the Rescue!

Cream of Tartar sounds way fancier than it really is. In fact, it's known in the scientific community as Potassium bitartrate, but sounds way classier...
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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...
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10 Handy Dish Washing Tips

There are only two things in this world more monotonous than hand washing your dishes: watching grass grow, and watching paint dry. However, for those...
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How To Make A Bed in Two Minutes!

In the military, a neatly-made bed is a reflection of a soldier's discipline and attention to even the smallest details - they have beds...
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How to Clean a Bathtub!

Cleaning your bathtub can seem like scary, overwhelming, even back-breaking chore - but it's not - and there's actually a very easy way to...
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How to Fold a Fitted Sheet the Easy Way!

Fitted sheets are what one calls, a pain in the behind. Let's face it, that 'elastic-y' part is the troublemaker - wreaking havoc on our...
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Three Simple Tricks to Doing Less Laundry!

If I can share a trade secret or two (or three) about doing less laundry, you know I'm gonna do it. These are little sneaky...
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12 Days of Clean: Eliminate Winter Boot Messes

Day 2 | Eliminate Winter Boot Messes I recall a brilliant family member who hosted our annual holiday party each year at her lovely home.  Because...
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4 Simple & Safe Ways to Care for Your Kitchen Finishes!

I've been going through one heck of a kitchen renovation, and it's pretty much done (yay!).  I am so pleased with the results, and...

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