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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!

This page isn't the only way to get updates on the site though. You can subscribe to the free weekly newsletter here, and then you will get an email newsletter from me, with the latest articles, ideas and tips.

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How To Clean Granite Countertops

How To Clean Granite Countertops
Here are instructions for how to clean granite countertops, as well as granite countertop care tips for daily care as well as when there are scratches, stains or etching.

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Over 60 Laundry Stain Removers Reviews

Laundry Stain Removers Reviews
Here are over 60 laundry stain removers reviews to find out which products work, and which don't, to remove spots and spills from your clothing and other washable fabric. You can also submit your own reviews.

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Homemade Drain Cleaner Recipes

Homemade Drain Cleaner Recipes
Here are 4 recipes for homemade drain cleaner using (mostly) natural ingredients, for both clogs and odors, so you don't have to use caustic commercial drain cleaners.

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Citric Acid Uses Around Your Home For Cleaning & Stain Removal

Citric Acid Uses Around Your Home
Here is a round up of citric acid uses for around your home for cleaning and stain removal by using this natural product, including some homemade cleaning recipes.

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Ajax Free & Clear Laundry Detergent Reviews

Ajax Free & Clear Laundry Detergent Reviews
Below I've gathered quite a few reviews of Ajax Free & Clear laundry detergent from readers of this site, some of which are positive, and some of which are not.

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How To Remove Pencil Marks And Scribbles Around Your Home

How To Remove Pencil Mark
Below are step by step instructions for how to remove pencil marks from your clothes, upholstery, carpet and more.

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Ultimate Guide To Hypoallergenic Laundry Detergent

Hypoallergenic Laundry Detergent
If you suffer from allergies you need a hypoallergenic laundry detergent to keep you feeling clean and comfortable. Find out what brands are available, and which are recommended here in this ultimate guide.

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Using A Laundry Pretreater

Using A Laundry Pretreater
Here's a guide to using a laundry pretreater as a stain removal technique for clothing, showing how to do it well to get the best result.

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How To Fix A Dye Transfer Or Bleeding Dye Laundry Mishap

How To Fix A Dye Transfer Or Bleeding Dye Laundry Mishap
If you've ever washed a red sock with white clothes you've seen the result of dye transfer or bleeding dye on your laundry when everything turned pink. Here are tips for how to fix it, and prevent color runs from happening again.

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Biz Stain Remover Uses For Stain Removing And Cleaning

Biz Stain Remover Uses For Stain Removing And Cleaning
Here are uses for Biz for stain removal and cleaning.

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Presoaking: My Secret (& Easy) Stain Removal Weapon

Presoaking
There are many stain removal techniques you can use, but one of my favorites is presoaking stains.

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Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Recipes

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Recipes
Below I've listed two homemade dishwasher detergent recipes which contain natural ingredients, including a heavier duty recipe, and one for harder water.

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Criteria For Evaluating Green Cleaning Supplies

Green Cleaning Supplies
Not all green cleaning supplies are created equal. Find out what criteria to evaluate about an eco-friendly cleaning product before purchasing it, to know if it's actually good for the environment.

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Powder Laundry Detergent Facts & Uses

Powder Laundry Detergent Facts & Uses
Did you know that there are times when using powder laundry detergent is more likely to get your clothes clean than using the liquid variety?

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Homemade Dish Soap Recipes

Homemade Dish Soap Recipes
Here are a couple recipes for homemade dish soap for those brave enough to create their own soap on the stove, and a simpler one for those that just want a natural alternative that smells good.

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Top 10 Halloween Stains

Halloween Stains
Here is a list of the top 10 Halloween stains, plus instructions for how to remove them, so you and your family can have a fun holiday this year.

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Chewing Gum Stain Removal

Chewing Gum Stain Removal
Here is a round up of tips for chewing gum stain removal from clothes, carpet, upholstery, floor, the dryer, wall, hair, and more. There are also reviews of various products, discussing how they work in removing these sticky messes.

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Tips For Speed Cleaning Your Kitchen

Tips For Speed Cleaning Your Kitchen
Here are tips for speed cleaning your kitchen, 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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The Ultimate Guide To Chlorine Bleach

Ultimate Guide To Chlorine Bleach
Chlorine bleach is used for all kinds of things in your home, from laundry stain removal, cleaning, deodorizing and even disinfecting.

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10 Monthly Cleaning & Laundering Tasks

Monthly Cleaning & Laundering Tasks
Here are 10 monthly cleaning and laundering tasks that should be done around your home. Are they all part of your current routine?

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How To Remove Pomegranate Stains

How To Remove Pomegranate Stains
Learning tips and techniques for removing pomegranate stains quickly becomes something you need to learn if you ever work with pomegranates, their seeds, or pomegranate juice.

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How To Remove Hard Water Stains, Spots & Scale

Remove Hard Water Stains
Here is a round up of tips for how to remove hard water stains, spots and scale from all types of surfaces around your home.

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Homemade Copper Cleaner & Polish Recipes

Homemade Copper Cleaner
Here are recipes for homemade copper cleaner and polish using natural ingredients, to keep your copper clean for less.

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Household Cleaners Reviews {Over 80 Products From I - Q}

Household Cleaners Reviews
Below I've gathered over 80 household cleaners reviews for products beginning with I - Q, so you can find the best ones for cleaning your home.

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How To Make Foaming Soap: Simple Recipe

How To Make Foaming Soap
Several readers have provided variations of several simple recipes for how to make foaming hand soap. Here they are.

