Posts Tagged ‘Cleaning’

How to Clean the Living Room in 15 Short Minutes

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You don’t have to take a huge chunk of time out of your day when you want a clean living room. While thoroughly cleaning the living room will give you better, lasting results, a quick sweep through the room will suffice when you’re pressed for time-or lack the energy it takes to deep clean. You […] read more

How to Clean Cast Iron Cookware

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Are you curious about how you should clean cast iron cookware? Cast iron is a great material for cooking, as it retains heat well and cooks evenly. Cast iron has been used for centuries, originally being used to cook over open fires. This kind of cookware gets better with age, as it forms that shiny […] read more

How to Remove Candle Wax from Carpet and Upholstery

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It’s important to remove candle wax stains in carpet or upholstery as soon as possible as the longer you allow such stains to remain in fibers or fabric the more difficult it becomes to eliminate them. Freeze the Area If the candle wax stain is new, remove the candle wax by hardening it with an ice cube. Follow up by scraping the carpet […] read more

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Spring Cleaning: Organizing the Junk Drawer

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Every year, spring cleaning should consist of perusing the junk drawer, reorganizing it and throwing away what is unneeded and unnecessary. Most people have a junk drawer in their apartment that inevitably fills up with everything from pens and pencils to coupons and ticket stubs. The junk drawer is one of the greatest places in […] read more

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Using a Dishwasher

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Using a dishwasher can make the chore of dishwashing a lot quicker and less tedious. However, using it incorrectly will only add to your list of chores by having to repeat the process over again. In order to get the most out of your dishwasher, check out these three quick tips for avoiding mistakes when […] read more

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Housekeeper

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If you are a busy person who works a lot, or just one that hates to clean, then you have probably consider hiring a housekeeper. Housekeepers can be highly beneficial in those types of situations; however it is important to thoroughly weigh out the pros and cons of hiring a housekeeper before you decide to […] read more

Apartment Cleanliness: Making Guests Remove their Shoes

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Because apartment living can be cramped and small, apartment cleanliness is extremely important to keeping your small space looking like a presentable space. Additionally, because you do not own the apartment, your landlord will expect to have the apartment returned to him in the condition for which you received it. Because the carpet is the most […] read more

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Getting Rid of Junk Not Good Enough to Give Away

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Sometimes you find yourself with junk you just can’t get rid of. You are stuck with some items that you can’t sell on Craigslist, can’t donate to Goodwill, and can’t even give away on Freecycle. But that junk doesn’t have to sit around your apartment forever. Here are some ideas on ways to dispose of […] read more

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How to Clean the Bedroom in 15 Short Minutes

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Keeping a clean bedroom is not difficult, but it does consist of some dedicated time each day. The bedroom is the place that you go to relax at night and get a good nights rest. When the bedroom is clean, it can actually help you to feel more comfortable and sleep more soundly. If you […] read more

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