Eliminate dirty grout for good!

Eliminate dirty grout for good!

Grout lines are magnets for dirt and grime, and dingy grout can detract from the good looks of pretty tile. Eliminate dirty grout for good with these tips for cleaning and removing stains. Grout is porous, making it tricky to keep clean. And because the grout lines between tile are often slightly deeper than the […]

6 Small Steps You Can Take Today to Get Organized for Good

6 Small Steps You Can Take Today to Get Organized for Good

A professional organizer offers advice on how to tidy up your home without feeling overwhelmed. The thought of getting (and staying) organized spurs a variety of reactions in different people. Some consider it a quick but necessary chore, while others see it as an insurmountable obstacle. However, organization isn’t just a way to get your […]

7 Ways the Coronavirus Will Change How We Design, Style, and Live in Our Homes

7 Ways the Coronavirus Will Change How We Design, Style, and Live in Our Homes

The current health crisis could have lasting effects on how we view our personal spaces. Home is no longer just a place to rest your head. Since the 2020 coronavirus outbreak began, our homes have transitioned into makeshift offices, gyms, classrooms, restaurants, cocktail bars, concert venues, movie theaters, and more. With so many activities happening […]

Coronavirus Can Lurk on Eyeglasses

Coronavirus Can Lurk on Eyeglasses

Just like you do with your hands, experts say that cleaning your glasses regularly with soap and water is your best defense against germs that cause COVID-19.  Regularly cleaning the most frequently touched surfaces in your home is probably a habit by now—it’s become part of our “new normal” in light of the coronavirus pandemic. But while you’re […]

Stopping the spread of COVID-19: Difference between cleaning and disinfecting

Stopping the spread of COVID-19: Difference between cleaning and disinfecting

Cleaning and disinfecting are two different things. Cleaning means using soap and water to remove dirt and most germs. Disinfecting means using cleaning solutions that have ingredients that kill bacteria and other germs. Many surfaces look clean but may be contaminated with germs. The Centers for Disease Control recommends the following when cleaning or disinfecting: […]