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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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Don't Forget These 10 Places When You Clean Your House

Clean Your House
Here is a list of 10 often forgotten places to clean, so you remember when you clean your house.

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Tips For Cleaning The Bathroom

Cleaning The Bathroom
Cleaning the bathroom doesn't have to take all day with these tips and hints. Find out the best ways to clean all the areas of this often used room here.

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Homemade Air Fresheners Recipes

Air Fresheners Recipes
Here is a round up of homemade air fresheners recipes so that you can remove odors and add nice scents to your home using items you probably already own.

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How To Get Rid Of Skunk Smell

Get Rid Of Skunk Smell
Here are home remedies and homemade recipes, as well as reviews of commercially available products, for how to get rid of skunk smell from your skin, your pets, including dogs and cats, and more when these animals spray.

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How The pH Of Your Cleaner Affects What It Will Clean

pH Of Your Cleaner Affects
Here is an easy to understand scientific explanation of why the pH of a cleaner affects what it will clean, so you can always choose the best cleaning product for the job.

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9 Things To Clean & Sanitize In Your Home When Someone's Been Sick

Clean & Sanitize In Your Home When Someone's Been Sick
When someone is sick here are 9 things to clean and sanitize in your home to hopefully keep illness from spreading or lingering.

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Rust Remover Recipe & Instructions

Rust Remover Recipe
Here is a round up of rust remover recipes and instructions for ways to remove rust with household ingredients.

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Homemade Jewelry Cleaner Recipes

Homemade Jewelry Cleaner Recipes
Here is a round up of homemade jewelry cleaner recipes and home remedies using common household ingredients.

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Homemade Gold Jewelry Cleaner Recipes

Homemade Gold Jewelry Cleaner
Here is a round up of homemade gold jewelry cleaner recipes that will make your jewelry clean and beautiful, using safe to use items around your home.

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Homemade Dryer Sheets Recipes

Homemade Dryer Sheets Recipes
Here is a round up of tips and recipes for how to make homemade dryer sheets, for both fabric softening and scent.

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20 Quick Cleaning Tasks

20 Quick Cleaning Tasks
If you've only got a few minutes you can still accomplish a lot by doing some of these quick cleaning tasks around your home, each of which take 5 minutes or less.

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How To Make Your Own Fabric Softener

Make Your Own Fabric Softener
Here is a round up of recipes for how to make your own fabric softener for your laundry.

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Over 90 Homemade Stain Removal Recipes For Clothes & Laundry

Homemade Stain Removal Recipes
Here is a round up of over 90 homemade stain removal recipes for your clothes and laundry, organized by what stain it removes, from A through Z.

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Homemade Floor Cleaners Recipes

Homemade Floor Cleaners
Here is a round up of homemade floor cleaners recipes for various types of flooring.

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Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solution & Stain Removal Recipes

Carpet Cleaning Solution & Stain Removal
Here is a round up of homemade carpet cleaning solution and stain removal recipes, for both general cleaning and specific stains.

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What Are The Essential Home Made Cleaning Supplies?

Homemade Grout Cleaner
Here is a round up of some of the essential and favorite home made cleaning supplies, including ingredients and equipment, you may need for making homemade cleaning products.

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Homemade Grout Cleaner Recipes

Homemade Grout Cleaner
Here is a round up of homemade grout cleaner recipes to help you clean your grout with natural and homemade ingredients.

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Homemade Drain Cleaners Recipes

Homemade Drain Cleaners Recipes
Here is a round up of homemade drain cleaners recipes, using common household ingredients to clear and unclog your home's drains.

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How To Clean Granite Countertops {Plus Granite Care Tips}

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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Share Your Homemade Dishwasher Soap Recipes

Homemade Dishwasher Soap
Here is a round up of homemade dishwasher soap recipes you can use to wash dishes in your dishwasher.

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How To Make Dishwashing Liquid

How To Make Dishwashing Liquid
Here is a round up of several recipes for how to make dishwashing liquid, so you can wash dishes without having to buy a commercial product.

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Homemade Pet Stain Removal Remedies

Homemade Pet Stain Removal Remedies
Here is a round up of homemade pet stain removal remedies and recipes that will help you clean up pet stains easily, with items you've already got around your home.

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How To Clean The Door To Your Home

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

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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Glass & Window Cleaner Recipes

Glass & Window Cleaner Recipes
Here is a round up of homemade glass and window cleaner recipes and window washing solutions you can use to keep your windows sparkling with items from your own pantry.

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Home Remedy For Upholstery Cleaner

Home Remedy For Upholstery Cleaner
Here is a round up, below, of homemade recipes and home remedies for upholstery cleaner that you can use in your home.

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5 Ways To Reduce & Remove Dust In Your Home

Remove Dust
Here are 5 ways you can reduce and remove dust in your home to save yourself a lot of extra housework, as well as keep allergies at bay.

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Bedroom Cleaning Checklist: Help Kids Know Expectations For This Chore

Bedroom Cleaning Checklist
Have you ever said 'go clean your room' to your kids, and then you're less than impressed with their results? Find out how to use a bedroom cleaning checklist to improve the situation, and get better results (plus free printable).

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How To Make Furniture Polish

How To Make Furniture Polish
Here is a round up of recipes and tips about how to make furniture polish using common household ingredients.

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7 Ways To Prevent Shoe Odor

Prevent Shoe Odor
Here are 7 ways you can prevent shoe odor, or to nip any developing smell in the bud quickly before it gets strong, plus an explanation of what causes the problem so you can avoid smelly and stinky shoes from now on.

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How To Clean & Remove Soap Scum

Remove Soap Scum
Here are instructions for how to clean and remove soap scum from hard surfaces around your home, especially in the bathroom.

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Washing Clothes Temperature Guide

Washing Clothes Temperature Guide
Here is the ultimate washing clothes temperature guide, so you know how to choose the best water temperature for your laundry to get it clean, keep it from being damaged, and conserve energy.

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Jewelry Cleaner Reviews

Jewelry Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of jewelry cleaner reviews, including reviews of metal cleaners and polishes, as well for precious stones, to find out which products work best and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Easy Off Heavy Duty Oven Cleaner Caused Stainless Steel Discoloration

Heavy Duty Oven Cleaner
Easy Off Heavy Duty Oven Cleaner, in the yellow can, says it is safe for stainless steel surfaces, but several people have experienced damage when they used it. You can read their stories, and see pictures of the damage here.

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Tips For Cleaning Bath Toys

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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Tide Pods Allergies & Itchy Reactions: Stories From Readers

Tide Pods Allergies
Here are experiences shared by readers sharing their allergies and itchy reactions to Tide Pods.

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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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