Products & Tools

Here we discuss cleaning tools and products, including reviews, recommendations and homemade solutions

10 Ways to Clean with Rubbing Alcohol!

In my opinion, rubbing alcohol is one of the most underrated cleaning products in the world. But don't look for it in the cleaning aisle—it's...

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...

Review: Ladybug Steam Cleaners!

Some of you may know just how deeply I love steam cleaners, and being a ‘cleaning expert’ certainly has its privileges, because over the...

Melissa’s Secret DIY Room Deodorizer!

The simplest things are often the most impactful.  I love when things are easy! If you notice a smell coming from a room, area or...

Full-Strength Vinegar, Double Strength Vinegar and White Vinegar…What’s the Diff?

You all know I love vinegar, right? I actually made a whole video on it's awesomeness not too long ago - and a wicked post...

5 Awesome DIY Homemade Cleaners!

You likely have all these items in your house as it stands; so this should be relatively simple to put together. Remember, it is wise...

Cleaning Kit Essentials

So often, we hear from new grads, newlyweds or people who are moving out of their parents' house and into their own place.  Their...

The Sticker Removal Challenge!

So, according to the internet, there are like a million different home remedies to remove price stickers (price tags) from glassware.  So, I investigated...

Dyson DC44 Review: Dyson Digital Slim Animal

You folks ask for Dyson reviews. Keep in mind, Dyson vacuums are expensive and I don't have access to the full line up.  So, when...

How to Clean Your Cleaning Tools

We never clean our cleaning tools, right? Come on, admit it.  You're alone, we can't see you, raise that hand! We know the importance...

Remove Marks & Stains from your White Board!

I have this white board in my office, and it has all of my strategies, ideas and sayings about work, along with a few...

10 Cool Cleaning Uses for Vinegar!

Vinegar. It's pungent, acidic, tangy, makes you crumple up your nose and tear up, or brings up memories of eating fish and chips out of...

Top 10 Cleaning Uses for Baking Soda!

It would blow your mind just how many things you can clean using simple baking soda.Yup, that little box of white powder that sits...

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....

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...

Product Review: Shark Portable Steam Pocket Cleaner

Do Steam Cleaners actually work?  We investigate.. Infomercial-mania I adore the art (and science) of infomercials.  I remember sitting up late at night when I was...