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Bissell Cleanview 9595a Upright Review – Bagless Corded Vacuum With Onepass Technology

Bissell Cleanview 9595a Upright Review – Bagless Corded Vacuum With Onepass Technology

The Bissell Cleanview 9595A is a very interesting vacuum cleaner that caught my eye when I was looking for a high quality, but budget-friendly vacuum cleaner. When I was researching this vacuum I kept asking the question, could this handle what my kids and dogs do to the house? In all honesty that is the best attitude to take with any vacuum cleaner. Well, let’s take a closer look at this vacuum cleaner and see why it is one of...
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5 Reasons Why You Must Clean And Maintain Your Car

Of course, the main reason that we all keep our car clean is so that it looks nice. And if one of the neighborhood kids writes “clean me” in the dust and filth that has built up on the back of your car you know it is time for a clean. While looking good is the most obvious reason for keeping your car clean there are many others. Today I am sharing with you five reasons why you must clean...
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Dibea C17 2-in-1 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Review

Dibea C17 2-in-1 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Review

Today I am taking a close look at the Dibea C17 2-in-1 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner which is one of the more affordable cordless vacuum cleaners on the market right now. It is aimed at those who want a cordless vacuum that can clean the whole house, but who do not want to spend hundreds of dollars. So how good is this new vacuum from Dibea? Keep on reading this Dibea C17 review to find out. 2 In 1 Functionality So...
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Dyson Ball Animal 2 Upright Vacuum Cleaner Review

Dyson Ball Animal 2 Upright Vacuum Cleaner Review

I would bet that anyone reading this review right now will have seen the commercial for the Dyson Ball Animal 2 at some point. This is one of the most famous Dyson’s on the market and one that I am very excited to tell you about as this is a vacuum that I have actually personally used. It Is All About The Ball Of course, the real selling point of the Dyson Ball Animal 2 Upright Vacuum is Dyson’s ball...
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Bissell 1650A Pet Hair Eraser Vacuum Cleaner Review

In my house, we have two dogs so I am always interested in vacuums that are designed with getting rid of pet hair in mind. The Bissell 1650A Pet Hair Eraser is a vacuum that is aimed at pet parents so I thought I would take a closer look, do some research and see what makes this vacuum so popular. No More Hair Stuck In The Brush Roll Before I talk about the other features of the vacuum I thought...
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Shark IONFlex 2x Duoclean IF251 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Review

Today I am taking a close look at the Shark IONFlex 2X Cordless vacuum cleaner. This is one of the higher end cordless vacuums that Shark offer and it is one of the crown jewels in their cordless range actually. If you want to know if this is the vacuum that is going to keep your house clean from top to bottom, keep on reading! Set-Up And Battery Run Time One of the things that I have always liked about...
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How To Clean A Shag Rug Or Carpet

A thick and fluffy shag rug can really bring a room together and there are some people who like to go all in and have a shag carpet! The thing with a shag rug or carpet is that they look fantastic and they are comfortable to sit or lay on, I know this because one of my dogs seems to always lay on it. However, a shag rug or carpet can be a little tricky to clean. Those thick and...
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Shark Navigator Lift Away Professional Review

The Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional vacuum cleaner offers a lightweight vacuum with a feature many others in its class don’t have; a powerful vacuum that never loses suction! It combines the power of an upright vacuum cleaner with lightweight portability for tight spaces, stairs, and above-floor cleaning. Shark has been producing vacuums for many years but never has there been such a strong combination of powerful suction, with their exclusive never lose suction technology, as well as decreased weight, allowing...
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Shark Navigator SV1106 Freestyle Cordless Stick Vacuum Review

Shark Navigator SV1106 Freestyle Cordless Stick Vacuum Review

A cordless vacuum can do wonders for the home. They tend to be much lighter, more efficient and they are getting better and better all of the time. Many folks think that to get a good one, you need to drop a few hundred bucks on a Dyson. Well, Shark is here to show that is not the case and their Shark Navigator Freestyle Cordless is one of the most popular budget-priced cordless vacuum cleaners on the market. Get Further...
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How To Clean A Bagless Vacuum: Upright, Canister, Or Stick

