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.

Sponges & Cloths: Watch What You Wipe With!

Sponges and cloths are playgrounds for nasty kitchen bacteria. Bacteria goes everywhere because we spread it about while cooking, cleaning, and preparing meals. Just think...

Clean Your Glass Stovetop

Letting your glass stovetop stay dirty can lead to scratching, pitting—tiny chips, craters, or dents in the glass—and cracking, which means you will need to replace the stovetop...

DIY Cleaning Products For Pennies

We know that cleaning isn’t always fun but making your own cleaners and saving money in the process definitely helps! I have put together...

How to Clean Your Blender

If you ever come by my house around 7 AM, you'll hear the whir of my beloved blender (well, I've got a noise dampening...

Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

Full disclosure, I'm not a fan of hand sanitizer because I much prefer good old fashioned handwashing with...

Cleaning Your Cutting Board!

It’s the one thing that you can find in almost every home. Wooden cutting boards have become a staple item in kitchens everywhere. They...

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...

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,...

How to Clean Your Cutting Board!

Cleaning your wood cutting board is super simple! Our very first Minute to Clean video focuses on a simple yet highly effective way to clean...

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...

How To Make Cleaning More Fun!

Let's face it, there's not too many people out there that love to clean. Sure there may be aspects that you enjoy - the...

Cleaning Kitchen Cupboards & Drawers: Spring Cleaning!

Kitchen cupboards and kitchen drawers, yes, they need to be cleaned this spring. Now, before you start kicking and screaming (because I know this is...

4 Simple & Safe Ways to Care for Your Kitchen Finishes!

I've been going through one heck of a kitchen renovation, and it's pretty much done (yay!).  I am so pleased with the results, and...

Secrets to Maintaining 10 High-End Finishes In Your Home!

We spend good money upgrading our homes. Gorgeously designed homes; sigh.  We dream about them, pin ideas about them to our most treasured Pinterest boards,...

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...

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...