Floor Care & Cleaning

We literally walk all over this topic. Check out our tips and suggestions for keeping your floors in tip-top shape.

5 Vacuuming Tips That SUCK: In Other Words, Learn How to...

There are some things I'm going to keep to myself, but one thing I'm willing to go entirely public with is my pure disdain...

Castile Soap is Awesome for Cleaning!

Have you tried Castile soap (Dr. Bronner's or otherwise)? I've been using it for years in the shower and for cleaning tasks, but I...

How Do Professionals Clean Grout?: 3 Grout Cleaning Methods

Grout is something we don't think about in regular cleaning. But then suddenly, you'll notice your grout is looking dark, mildewy, or just generally...

DIY Floor Cleaners (Hardwood, Laminate, & Vinyl)

Can I tell you one of the hardest things to keep up with? One of the things Chad and I are constantly cleaning? The floors. They're...

5 Stubborn Carpet Stains & How To Remove Them!

Carpets might feel nice when you're walking around on them, but when it comes to stains... holy cannoli! They have a problem letting go of...

12 Days of Clean: Cleaning Holiday Decor Messes

Tis’ the season when glitter, tinsel, and holiday trees invade the homes of thousands. But what do you do when the glitter and glam...

Melissa’s Vacuum Tour!

Whenever we make videos which involve a vacuum, I get asked about the vacuums I have at home. Because of these requests, I decided...

Dyson DC30 Handheld Vacuum Review!

This is a standard (read: base model) handheld vacuum that is designed to compete with a base model handheld vacuum. The days of dust busting...

Biokleen: An Unbiased Review (Deep Clean)

We're going deep on the company behind one of my favorite enzyme cleaners: Biokleen. 

5 Of the Dirtiest Surfaces in Your Home! (And How to...

When deciding what to clean so much of that decision comes down to the dirt and stains that we can actually see—these tend to...

12 Days of Clean: Eliminate Winter Boot Messes

Day 2 | Eliminate Winter Boot Messes I recall a brilliant family member who hosted our annual holiday party each year at her lovely home.  Because...

How to Clean Hardwood Floors Without Streaks!

Floors, the bane of the diligent cleaner's existence. Floors are prone to mess, dirt, dust, grime, etc. And hardwood floors pose a particular challenge,...

How to Clean a Shag Rug

Way back in 2017, I wrote an article on vacuuming shag rugs and small rugs, but now it’s 2022, and time for an update. If...