General Chores

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Simple Stain Removal

Easily remove stains from carpet, walls, and clothing.

Five Tools to Help You Tackle Spring Cleaning

These items will make spring cleaning this year easier than ever.

How to Use an Electric Shoe Shiner

Keeping your shoes clean can be essential, making an electric shoe shiner handy at times. A shoe shiner

6 Fall Hacks for Your Home and Yard

Enjoy the season—don't waste time cleaning!

How to Remove Pine Pitch and Sap

Don't know how to get rid of this sticky mess? You're in luck! Read on for some cheap, household solutions.

How to Clean a Sheepskin Rug

Knowing how to clean your sheepskin rug can help it look new and feel soft for longer.

DIY Cleaning Methods: Removing Pet Urine & Cleaning Carpets

3 steps to remove the smell, and 5 tips to keep it clean.

DIY Cleaning Methods: Cleaning Your Kitchen

From bottom to top, here are some tips and tricks for a squeaky clean kitchen.

3 DIY Projects Worth the Time

We all have chores we'd rather not do, but here are several that when it's all said and done make all the difference.

How to Hang Christmas Lights Outside Your House

Which lights should you use? How many are enough? The answers are here.

5 Ways of Dealing with Your Trash

One man's trash is nobody's treasure if it just sits in your house.

5 Hacks for a Cleaner Home

Get your household upkeep routine on track with these 5 clever cleaning hacks.

How to Powerwash Your Siding

Consider giving the exterior of your house a bath with a good powerwash.

What's That Smell? Identifying and Eliminating Common Household Odors

We tackle 4 common household odors (including the dreaded skunk smell) using products you probably already have in your stash.

Prep Your Grill for the Grilling Season

Get your grill up and running in just 6 steps.

Spring Cleaning: The Master List

Print our checklist to keep your sanity.

Spring Cleaning for the Lazy Person

It has to be done, but you don't have to completely clean every little thing.

8 Easy Steps to Clean Your Vacuum Brush Roller

The vacuum brush roller rotates and vibrates against the floors and carpets you are cleaning. To keep

Changing a Vacuum Belt

Changing a vacuum belt is a lot easier than you may think. What’s more is that, aside from replacing

Eliminating Stinky Vacuum Cleaner Odor

Vacuum cleaners are used for cleaning every sort of mess so it is inevitable that they will acquire an

Central Vacuum Motor Repair

Central vacuum installations are driven by a powerful electric motor that are usually trouble free. When

Best Vacuum for Berber Carpet

Looking for the best wet/dry, upright vacuum cleaner, or cannister vacuum cleaner for Berber carpet?

How Often Should I Vacuum My Carpet?

How often you should vacuum your carpet depends upon several factors. As a general rule of thumb, it

How Often Should I Replace My Vacuum Filter?

Vacuum filters are designed to fit specific vacuum cleaners. That's why there's no general rule of thumb

9 Things You Should Not Vacuum

Keeping a home clean is a lot easier with the right appliances, such as a vacuum cleaner. While there

How to Optimize a Cordless Vacuum's Battery Life

A cordless vacuum can be a great help in cleaning up spills where there isn’t a local electricity

Sealed vs Unsealed Vacuum Cleaners

The vacuum cleaners that you choose for your home can have a large impact on the overall health of your

Central Vacuum Automatic Dustpan

Shop owners have used the central vacuum system for a long time. In the mid-20th century, it became popular

How to Wash a Second Story Window and Screen

Second storey window screens can be a problem to wash. If they can be removed from inside the house the

Selecting Sponges and Scrubbers for Hand Washing Dishes

Washing dishes by hand can be a chore, but if you have the right tools by your side, it doesn't have

How to Clean Your Air Ducts

There are several different reasons and ways to clean your air ducts. If you or someone in your family

How to Clean a Pool Table

Cleaning expensive pool table fabric gives it longevity. Particles left on the surface of the pool table

How to Clean a Baking Pan

There are several ways to clean a baking pan, but in order to cut out the tough stains some techniques

How to Clean Burnt Food Off Pots and Pans

Burnt pots and pans are an unpleasant part of everyday cooking. No matter how careful you are, accidents

How to Clean Hanging Blinds

Hanging blinds or vertical blinds are relatively low maintenance, but they do require some degree of

How to Clean an Overhead Oven Vent

An overhead oven vent is great for getting rid of smells and steam but seldom gets the attention that

How to Clean Natural Stone Furniture

Natural stone outdoor furniture, such as tabletops and benches, is subject to stains from food, wine

How to Clean Your Sunglasses

Now that you’ve invested money on your stylish new sunglasses, it’s time to learn how to

How to Clean Plastic Patio Furniture

Whether it’s a cheap patio chair or an elegant lounger, you can clean your plastic patio furniture

How to Clean a Lamp Shade

Lampshades do tend to stay out of your way when it comes to cleaning, but keep in mind that dust will