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What Should I Clean When I Move Into A New Home?

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By John Hitch

A new home should mean a fresh start, but how fresh it actually is depends entirely on how clean the previous owners left it. Strategically placed furniture may have made them more likely to “forget” to take all those stains, cobwebs and remnants of cooking catastrophes past with them. Ultimately, the onus is on you when it comes to moving into a clean home. And you should do it before the moving van arrives. The good news is that this will be the easiest your house will ever be to clean. Follow these tips and it will be even easier.

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Topics: Carpet Cleaners, Cleaning and Organization Tips, How To

Five Ways Your Foyer Can Be Way More Functional

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Easy, Doable Solutions To Avoid “Black Holes”


By Amber Matheson

If you’re like me, you have a few black holes in your house. Our dining room table is one — it’s the first and (often) final resting spot for just about anything handheld, from sandwiches to the Sunday paper. The entryway is another. My family of four accumulates approximately 80 billion articles of outdoor clothing and shoes on any given week, and it mostly ends up in a heap by the door. Tack on snowy, muddy, salty conditions, and it’s not just a depository; it’s a disaster.

With the bustle of the holidays over and winter in full swing, we’re attempting to clean up our act. Here’s how I plan to do it.

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Topics: Cleaning and Organization Tips, Design, How To

Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Home Cleaner in 2015

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

By John Hitch

Two out of three Americans make New Year’s resolutions, and 46 percent say they are still keeping them after six months. We want the success rate to be 100 percent for anyone who vows to keep a cleaner home this year. These tips should help you reach your goal.

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Topics: Carpet Cleaners, Cleaning and Organization Tips, Floor Care University, Hard Floor Cleaners, How To, Spring Cleaning and Holiday Cleaning