Kitchen Cleaning

It’s known as the heart of the home and we all love visiting it to see what’s cookin’ figuratively and literally. So, it should always look terrific, however it is a place where great messes can be made. Here are our secrets to tackling kitchen tasks and keeping it gorgeous.

How to Clean a Greasy Overhead Exhaust Filter

One thing that makes your kitchen look crusty, rusty and straight-up gross is that sneaky, hidden area just above your cooktop which...

Husband VS Wife: Epic Cleaning Challenge!

Welcome to the first installment of Husband VS Wife: Cleaning Challenge! World-renowned cleaning expert Melissa Maker takes on her husband, Chad Reynolds,...

Reduce Food Waste with These 10 Food Storage Tips!

Get 10 steps closer to zero food waste with these 10 storage tips.

7 Habits For a Cleaner Kitchen!

The kitchen is an MIA (or, a Most Important Area) for me. I know that I struggle with keeping the kitchen clean, although I...

15 Clever Uses For OxiClean Outside the Laundry Room!

Since I've been cleaning on a professional level, I have had a love affair with OxiClean. It just works! You put it in your...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Kitchen Cupboard Organizing & Cleaning!

Rarely, I'll get inspired to clean out an area in my home that really, truly needs it. My kitchen cupboards were the most recent...

How to Load a Dishwasher

Quit playing dishwasher Tetris and get that sparkling shine every time! Consider this your foolproof quick guide to loading your dishwasher. Before Getting Started Top Tip...

Clean With Me: The Fridge!

Oh goodness, my fridge looked stuffed, crusty and frankly, needed some love. So this week, I decided to film it, Clean With Me style,...

Do FEWER Dishes!

Doing dishes is one of those jobs that must get done, even when it's the last thing we want to do. I think it’s...

How To Keep the Kitchen Clean While Cooking!

Just imagine the possibility that after cooking up a feast, you could leave your kitchen cleaner than what you started with. No, I’m not talking about hiding...

10 Useful Food Storage Tips to Stop Wasting $$$

Did you know that the average American household throws out about 25% of all food and beverages that it purchases? While that may not...