Living Well


Quick and Easy Tips for Removing Grime from Window Tracks

With fall knocking on the door, it is the perfect time to turn off the AC and open the windows to let the cool, crisp autumn breeze make its way through your home. As you reach down to unlatch the window pane, you may notice that the dirt and grime... …more


Remove Bathroom Mold Without Toxic Chemicals

The moisture and humidity in your bathroom makes an ideal place for mold to grow and flourish. Not only is mold unsightly, but in severe cases it can also lead to health issues. Luckily, you can battle mold with inexpensive, household products. Here... …more


Should You Wash Clothes in Hot or Cold Water?

The dirty clothes in the hamper are really starting to pile up and the task is finally at hand—it’s time do the laundry. Before you shovel in the first load, do you know what temperature setting is best to use? Depending on whether or not the load... …more


Properly Disinfecting Your Electronics

This may or may not surprise you, but your cell phone, computer, and tablet are actually some of the dirtiest surfaces in your home. Our electronics go with us everywhere, and occasionally we take for granted the importance of cleaning these items... …more


Laundry 101: Tips for Cleaning Out the Washer

Contrary to popular belief, the washing machine is not a self-cleaning mechanism. Laundry detergent and hard water minerals commonly build up in the nooks of the drum and cause a foul odor. Mold and mildew also contribute to the smell that may be... …more


How to Make Your Bed like a Hotel

You have company coming for an extended visit and you want them to feel comfortable in your home. One way of doing that is creating an ambiance that feels as luxurious as a five-star hotel. It all starts with an exceptionally clean guest room of... …more


How to Clean Your Vacuum so it Can Clean Better

Over time your vacuum can begin to smell musty, leaving a lingering odor even after you have cleaned the floors. This is a sign that it is time to do basic maintenance and clean out your vacuum cleaner. To know where to begin, it’s best to check your... …more


Steps for Properly Cleaning the Refrigerator and Microwave

Refrigerators and microwaves are some of the most used kitchen appliances, which means they’re likely to get dirty over time. When spills, stuck-on food, and splatters decorate the interior, you’ll need to do a thorough cleaning to keep things looking... …more


How to Get Red Wine Out of Carpet

We’re told not cry over spilt milk, but spilt red wine might be just cause for that reaction—especially if it’s on carpet. With any stain, the quicker you act the more likely that it can be removed before it fully sets in and leaves its mark. By using... …more


How to Get Your Shower and Bath Sparkling Clean

Imagine you’re in an infomercial. As you desperately try scrubbing the hard, stuck-on stains out of your shower and bathtub, you wipe the sweat from your brow and breathe a sigh of exhaustion. Hearing your cries of distress, a magical cleaning fairy... …more