August 2015 Tips, Tricks & Techniques

  In case you missed any of the daily tips or oldies posted on Facebook and Twitter, here they are on one page and grouped by category.  Enjoy. Don’t avoid mopping because you don’t have time to do it right. If an area needs help, just do that area. OLDIE:  Are your candles dirty? Here’s how to clean them. http://homemakersdaily.com/how-to-clean-candles/ OLDIE:  Company’s Coming:  … [Read more...]

July 2015 Tips, Tricks & Techniques

  In case you missed any of the daily tips or oldies posted on Facebook and Twitter, here they are on one page and grouped by category.  Enjoy. If you use a sponge in your kitchen, squeeze it out after each use and it will stay fresh longer. If you have multiple floors in your house and no central vac, have a vacuum on each floor. Don’t do your cleaning chores all by yourself. … [Read more...]

June 2015 Tips, Tricks & Techniques

 In case you missed any of the daily tips or oldies posted on Facebook and Twitter, here they are on one page and grouped by category.  Enjoy. Don’t set it down, PUT IT AWAY! And it’s easier to put it away if it has a home. Don’t forget to occasionally dust up high – ceiling fan blades, tops of door frames, etc. Unfortunately, cleaning isn’t something you do once and are done. Pick … [Read more...]

May 2015 Tips, Tricks & Techniques

In case you missed any of the daily tips or oldies posted on Facebook and Twitter, here they are on one page and grouped by category.  Enjoy. Be careful when buying trash bags. I accidentally got odor control bags and they smell like perfume. In my opinion, perfume makes trash smell worse! OLDIE:  Hate dusting? Here are some tips for how to do it faster. … [Read more...]

April 2015 Tips, Tricks & Techniques

In case you missed any of the daily tips or oldies posted on Facebook and Twitter, here they are on one page and grouped by category.  Enjoy. A cordless hand held vacuum is a great tool for quick clean-ups when you don’t want to get out your big vacuum. We love ours. When cleaning the kitchen, don't pour leftover water (from drinking glasses) down the drain. Put the water in the pet … [Read more...]

March 2015 Tips, Tricks & Techniques

In case you missed any of the daily tips posted on Facebook and Twitter, here they are on one page and grouped by category.  Enjoy. You can vacuum many fabric lampshades if you use the brush/dusting attachment and are very careful. I’ve done it for years. Daily (or weekly) cleaning can be done by room, by task or by amount of time. Pick the method that appeals to you & use … [Read more...]

February 2015 Tips, Tricks & Techniques

In case you missed any of the daily tips posted on Facebook and Twitter, here they are on one page and grouped by category.  Enjoy. Don’t wash throw rugs with clothes. Sometimes it works but often it doesn’t. The rugs get lint all over your clothes. No time to clean? Just do a little here and there.  It all adds up and it keeps things from getting out of control. Serrated knives … [Read more...]