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This blog, and the site as a whole, is your one stop guide to just about anything you'd like to know about house cleaning tips, laundry tips, stain removal from various surfaces, and other household remedies and hints.

On the site you'll find lots of articles, tips, product reviews and more, all designed to help you figure out the simplest and most effective ways to deal with all of your cleaning tasks, both common and unusual, so you can have time for all the other parts of your life!

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Natural Kitchen Cleaner Reviews

Natural Kitchen Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of natural kitchen cleaner reviews to help you keep this room clean in an eco-friendly way. Find out which ones work best, or share your own opinions.

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Best Natural Homemade Ant Killer Recipe

Homemade Ant Killer Recipe
If ants have invaded your home here's how to get rid of them quickly with the best natural homemade ant killer recipe.

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How To Remove Vegetable & Fruit Juice Stains

Remove Vegetable & Fruit Juice Stains
Fruit juice stains and stains from vegetable juice happen, especially if you have small children.

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Eye Liner Stain Removal Guide

Eye Liner Stain Removal Guide
An eye liner stain can occur when you pull your shirt over your head, smearing eye liner everywhere, fall asleep on the couch and wake up to eye liner on the upholstery, dropping your eye liner onto the carpet, or a million other ways.

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Homemade Dishwasher Stain Remover - Orange Kool Aid

Homemade Dishwasher Stain Remove
Below I've got several variations of this simple homemade dishwasher stain remover you can use to get nasty hard water stains and soap build up out of your dishwasher.

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Problems With Cascade Action Pacs Dishwasher Detergent: Not Dissolving & Clogging Dishwasher

Problems With Cascade Action Pacs
I've gotten several reports from readers about Cascade Action Pacs dishwasher detergent problems that range from annoying to rather distressing.

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Why You Should Be Suspicious Of Cleaning Recipes That Contain Both Baking Soda And Vinegar

Why You Should Be Suspicious Of Cleaning Recipes That Contain Both Baking Soda And Vinegar
Here is why you should be suspicious of any homemade cleaning recipes that contain both baking soda and vinegar, together, and an exception to that general suspicion.

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How To Clean Fireworks Stains On Cement And Driveways

How To Clean Fireworks Stains
I got a question about how to clean fireworks stains on cement and driveways on the site's Facebook wall right after the Fourth of July.

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Tips For Washing Swimsuits & Other Swimwear

Tips For Washing Swimsuits
Swimsuits cost a lot of money, and get a lot of use during the summer. Here are tips for washing swimsuits to keep them looking their best all season long. There's also tips for how to avoid smelly swimsuits and how to remove those orangish sunscreen stains that happen.

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How To Remove Musty Odor From Smelly Towels

Remove Musty Odor From Smelly Towels
If you've got musty and smelly towels here's how to remove the stinky odor so you can enjoy them again.

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Hair Dye Stain Removal Guide

Hair Dye Stain Removal Guide
Hair dye stain removal is something you need to know a little about, preferably before you begin dying your or a friend or family member's hair.

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Hagerty Silver Polish Aerosol Spray Review - Problems With Sprayer

Hagerty Silver Polish Aerosol Spray Review
Below are quite a few reviews of Hagerty silver polish spray, in the aerosol can, which is also known as "Silversmiths' Spray Polish."

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Using Vinegar As A Natural Weed Killer

Using Vinegar As A Natural Weed
Here is a video showing a use for vinegar, combined with epsom salts, as a natural weed killer.

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How To Clean Makeup Brushes & Sponges

How To Clean Makeup Brushes
Here are simple instructions for how to clean makeup brushes and sponges, so you can apply your cosmetics smoothly and without fear of bacteria and germs.

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Ammonia For Laundry: How I Use It

Ammonia For Laundry
Below I've got quite a few tips from readers who've shared how to use ammonia for laundry and removing laundry stains.

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How To Clean Dishwasher With Vinegar

How To Clean Dishwasher With Vinegar
Here are tips for how to clean a dishwasher with vinegar.

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Uses For Coca Cola Around Your Home

Uses For Coca Cola Around Your Home
Here is a round up of some suprising uses for Coca Cola around your home, for cleaning, stain removal and more.

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Tips For Speed Cleaning Your Bathroom

Speed Cleaning Your Bathroom
Here are tips for speed cleaning your bathroom, so that it looks great for you, your family, and guests, without taking up too much of your time and energy.

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How To Clean Bathroom Sink & Counters: Daily Routine & Periodic Deeper Cleaning Tasks

Clean Bathroom Sink
Here is how to clean bathroom sink and counter areas, including what to do on a daily basis as well as additional steps to periodically take for deeper cleaning.

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Tips For Cleaning Bath Toys {Including Dealing With Mold & Mildew}

Tips For Cleaning Bath Toys
Here are tips for cleaning bath toys, including how to deal with mold and mildew on the toys, how to keep the mold from forming in the future, and which types of bath toys are easiest to clean.

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Mayonnaise Stain Removal Guide

Mayonnaise Stain Removal Guide
Knowing mayonnaise stain removal techniques becomes important when that mayonnaise based salad falls onto your shorts at the company picnic and leaves that greasy stain.

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Ultimate Guide To HE Laundry Detergent & Other High Efficiency Laundry Supplies

Ultimate Guide To HE Laundry Detergent
Here is the ultimate guide to HE laundry detergent and other high efficiency laundry supplies, to make sure you know what's needed about these commonly found products.

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How To Get Rid Of Onion Smell From Your Hands & More

How To Get Rid Of Onion Smell
Here are quite a few tricks and home remedies for how to get rid of onion smell not only from hands, but also from other items in your home such as plastic food containers.

