Products & Tools

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

Produce Wash – Day 11 – 31 Days of DIY Cleaners

Produce wash can be expensive, but the concept of washing away most pesticides and bacteria is an attractive one.  What’s even cooler is that...

DIY Degreaser – Day 10 – 31 Days of DIY Cleaners

Castille soap is a great natural cleaner on its own, it is made from olive oil. Greasy messes occur in the kitchen mostly, and...

Laminate Floor Cleaner – Day 9 – 31 Days of DIY...

Laminate floors oftentimes look streaky and hazy after being cleaned…which shouldn’t be the case after all your effort! Whip up this miracle laminate floor...

Wood Furniture Polish – Day 8 – 31 Days of DIY...

Shining your varnished wood furniture is not something you need to do all the time, but it will help to bring out the sheen...

Everyday Countertop Cleaner – Day 7 – 31 Days of DIY...

Having a little bottle of something to clean up daily spills and crumbs on the kitchen and bathroom counter makes on-the-go cleaning a cinch....

Room Refresher Spray – Day 6 – 31 Days of DIY...

A nice smelling room - who doesn’t want that?  There’s an easy recipe which takes a bit of planning, but boy oh boy is it...

Hardwood Floor Cleaner – Day 5 – 31 Days of DIY...

This is a versatile solution which requires no rinsing and can be used either in a spray bottle and applied with a flat head mop, or...

DIY Fabric Softener – Day 4 – 31 Days of DIY...

Fabric softener helps to relax and soften fibres during the laundering process.  If you love the concept but don’t love the waxy coating and...

Pet Stain Carpet Cleaner – Day 3 – 31 Days...

Ack!  The household pet did it again.  Pet stains should be blotted up with paper towel and treated immediately, or else it’ll leave that odour behind.  This...

Makeup Brush Cleaner – Day 1 – 31 Days of DIY...

Cleaning your makeup brushes very regularly is a great way to keep your brushes lasting longer, your skin clear of breakouts and your makeup to be...

DIY Hand Soap – Day 2 – 31 Days of DIY...

If you like making your own cleaning products, why not try making your own hand soap?  This is a great way to personalize the...

Tuesday Ten: Items You Should Always Have in Stock

Each season I like to go through my essentials and see what needs to be restocked and reorganized. While wintertime usually calls for a...

10 Unexpected Uses for Corn Starch!

Corn starch is the forgotten ingredient so many of us have purchased for one recipe or another. Whether it was to thicken up a...

Cut Your Glass Cleaning Time with Enduroshield!

So many of you tell me how painful, time-consuming and futile cleaning your glass shower door has become. I’ve read so many of your...

5 DIY Homemade Cleaners!

We made a video a couple of years ago about 5 homemade cleaners, and, well, it alllllllmost broke the internet.  Almost. I know that DIY...

DIY Natural Home Deodorizers & Air Fresheners!

Whether you know it or not, your house has a unique smell. It can range from a light, fresh scent all the...