How to Spring Clean Your Room
1.Collect your army of cleaning supplies. See things you'll need for further information but feel free to add in anything else.
2.Take a good look at your space. How dirty is it? Will you be focusing on clutter management? Reorganisation? Or dust control? Arm yourself for your task!
3.Start with one area first. Try your desk perhaps. Clear everything off it and put everything in it's proper place. Clean the surface with the required materials and reorganise. Do ...
Winter Cleaning Tips
Don’t you think that winter is just wonderful? Everyone sitting by the fire, mugs of hot chocolate warming up your fingers as you watch the snow build up outside, sharing stories – I just LOVE winter! As much as we love the warmth that comes along with the fireplace, the dust and dryness in the house are not our favorite things to deal with.
And since we are going to be inside the house anyway, it’s a good idea to get some things done and get started on ...
Spring Cleaning Tips
Clean carpets and upholstery
Clean carpets and upholstery
Fabrics that have absorbed a winter’s worth of dirt, body oil, and germs will need a deep cleaning to get them ready for another year of wear—and for that close inspection by your relaxing guests. When you’re shampooing carpets or cleaning upholstery with a rented carpet cleaner, practice first in an unobtrusive area to make sure you have the knack of the machine and that the ...
How to Clean Ceramic Tile
Table of Contents:
1.Cleaning Ceramic Tile Floors
2.Cleaning Ceramic Tile Countertops/Backsplashes
3.Additional Tips and Advice
Cleaning Ceramic Tile Floors
You Will Need:
Old cloths, towels or rags
Vacuum with attachments
Dish soap (optional)Steps to Clean the Tile:
Begin by removing loose dust and dirt with a canister vacuum or vacuum with attachments. Do not use a regular vacuum as the bristles and beater bar can scratch and damage the ...
5 Big Mistakes You Make Cleaning Windows
Washing your windows is the sort of annoying chore that you want to get right the first time. To make sure you only have to tackle this project once, note these common mistakes before you start spraying and wiping.
1. You choose a sunny day.
Do this job in the blazing sun and the cleaner will dry onto the hot windows before you get to wipe it off, leaving hard-to-remove streaks. Instead, choose a dry, cloudy day. But if the sun's out and you're itching to clean, ...
How to Clean a Wood Kitchen Table
Kitchen tables get dirty. Really dirty. With juice boxes, glue and glitter, these household workhorses are exposed to all sorts of sticky stuff. And while you wipe it down daily, at some point your wooden kitchen table will need a thorough cleaning. So, knowing how to clean a wood kitchen table is key
Here's what you'll need:
A half-hour of free time (more, if you plan to oil the table)
A scraper that won't mess up the finish (we like plastic pot ...
5 Tips For Cleaning Gym Floors
1. Use as few products on the floor as possible.
Do not throw any and all types of cleaners at the floor in an attempt to solve an issue. This will only result in damage to the finish and/or the wood itself. Use a neutral, low detergent cleaner for any wet cleaning you perform.
2. Make sure you DO wet clean the floor.
Athletes perspire. Perspiration, or sweat, and body oils are high in protein and salt which will build up over time. Solvent based cleaners and too ...
How to Clean Your Iron
Cleaning your iron on a regular basis is essential to maintaining clean, crisp clothes. At first glance, you may wonder how it is that one goes about cleaning an iron. In fact, you may even avoid the task simply because you don't know how to go about it.
Fortunately, cleaning the iron is no more difficult than cleaning most other small appliances. All it takes is a little bit of time and a few simple tools.
Cleaning the Reservoir
The reservoir of your iron needs ...
How to Clean a Leather Sofa at Home
1. Vacuum clean the sofa with a soft brush attachment. Make sure it sucks the dirt out of all the crevices otherwise the dust and grime could be rubbed into the sofa when you wipe it with the cleaning solution.Dust particles are abrasive in nature. Hence, they can damage the material when they come in contact with moisture.
2.Create a cleaning solution by mixing equal parts of water and white vinegar. Alternatively, you can mix a few drops of commercial leather cleaner in ...
How to Care for Stainless Steel Appliances
Caring for stainless steel appliances requires regular maintenance. Many of these appliances are manufactured with a clear lacquer coating that must be maintained according to the specifications of the manufacturer. However, you can simply and easily keep your stainless appliances looking brand new by taking the necessary precautions.
1. Read Your Product Guide
Take out the manufacturer’s instruction manual for your stainless steel products before you start to ...