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A clean kitchen is like a hot shower: It makes you feel so much better. While a daily deep cleaning is unrealistic, it's also not necessary. Here, a guide to when to clean what, and how to do it mindfully—so as to not damage delicate surfaces.
As washers and dryers do cleaning for us, it can be easy to forget that they also need to be cleaned. Over time, laundry machines can build up a wide variety of residue from fabric softener, stains, and detergent.
Kitchen cabinets, just like fine furniture, should be dusted or vacuumed periodically depending on the amount of particulate matter that may have accumulated.
Having your ducts properly cleaned is an important part of home maintenance because it directly affects the health of your entire family. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and 1 out of 4 of those people suffer because of fungus and bacteria growing inside their duct system.
Here are a few easy maintenance tips that will help you enjoy the beauty of your wood floors longer.
Where would we be without our garbage disposals? Now an integral part of our modern-day kitchens, our garbage disposals keep our kitchens cleaner and our garbage cans from stinking. But let's be honest—we all take our garbage disposals for granted. However, it's time to change that.
Mold growth underneath kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room sinks can be caused by a number of factors. Inadequate ventilation, improper air flow, high levels of humidity, and plumbing leaks are all common culprits. While some levels of humidity are pretty much a given in your home, plugging up those plumbing leaks before they do any more damage can save you money on your water bill and keep mold in check.
When you cook on your stovetop, your range's hood fan helps keep your kitchen cleaner and less smoky by filtering out the air around your stove. Inevitably, grease finds its way into your range's hood filter, and since it's vital to the life of your appliances that you keep their filters cleaned, your range hood deserves a good cleaning, ideally every month.
Your hardwood floor is installed. Your house finally feels like a home. But now what? How do you care for your new investment? Read on.
Most people dread the hottest months of the year. From relying more heavily on our air conditioners to saturating our yards to prevent our lawns from dying to taking seemingly 10 showers a day to de-sweat ourselves, we spend a lot of money keeping our homes and ourselves cool every summer.