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 do everything on your … [Read more...] about Household Hero: Tips to Keep Your House and Family Organized
Home Cleaning and Organization
Keeping your home clean and organized, regardless of the size, can be a chore that nobody likes. We will share tips and tricks for you here to make cleaning easier and to give you some great ideas on how to get your home organized to make it function better and make your life easier.
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 irritation and liver … [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 haven’t really changed … [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 recently, so you … [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 hidden areas you … [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 sentence. This is because … [Read more...] about Understanding the Difference Between Clean and Tidy
Nowadays, people are so much more concerned about the environment than in days gone by. And while there are plenty of big projects that you can get involved in, the place to start is in your own home. So, if you are concerned about the number of common household chemicals involved in keeping your house spic and span, this is the article for you. Here, we will be talking about some of the ways … [Read more...] about Clean Green Home Advice
Your kitchen is the most important room in your family house. It’s where you cook, where you eat, and it’s culturally the room where people gather to talk about their days and their aspirations. Your kitchen sees a lot in a day and sometimes you can still guess what happened in there just by the clues that are left behind. Fingerprints and crumbs on the countertop surface tell the tale of a … [Read more...] about 8 Tips For a Spotless Kitchen
When it comes to your home, it’s safe to say that you’re always going to want to it be just right. No matter what the perfect home looks like to you, there are always going to be things that you want to do to make it feel cozy and homely. Alongside your decor, a huge part of this will involve cleaning. Because you could have the most stunning looking home in the world, but if it’s untidy or dirty, … [Read more...] about The 10 Key Chores Your Cleaning Schedule Can’t Be Without
Is it just me, or does January fill you with the motivation and inspiration to declutter and minimise your home and life in some way? This usually happens twice a year for me - in January and then again in September when the kids go back to school. It may not be going to extremes as a minimalist, but so many people like the idea of a good clear out this month that it seemed logical to share … [Read more...] about Decluttering Your Home: Making Your Home Functional And Minimal
There are many reasons our homes might not be as up-to-date with the cleaning as we’d like to be. Perhaps you work full time, and the thought of coming home to another mammoth task is just too much? You may even be sick of doing all the work yourself, only to watch the rest of the family leave their dirty pants and socks all over the place? Happily, whatever the reason there is a way forward with … [Read more...] about Your Home Isn’t As Clean As It Could Be (These Are The Reasons Why)
There are parts of your house that are much harder to clean than others. Despite your best efforts, there always feel like they could be cleaner or perhaps they are somewhere that you never even thought needed a clean. This list will go through the hardest places in your house to clean. Don't shoot the messenger - I hate doing this necessary chore too. It's either clean the house or end up on an … [Read more...] about The Hardest Places in Your House To Clean