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How to clean a mattress protector without damaging it

Just like pillowcases, sheets, and blankets should be washed, so should your mattress protector. Even though our skin doesn’t come in direct contact with mattress protectors, it can still collect oil and sebum, sweat, dead skin, dust, and dust mites. This build-up can begin to grow bacteria making your bed less clean, and even potentially …

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How often should you clean your gutters?

Gutters protect your home and landscaping from damage caused by excess undirected water flow. If your gutters become clogged, they can overflow with water which can cause damage to your home’s foundation, and your roof, and even cause leaks in your windows and basement. To protect the structural integrity of your home and keep your …

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How often should you wash a mattress protector?

Just because you don’t sleep directly on top of your mattress protector, doesn’t mean they don’t get dirty like the rest of your bedding. Your sheets and pillowcases should be washed once a week at least, but how often should you wash your mattress protector? Keep reading to find out just how often you should …

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How to clean your curtains so they look great but don’t get damaged

Curtains not only beautify the home, but they also serve a number of purposes. Curtains allow us to control the amount of light we let in, provide privacy, but most importantly, act as a filter to pollution, dust, and allergens outside. Because curtains are exposed to the elements and protect us from them, they can …

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How to wash your pillowcases properly

Pillowcases are the first thing our face hits when we go to bed. Because pillowcases come in direct contact with our skin, they can be subject to the natural oils, sweat, and bacteria produced by the skin. Because of this, our pillowcases can get very dirty pretty quickly. It’s important to clean your pillowcases often, …

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How to clean your washing machine

Unfortunately, just because our washing machines clean our clothes, they don’t stay clean. Our washing machines can grow bacteria, mildew, and musty smells which eventually make their way to our clothing. Just like your clothes, your washing machine needs to be cleaned often. Keep reading for a step-by-step guide on how to deep clean your …

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How to properly wash your walls so they get clean but not damaged

Wall cleaning is a chore often neglected. Our walls take up a massive amount of space in our homes and can be a daunting task to try and complete. Also, you can even damage your walls if you don’t know what proper cleaning steps to take for your type of paint. But worry not! Keep …

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How often should you clean your windows?

Cleaning the windows is a task we can sometimes let slip. Instead of staring at the mess, we tend to look through it. Because we don’t have to come in direct contact with dirty windows, like countertops or floors, we might wait a little longer between cleanings than we would for something else. Dirty windows …

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How often should you wash your curtains?

Curtains beautify our homes, but they also serve a number of functions. They allow us to control the amount of light we let in, provide privacy, and also prevent dust and other air pollutants from entering the home. Curtains essentially function as a massive filter for our windows. Because of this, however, they can become …

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How often should you clean your kitchen sink?

The kitchen sink for many families is the heart of the kitchen. You’d be surprised to know however it is the second dirtiest space in your kitchen. It’s where we wash the cake batter off of our hands, defrost the frozen chicken, and begrudgingly clean up the dishes after cooking a nice meal. All of …

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How often should you clean your dishwasher?

It might sound unnecessary to deep clean a machine that’s function is to clean. After all, your dishwasher cleans your dishes, so it must be clean right? In a perfect world maybe, but in reality, our dishwashers can get even dirtier than the dishes we put in them. This can not only create cloudy and …

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How often should you wash your comforter?

There’s nothing better than crawling into bed at night with fresh clean sheets and pillowcases. But what if you were sharing your bed with thousands of dust mites and microscopic bacteria? Well, you potentially could be if you’re not regularly washing your comforter. Clean sheets, pillowcases, and throws are all well and good, but if …

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How often should you clean your carpet?

Carpets may not appear dirty easily, but they can hide a treasure trove of dust, hair, debris, and germs within their furry fibers. Visible spills and messes are more easily spot cleaned, or crumbs vacuumed up, but what about the junk that hides in the depths of your carpet? Regular vacuuming should already be a …

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