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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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The Latest Articles On Stain Removal 101

Methylated Spirits (Denatured Alcohol) Uses For Stain Removal And Cleaning

Methylated Spirits
Here is a round up of uses for methylated spirits, also known as denatured alcohol, which is a very strong solvent, for cleaning and stain removal around your home.

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Don't Forget These 10 Things When You Deep Clean Your Bedroom

Deep Clean Your Bedroom
Here are 10 things you don't want to forget about when you deep clean your bedroom, to make it a place you'll enjoy sleeping each night.

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Criteria For Evaluating Green Cleaning Supplies

Evaluating 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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Hairspray Uses For Stain Removal & Cleaning

Hairspray Uses
Below 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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How To Clean Kiddie Pool {And Proper Paddling Pool Care}

Clean Kiddie Pool
Here are easy to follow instructions for how to clean your kiddie pool (and pool toys), plus tips for proper paddling pool care to keep this a fun and clean activity for the kids.

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Getting Diarrhea Stain Out Of Light Colored Carpet

Getting Diarrhea Stain
Here is how to get diarrhea stains out of carpet.

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How To Clean Fireworks Stains On Cement And Driveways

Clean Fireworks Stains
Here's how to clean firework stains on cement and driveways.

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Bleach Uses For Cleaning, Laundry & Stain Removal

Bleach Uses For Cleaning
There are many bleach uses in your home, for cleaning, laundry and stain removal, but you need to use the right bleach for the right job. Here is a round up of uses for color, oxygen and chlorine bleach.

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How To Clean Toothbrush: Multiple Methods

How To Clean Toothbrush
Below I've collected quite a few tips for how to clean a toothbrush because -- think about it -- you're supposed to put this thing in your mouth twice daily to clean your teeth, but what is to say it's really clean itself?

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Essential Oil Uses For Homemade Cleaners And Laundry Supplies

Essential Oil Uses
Here is a round up of essential oil uses for cleaning, laundry and stain removal in your home, and how to incorporate these oils into homemade cleaners for scent and also their cleaning properties.

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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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50 Baking Soda Uses & Cleaning Tips

50 Baking Soda Uses
Here is a collection of 50 baking soda uses for around the home, including for laundry, stain removal and baking soda cleaning tips. You can also share your own tips and uses.

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How To Clean Bathroom Sink & Counters

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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Hair Color Remover: Products To Remove Hair Dye From Your Hair

Hair Color Remover
I get asked all the time how to remove hair color from your hair, so I researched what hair color remover products are available and have shared my recommendation.

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Laundry Washing Detergent Guide

Laundry Washing Detergent Guide
There are lots of types of laundry washing detergent available to wash your clothes and other laundry, but they're not all made the same, and some are better for one job versus another. Here's your guide to determine which one you should use in your machine for which loads.

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Goo Gone Uses For Cleaning And Stain Removal

Goo Gone Uses
Here is a round up of tips and uses for Goo Gone within your home, for both cleaning and stain removal. Find out all the ways you can use this product here, for the really tough to remove messes.

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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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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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Powder Laundry Detergent Facts & Uses

Powder Laundry Detergent
Powder laundry detergent is better than liquid for cleaning certain types of stains and soils from your clothes. In addition, it has some other uses around your home.

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Household Tips For Laundry

Household Tips For Laundry
My readers are just amazing! They've shared lots of household tips for laundry with me, and I've collected them here for all of us to learn from.

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How To Clean Up Nail Polish On Carpet

Clean Up Nail Polish On Carpet
Here are tips and tricks for how to remove nail polish on carpet when you accidentally drip or spill it while doing your nails.

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Magic Eraser Uses In My Home And Tips For Use

Magic Eraser Uses
There are many Magic Eraser uses for in and around your home. Read how others have used this versatile cleaning tool in their homes, to give you some ideas for how you can use it too.

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Tips For Baby Formula Stain And Spit Up Removal

Baby Formula Stains
Here are several tips for how to remove a baby formula stain or spit up from either baby or adult clothing.

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Bar Keepers Friend Liquid Review

Bar Keepers Friend Liquid Review
Here are reviews of Bar Keepers Friend liquid cleaner from readers, sharing their overall positive experiences and opinions of the product, and how they used it around their homes.

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Laundry Detergent Pacs: The Ultimate Guide

Laundry Detergent Pacs
Here is the ultimate guide to using laundry detergent pacs and stain remover pacs, to wash your laundry, including the pros and cons of using this type of product, plus reviews of the various brands available.

