Ask Melissa

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

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...

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...

The Sticker Removal Challenge!

So, according to the internet, there are like a million different home remedies to remove price stickers (price tags) from glassware.  So, I investigated...

How to Clean Baby & Kids Toys

"How do I clean baby toys?" Great question, people!  And I wish I had lots of pictures and experiences to share with you on this...

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...

How to Clean a Shower

One of the most common questions I get asked is how to clean a shower properly. This is definitely one of the jobs that seems harder...

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...

The Cyber Clean Review

Does Cyber Clean really work? We get asked about Cyber Clean all the time.  Does it work?  Is it good?  I’ve always had my doubts....

Keeping Things Clean While Travelling

When you really start to think about it, traveling is crusty. I always feel I need to say this so that you understand: I...

iPhone 5 Care & Cleaning Guide

I just got an iPhone 5 to replace my very old school iPhone 3Gs 8 gig (I know, how DID I survive)?   And...

Clean Your Baseball Cap!

Baseball Caps. Most guys wear them. Most guys sweat in them.  Most guys never clean them. Ok, girls wear them too and probably don't clean them...

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...

Clean Your Diamond Ring!

You finally got the diamond you've been waiting for, and now that you finger (neck, ears, wrist) is bling-tastic, keep it that way by...

Clean Your iPhone (Or Any Touchscreen Phone)

In this video, we show you how to PROPERLY clean an iPhone, Galaxy, BlackBerry or any touchscreen phone! I've researched by going right to the...

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...

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...