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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Window Blinds and Shades

Window blinds are a popular, stylish alternative to curtains for managing your home’s privacy, temperature, and appearance. The right blinds can help keep your home cool in summer and warm in winter. Whether you’ve chosen fabric, plastic, or wooden blinds, horizontal or vertical slats, or classic solar shades, one thing is true: window blinds attract[…]

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How To Properly Clean & Maintain An Iron

You need an iron to keep your clothes looking neat and fresh, but what happens when your iron is the cause of dirty marks and stains? Learn the signs it’s time for your iron to be cleaned, how best to keep it in tip-top condition, and what preventative measures you can take to ensure your[…]

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The Best Ways on How to Wash and Clean Pillows

We all know how important it is to clean our bedclothes on a regular basis, but what about our pillows? Pillows often get overlooked when it comes to cleaning, but studies have shown that pillows attract all kinds of dirt, germs, and debris. A two-year-old pillow can be 10 percent dead dust mites and droppings,[…]

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The Best Ways to Clean a Shower Curtain and Liner

You get in the shower to get clean, but how clean is your shower itself? If it’s been a while since you cleaned your shower curtain, here’s everything to know about the most effective and efficient methods of cleaning, whether your shower curtain is made of plastic, EVA, vinyl, microfiber, or natural fibers. While the[…]

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8 Uncommon Cleaning Hacks for the Flu Season – Germaphobe Approved

Flu season is just around the corner, and throughout the year bacteria and viruses are constantly trying to set up house in your home. While the best way to protect your family against dirt and infections is to maintain a regular cleaning schedule, there are other handy tips that can reduce the number of pathogens[…]

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How to Clean Vomit Out of Carpet Like a Pro

Cleaning vomit from your carpet is an unpleasant experience that most people have to go through at some point. But what’s the best way to remove puke, stains, and lingering odor? We’ve broken down the most common advice to bring you the facts on what really works. So next time your toddler has an upset[…]

Crash Course: How To Clean, Polish and Maintain Marble Floors

If you’ve got marble floors in your home, you know how beautiful they look when they’re freshly cleaned and polished. Your floors should last a lifetime, but despite marble’s durability, it can be prone to damage if you clean it with the wrong solution or chemicals. Learn how to take care of your marble floor[…]

The Best Organic and Natural House Cleaning Products

You want a clean house, but you don’t want to fill it with chemicals. There are a variety of reasons why many people are turning to natural, organic cleaning solutions, from disliking the unpleasant smell of harsh bleaches and pesticides, to fears about cross-contamination in your home, or environmental harm once they’re washed away. Whatever[…]