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Baby Formula Stains Removal Guide

Baby Formula Stains Removal Guide
Baby formula stains are likely going to happen even if you just feed your baby a bottle a couple of times, and if you feed your baby formula almost exclusively you will definitely need this information.

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Natural Bathroom Cleaner Reviews

Natural Bathroom Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of natural bathroom cleaner reviews to help you keep this room clean in an eco-friendly way. Find out which ones work best, or share your own opinions.

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How To Remove Charcoal Stains

Remove Charcoal Stains
Charcoal stains can be common when you are at the family barbecue. If you get a stain on your clothing from the charcoal, and then transfer it to your upholstery or carpeting, these types of stains can be difficult to remove because they are so dark.

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Natural Fabric Softener & Other Eco-Friendly Laundry Products Reviews

Natural Fabric Softener & Other Eco-Friendly Laundry Products Reviews
If you want to be more eco-friendly when doing laundry you need to use all green laundry products, from natural fabric softener, bleaches and more. Here's a list of brands available to try.

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Natural Laundry Detergent Brand Reviews & Guide

Natural Laundry Detergent Brand Reviews
Here's a comprehensive guide to the natural laundry detergent brands available, plus reviews of them where available.

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Stain Removal Equipment And Tools For Your Home And Clothes

Stain Removal Equipment
Here is a selection of basic stain removal equipment and tools that every home stain removal kit should not be without.

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Method Dish Soap Reviews

Method Dish Soap Reviews
Below I've compiled quite a few Method dish soap reviews for you, from readers.

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Laundry & Cleaning With Ammonia: 7 Uses Around Your Home

Cleaning With Ammonia
Here are 7 uses around your home for washing laundry and cleaning with ammonia.

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Tips For Washing Swimsuits & Other Swimwear

Tips For Washing Swimsuits
Swimsuits cost a lot of money, and get a lot of use during the summer. Here are tips for washing swimsuits to keep them looking their best all season long. There's also tips for how to avoid smelly swimsuits and how to remove those orangish sunscreen stains that happen.

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How To Remove Beer Stains

Beer Stains
Beer stains can happen quickly, especially at a crowded party, and there is no telling where that beer will land. Also, depending on the beer that is spilled, it may be a pretty dark stain.

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Leather Honey Leather Conditioner Reviews

Leather Honey Leather Conditioner Reviews
Below are several Leather Honey leather conditioner reviews, showing how this product has worked on various types of leather.

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Ammonia Uses For Stain Removal And Cleaning

Ammonia Uses For Stain Removal
Here is a round up of ammonia uses throughout your home, for stain removal, cleaning and laundry.

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Libman Freedom Spray Mop Review: I Love It!

Libman Freedom Spray Mop Review
Here are reviews of the Libman Freedom Spray Mop and the reusable replacement pads for it, sharing how it has worked and comparing it to a Swiffer.

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Duggar Laundry Soap Recipe

Duggar Laundry Soap Recipe
The Duggar family is famous for many things, and one of them is their Duggar laundry soap recipe.With 19 kids, and a commitment to lead a debt free life, the Duggars have had to figure out how to make the most of the money they have. One of the ways they do this is by making their own homemade laundry soap, instead of buying a commercial product.

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Martha's Advice For Cleaning Suede & Leather

Martha's Advice For Cleaning Suede & Leather
I love the videos from Martha Stewart, where she gives lots of great tips for dealing with various spots and spills on fabric, and in this one she does the same for cleaning suede and leather.

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10 Alternate Uses For Baby Wipes Around Your Home

Alternate Uses For Baby Wipes
Here are 10+ uses for baby wipes around your home, for things beside wiping a baby's bottom, such as for house cleaning and stain removal.

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How To Remove A Gas Stain And Smells

How To Remove A Gas Stain And Smells
Here are tips for how to remove a gas stain or smell from clothes.

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Homemade Laundry Starch Recipe

Homemade Laundry Starch Recipe
Here is a simple recipe below for homemade laundry starch, so you can iron your clothes without having to purchase starch ever again.

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Nail Polish Stain Removal Guide

Nail Polish Stain Removal Guide
Nail polish stain removal is something we don't want to have to think about when getting ourselves all prettied up, but unfortunately accidents happen and that nail polish can spill everywhere.

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How To Remove Stains When You Don't Know What They Are

Remove Stains When You Don't Know What They Are
Ever wonder how to remove stains when you can't even figure out when or where you got the stain, much less what it could be?

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Baby Wipes Clean Everything!

Baby Wipes Clean Everything!
Did you know baby wipes clean everything? Well not exactly, but close. Here are lots of alternate baby wipes uses shared by readers.

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Ultimate Guide To Carbona Stain Remover Products

Ultimate Guide To Carbona Stain Remover
Here is the ultimate guide to Carbona stain remover products, including all nine formulas of the Stain Devils, plus more, to remove various categoroes of stains from fabric and clothing.

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10+ WD-40 Uses Around Your Home For Cleaning, Stain Removal And More

WD-40 Uses
Below you'll find 10+ WD-40 uses throughout your home, as a household remedy for cleaning, stain removal and more.

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Biz Stain Remover Review

Biz Stain Remover Review
Read reviews and uses for BIZ stain remover, for removing all kinds of stains from clothes.

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Recommended Coffee Stain Remover Products

Uses For WD40
Coffee stain remover products come in several varieties, which vary depending on what surfaces they remove stains from.

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Uses For WD40 With Smart Straw

Uses For WD40
Here are uses for WD40 that have been shared by readers, for all types of things around the home.

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