Vinegar is a veritable powerhouse when it comes to pretreating stains, softening water, and boosting regular laundry detergents. It works particularly well on colored garments. Learn how vinegar helps with the laundry.
Vinegar has astounding power over the surfaces in your home, acting as both a cleaning and deodorizing agent. Keep reading for helpful and surprising hints about how vinegar can be used to clean your home.
Although modern appliances have removed much of the misery of doing laundry, someone still has to sort it, load the washer, etc. Read these cleaning suggestions for clothes that are made from natural fabrics.
Most small kitchen appliances are designed to be easy to clean, but they still require some work. Follow these suggestions and guidelines for cleaning blenders, toasters, coffeemakers, waffle irons, and more.
Sometimes we get so caught up in cleaning 'the bones' of our home, we forget about the dirt accumulating on what's actually in it: the furnishings. Follow these tips and guidelines for cleaning furnishings.
Dirt gets tracked into your house all day long. And unless your home has only one kind of hard-surface floor throughout, you have to use several different cleaning methods. These tips will simplify this chore.
Few things in your home take more abuse than the carpeting. While regular vacuuming certainly helps prolong the life of your carpeting, there are additional measures you should take. Check out our tips.
It's hard to get a good night's sleep if your bedding is dirty. Therefore, maintaining clean pillows, bedspreads, blankets, and other bedding materials should be a major priority. Find out how it's done.
Towels are always made of cotton, and they work really well at absorbing water. On the other hand, water-repellant jackets are made of nylon, and they work pretty well at keeping you dry. Why is cotton more absorbent than nylon?
Zippers are on pretty anything - sofas, gym bags, sweatshirts and more. But, have you ever noticed that "YKK" is on the pull-tab of almost every zipper? Check out this article to find out where this mysterious "YKK" comes from.
Clothes moths can be a real problem in clothes made from natural fibers (especially wool). To combat this, use moth balls. But first, read this article to find out what moth balls are made of and whether they are harmful to your health.