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When Swiffer WetJet hit the market years ago, consumers went wild for it. I loved my Swiffer, but did not

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Have a messy outdoor job you need to tackle? Need a surefire way to keep mice out of your

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How to Deep Clean a Garbage Disposal and Why You Need To – PHOTO TUTORIAL

Germs—bacteria and viruses—are pretty much everywhere. Most of them are harmless, but one percent of all those germs can actually

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5 Homemade Cleaners that Perform Even Better than Expensive Brands

Why bother? Why go to the trouble of homemade cleaners when buying commercial products is so much easier?

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25 Remarkable Ways to Use Blue Dawn Outside the Kitchen

Take a look under the sink where you keep your cleaning products. See a bottle of Blue Dawn Dishwashing

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How to Stop Hating Your Carpet

If you hate your carpet because it’s old, stained and bordering on disgusting, I have great news. There are steps

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If you have hard flooring, carpet and/or flat surfaces in your home, which just about covers every possibility—there are

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The bumper sticker is pretty funny the first time you see it: Get Even: Live Long Enough to Become a

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Glass Cleaner and Why You Should

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17 Ways to Use Baby Wipes That Don’t Require a Baby

Recently, in my never-ending quest to organize my home, I came across the  half-full case of baby wipes I’d purchased

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How to Clean Steam Irons and Granite Countertops—Cheap and Easy!

These days its nearly certain that there’s a pricey product available to clean just about anything. But why

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How to Make Even an Elderly Dishwasher Perform Like New

There are many things in my life that I enjoy, but would not be completely devastated if required to give

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Five Fabulous Super Cheap Homemade Cleaner Recipes for Eyeglasses, Windshields, Counters, Floors, and Carpets

I pretty much hate to buy things I know I can make for less money and the time required to

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Worst and Best Ways to Clean Your Eyeglasses

You just paid a small fortune for new eyeglasses. On top of the cost for prescription lenses and fashionable frames,

Eufy Cordless Stick Vac Needs a Bath—Photo Tutorial

Rarely do I gush. But gush I do over my Eufy Cordless Stick Vac. Can’t help it. Eufy is so

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How to Rid Bathroom of Hairspray Overspray Plus More Quick Tips

Hairspray is wonderful for your hair. Not so great on the floor, sink, walls, mirror, and counter where you get

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How to Make Your Own Dusting Spray

Let’s talk about dust, shall we? I’m not fond of it. As I write, every surface in my home has

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Ask Me Anything: Candle Wax Removal, Laundry Sanitizer, Heavy-Duty Window Cleaner

Perhaps it’s happened to you: A many-candled birthday cake or lovely candle centerpiece go awry, leaving you with a mess

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Help! Issues with Tub and Shower Soap Scum Cleaner

If I were keeping track of the number of responses from my readers that are filled with praise and gratitude,