With Christmas just a few weeks away, it’s time to start getting your home ready for the holidays. Hosting the festivities in your personal space is often a stressful task, but it can be made so much worse if you fail to prepare properly. Whether you have one guest, two, or a whole horde of family and friends invading your house, you should make sure that your home is clean, … [Read more...] about How To Prepare Your Home For The Holidays
Home Cleaning and Organization
What is the one thing that you are going to need if you want to spy on your neighbors? Give up? Clean Windows! You can't very well spy on your neighbors without clean windows now can you? It isn't uncommon to have stubborn streaks in your windows no matter how much “elbow grease” you put into cleaning them. Often windows can be an area of embarrassment for us in our … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Spying On Your Neighbors
Hoarding can be a problem for many people, whether they admit it or not. To keep you and your family from drowning in clutter, it is important to start reducing your rubbish one room at a time. After you finally gather them in one place, you can already call your trusted junk removal company to have them recycled or reused some other way. 5 Steps in Recycling Accumulated … [Read more...] about How to Recycle Your Accumulated Waste Periodically
Managing a home and family is hard work! Whether it’s just you and your spouse or a whole troop of kids, there are plenty of ways to keep your house and family organized. Read on for some awesome, easy organization tips. Make the Daily Chore List Fun There are some things that just have to get done, like dusting, cleaning up the kitchen, and vacuuming. But you don’t have to … [Read more...] about Household Hero: Tips to Keep Your House and Family Organized
Laundry detergents and softeners are intended to keep clothes clean, soft and smelling good. Most of us use these products regularly, as part of our normal laundry routine. However, many of these products can cause issues that you may not expect. Laundry detergents and softeners often contain chemicals which could be associated with skin and eye irritation, respiratory … [Read more...] about Natural Laundry Solutions You Can Try for Yourself
Even though we are long past the days where women stayed at home doing all the housework while men went out to work, in most households it’s still the ladies doing most of the cooking and cleaning. Attitudes might have changed but they haven’t really caught up with the times just yet. Coined ‘the second shift’ by Arlie Russell Hochschild and Anne Machung in 1989, things … [Read more...] about Housework is a Family Job – Not Just Yours!
It can be frustrating and disheartening to discover mold patches inside your home. A lot of homeowners are at a loss when dealing with mold growth. More often than not they can’t understand why the indoor environment has become ideal for mold spores. After all; last time you’ve checked, there wasn’t any damp stain on the wall or the ceiling. You’ve also changed all your windows … [Read more...] about Where Does Mold Come From?
Most people want a clean home. They want to get rid of germs and bacteria to avoid illnesses and because neat and clean houses look nice. But, is your home really as clean as you think it is? Vacuuming, dusting, picking up after yourself, putting everything back where it belongs, and general overall daily or weekly cleaning are commonplace activities for most. But there are … [Read more...] about Does Your Home Need a Deep Cleaning?
When it comes to home management, many of us have different ideas of perfection. The standards of tidiness and cleanliness that we set for ourselves vary and what one person might think of as clean and tidy may differ greatly from another's. However, regardless of your standards, have you ever considered how “clean” and “tidy” are different words often used in the same … [Read more...] about Understanding the Difference Between Clean and Tidy