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Woolite Delicate Fabric Wash Review - Use It To Handwash And In The Washing Machine

Woolite Delicate Fabric Wash Review
Here are reviews of Woolite delicate fabric wash, including people's opinions about this detergent for use on their delicate and expensive clothing.

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Citric Acid Uses Around Your Home For Cleaning & Stain Removal

Citric Acid Uses
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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Delicate Wash Reviews For Hand Washing & Gentle Cycle

Delicate Wash Reviews
Here is a list of delicate wash products available for hand washing clothing, or for use in the gentle cycle of your washing machine, along with reviews and recommendations to decide which one you should use for yourself.

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Homemade Laundry Soap Recipes

Homemade Laundry Soap
Here is a round up of recipes for homemade laundry soap, including both liquid and powdered varieties, using many different ingredients, plus tips for making and using it in your home.

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Lemi Shine Review: This Dishwasher Detergent Additive Helped My Hard Water Problems

Lemi Shine Review
Here are reviews of Lem Shine dishwasher detergent additive, sharing how it worked for removing hard water spots, film and build up on dishes and their dishwashers.

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Permanent Marker Removal From Walls - Tips And Tricks You Can Use

Permanent Marker Removal
Here are tips and tricks for permanent marker removal from walls, including both home remedies and commercial products you can use.

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How To Remove Hair Dye Drips & Spills

Remove Hair Dye Drip
Below are tips and ideas for how to remove hair dye drips and spills that land on all kinds of hard surfaces while applying your hair color, such as your sink or counter.

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Bar Keepers Friend Powder Review

Bar Keepers Friend
Bar Keepers Friend is one of the best kept secret cleaning products around as far as I'm concerned, and no, no one is paying me to say that. I just like this stuff.

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Laundry Stain Removal Tips & Hints

Laundry Stain Removal Tips
No matter what the type of spot here are laundry stain removal tips and hints that have been shared to help you get it out.

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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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Lemon Joy Dish Soap Review - Great Price And Many Uses

Lemon Joy Dish Soap Review
Below are several reviews of lemon Joy Dish Soap, including thoughts from readers who have liked it, or not, and why.

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Lemi Shine Pacs Review

Lemi Shine Pacs Review
Here's my review of Lemi Shine Pacs, the dishwasher detergent additive for hard water, which helps remove film, spots and build up.

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Tips For Cleaning Outdoor Furniture

Cleaning Outdoor Furniture
Here are tips for cleaning outdoor furniture, such as on your patio, lawn or in the garden, including tips for cleaning outdoor cushions.

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Removing Urine Stains And Odors

Urine Stains
Here is a round up of tips for removing urine stains and odors from carpet, clothes, wood floors, or other household items.

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20 Mule Team Borax Review Plus Top 5 Laundry & Cleaning Uses For It

20 Mule Team Borax Review
Here are reviews and uses for 20 Mule Team Borax for both your laundry and cleaning your home.

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Hair Dye Removal Tips For Clothes, Carpet & Other Fibers

Hair Dye Removal Tips
Here are hair dye removal tips and tricks for clothes, carpet and other fibers to try to remove drips and spills from these surfaces.

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Sap Stain Removal Tips

Sap Stain Removal
Here is a round up of sap stain removal tips and hints for how to remove tree sap from various surfaces, including from clothing, upholstery, carpet, cars, hands, and more surfaces in and around your home.

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Removing Rust With Vinegar

Removing Rust With Vinegar
Here are tips for removing rust with vinegar, which is an awesome and natural home remedy you can use if you've got rusty metals items you want to clean.

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Deodorant Remover Reviews & How To Make Your Own

Deodorant Remover
Read reviews of various deodorant remover products, and also learn how you can make your own to remove residue and white marks from your clothing.

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Water Stain Removal Tips

Water Stain
Here is a round up of water stain removal tips and tricks for removing water spots from items throughout your home.

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Cleaning Cast Iron Skillet With Salt

Cleaning Cast Iron Skillet
Here are tips and home remedies for cleaning a cast iron skillet so it doesn't lose its seasoning after use.

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Removing Tomato Sauce Stains

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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Hair Color Removal Help

Hair Color Removal
Hair color removal can be a tricky process when you decide you don't like the permanent dye you've placed on it. There are many home remedies, but I suggest a good product to get the best results without fear of damaging your hair too much.

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Removing White Wine Stains

Removing White Wine Stains
Here is a round up of tips for how to remove white wine stains from clothing, carpet, or other areas of your home, as well as stain remover product reviews for removing these spots and spills.

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