Tagged with cleaning tips

Vacuuming Tips for Oriental Rugs

Vacuuming Tips for Oriental Rugs

I have this fabulous Oriental rug and it’s so soft and pretty. And to tell you the truth, there are no stories that go with this rug because we’ve only had it for 8 months. Except the one time when Husband accidentally flung gravy onto it. :) I think we have a eating-food-in-the-wrong-room problem. Does … Continue reading

How Cleaning (Smart) Saves You Money

  Although cleaning your home may feel like a small expense (with the constant buying of cleaning supplies, cleaning services, and not to mention the invaluable use of time) but it can actually save you money. The old adage that “it takes money to make money” does apply here, but luckily, I know some tricks … Continue reading

How to Clean in College

Ah, college: the best time of your life, the mark of youth, your intellectual growth spurt, and the time of uncleanliness and horrible roommates. Whether you’re a parent of an incoming freshman, or you’re in college yourself, the lesson of cleaning up after yourself in college is always a lesson that is always needed. You … 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

How to Clean House After the Baby Arrives

  Most mothers know how to clean up before the baby arrives, but once your new little bundle gets to your home, cleaning can often take a backseat. Babies, especially newborns, are an adjustment for everyone in the family and they can affect simple, everyday tasks, such as cleaning the bathroom or taking out the … Continue reading

How to Clean a Small Living Space

Whether you live in a classic loft apartment like this one in New York City, or live in a duplex in Dallas, many of us live in (and some even prefer) small spaces. Although there are several advantages of living in a small space, one of the major disadvantages is the tendency to look cluttered … Continue reading

The Psychology of Cleaning

Do you ever wonder why we feel so much better when the house is clean? And do you ever wonder why can’t we relax until all of the clutter is cleared? Recently I read that the reason we feel stressed about clutter and uncleanliness is because back in the days of our ancestors, physical objects … Continue reading

How to Clean When you Move In

Moving is probably one of the most stressful things to endure. From making sure you have everything packed to trying to find the right moving service, you have about a million things on your plate. And although you may just want to rush all your belongings inside and start putting them into place, you absolutely … Continue reading

Seven Cleaning Myths: What’s T & F

  Sometimes making your own cleaning concoctions can make you feel a bit like a chemist. You want to find that right balance and that right method of making your house look and feel fabulous. However, I should warn you that when you start to research different cleaning methods and DIY cleaning products that there … Continue reading