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Featured Cleaning Articles

Bathroom Cleaning

How to Clean a Bathtub & Shower Like A Pro!

Something that a lot of people struggle with when it comes to cleaning is how to properly clean...

How Do You Disinfect Your Home – A Cleaning Expert Explains!

As a cleaning expert, I am pleased to be able to share crucial information about cleaning and disinfecting...

Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

Full disclosure, I'm not a fan of hand sanitizer because I much prefer good old fashioned handwashing with...

Bedroom Cleaning

How To Clean, Deodorize, and Care For A Mattress

This comprehensive step-by-step cleaning, deodorizing and care guide covers everything under the covers.

The Secret to a Streak-Free Mirror

A streaky mirror is not a clean mirror, despite the number of times you've tried cleaning it. Streaks are frustrating, unsightly and off-putting.  We all...

How to Clean Your Pillows!

Pillow talk. It's usually sexy and almost never about how clean or dirty your pillows actually are. We get asked all the time here...


How to Clean Your Washing Machine & Dryer: Spring Cleaning!

Our beloved washing machine has officially thrown in the towel (sorry, I had to). This machine has appeared in countless Clean My...

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...

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...

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