A Hotel Room That Cleans Itself?

A Hotel Room That Cleans Itself? From Conde Nast Traveler If you happen to be visiting Copenhagen, Denmark anytime soon, you should investigate the newly opened Hotel Otillia, which has rooms that clean themselves. Housed in the former Carlsberg brewing buildings, the Hotel Otillia brings self-disinfecting technology into its rooms and suites. A Teflon-like coating is sprayed onto surfaces and…

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How to Clean a Glass Stovetop
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How to Clean a Glass Stovetop

How to Clean a Glass Stovetop From Cooking Light With their lack of grates and coils, glass-topped stoves may seem easier to clean than their more complicated counterparts, but they can still become a huge mess. If you don’t clean it immediately after cooking, the mess never seems to go away, no matter how hard you scrub. Luckily, you can…

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The 10 Dirtiest Items in Your Home

Dirtiest Items in Your Home From Reviewed.comUnfortunately, there's dirt all over your home. Take a look at the dirtiest items around your home. Remote Controls Used frequently yet rarely cleaned remote controls are the perfect place for germs to hang out. Take out batteries and clean with a soft cloth dipped in rubbing alcohol. Carpets Apparently, carpets are 4,000 times dirtier…

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Household Chemical Storage Guide

Household Chemical Storage Guide Always keep the safety of your family and pets top of mind when storing chemicals between uses. Here is a colorful infographic detailing some best practices for storing common household chemicals from our friends at SOLVCHEM.

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My Robot Cleans Toilets!

It’s finally here – the $500 portable toilet-cleaning robot! It even has a name – called “Giddel” by its developer, service robotics company Altan Robotech. Visit the website to see it in action! Altan’s website states, “With Giddel, you never have to deal with the disgust of cleaning your toilet bowl again.” Giddel has a telescopic arm that scrubs hard-to-reach…

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Baltimore Remains Number 1 on Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List
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Baltimore Remains Number 1 on Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List

Based on treatment data from the metro areas where Orkin performed the most bed bug treatments in 2018, Baltimore topped the list of Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities for the third year in a row. Washington, D.C., and Chicago remain number two and three respectively. New York moved up two spots to number six and Atlanta and Philadelphia joined…

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Germs at the Gym

It’s time for New Year's resolutions It’s time for New Year's resolutions, and one of yours might be to spend more time at the gym. Whether you go to burn calories, get fit, or increase endurance, you may get more than you bargained for depending on the hygiene level of the gym. Keeping a gym spotless and germ-free may seem obvious, but…

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Clean Your Paws for Santa Claus

Let’s keep Santa healthy so he can deliver presents to all the girls and boys! Kids can do their part by cleaning their hands before they jump on his lap to talk about their wish list this year! With lots of holiday get-togethers, shopping and extra time spent indoors because of cold weather, now is a good time to remind…

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Hiring Help for Your Household

The decision to hire a maid or cleaning service is often one based on cost versus time. Once you have decided it is worth it, the next big step is to decide which housekeeper or cleaning service to choose. Cleaning service employees are usually bonded and insured through the service they work for, and the cleaning companies usually handle the paperwork of…

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How to Remove Wax From Surfaces

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 manufacture candles include beeswax (a natural wax from…

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