Many people get caught up in the convenience of having a bagless vacuum cleaner and how it does its job, that they never ask if or how they should clean it! What brought this on was when I was vacuuming the other day, my vacuum was not its normal self. The kids had been working overtime to make sure the carpets were well fed so there was mess everywhere! So as the vacuum was struggling to deal with the platter...
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How To Get Ink Out Of Clothes: Remove Fresh Or Old Pen Stains

I have lost a few items of clothing over the years thanks to ink. I am talking about putting a pen in the pocket of my hoodie, a work shirt that got covered in ink while working, and as I am a parent felt tip pen stains have been a battle scar on more than my fair share of clothing! Well instead of just throwing out your item of clothing that has been damaged by ink, I am going to...
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How To Use A Steamer To Kill Bed Bugs: A Definitive Guide

Ugh, bed bugs!!!! Just the thought of these things gives me the creeps. Have you ever seen a close up photo of one of these things? It looks like something out of the movie Alien!  Bed bugs are just as resilient as they are gross. When you discover bed bugs the first thought is that you should move or burn the house to the ground. Then you start to think rationally and decide to call an exterminator. This is expensive...
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Why Does My Shark Vacuum Not Have Any Suction?

You really cannot go wrong with a Shark vacuum. They give you a similar kind of power and functionality to a Dyson, but at a fraction of the price. If your Shark vacuum is lagging in the suction department and you are wondering why, I am here to tell you that there could be a number of reasons as to why. Shark like to say that their vacuums never lose suction and while in theory, this is true, their instructions...
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How To Empty, Clean, And Take Apart A Shark Vacuum Cleaner: DuoClean, Navigator, Rotator, Rocket

I would be lost without my Shark Vacuum. People tell you there is no going back once you have used one and with two kids and two dogs who love to make a mess I can wholeheartedly agree with that. The model that I have is the Shark DuoClean Lift-Away and it is fantastic. One of the things Shark is known for is that they say their vacuums never lose suction. This is true, but only if you show them...
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Is It Possible To Have A Clean Home When You Live With Pets?

Having a pet is awesome, but if you are a pet owner, you know firsthand just how much of a mess they can make in your house! From kicking over their water bowl, accidents, tearing stuff up and of course the absolute worst…. Hair! No matter if you have a cat or a dog (or maybe even both) you know the pain of dealing with what feels like a never-ending extra coating of pet hair all over your home. It...
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How Does a Central Vacuum System Work?

If you are sick and tired of lugging around a vacuum cleaner to each and every room of your house a central vacuum system could be just what you need. While a central vacuum system may sound like something that is only for the super rich or something that will not be as practical as a standard vacuum, a central vacuum system can make keeping your house clean much easier and today I want to share with you how it...
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How To Clean Laminate Flooring: Best Way To Wash Your Wooden Floors

Laminate floors look fantastic when they are nice and clean. However, with two pets a couple of kids and a partner who likes to walk half the garden in with them, it is safe to say that the laminate floor in our house takes a real beating. Laminate flooring can be quite low maintenance as long as you treat it right and that is why today I am sharing with you my tips for keeping your laminate floors clean. Clean...
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How To Clean A Clogged Shower Head: Cleaning With Vinegar Is The Best Way

Have you ever been having a nice and relaxing shower when you look up at the shower head and notice it is all black and gross? Or have you been in the shower and notice that some of the holes in the shower head are blasting water in the wrong direction or they are not blasting you with water at all? Before you run out and buy a brand new shower head, you need to know how to clean a...
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4 Ways To Clean A Kitchen Sponge: Disinfecting Using Microwave And Other Methods

Have you ever picked up the sponge in the kitchen and just before you go to town on the dishes you notice that horrible, horrible smell? The smell of dirty sponge is something that you never forget. It is not just the smell that you have to worry about, but all of the bacteria that is on the sponge. You are washing your dishes, your countertops or whatever it is with a sponge that is covered in nasty bacteria. Do...
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How To Clean And Polish Brass: The Best Homemade DIY Brass Cleaner

Brass was really big back in the day, but it is making a comeback. Not only that, but some of you guys like me may have some old-time brass ornaments or decorations in your home. Well no matter what you have, today I am sharing with you two methods that you can use which are easy, actually work and cost you hardly any money. Of course, you can buy a brass cleaning product from the store, but my two (well...
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4 Easy Ways To Get Blood Out Of Carpet: How To Clean And Remove Stains

