All Posts in the ‘Cleaning’ Category

15 Creative Toilet Brush Holders

September 13th, 2016 | By in Cleaning, Gallery

A key part to creating a charming bathroom is hiding evidence that it is a bathroom. 


15 Ways to Clean Your Gutter

May 3rd, 2016 | By in Cleaning, Gallery, Home Repair

Paul Simon once wrote, “there must be 15 ways to clean your gutter.”

Homemade Air Freshener

April 22nd, 2015 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair
homemade air freshener

Did you know that you can make your own homemade air freshener with just three simple ingredients? Yep! No need to spend money on those fancy air fresheners at the store, because it is so very, very easy to make it yourself. You can use it to banish unpleasant odors in your bedroom, your kitchen, […]

Homemade Stain Remover

February 2nd, 2015 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair
stained shirt

You don’t need harsh chemicals to get those stubborn stains out  of your clothes–you can just make your own stain remover with some simple household materials! And it’s cheaper, too! Here’s what you’ll need: -1/2 cup Dawn dishwashing liquid soap -1 cup hydrogen peroxide -1-2 tablespoons baking soda -opaque, airtight container Mix all three ingredients […]

Homemade Tile Cleaner

January 28th, 2015 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair
tiled bathroom

Here’s another household cleaning product you can make by yourself using safe, natural ingredients that are already in your kitchen: tile cleaner! Here’s what you’ll need: -3/4 cup baking soda -1/4 cup lemon juice -3 tablespoons salt -3 tablespoons natural dishwashing liquid -1/2 cup vinegar -10 drops essential oil (optional) Pour all your ingredients in […]

Homemade Wood Polish

January 26th, 2015 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair
homemade wood polish

Most household cleaning products are full of chemicals (some of them quite harmful) nowadays. Of course there are safer varieties out there–the ones made out of organic, all-natural ingredients–but they can be pretty expensive. The next best thing, if you’re really serious about going green and reducing the chemicals in your home, is to make […]

Homemade Febreze

September 17th, 2014 | By in Cleaning, Crafts, Home Makeover, Home Office, Home Repair, Solutions

Get those stubborn, stinky smells out of your son’s sneakers or your husband’s gym bag with your very own homemade Febreze by using this incredibly easy “recipe.” Here’s what you’ll need: -2 tablespoon baking soda -1 tablespoon fabric softener -warm water -10 drops of essential oil -spray bottle   Pour the baking soda and fabric […]

5 Habits that Cause a Messy Home

November 1st, 2013 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair, How To Videos, Remodeling, Under $100, Videos

Kick those bad habits that prevent you from being organized at home. Why wait for Spring Cleaning? Get ready for the Holidays and get your house in order by avoiding these messy mistakes.

Learn How to Make Eco-Friendly Soap

October 24th, 2013 | By in Cleaning, Crafts, Home Repair, How To Videos, Videos

Soapmaker, Karen Danella demonstrates how to make cold-process soap at home using environmentally friendly ingredients.

Don’t Throw Those Used Paint Rollers Away!

October 15th, 2013 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair, Painting

Fine Homebuilding’s Chuck Miller shows us there’s actually a fun and easier way to clean messy paint soaked rollers. YES! We said “FUN”!