Ask Melissa

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

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....

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 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...

How to Clean Blinds! (Wood, Plastic & Aluminum Blinds)

'How do I clean my blinds?"  Oh man, if I had a nickel for every time I got asked that question... There seems to be...

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...

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...

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....

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...

How do you clean kitchen cabinets? | Q&A

Kitchen cabinets can get quite dirty over time from spills, splashes, and greasy or dirty fingers. The challenge becomes not only how to clean kitchen...

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...

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...

Cleaning Greasy Stovetop Grates

Here's a recent exchange we had on our Facebook page: Maura: I was wondering if you can tell me how to clean grease build up on...

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...

Hate the Smell of Vinegar? Here’s How to Mask it!

I have been asked the following question a bazillion times: 'Melissa, you always talk about cleaning with vinegar and the problem is, I can't...

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...

Getting Your Kids to Clean!

Cleaning doesn't really come naturally for kids, does it? It sure didn't for me.  So it's no surprise that we get asked about the best ways...