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The Best Spring Cleaning Tips for 2020!

The Best Spring Cleaning Tips for 2020!

Seems like this year, spring has crept across the US much sooner than expected. And with this lovely season comes the desire to start packing away heavy blankets and coats, and getting your home ready for warmth and sunshine. With the newness of spring comes the desire for a clean, organized home, and we’ve gathered some of the smartest tips to pass along your way! Empty those dresser drawers. Yes, every single one of them. Sure, it’s no quick task. But we…

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Why It’s Important to Invest in a Quality Vacuum Cleaner

Why It’s Important to Invest in a Quality Vacuum Cleaner

Not all vacuum cleaners are the same. There are so many options and models to choose from that it can feel really overwhelming when you’re trying to figure out which to choose. The most important thing to consider when getting ready to purchase a new vacuum cleaner is how long it will last without having to repair or replace it. Are you tired of purchasing the vacuum cleaners that work for a year or so, and then the motor burns…

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10 Smart Organizing Tips for 2020

10 Smart Organizing Tips for 2020

It’s that delicate time of year between the post-holiday dead-of-winter and the first balmy hint of spring. Maybe you’re getting an overwhelming urge to do some early spring cleaning, or maybe finally getting organized was one of your goals for 2020. Either way, there’s no time like the present! Though there are stores dedicated entirely to purchasing organizational accessories, some of the best ideas cost only a few bucks…and some utilize items you already have in your home, thereby costing…

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HOLIDAY CARPET STAIN CLEAN UP: 101

HOLIDAY CARPET STAIN CLEAN UP: 101

Knowing how to properly clean a carpet stain – especially around the holidays – is not only a good skill to have, it can become a necessity. A little drop of cranberry sauce here, a red wine stain there, a greasy gravy spot over here…it’s almost enough to make you stop hosting altogether! And to top it off, it seems like different stains require different treatments – because cleaning up candle wax is an entirely different process than removing chocolate…

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Make Sure Your Carpet is Holiday Ready!

Make Sure Your Carpet is Holiday Ready!

The month of ghouls, goblins, and carved pumpkins has passed and now the busy holiday season is here! The time of year for gathering with friends and family, hosting fabulous parties and just sitting by a cozy fire with a cup of hot cocoa. But if your carpet has seen better days, and you’re tempted to rip it all up and start over, hang tight. We’ve got some tips to get your carpet ready for the holiday season! Vacuum your…

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What Kind of Water Are You Really Drinking?

What Kind of Water Are You Really Drinking?

What’s in the local water that you’re drinking everyday? We assume water supplies across the U.S. are perfectly safe, but the news out of Flint, Michigan would suggest otherwise. Just because the water they’re drinking is odorless, colorless, and tasteless doesn’t mean it’s safe. The ugly truth is that there is a lot of bad tasteless, odorless, and colorless contaminants that can be found in your local water supply. The EPA regulates over 90 contaminates found in local drinking water,…

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11 Helpful Tips for Battling Spring Allergies

11 Helpful Tips for Battling Spring Allergies

Everyone with spring allergies knows there are two types of greenery: the first few blooms of nature’s most beautiful season…and the blanket of pollen that shortly follows. For allergy and asthma suffers, that omnipresent covering of pollen is tough to avoid, even if you don’t venture outdoors. Somehow, it manages to work its way into your home, car, and workplace, creating havoc that results in a mountain of crumpled tissues and eyes that water for days. Short of cocooning yourself in a…

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Have Kids? Stinky Clothes are Sure to Follow!

Have Kids? Stinky Clothes are Sure to Follow!

Whether they’re returning home from a soccer game or a playdate with friends, one thing’s for sure: where kids go, stinky clothes are sure to follow! If there’s a puddle, chocolate ice cream cone or a sweaty game of dodgeball, kids (and their formerly clean clothes) will find it.  Parents are then left with the stains, odors and unending dinginess. Doing a family’s laundry often includes a collection of detergents, chemicals, bleaches, softeners and fragrance additives designed to return clothes and linens…

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Invest in a Portable Heater and Save Big This Winter!

Invest in a Portable Heater and Save Big This Winter!

With the weather dropping below freezing in many states, homes across the country are cranking up their thermostats. Of course, with that warm, cozy air comes something a little less comforting: rising energy costs and bills. If you have a larger home, it can be expensive to heat the entire space, especially if your activity is confined to a few small areas. In those types of places, using a portable heater can be a great way to keep your immediate surroundings warm…

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7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Indoor Air For The New Year!

7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Indoor Air For The New Year!

It’s a new year! And why not start off 2019 with an indoor air detox? Your indoor air may need a detox….. …if you’ve noticed that the air in your home smells stale every time you walk through the door. …if you’ve started sneezing more or your nose seems to drip constantly. …if you’re experiencing headaches or other adverse health symptoms for no reason. …if an asthmatic member of your household is having frequent attacks. …if you find yourself buying…

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