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How to Clean Blinds: 2 Methods for Venetian and Mini Blinds (Illustrated)

Blinds are fairly visible in the house. When they get dusty and nasty, it’s noticeable.  While there are expensive blind cleaning services out there, that’s not necessary.  With the following two methods, you can quickly and cheaply clean your own blinds. Clean blinds with a clever, inexpensive blinds-cleaning tool kit 2. How to clean Venetian …

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Can You Wash Memory Foam Pillows? How?

These days, people are opting for memory foam pillows to match their sleeping position. However, many people do not know whether they can wash their pillows or just change them for another. Memory foam pillows cannot be machine washed as they will spoil. It is time to properly discover how to wash a viscoelastic pillow …

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How often should you clean your dryer vent?

Dryers are very hard-working machines. Because they involve a great amount of heat, they can also unfortunately be dangerous. With every load of laundry we throw in the dryer, small fragments of fabric, lint, hair, and dust can all get trapped in the filter trap, and dryer vent. If the filter trap and dryer vent …

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Can You Wash Cutting Boards With Soap? Bleach?

Cutting boards are a staple in restaurants and home kitchens. These tools come in handy as solid places to chop vegetables, fruits, and meats. But what’s the best way to clean a cutting board? Do you need soap, bleach, baking soda, or special products? Let’s find out more below. How To Clean The Cutting Board …

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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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