Ask Melissa

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

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 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...

How to Clean Costume Jewelry

Costume jewelry, so pretty and usually cheaper than the real thing. I love it! What I don’t love is when it turns funky colors...

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...

Clean Your Glass Stovetop

Letting your glass stovetop stay dirty can lead to scratching, pitting—tiny chips, craters, or dents in the glass—and cracking, which means you will need to replace the stovetop...

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 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,...

Dealing With Moldy Bath Mats | Q&A

Mold in the bathroom is a common problem—it's a high humidity area that is constantly facing a barrage of water, bacteria and other fun stuff....

How to Clean Down Filled Winter Jackets | Q&A

Living in an area with harsh winters means that having a proper cold weather jacket is an absolute must. I finally invested in a...

How to Get Coffee Stains Out of Clothing | Q&A

While I'm no longer a caffeine drinker, early morning coffee is a staple for many people. As such, it's pretty much a guarantee that we've had...

How to Clean Clear Plastic Storage Boxes

Clear plastic storage boxes are a popular item when it comes to organizing items around the home. Whether they're used for off-season clothing storage,...

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...

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...

Everything You Need to Know About Lunch Containers!

If packing lunch means assembling various foods in a million containers (after you've spent 10 minutes trying to find the matching set) I've got...

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...

The Ultimate Schticky Review

We've all seen the commercial - our favourite fast-talking felon is back with a new cleaning tool that will solve all of life's problems...