Bathroom & Kitchen Cleaning

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How to Clean Your Dishwasher

It takes a little more than just running a standard cycle.

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How to Deep Clean a Bathroom

Knock out those hard to reach spots.

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Clean Your Espresso Machine

Flush and brush regularly to keep it in good working order.

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How to Clean Common Bathroom Problem Areas

Clean your bathroom from top to bottom.

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Basic Toilet Seat Cleaning

The average toilet seat needs to be cleaned once every two weeks.

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Keeping Tile Showers Free of Mildew

If you've been looking for an effective way to purge tile showers of mildew once and for all, you'll be pleased to learn that it's a fairly simple undertaking. With a little bit of consistency and elbow grease, you can easily keep your tile showers mildew-free. Tools You'll Need Commercial mildew cleaner

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How to Clean Your Refrigerator

Keep science experiments at bay by regularly cleaning your fridge.

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3 Ways to Store a Toilet Brush

The toilet brush is the most important cleaning tool in a bathroom, but it is also the tool that you

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Cleaning Tips for Common Appliances

Your appliances need a little love.

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How to Clean Hard to Reach Places

Cleaning certain areas of your home pose a challenge.

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How to Remove Rust From a Toilet Bowl

Here are two methods for removing rust from porcelain.

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How to Prevent and Remove Discoloration on Tile Bathroom Floors

You can easily remove any floor-based discoloration.

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How to Remove Calcium Buildup from a Toilet Bowl

Excessive flow of hard water leads to calcium deposits.

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Brass Faucet Cleaning and Polishing

There's no way around it — brass is prone to tarnishing.

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Using Wax to Prevent Stains on Shower Doors

Shower doors are notoriously difficult to clean.

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3 Possible Health Risks When Mixing Toilet Bowl Cleaner With Bleach

Mixing chemicals in cleaners can be dangerous.

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How to Remove Silicone Caulk from Porcelain

Silicone caulk is meant to provide a water barrier.

Water spots on black tile.
How to Prevent Water Spots on Black Tile Shower Floors

Black tile shower floors add elegance to the bathroom.

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The Porcelain Enamel FAQs

Also see "The Synthetic Enamel FAQ" Porcelain enamel is a specially formulated, highly durable

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Cleaning and Caring For China Dishes

Perhaps you inherited your grandmother’s heirloom china dishes. Maybe the gift of a lovely, new

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How to Remove Blue Mineral Toilet Bowl Stains

Removing blue mineral toilet bowl stains can be a very simple procedure.

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How to Remove Calcium Buildup on a Shower Floor

Calcium in your water can dirty your shower floor. Learn how you can clean it up with ease.

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How to Remove Silicone Caulk from a Countertop

From gentle scraping to harsh removers, there are options to get that silicone off your counters.

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Cleaning Your Gas Stove and Oven

Some cleansers can scratch or damage your range. Learn how best to keep your stove and oven free of baked on debris.

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Keeping The Bath Tub Drain Unclogged And Clean

Use screens, boiling water and good old fashioned attention.

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Keeping Silicone Caulking Clean

Silicone caulking is commonly used around the edges of a bathtub and shower.

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How to Remove Hard Water Stains in Toilets

Hard water stains can be extremely irritating.

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Cleaning Unsealed Tile Floor Grout

Unsealed tile floor grout can be a challenge to keep clean.

A blue bathroom with a sliding shower door.
How to Clean and Recaulk Your Sliding Shower Doors

Showers with sliding glass doors can be a pain to clean.

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Cleaning and Protecting Your Butcher Block Surface

Keep your butcher block like new, use after use!

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How to Get Rid of 7 Kitchen Odors

Take the mystery out of unknown odors with a few simple tips to freshen your home.

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How to Clean the Kitchen Sink

Whether it's cast iron, ceramic, or stainless steel, here's how to keep it clean.

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Bathroom Cleaning Tips

We've got cleaning tips for your windows and mirrors, tubs and shower stalls, toilets, sinks, and more...

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Bathroom Chrome Cleaning Tips

Bathroom chrome, or chromium, is a common surface in most bathrooms, found in such items as the faucet,

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Glass Door Beverage Refrigerator Cleaning And Maintenance

If you own a glass door beverage refrigerator for your home or business, you might wonder if there’s

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Removing Mildew from Shower Doors

If you have shower doors, it is important to keep them sparkling clean and free from mildew so that your

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How to Prevent Toilet Bowl Stains

Toilet bowl stains are the worst! They make your whole bathroom like dirty. Once you have removed them,

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Removing Rust Stains from Toilet Fixtures

Rust stains on toilet fixtures and bowls are a common occurrence. These annoying stains occur because

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How to Turn an Old Clawfoot Bathtub into a New Outdoor Planter

A clawfoot bathtub has always added charm to an antique themed bathroom. With the modern upgrades of

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Going Green: How to Reglaze an Acrylic Bathtub

An acrylic bathtub is something that can wear down over time. You will find that it can be very expensive

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Lead Problems with Older Cast Iron Bathtubs

Lead problems with cast iron bathtubs are something that is becoming a problem that a lot of people are

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Lead Problems with Older Clawfoot Bathtubs

Vintage clawfoot bathtubs may look nice inside your bathroom, but most of these bathtubs contain lead

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Recycling Your Old Acrylic Bathtub

An acrylic bathtub is something that may not be very easy to recycle. You will find that acrylic is something