No matter if it is bloody nose from an unauthorized game of touch football in the living room or a small cut, the only thing worse than getting hurt is when you then have to clean up the mess it makes! Blood is a very interesting thing, it is full of protein and due to the nature of blood, when it lands on the carpet, it does not want to be removed! Today we are looking at how you can...
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Best Way To Clean Tarnished Silver: Easy Homemade DIY Silver Polish

No matter if you have a prized centerpiece for your table, a special family heirloom or even something cool like my Mickey Mouse silver bell from the 70’s, anything that is made from silver will eventually tarnish. The good news is that cleaning silver is actually pretty easy and everything that is made from silver can be cleaned in the same way. Today I am sharing with you the easiest ways to clean silver. Cleaning Silver With Silver Polish By...
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Best Way To Get Rid Of Mice In Your House, And Keep Them Away

While mice may look super cute when you see them on TV or in animated form on the Disney Channel, the fact of the matter is none of us want Mickey and Minnie setting up home in our house! Getting rid of mice can be a real pain, however, it is not as hard as you would think as long as you take the proper precautions and that is what we are looking at today. How Do You Know If...
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3 Simple Ways To Remove A Red Wine Stain From Your Carpet

No matter if you have had some friends over for a little party or if the kids have been driving you nuts all day and you needed a glass of red wine once they went to bed, red wine is tasty and just generally awesome! What is not awesome is when you or someone else spills red wine on your carpet. Well, today I have for you a few different ways that you can get wine out of your carpet....
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How To Get Coffee Stains Out Of Your Carpet: Step By Step Guide

Nothing wakes you up in the morning like a cup of coffee and nothing makes dealing with the kids screaming at 7 AM or the thought of going to work less brutal than a nice cup of coffee! The problem with coffee is that it can stain really bad if you have a bit of a spill. When you drink as much coffee as I do, coffee stains on the carpet are a real cause for concern, but today I...
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9 Simple Ways To Make Your House Smell Good Instantly

All houses have their own smell. You know what I am talking about, you go to visit your parents or grandparents and you are hit by a wave of nostalgia as their “house smell” hits you. We all want our own homes to smell great, but there are many things that can make this hard, especially if you have kids and pets! Well today, no matter if you live on your own or with a cat, a dog, and a...
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iRobot Roomba 960 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Review: Better Than The 980?

I was very happy when I, my kids and the dogs got the chance to put the iRobot Roomba 960 through its paces. This is regarded as one of the best robot vacuum cleaners on the market right now. I tend to have to vacuum multiple times per week. Heck, thanks to the kids and dogs, sometimes twice in one day! So having something that is going to not just keep the floors clean, but also make my life easier...
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Cleaning Up Vomit – How To Get It Out Of Your Carpet

There is nothing worse than vomit on the carpet! I have two kids and two dogs so my carpets have had more than their fair share of vomit on them over the years. From the kids being poorly to the dogs eating something that they shouldn’t! The smell of vomit is the absolute worst, but the thing about vomit is that it can seep really deep into your carpet and can be really hard to clean. Well, today I have...
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How To Get Rid Of Fruit Flies – 9 Ways To Kill Fruit Flies

I love the summer months. Going to the farmers market to get some nice fresh produce and even trying my hand at growing my own in the backyard. I love this time of year as the food is the best! However, what I hate about this is those darn fruit flies! They swarm all over your fresh and tasty food and are annoying! Plus there is no way I am eating anything, no matter how fresh it is if fruit...
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How To Remove Hardwood Floor – Method, Tools, And Pictures

While some people love DIY, my partner and I are about as far from having our own DIY TV show as you can get! Well, we wanted to do a little decorating in the hallway. We had been putting this off for a couple of years as we have an old hardwood floor that we have pretty much neglected and it is in really rough shape….. it needed to go! We thought it would be a really difficult job, but actually...
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How To Clean And Sanitize Hardwood Floors With White Vinegar And Water

Using vinegar for household chores is one of the best-kept secrets in housekeeping. In my house, we have a long hardwood floor when you come in the front door. With two kids, two dogs and a cat, this hardwood floor can get pretty messed up. I have used overpriced products to clean it before. They stink, one of the dogs tried to lick the floors once I used it (no joke by the way) and as I said just before,...
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How To Clean Hard Water Stains In A Toilet

