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Break Through A Productivity Wall By Cleaning Your Work Space

If you’re having a hard to time breaking through a productivity barrier, taking a few minutes to clean your work space can help clear your mind and rid yourself of distractions.


Dust Right After Returning From Holiday For A Longer-Lasting Clean

Dusting is my least favourite household chore. Here’s a tip to get more bang for your dusting buck: If you’re away for any significant period, like a holiday, dust as soon as you get back. The air has settled, you’ll pick up more dust, and you’ll get a longer-lasting clean before you have to dust again.


Remove Plastic Food Container Odours By Storing Them With Salt

If you tend to make pungent meals — or just forgot about one in the fridge — you probably have to deal with smelly containers. Adding a pinch of salt to your container after washing it can help keep the leftover odours at bay.


'Getting Organised Isn't Your End Goal, Saving Your Sanity Is'

Getting organised might take effort, but it’s better than never knowing where anything is. However, there’s a point when you spend more time organising than is necessary to get the job done. The Small Notebook reminds us to stop there before we hit those diminishing returns.


Take Inventory Of Your Wardrobe And Clean It All At Once

All of us need to go through our wardrobe and make some cuts once in a while. Apartment Therapy presents a good inventory and cleaning system to purge your closet effectively.


Top 10 Ways To Banish Bad Smells From Your Home And Your Body

Pet odours, stinky shoes, mildew-y wet laundry, and your everyday household odours: A spray of Febreze might not be enough to conquer them. Here’s how to get your home and yourself smelling fresher.


Make Your Family's Laundry Tags More Useful

I’m the doer of laundry for my family and as my kids have grown older, it’s gotten tougher to tell some of their clothes apart. That’s why I developed this simple colour-coded system for our clothing tags.


Clean A BBQ Grate Without A Brush

Is your BBQ badly in need of a clean? If you don’t have a wire brush handy, here’s a quick and natural way to clean your grill grate.


Ten Simple Ways To Make Your Office Look Cleaner Than It Really Is

Your office is your home away from home, and keeping the office clean is very important to your everyday work life. While it’d be great if you could clean up everyday, simply giving the appearance that things are organised can help you not look like an absolute slob.


Find The Solution To Any Stain With This Searchable Database

Nobody likes a big ugly stain on their carpet or clothing. This searchable database has stain solutions for everything from automotive oil to mustard.