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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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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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Homemade Silver Cleaner Recipe DIY Silver Dip

Homemade Silver Cleaner Recipe
Here's a homemade silver cleaner recipe to clean the tarnish off your silver for less using natural ingredients and science. Just dip your silver in and see it shine.

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Pudding Stain Removal Guide

Pudding Stain Removal Guide
Pudding stain removal tips and techniques come in handy if you are as brave as the parents in the photo below who allowed their little girl to help make the pudding.

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100's Of House Cleaning Tips {From A to Z}

100's Of House Cleaning Tips {From A to Z}
I've been busy gathering all kinds of house cleaning tips from readers for all kinds of rooms, areas, surfaces, appliances, etc. in your home.

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How To Remove Cola, Soft Drink & Soda Stains

How To Remove Cola, Soft Drink & Soda Stains
Soda stains, also referred to as soft drink stains, cola stains, pop stains, or fizzy drink stains, can happen anytime of the day or night in our homes since we all seem to drink our soft drinks all over the house.

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31 Days Of Spring Cleaning Get The Plan Here

31 Days Of Spring Cleaning
Here's my free spring cleaning schedule to deep clean your whole house in 31 days, including a free printable checklist (scroll down to the bottom to get the actual printable).

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How To Remove Red Wine Stain

How To Remove Red Wine Stain
Here is a round up of tips for how to remove a red wine stain from all kinds of surfaces, including clothing, carpet and more, including with homemade recipes and commercial stain removers.

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Prune Juice Stain Removal Guide

Prune Juice Stain Removal Guide
Prune juice stain removal can be tricky, because the juice from the prunes is very dark.

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Uses Of Salt For Cleaning & More

Uses Of Salt For Cleaning & More
Here is a round up of the DIY, frugal and natural uses of salt for cleaning, stain removal and more in your home.

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

10+ WD-40 Uses Around Your Home For Cleaning, Stain Removal And More
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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Using A Laundry Pretreater: Simple & Effective Stain Removal Technique

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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Top 9 Stain Removal Techniques

Top 9 Stain Removal Techniques
Below I've listed and explained the top nine stain removal techniques to learn and use to effectively and safely keep items in your home, especially fabric, upholstery and carpet, stain free.

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Cleaning Silver With Baking Soda Cheap & Eco-Friendly

Cleaning Silver With Baking Soda
Did you know that cleaning silver with baking soda is a natural alternative to commercial silver cleaners and polishes?

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Top Valentine's Day Stains & How To Remove Them

Valentine's Day Stains
Here's a list of the top 7 types of stains you're likely to encounter as a result of Valentine's Day, and how to remove them.

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Toy Ransom Box Or Toy Jail: Method To Get Kids To Pick Up After Themselves

Toy Ransom Box Or Toy Jail
Ever heard of a toy ransom box? There was some discussion of it here on the site recently when we were discussing how to get kids to pick up after themselves.

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Soap Scum Cleaner Reviews

Soap Scum Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of soap scum cleaner and remover reviews, including general cleaners, bathroom cleaners and other specialty products, to find out which work best and which should stay on the store shelf.

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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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Natural Homemade Rust Remover Recipes

Natural Homemade Rust Remover Recipes
Here are several natural homemade rust remover recipes so you can safely, easily and cheaply remove rust from various types of surfaces.

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Homemade Pet Odor Removal Recipes And Ideas

Homemade Pet Odor Removal Recipes
Below are some ideas and home remedies for homemade pet odor removal, to get rid of that pet smell without toxic chemicals.

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Tips For Cleaning Shoes

Tips For Cleaning Shoes
Here is a round up of tips and home remedies for cleaning shoes of all varieties, including running and tennis shoes, and those made of leather, suede, canvas and cloth.

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A-Z Stain Removal Guide Over 100 Pages Of Instructions For Removing Stains

A-Z Stain Removal Guide
This stain removal guide, which is a collection of individual instruction pages organized in alphabetical order, is your one-stop source for removing stains of all types and varieties.

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Silver Polish And Cleaner Reviews

Silver Polish And Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of silver polish and cleaner reviews, including creams, dips, sprays and more, to find out which products work best and which should stay on the store shelf, to care for your silver.