Hard water stains look awful no matter where they are, but when they are in the toilet they look particularly nasty. They look rusty and brown which makes many people think that they are, well let’s just say “leftover waste”. You clean your toilet over and over again and even though you have scrubbed and scrubbed that awful hard water stain remains! Well today, I am sharing with you some tips on how you can clean hard water stains in...
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How To Clean Felt On A Pool Table: Step-By-Step Guide

A pool table is one of the most awesome and cool things you can have in your game room, basement, man cave or wherever you have it in your house. It can be the place that you hang out with your friends and if you have kids, it can be something they can enjoy with their friends as well. In short, a pool table is a lot of fun. Sometimes that fun can get a little much and before you...
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Bissell Symphony 1132a All-In-One Vacuum And Steam Mop Review

With kids and pets, our hardwood floors take a real beating. However, I was recently lucky enough to get the chance to check out a friend’s Bissell Symphony 1132a and I was so impressed that I ended up buying one for myself. The kitchen, bathroom and my prized hardwood floor in the hallway are now so much easier to look after, even when my eldest comes home covered in mud from football practice! What Is The Bissell Symphony? Well, let’s...
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How To Clean Down And Feather Pillows: Wash, Dry, And Maintain

I once read an article that claimed there are some people out there who can go years and in some cases never actually wash their pillows! I am not talking the pillow cases, but the actual pillow itself. There is nothing better than a feather pillow, but you may think that as it is so fine and has feathers in it, that cleaning it is a hassle, so the best thing to do is just let it get more and...
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How To Clean A Porcelain Tub: Remove Stubborn Stains With These Tips

The bathtub can really bring the whole bathroom together. The thing is after a while it can get a little grimy. Along with my other half, we also have two kids so our bath sees a lot of use, but even a person on their own will notice that dreaded ring that appears. Not just the ring, but general stains and yucky spots, even though you rinse and give what you think is a good clean to the bath every...
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How Often To Dry Clean A Suit?

If you have a prized suit that you love to wear for big meetings or even just for special occasions, you know how hard it is to take care of it. A really good suit will need to be dry cleaned but knowing when it needs to be cleaned and how often are things that many people simply do not know. Well as a person who has ruined more than their fair share of suits, I have looked into this...
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How To Clean A Mirror Without Streaks: The Best Guide To Streak-Free Glass

How many times have you been cleaning the bathroom, living room, bedroom or any room that has a mirror and you have noticed that the mirror in the room has streaks! You have given it what you class as a top quality clean and yet those streaks are still there, mocking you! It is very annoying and to be honest this is the kind of thing that once you know how to fix it, will never be an issue again....
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How To Clean Cat Or Dog Pee Out Of Carpet And Remove The Smell Of Urine

I love my two dogs and these days we are accident-free for a couple of years now, but it was not always that way. Loki, we got as a pup and we had a hard time teaching him that the back room was not his personal bathroom! Cleaning up after pets can be challenging; the smell, the horror of standing in it before you realize it is there and so on! However, it is not as hard to clean cat...
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How To Clean A Shower Curtain: Washing A Plastic Or Vinyl Liner

There is nothing worse than having a nice hot shower, you are all relaxed and then all of a sudden, you look at your shower curtain and see the nastiest looking stain right in front of your face. Is it mold, mildew or some kind of alien parasitic life form? No matter what it is, it is creeping you out and spoiling your shower! Thankfully, getting rid of these kinds of nasty stains is not that hard and today I...
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Remove Paint From Hardwood Floors Or Carpet: Easy Tips And Tricks

No matter how careful you are when you are painting the walls, the roof or even worse, the skirting board, it seems like getting paint on the carpet or your prized hardwood floors is something that always happens. My youngest son once stood on the top of a paint can while we were painting his room and I am sure you can guess what happened next! Anyway, today I am sharing with you some tips on how you can remove...
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Dishwasher Doesn’t Clean Dishes? Here’s What To Do To Avoid Expensive Repairs

