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The Most Common Stains that Stick..and What to do About Them

There’s not a whole lot worse than discovering a fresh stain on your brand new couch, rug, or carpets, but it’s an unfortunate incident with which most of us are familiar.   So what foods or liquids do you need to particularly watch out for? And what do you do when you (gasp) have one … Continue reading

How to Clean The Bathroom Quickly

We’ve all been in this position: your husband tells you your in-laws are coming over this afternoon/ your daughter tells you the entire basketball team is coming over after school/ your friends decided that the wine tasting party is going to be at your house tonight. Although your first instinct might be to tell them … Continue reading

How to Clean the Basement

I’m really happy to publish our first guest blogger on Angela Says, Ben Sawyer. Today he has some great tips for us on how to clean the basement. Living in Texas has never really provided the opportunity to clean a basement, so Ben’s expertise is very much appreciated. Enjoy, and as always, leave some of your … Continue reading

Is There a Right Way to Mop?

Is there really a correct way to mop? As with most things, it turns out that there is in fact a correct way to mop. However, if you read my instructions below and find out that you’ve been mopping the “wrong” way for years, it doesn’t make your efforts less worthy. This blog post is … Continue reading

Carpet Cleaning Tips For Everyday Use

Don’t you wish you could keep your carpets factory-fresh? Although I wish I could prevent all the chocolate, mud, wine, and juice spills that happen on the carpet, that’s just never going to happen. If you have kids, pets, or are just as clumsy as I am, spills are inevitably going to happen. And while … Continue reading

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

I’ve realized something in the last couple of days. I’ve talked and talked (well, written really) about how to go green and some great alternatives to use in your home, but I don’t think I’ve ever written about how to make your own dishwasher detergent. When it comes to green cleaning, some of the worst … Continue reading

How to Clean with Club Soda

I’m sure that many of you are used to using club soda as a mixer or something to soothe an upset tummy. But did you know that club soda actually makes a fantastic green cleaning agent? The carbonation and sodium in this inexpensive cleaner work well to make the surfaces of your home sparkle and … Continue reading