The garbage disposal is an amazing kitchen tool. It takes care of tons of food items and keeps you from having to keep scraps in the garbage, where they could smell up the house. Although garbage disposals are mainly self-cleaning, they should be given a bit of extra care a few times a year. Keep reading for some easy ways to keep your disposal in top shape and odor free! Continue reading
Are you someone who enjoys a clean house, but doesn’t enjoy using harsh chemicals? Then you will be pleased to know that there are a number of natural cleaning techniques that you can use to keep your appliances and home surfaces clean, sans chemicals. Keep reading for some great ones! Continue reading
Turns out, your coffee machine should be cleaned at least once a month, and more often than that if you brew more than one pot a day (or if you have particularly hard water). Every time coffee gets brewed, tiny amounts of debris from the beans, and anything in your water, build up in the machine. If left to sit for too long, this can become noticeable in the taste of your coffee- yikes! Continue reading
Mold seems to grow anywhere it can which can be unfortunate in many circumstances. Mold can even grow on clothing. When this happens, the major question that is usually asked is “can doing laundry get rid of the mold on clothing?” Read below to see the answer.
It is unfortunate when it comes to pots and pans being burned, especially if it is a favorite or a popular utensil used. No worries, though. There are simple steps to take in order to save those pans and remove the burned on food. Read below to find out how.
One of the worst things about smelly appliance is many people don’t know where to look or how to even clean to get the smell to disperse. One of the smelliest appliances that can create a foul smell is the dishwasher. The dishwasher has constant food, water and other materials sitting or cycling through it weekly, so there may come a point where it starts to smell. Read below on where to look when it comes to the smells in the dishwasher.
It seems that everyone has some sort of silver within their house, but does it ever get to where the silver doesn’t have that shine like when newly bought? Don’t worry, to clean the silver in your house takes a lot less energy and money than people think. Most of the items that can clean the silver are already in the house. Read below to see what items can clean the silver!
Ovens get dirty over time. Cleaning your oven by hand will require you to get on your knees and scrub like crazy! You can saturate the inside of your oven with cleaning chemicals and hope that your oven is clean, but that doesn’t always work. Continue reading
Everyone knows the benefits of running a humidifier during the dry winter months. The humidifier adds much need water moisture to your home’s air which helps your lungs and keeps your nasal passages from drying out; preventing illness. It can even help prevent migraines.
However, if you are not regularly cleaning your humidifier – and we’re talking weekly here – then your humidifier might be brewing up something else – bacteria, mold and mildew.
ABC News tested 10 different humidifiers from 10 different homes for different molds and bacteria. Most of the humidifiers tested showed Continue reading