A dishwasher is one of the most unappreciated appliances in the house. It is the kind of thing that we all take for granted and I know that I am certainly guilty of this! I just let it do its job; I slam the door and I really never think anything of it… until I start to notice gunk at the bottom of a coffee cup, a plate that still has some of last night’s pasta sauce on it and...
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How To Use Baking Soda As A Carpet Cleaner

No doubt you have that one relative that will tell you how you can pretty much rebuild your house after it falls down with some duct tape, soap and a little bit of elbow grease. Well, one old-time remedy that is actually true is that you can use baking soda as a carpet cleaner. What’s more, baking soda can actually help you get rid of grease-based and non-grease-based stains. We have all been there when you….. I mean one of...
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How To Get Candle Wax Out Of Carpet

Candles look awesome, right? Well if you are like me and have a few “fancy” candles and burners around the house, you know the pain of candle wax dripping on things all too well, especially if you have candle wax on your carpet… something I have had happen a few times now. Well, I have done my homework and now I have a couple of ways you can remove wax from your carpet that I am going to share with...
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Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Review – Is This The Best Dyson Yet?

As the latest and greatest Dyson, the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute is all the buzz in the vacuuming world right now. Today, I am sharing my thoughts on just how powerful, efficient and good this latest model of cordless vacuum cleaner from the guys at Dyson is. Dyson is all about power and this is their most powerful vacuum cleaner yet! The Stand Out Features Before you even use this, you notice how cool and futuristic the Dyson Cyclone V10...
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How To Get Mold Out Of Carpet

While the first reason you want to get the mold out of your carpet is no doubt because of how awful it looks, the fact of the matter is mold can smell really bad, spread like crazy and it can actually cause health problems, especially in people who suffer from asthma. Well, today we are looking at a couple of methods so you can get mold out of the carpet as easy as possible. Not only that, we will look...
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How To Get Silly Putty Or Slime Out Of Your Carpet

Slime is all the rage these days! You cannot go into a toy store, grocery store or whatever without there being some cheap slime or some kind of silly putty for sale! This is nothing new as a kid, I remember having Ghostbusters Slime…. That got all over the sofa and carpet. So as a parent I know how you are filled with terror when you see your child playing with slime. The good news is that while gross, slime...
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Shark Rocket Duo Clean Vacuum Review: A Complete Overview

Today I am looking at the Shark DuoClean Rocket Corded Ultralight which is one of the more affordable, but high quality upright vacuums on the market right now. From Shark, you know you are getting a lot of power, a lot of features and also you will be getting a lot of suction for your money. The Stand Out Features Shark’s DuoClean Technology is what makes this vacuum cleaner so powerful. Basically, it has two brush rolls, one for getting...
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How To Get Motivated To Clean When You Feel Overwhelmed By Mess

Like most of you reading this, cleaning the house is not exactly my idea of a good time. However, it is a necessity, with a dog that seems to shed every five minutes, kids who would rather shove a piece of toast down the side of the sofa than walk to the garbage can and another half who seems to sprinkle crumbs all over the house! I wanted to share a few tips with you to help you roll up...
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Best Vacuum Cleaner for Berber Carpet: 3 Top Picks in 2018

If you own a Berber carpet, you will know that it’s comfy, durable and easy on the eye. Because of the unique way they are made, Berber carpets also need a unique way of cleaning them. You might be wondering: Can I use any vacuum cleaner on my Berber carpet? The answer is no. A heavy vacuum cleaner or a vacuum with a motorized beater bar that can’t be switched of will ruin your Berber carpet. The delicate loops will...
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How to Clean Unfinished Wooden Floors

Unfinished wood floors can add a rustic appeal to your home that looks completely natural. However, it is important to know how to properly clean unfinished wood floors so that they do not become damaged. A lot of cleaners will contain harmful chemicals that will endanger the integrity of the floor and cause permanent damage. This is definitely something that you can easily avoid if you know how to properly clean your unfinished wood floors. Learning the Basics of Unfinished...
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Best Lightweight Cordless Vacuums: 3 Top Picks in 2018

Owning a big, bulky vacuum cleaner can be a pain when you have to lug it around your entire house. If you have a staircase in your home, it’s even less fun. It gets worse: You have to stop every two minutes to plug the power cord into a different outlet because the cord isn’t long enough. You might be wondering: What if there was a vacuum that was lightweight and cordless? The good news is, there are lots. All...
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How to Clean Bathroom Tile Grout