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How To Remove Pencil Marks And Scribbles Around Your Home

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

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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 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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The Ultimate Guide To Oxiclean: Reviews & Uses

The Ultimate Guide To Oxiclean
Here is the ultimate guide to Oxiclean, the product used to fight stains and clean all types of items. In this article I've provided lots of uses for this product, for both laundry and cleaning, as well as reviews of lots of products.

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7 Uses Of Olive Oil For Cleaning & Other Household Tasks

7 Uses Of Olive Oil For Cleaning & Other Household Tasks
Here are 7 uses of olive oil for around your home, for cleaning and other household tasks.

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

How To 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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How To Remove Mud Stains

How To Remove Mud Stains
Need to know how to remove mud stains? Stains caused by mud can happen to anyone on a rainy day, for instance, when a bit of mud splatters on your pant leg, or is stuck to your shoe and gets all over the carpet, or the dog tracks it onto the couch.

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Mashed Potato Stain Removal Guide

Mashed Potato Stain Removal Guide
Mashed potato stain removal is something you'll need to become familiar with if you have kids, because kids love mashed potatoes, but they seem to get them everywhere.

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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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Tips For Removing Kool Aid Stains

Tips For Removing Kool Aid Stains
Removing Kool Aid stains can be hard to do unless you act quickly.

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Cream Of Tartar Uses For Cleaning, Stain Removal And More

Cream Of Tartar Uses For Cleaning
Below you can learn the answer to the question, "what is cream of tartar?" and also cream of tartar uses for around your home for cleaning, stain removal, and fun uses too.

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How To Remove Lipstick Stains From Clothing

How To 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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Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes
Here are 4 homemade laundry detergent recipes you can use to make your own laundry detergent. It includes recipes for powdered, liquid and even gel varieties.

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Uses For Baking Soda For Cleaning, Stain Removal And More

Uses For Baking Soda For Cleaning
The uses for baking soda around your home are almost endless, which is really cool since baking soda is natural, non toxic and cheap.

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Washing Machine Stains That Appear On Clothes After Wash Them

Washing Machine Stains
Have you ever experienced washing machine stains, where your machine is the culprit for staining your clothes? Read questions from reader and tips for fixing the problem here.

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Uses For Toothpaste Around Your Home

Uses For Toothpaste Around Your Home
Here are a lot of tips and uses for toothpaste around your home, for cleaning, stain removal and more. It's useful for cleaning a lot more than your teeth.

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How To Remove Hot Sauce Stains

How To Remove Hot Sauce Stains
Learning how to remove hot sauce stains is important for any lover of spicy foods.

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Recipes For Homemade Grout Cleaners

Recipes For Homemade Grout Cleaners
I've provided two recipes for homemade grout cleaners below, to keep your grout sparkling, including a gentler recipe and one for stubborn stains.

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Pineapple Juice Stain Removal Guide

Pineapple Juice Stain Removal Guide
A pineapple juice stain can happen whenever you are enjoying that wonderful glass of juice, and have an accidental spill.

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Smelly Garbage Disposal Remedies & Cleaning

Smelly Garbage Disposal Remedies
If you have a smelly garbage disposal here is a round up of tips for cleaning your disposer, removing odor, and including cleaning product reviews.

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How To Remove Vomit Stains

How To Remove Vomit Stains
Learning how to remove vomit stains is never high on someone's list of priorities, until you really need to know how.

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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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What's The Best Washing Machine Detergent? {Ratings & Reviews Of Products N - Z}

What's The Best Washing Machine Detergent?
Wondering what the best washing machine detergent is? It varies based on circumstances so here are over 40 pages of ratings and reviews of major brands, from products beginning with letters N through Z, to help you choose.

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How To Remove Hard Water Stains, Spots & Scale

How To 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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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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How To Wash Kitchen Towels, Dish Cloths & Kitchen Rags

How To Wash Kitchen Towels
Caring for and then washing kitchen towels, dish cloths and kitchen rags isn't rocket science, but there are some rules to keep in mind to make sure you are doing it correctly.

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Removing Tomato Sauce Stains

Removing Tomato Sauce Stains
Here is a round up of tips for how to remove tomato sauce stains from many surfaces, including clothing, carpet and hard surfaces, plus a review of how various laundry and stain removal products worked on these sometimes tough spots.

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