Ask Melissa

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

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 Long do DIY Cleaning Products Last | Q&A

Anyone who follows Clean My Space knows that we love making our own cleaning products! These DIY solutions save time and money, are safer...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Best Litter Box Cleaning Routine

Well, I'll admit it, I love my cats. I never liked cats before I had my own; in fact I remember being horrified when I...

Clean Your Hardwood Floors

So, you want to clean your hardwood floors? No Problemo - with a little bit of elbow grease, it's actually pretty easy to maintain...

The Best-Kept Silver Cleaning Secret Ever!

Sad Lookin' Silver We all have that tangled lump of silver jewelry sitting in a drawer, basket or box somewhere.  I recently came across mine and...

Clean Your Make-up Brushes!

Cleaning expert Melissa Maker shows us how to clean makeup brushes using simple ingredients you may have around the house! Makeup brush cleansers are expensive...

Wash Windows Like A Pro!

I've been asked a lot lately about cleaning windows and in particular 'what's the best way to clean a window' - so today, I'm...

Clean Food Off A Burnt Pot Or Pan!

Melissa Maker shows us a quick way to clean off burnt food from pots and pans.. Tamara asked: What’s the quickest way to clean uber dirty...

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,...

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...