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 […]

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: […]

Stopping the spread of COVID-19: Washing Hands

Stopping the spread of COVID-19: Washing Hands

Handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone… except for the germs. Based on what is currently known about this coronavirus, also called […]

Effective ways to kill COVID-19 in your home

Effective ways to kill COVID-19 in your home

There are many home cleaning supplies that may be effective against the novel COVID-19 (Coronavirus.)  Scientists recommend using disinfectants that are known to work against other coronaviruses and also advise following the specific instructions for each cleaning supply that you use. “An important general rule is that you shouldn’t immediately wipe a cleaning solution off […]