Cleaning

Cleaning

Don’t Throw Out Those Pantyhose!

Pantyhose is a magic cleaner.

Cleaning

Extending the Life of Everyday Cleaning Products

Is your dish soap almost gone? Who has time for a special trip to the supermarket just for that? Don’t…

Cleaning

Solutions for Dirty Windows

Here are five secrets to making window washing a breeze.

Cleaning

Help for Your Hardwood Floors

Restore the natural shine to your hardwood floors with these common household items.

Cleaning

Household Magic Tips: Blood, Sweat…and Chocolate

Use common household items to remove your “scariest” clothing stains.

Cleaning

Nontoxic Grout Cleaner

Your shower and bath grout have a way of getting grungy…but you don’t want to use harsh chemicals and abrasive…

Cleaning

Get Gum Out of Your Carpet

We don’t know how it happens, but it does…gum on your shoe, in the house, now on your carpet! Here’s…

Odors

Natural Air Freshener

Furnaces and air-conditioning systems often collect unpleasant smells. Here’s an easy fix… Place a few drops of lemon extract or…

Cleaning

How to Shine Your Faucets

You probably already use this item from your recycle bin to clean up wet messes and wipe streaky windows and…

Cleaning

Soap-Scum Removal Trick

You know how hard it is to wipe off the soap buildup on shower stalls, unless you use a harsh…

Odors

How Heloise Attacks Stubborn Odors…Naturally

Musty spare rooms…lingering cooking smells…dogs overdue for baths. Even well-maintained homes develop unpleasant odors from time to time. Living in…

Germs

Nasty Germs Are Lurking in Your “Clean” Home

The 7 hot spots everyone misses… A clean house feels great! But germs are wily and can thrive even in sparkling…

Cleaning

The 8 Best Homemade Cleaners

There’s no way to know all the chemicals you are bringing into your home when you use commercial cleaning products.…

Cleaning

Homemade Nontoxic Spray Starch

We know what you’re saying. Who irons these days, let alone uses starch on their shirts? But just in case…

Cleaning

No More Bathtub Ring

Ah, there’s nothing like a soothing bath. But after-bath cleanup of ring-around-the-bathtub can ruin a nice relaxing soak. Here’s what…