Cleaning bathroom tile grout can feel like an overwhelming task. It is most definitely not the most exciting way to spend time, but someone has to do it. Because of the position and light coloring of grout, it is very prone to staining. Thankfully, grout is not something that needs to be scrubbed on a regular basis. Bathroom tile grout should be cleaned at least once a month to prevent buildup and discoloration. Mildew, soap, and mold are the natural...
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How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet with Salt

Cast iron skillets are great items to own because they can last the test of time. However, if you want your cast iron skillet to last you will need to provide it with the special care that it needs. Cast iron skillets can provide health benefits such as improved iron levels. There are tons of benefits to owning these types of skillets. Taking care of cast iron skillets is simple, but does require a little bit of know-how in order...
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5 Ways an Air Purifier Can Improve Your Health

The world we live in today has more contaminants than ever before. We have to live with an ever increasing level of pollution, mainly from exhaust fumes, factories, and other industrial activities. This does not mean that we are safe from the dirty air once we step inside our home. In fact, indoor air has been shown to be 2 – 5 times as polluted as the outside air. Pollen, dust, pet dander, viruses, and bacteria all contribute to the...
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Best Vacuum for a Small Apartment – 3 Top Picks in 2018

If you live in a small living space such as an apartment, a big issue is lack of space and storage. It may be a smaller space to clean, but you still need the same tools to clean it. You don’t want a bulky vacuum cleaner taking up space, or falling out of the closet when you open the door. Luckily, I have the answer: A lightweight vacuum cleaner that is designed with small spaces in mind. Want to know...
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Best Robot Vacuum for Dog Hair: 3 Top Picks For Pets in 2018

In a hurry? Best Budget Choice: Eufy Robovac 11 | Best Overall Choice: Ecovacs Deebot N79 Any dog owner will tell you that the main frustration they have is piles of dog hair all over the house. Vacuuming is fine, but what about 5 minutes later when more hair appears? You can’t be vacuuming all day. Let me tell you what you need: A robot vacuum. Robot vacuums are the best at picking up pet hair, and because they can...
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SharkNinja: The Company Behind the Shark Brand

One of the most famous vacuum cleaner brands is Shark. Sitting alongside the likes of Dyson, Hoover, Bissell, and iRobot, Shark has been consistently producing top-quality and reliable machines since 1995. Shark is one of two brands that are owned by its parent company, SharkNinja.  SharkNinja was also born in 1995 and is headed by the current CEO, Mark Rosenzweig, and the President, Mark Barrocas. The company rebranded in 2015 from Euro-Pro, in a bid to capitalize on the awareness,...
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How to Clean a Mattress: All in One Plus Tips From a Professional

Here is an interesting fact: you spend one-third of your life sleeping. To put things in perspective, on average, the time you spend on top of your mattress is: 318 months; or 9670 days; or 232080 hours; Even more, if you enjoy just laying in bed, and who doesn’t. And that’s a lot of time. Here is another fact: the cleanliness of your mattress affects the quality of your sleep. Think of your bedroom as a mini ecosystem in which...
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 – All the Best Deals in One Place

The holiday season is upon us once more, and that means one thing: deals galore! With Black Friday and Cyber Monday here again, Amazon has an abundance of deals and sales on its site. I will do my best to bring you the best deals over the coming weeks, however, some deals don’t last very long so you have to be quick! For the full rundown of all of Amazons deals, visit the official Amazon Black Friday Deals page here....
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The Truth About How Dust Mites Are Sneakily Ruining Homes

Dust mites are some of the most insidious irritants to have in the home. Unlike obvious parasites, their effects are initially subtle for many people. Their effects can snowball over time, causing lung infections and more. In this brief guide, I will go over the best way to both locate and remove dust mites. What Can Dust Mites Do to Your Health? While some of the effects of dust mites on half the population can be classified as minor, you...
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Cleaning Equipment – What do I Need to Start My Own Cleaning Business?

