Candles make any room warm and inviting. The anatomy of a candle is simple – a candle consists of wax and a wick. Things get more complicated when colorants, fragrances, and additives are thrown into the mix. Paraffin, a petroleum by-product, is the most common type of candle. Other things used to [...]
Pure silver is very soft, so it is usually mixed with other elements, like copper or brass, to make it stronger and more durable. Sterling silver is usually imprinted with “925,” “Ster,” or “Sterling Silver.” Silver plate is made of a base metal, usually copper or brass, with a thin layer of [...]
There is no one magic way to get rid of stains that are generated over the holiday season. You will find different stain remedies for the same kind of problem, all of which may work. Mostly it takes a little extra work and a lot of patience. My favorite resource is the [...]
Should I flush it? Most often, the answer is no! Just because something can be flushed doesn’t mean it should be, including “flushable” wipes, dental floss, contact lenses, tampons, condoms, and facial tissue. If it isn’t human waste and toilet paper, it shouldn’t be put down the drain. For more information, click [...]
Controlling dust prevents it from becoming a health risk and, since dust can be abrasive, from damaging furniture and building surfaces. Sunlight as a Disinfectant
There seems to be more natural cleaning recipes that include vodka, so let’s look at why people are choosing vodka to clean with and how vodka compares to isopropyl alcohol.
Will you survive the Turkeypocalypse or will you give thanks for Thanksgiving? Here are some tips gleaned from around the internet to help make the day easier on you, so you might actually get to enjoy the day.
A professional house cleaning company will often get rid of household odors. You must remove the source, not just cover the odor up.
No matter how careful you are, ovens get dirty and you need to know how to clean the black goo on the bottom and sides of your oven.
There are items in your home that can double as cleaning tools at little or no cost. Limited storage space coupled with limited budget sometimes means you must improvise.