Cleaning with Vinegar

Posted by Katie Richardson on 5/8/2019 to Appliance Maintenance

Vinegar is an item that is nearly always on hand. It is cheap, made of natural and non-toxic properties, and has such a variety of uses. Cooking, cleaning, random household tasks- vinegar can do it all. It can be used as an alternative to harsh chemicals to clean a lot of surfaces in your home, but there are also a few things that vinegar should NOT be used for. Keep reading for some tips on what you SHOULD and SHOULD NOT clean with vinegar!

Prepare your Patio for the Warmer Months

Posted by Katie Richardson on 5/2/2019 to DIY

The first day of May brings thoughts of sunshine and warmer temperatures ahead. These ideas of summer dancing in our heads can make us want to make sure that our outdoor spaces are ready for use. If you have a patio or outdoor space, keep reading for some tips on how to get it ready for summer gatherings!

Are you Getting the Most Out of your Freezer?

Posted by Katie Richardson on 4/24/2019 to Appliance Maintenance

Freezers are essential for preservation, storage, and ice creation. Even though this appliance is in every home and seems basic, there are still a few tricks to it. A lot of people make small mistakes when using the freezer and these small mistakes can add up. Read these tips on preventing common mistakes so you can get the most out of your freezer!

Maintain your Pet-Friendly Home

Posted by Katie Richardson on 4/17/2019 to DIY

Do you love your pets, but not so much love the way they can sometimes make your house look? Our animal friends can add a lot of joy to a home, but they can also make it a lot more difficult to keep the home clean. But it is possible to have your pets and a clean living space! Read on for some tips to maintain cleanliness, no matter what type of little friend you have running around.

Care for your Cast Iron

Posted by Katie Richardson on 4/10/2019 to DIY

Cooking with cast iron has a lot of benefits, such as the non-stick surface, durability, and heat retention, but they take some extra special care when it comes to cleaning and care. Continue reading to learn the best ways to keep your cast iron pans in good shape for years to come!

Simple Steps to Save on Energy

Posted by Katie Richardson on 4/4/2019 to Appliance Maintenance

Most major appliances are essential to modern homes, but they tend to require a great deal of energy to run. This can swiftly increase your electricity bill, not to mention the negative impact extra energy use can have on the environment. Some of this energy cost is unavoidable, but there are simple things you can do to decrease it. Keep reading to learn some basic tips to reduce your energy costs from your main appliances!

Is your Mattress Clean?

Posted by Katie Richardson on 3/28/2019 to DIY

You use your mattress every night to sleep on, and probably even more than that for lounging and napping. But when is the last time you actually cleaned your mattress? Cleaning your mattress twice a year can make it last longer, allow for a better night’s sleep, and prevent yucky infestations. Continue reading to see how to do this very important chore in just a few easy steps!

Simple Spring Cleaning Tips

Posted by Katie Richardson on 3/21/2019 to DIY

Happy spring! This new season gives many people the urge to have a fresh, organized home. But this can seem a little overwhelming. Thinking about cleaning your entire home sounds exhausting, right? Read this checklist to see the main things to get done to deep-clean your home in just a few hours, and really kick start your spring cleaning.

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