Keeping a clean house can be a real chore for some, while for others, they like to clean as it brings them a sense of peace knowing that everything has its place. They feel more at ease in a spotless home. If you fall into the latter category, you may have thought of starting your own cleaning business to help others find that same sense of peace that you do, through your skills at being a cleaning home-caretaker. You might...
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Air Pollution: 3 Ways to Improve the Quality of Indoor Air

When we think of air pollution, we usually consider the outdoor smog, haze, and ozone hanging in the air. Nevertheless, the truth is, the air we breathe inside our homes is more harmful than the air outside. Studies from the Environmental Protection Agency claims that human exposure to air pollutants levels reveal that indoor air may be twice if not five times more than outdoor level of pollutants. That is why it is important to create a balance in air quality with...
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How to Clean Suede Shoes with Household Products

Many of us own a nice pair of suede shoes that we would love to keep as clean as they were the day we bought them. However, we all know that once the shoes get dirty, they just don’t look as good as they used to. The good news is that you can clean your suede shoes, without having to buy any costly cleaner kit that may or may not work. The trick is to use household products that you...
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What Type of Vacuum Cleaner is Best for Cleaning both Carpets and Rugs?

Drawing the Fine Line Between Carpets and Rugs Before we cover the pros and cons of each vacuum cleaner and the various types of flooring textile, it is important to outline the difference between carpets and rugs. Many people believe that carpets and rugs are essentially one and the same thing, which is not entirely true. Although the differences between both t are fairly small, being aware of each and every one of them is crucial when it comes to...
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How to Clean the Outside of Pots and Pans: A Step-By-Step Guide

Taking the time to properly clean your pots and pans is well worth the effort. When you spend money on a set of cookware, you want it to stand the test of time. Most people clean the inside and forget about the outside, but have you ever thought about how to clean the outside of pots and pans? Washing your cookware in a sink full of hot, soapy water is a great start, but sometimes that isn’t enough to remove...
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How to Clean Travertine Tile Showers

Travertine showers often have a classy but subtle finish, but cleaning them isn’t always as easy as you would hope. Travertine is more delicate than granite and other stone surfaces, and it can be sensitive to staining, but it’s also very easy to leave a dull finish too. This is why extra care needs to be taken when cleaning it. Below you will find a few helpful tips that can help you keep your travertine surfaces clean. Tip 1: Hot...
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3 Surprising Ways You Can Use Tea To Clean

Tea isn’t just one of the most popular drinks in the entire world with a history dating back thousands of years, it’s also a surprisingly useful tool for cleaning your home. Granted, it’s not the most versatile cleaner and you certainly wouldn’t use it for everything, but there are a few very specific uses that’ll have you wanting to brew a pot and leaving your traditional cleaning solutions on the sidelines. Popular sites like Tea Perspective have talked about using...
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Tips for Cleaning Upholstered Furniture

Upholstered furniture is comfortable and looks very attractive, especially when you first purchase and install it in your home. If you keep this furniture clean, you don’t have to worry about germs, stains, patches, and general appearance. If you don’t clean it regularly, the upholstery will soon become stained and dull, which will compromise the furniture’s appearance. Upholstered pieces can also provide a favorable environment for mold, fungus, bacteria, and even pests, which is why you need to make sure...
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Top Tips to Consider for Curtain Cleaning: How To Clean And Vacuum Your Drapes

Curtains play a major role in determining the aesthetic appeal of our living space. Additionally, they also protect us as well as the furniture from harmful UV rays. Nowadays, you can choose from a wide range of curtains, featuring a huge array of colors, designs, fabric types, and patterns. No matter which ones you choose, it is important to keep the curtains clean and tidy. When it comes to cleaning curtains, most people don’t actually know how to do it....
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Green Cleaning: 6 Natural Cleaning Products That Won’t Harm You or the Environment

In this article, I’ll discuss some of the natural cleaning products you can use that aren’t harmful to yourself or the environment. When cleaning, it’s important to make sure that what you’re using won’t tarnish or destroy the surface of what you’re cleaning. It’s also just as important to make sure you pick something that’s environmentally friendly too, so that way it is easy to dispose of and doesn’t hurt the earth we live on.  There are many benefits to...
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How to Clean Window AC Units: A Step-By-Step Guide

With summer in full swing, it is time to bring your air conditioner out of hibernation once again. If you have been using the same window AC unit year after year, it is only a matter of time before you start to notice a decline in performance: no matter how high you set the power level, the machine just can not seem to cool a room like it used to. Or maybe you have been experiencing a “fishy” stench in...
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How to Clean AC Drain Lines: A Step By Step Guide

