cleaning

Keep The House Tidy With This Tray And Basket System

You’ve cleaned up your house, now how do you keep it tidy? You don’t need anything fancy to battle clutter, says Apartment Therapy. All you need is a tray and a few baskets to keep everything neat without losing stuff.


Assign Two Colours To Gym Clothes To Keep Stinky Gear Separate

Workout clothes stink. Literally. It helps to know how to clean them properly, but it’s also a good idea to assign one or two colours from your wardrobe exclusively for gym wear and nothing else. You’ll always know which clothes to keep separate.


This Flowchart Helps Cleans Your Wardrobe With Quick Decisions

Wardrobes can quickly become cluttered with clothes. But what do you keep and what do you throw out? Owltastic Adventures designed a neat infographic that you can print and hang up to make quick decisions about what to keep, trash and donate.


Three Quick Ways To Declutter In 10 Minutes

Often “decluttering” comes with the connotation that the process will take all day (or days), and be mentally and physically exhausting. Apartment Therapy’s Fay Wolf has three easy ways to declutter in just a couple of minutes: look over your towels, old sweaters and jackets, and books.


Deodorise And Clean A Microwave With Bicarb Soda And Water

If you have a microwave that’s covered with spattered sauce and popcorn butter, you can kill the odour and loosen up the gunk with a bowl filled with bicarb soda and water.


Deep Clean Greasy Stove Grates With The Help Of Boiling Water

Over time, stove grates take on a greasy, cruddy film. If you want to make them look like new again, some really hot or boiling water can help cut through the build-up and make the cleaning chore easier.


Sanitise Or Quarantine Your Hotel Room's TV Remote Before Using It

We’ve mentioned how dirty remote controls are, and they may not be cleaned very often — if ever. When you stay in a hotel, you might want to clean off previous occupants’ germs before using it, but there are other options too.


Thoroughly Clean A Hair Brush With A Toothbrush

The many bristles of a hair brush might be great for detangling hair, but they can also trap all sorts of filth. The tool to clean a hairbrush? A toothbrush.


Apply The 80/20 Rule To Clutter To Get Rid Of Old Junk

Nobody likes clutter, but it can be hard to let go of items you’ve had around for a long time. Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, author Jennifer Baumgartner suggests you apply the 80/20 rule to your stuff to help you get rid of it.


Velcro A Dustpan And Brush To A Vertical Surface To Free Up Space

If you’re short on space, vertical storage solutions are ideal. Mount your dustpan and brush vertically with Velcro to keep it accessible but out of the way.