A Psychologist's Back-to-School Shopping List Five things every student needs It’s back to school time. My youngest is heading off to college. But it doesn’t seem that long since my kids were little. If you’re a parent of school-aged children, you probably have a long shopping list: notebooks, filler paper, backpack, lunchbox, pens [...]
Ready to be grossed out? The average office desk is 100 times less hygienic than the average kitchen table and 400 times filthier than the average toilet seat!
Many types of stone – marble, granite, slate and travertine – are used for walls, floors, countertops and furniture than ever before. These different types of stone call for different types of care, which can get confusing. The care of stone depends on what type of stone it is
The glazed finish of ceramic tile resists all types of stains and soil and wipes up easily with a damp cloth. It’s an unfortunate fact of life that wonderful, carefree tile is surrounded by problem-causing grout.
Most wood floors today are sealed with polyurethane, which is a durable plastic-like coating. It needs little care beyond occasional damp mopping and regular vacuuming to remove grit, which can cause scratches. Keeping floors as free of dust as possible is the most important protection you can give them.
Cleaning floors on your hands and knees was once considered the gold standard. Back then the options were limited and we knew of no better way. Now the house cleaning industry is more informed and has better tools and methods.
Whether you prefer hot dogs, hamburgers, steak, or shrimp, if you’re going to entertain in your backyard oasis this summer, you need to know how to clean a grill. A clean grill will result in a safer grilling experience.
A neighbor of mine came back from a 10-day vacation to discover a load of laundry in her washer was mildewed. She had to throw the clothes away. Maybe like her you could use some summer cleaning tips.
Army Specialist Aarron Tanner surprised his wife Kaitlyn when he walked into her workplace, Castle Keepers House Cleaning in Greenville, SC. Kaitlyn sat down with Troy Knight, supposedly to discuss her thoughts about her new job, not knowing who was right behind her. Aarron has been in training and in Afghanistan for about a year and a half.
If you have several years’ worth of grease build-up, you might also try spreading liquid dish washing detergent over the vent filters and letting them sit for about 20-30 minutes, then rinsing with warm water while scrubbing gently with a toothbrush. Or, do it the easy way. Put a reminder on your calendar at the beginning of every month or two to run your vent filters through your dishwasher!