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This is great general housekeeping advice that friends pass along to one another. Just general, good-to-know stuff about keeping house.

5 Simple Ways to Cut Your Cleaning Time!

Never in my wildest dreams or nightmares did I ever think I would be considered a cleaning expert. But over the past 11 years,...

Declutter Your Bedroom: 10 Things To Toss Today (Part 7)

  Decluttering is a real buzzword these days—but it's not a fad, it's a trend. It's here to stay. Decluttering is so important because the...

The 7 Dirtiest Spots in Your Home!

Put down anything you might be eating or drinking to avoid serious gross-outs. Today we're talking about the dirtiest spots in your home; you...

How Often Should I Clean It? (Bedroom Edition!)

  For me, cleaning is all about finding balance. If I'm not cleaning something enough, it's dirty, which frustrates me. On the flip side, I...

5 Simple Tricks To Breathe New Life Into Your Home!

We've been taking a lot about DIY home decor projects here at the CMS HQ lately. One of the questions we get asked about...

5 Amazing DIY BORAX Cleaning Tips!

In your online travels, you may have come across articles about the wonders of borax. While it is a lesser-known cleaning product, it really...

10 Minute Kitchen Cleaning Routine!

If you guys are familiar with CMS lingo, you've probably heard me say the word MIA before which stands for "Most Important Areas". And...

How Often Should I Clean It? (Kitchen Edition)

Sometimes, it can be hard to know how often we're supposed to clean something. While we most often use our sense of smell and...

7 Cleaning Products & Tools I Can’t Live Without!

It would be an understatement to say that we've had our fair share of experiences with cleaning products and tools over the years here...

To Central Vacuum, or Not to Central Vacuum?

I am in the process of building a house, which means I can say with confidence that there are about a billion decisions to...

Houseplants! Don’t just treat them like wallpaper.

Houseplants can often provide that finishing touch in a room that really livens it up and ties all the décor together. Even better, they...

10 Secrets to Hire a House Cleaning Service!

I started a cleaning service company here in my home town of Toronto back in 2006, it’s called Clean My Space - who would...

Declutter Your Bathroom: 10 Things You Can Toss Today! (Part 6)

A few times a year, I'll walk into my bathroom and start to notice things that just don't belong anymore, which leads me to...

Who I am… plus the dilemma of open shelving.

It's my pleasure to introduce myself here at Clean My Space. I'm a writer and editor, and I met Melissa last year, when a...

7 Expert Cleaning Tips You Need To Be Using!

I take my job (well, jobs - plural) very seriously, one of which is teaching cleaning tips online, and another, that you may or...

7 Quick Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Dinner Party!

Whether you're having a dinner party, a backyard bbq or just having a few friends over for drinks, you want to make sure you...