cleaning

Make Decluttering Easier By Ditching Items You've Kept Out Of Guilt

When you’re trying to minimise the amount of clutter you have around the house, there are a lot of things that can hold you back. Don’t let guilt be one of them.


Keep Mirrors From Fogging Up With Car Wax

Steamy showers make for foggy mirrors. But if you want to walk out of the shower to a clear reflection, a little car wax can help.


The Most Effective Stain Removal Products For Common Kitchen Stains

When it comes to cooking, stains are everywhere. From bacon grease to berry purée, these are the most effective stain-removing products for folks who spend their time in the kitchen.


How To Keep Your Pets From Ruining Your Stuff

We try to domesticate our pets, but they’re wild creatures at heart. Because of this, a lot of their instinctive habits can wreck our living space and drive us nuts. With some effort and understanding, we can accommodate their natural needs and still maintain a comfortable and clean home.


Save Money And Use Up Food With A Freezer Cleanse Every Six Months

Keeping your freezer stocked with ready-to-eat meals and leftovers you would otherwise throw out is a great way to save time, energy and money. Make sure you actually use that food by doing a freezer cleanse at least twice a year.


Clean Patent Leather In A Snap With Windex

Keeping your shoes looking like new can be a challenge, especially when they’re made of a material like patent leather. Polish your patent leather shoes with Windex to restore their shine.


Ruslan Kogan Has Completely Forgotten How To Do The Washing Up

Life’s tough when you’re a millionaire. Ruslan Kogan, founder of online retailer Kogan.com, recently posted on LinkedIn about how his dishwasher breaking down made him realise that we often fail to appreciate the inventors of life-transforming technologies. But the lesson we absorbed was slightly different: in the last decade, Kogan has completely lost the elementary household skill of washing his own dishes by hand.


Fix Chopping Board Cracks With Wood Glue And Sandpaper

Cutting boards can be expensive, so it’s always annoying when those inevitable little cracks show up. But you can fill them pretty easily with some wood glue and sandpaper.


Wash Grapes Quickly With Bicarb Soda And Salt 

You should obviously wash your grapes before eating them, but it can be a nuisance to make sure each one is clean. To make the process quicker, wash them with baking soda and salt.


Dust-Proof Your Home With A DIY Fabric Softener And Water Solution

Just like fabric softener sheets create a barrier for dust, their liquid counterpart will do the trick too. Use a DIY fabric softener solution and just spray.