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People Need More Low Cost Laundry Detergent Options!

Low Cost Laundry Detergent Options
Here's suggestions from readers about the high expense of laundry soap and suggestions for low cost laundry detergent options that really work!

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Ultimate List Of Homemade Cleaning Supplies, Ingredients And Equipment

Ultimate List Of Homemade Cleaning Supplies
Below is a comprehensive list of homemade cleaning supplies, including the ingredients and equipment needed to create your own homemade cleaners and homemade cleaning products.

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Green Cleaning Products Reviews {Over 65 Reviews So Far}

Green Cleaning Products Reviews
Below I've gathered over 65 green cleaning products reviews, from a large number of brands and many different varieties and types of cleaners, such as bathroom, kitchen, floors, disinfectants and more.

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Clothes Dryer Cleaning Tips

Clothes Dryer Cleaning Tips
Here is a round up of dryer cleaning tips to keep your clothes dryer ready to dry your washed clothing, without fear of stains or dirt getting on the clothing, plus to keep this appliance working its best.

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Removing Berry Stains

Removing Berry Stains
Here are lots of tips and tricks for removing berry stains from clothes, including home remedies.

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Wine Stain Remover Reviews

Wine Stain Remover Reviews
Here is a round up of wine stain remover reviews for several different brands, so you can find out which ones work best on various surfaces including clothing, upholstery, carpet and more when your wine spills.

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How To Remove Spaghetti Stains

How To Remove Spaghetti Stains
Spaghetti stains can get everywhere fast! You know what I mean if you've ever watched a baby eat something with spaghetti sauce on it.

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Bird Dropping Stain Removal Guide What To Do After You Say Yuck!

Bird Dropping Stain Removal Guide
Bird dropping stain removal is not something anyone wants to have to think about. Trust me, I considered whether to actually write this page or not, because I really don't like to talk about it either -- but it happens, to almost everyone at one time or another.

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How To Clean The Door To Your Home

Clean The Door To Your Home
Here are instructions for how to clean the door you use to enter into your home, including wood and aluminum doors, door glass, and the area around your exterior door, to make the space inviting for guests and your home's occupants.

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Mascara Stain Removal Guide

Mascara Stain Removal Guide
A mascara stain can happen when you accidentally rub your eyes on something, or drop the mascara wand causing mascara to spread everywhere.

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How To Remove Cream Stains

How To Remove Cream Stains
You can get cream stains from cream itself, but also from anything that contains this type of food, such as if the beverage or food contains creamer or cream sauces, etc.

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How To Remove Lipstick Stains From Clothing

Remove Lipstick Stains From Clothing
Here are tips for how to remove lipstick stains from clothing, with several how-to videos and alternate suggestions you can use.

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The Ultimate Guide To Liquid Laundry Detergent

Guide To Liquid Laundry Detergent
One of the first choices you make, whenever you wash your clothes, is whether to use liquid laundry detergent or powder.

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How To Remove Baby Food Stains

Remove Baby Food Stains
Baby food stains are bound to happen whenever your sweet baby starts eating solid foods.

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Tips For Cleaning & Washing Bath Mats

Cleaning & Washing Bath Mats
Here are instructions and tips for cleaning and washing bath mats and rugs, so they stay fresh, dry and fluffy, and the bathroom looks and smells great.

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Homemade Cleaning Products Recipes And Instructions

Homemade Cleaning Products Recipes
Below are 40 homemade cleaning products recipes and instructions, for all around your house, with many types of ingredients, so you can make your own homemade cleaning solutions.

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Top 10 Tips For Removing Stains Plus Glossary Of Terms And Techniques

Top 10 Tips For Removing Stains
Removing stains does not need to be complicated, but it is always best to understand the basics. Therefore, here are the top ten tips for successfully getting rid of spots and spills from a variety of surfaces.

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Guide To Cleaning Garage Floors

Guide To Cleaning Garage Floors
Here are tips and tricks for cleaning garage floors in your home, both for regular maintenance and removing stains caused by automotive drips and spills.

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Hairspray Uses For Stain Removal & Cleaning S

Hairspray Uses For Stain Removal
Here is a round up of tips and hints for hairspray uses around your home for unusual purposes, focusing on stain removal and cleaning, plus an explanation of why hairspray works for these uses, and the pros and cons of using it in this way.

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Over 60 Spot Remover Reviews {Products From N Through Z}

Spot Remover Reviews
Here are over 60 spot remover reviews that readers have shared with me, for products begininng with N through Z of the alphabet, telling me whether they loved or hated a specific brand or type of product.

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Washing Soda: What It Is And How To Use It To Clean Home And Laundry

Washing Soda
Washing soda, which is also known as laundry soda, soda crystals, or sal soda, is a common ingredient in many homemade cleaning products recipes, and also is commonly used as a laundry booster.

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How To Sort Laundry: Tips To Make The Process Fast But Still Effective

How To Sort Laundry
Here are tips for how to sort laundry so that your clothes get washed in the optimum way, but without too much effort involved.

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How To Remove Deodorant Stains

How To Remove Deodorant Stains
Deodorant stains are very exasperating, because at least I never realize I have them until I am taking off my shirt, after I've been out all day.

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How To Clean Anything In Your Home A Room By Room Guide

Clean Anything In Your Home
Sometimes we need to know how to clean anything and everything in our homes. To help here's a room by room guide of how to clean all the major types of things you'll find in your home, with easy to follow instructions in each article.

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