Taking time to assess and find out how to clean AC drain lines usually has a great positive impact on the efficiency of your air conditioner. One of the primary functions of an AC system is to remove moisture suspended in the air in your house and make your living environment more comfortable. The AC system collects and condenses this moisture which drips into a condensation pan. The collected liquid is then channeled outside to a collection point via the...
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How to Clean Battery Terminals on Toys: A Step by Step Guide

Why exactly does battery corrosion happen in toys? First, batteries contain an acidic or an alkaline solution which is corrosive in nature and can be quite destructive to the metallic terminals of toys and other electronic devices, such as television remotes. Second, the solutions contained in these batteries, which make them transmit current in the first place, are susceptible to leaking. This mostly happens in cases where toys have not been used for some time or batteries have not been...
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How to Clean Bath Jets Easily: A Simple Guide

Do you have a bathtub at home? It’s in the tub where most of us like to spend some time late in the evening, enjoying the warm sensation of water on our skin. Some tubs have bath jets, which create a spa type sensation to aid relaxation. The jets, like most things in the home, get dirty from time to time and need to be cleaned. Everyone needs to relax after a hard day at work. You should scrub your...
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How To Clean Wool Carpeting and Rugs: Essential Tips

Wool is a beautiful, luxurious fabric that requires finesse when cleaning. And while carpets and rugs often serve a similar purpose – covering your bare floor – you cannot clean them the same way. Here is an essential guide on how to clean wool carpeting and rugs. Carpets Vacuum Once A Week There is a common misconception in the cleaning community that wool carpets do not need to be vacuumed as often as synthetic carpets. This claim is often backed...
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Best Shark Vacuum Reviews: Compare These 5 Shark Vacuum Models

In a hurry? Best Overall Choice: DuoClean Rocket Corded | Best Budget Choice: Navigator Freestyle Cordless You’re probably on this page because you know that Shark vacuums are the best vacuums, but you don’t know which one to get. You may be wondering: “Which Shark vacuum is best for me in 2018?” Well, today I’m going to show you something that will make your decision a whole lot easier: I’m going to review and compare the top 5 Shark vacuums side by...
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Asthma in Children: Symptoms, Triggers and Treatments (Infographic)

  Share this image on your site! Simply copy and paste the below code into your post <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <h3>Asthma in Children Infographic: Symptoms, Triggers and Treatments</h3><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><a href=”https://homecleanexpert.com/asthma-children-infographic/”><img src=”https://i1.wp.com/homecleanexpert.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/asthma-in-children-infographic.jpg” alt=”Asthma in Children Infographic” width=”700px” /></a><br></p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><a href=”https://homecleanexpert.com/”>Infographic by Home Clean Expert</a></p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br...
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Six Natural Cleaning Ingredients (Infographic)

When it comes to cleaning products, I’m sure you know that most of the products we buy contain harsh chemicals. These chemicals are not only bad for our health, but they are also extremely bad for the environment. If you know that you should be using natural cleaning products but are not sure how to get started, then this infographic is for you. It highlights 6 everyday ingredients that are natural, inexpensive and surprisingly easy to use, and also what...
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The Latest Smart Home Devices

How the world ever existed before the invention of technology is a wonder. It is impressive how we can perform various tasks at the same time without even lifting a finger. This enables us to do so much more without wasting neither time nor energy in the process. It would be true to state that the wave of technology has greatly impacted everyone’s life in one way or the other. Besides making lives easier, previously exhausting tasks are now easier...
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Why are Vacuum Cleaners so Loud?

We’re all familiar with the fact that domesticated pets are often easily frightened by the loud activity of a thunderstorm. On the fourth of July, hundreds of dogs and cats go missing when they become startled by the loud pop and cracks of fireworks and run from their homes. There’s only one other source that can scare a pet as much as a thunderstorm or a patriotic display in the sky and it’s probably in your home right now. That’s...
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Tips and Tricks on How to Clean Car Upholstery

Cleaning your car upholstery is a simple and easy way to help maintain the value of your car. Your car upholstery is the first thing that is seen when you and your passengers enter your car, so keeping your upholstery clean will make each car ride more pleasant. Liquid Spills and Stains Try to clean up liquid spills as soon as they happen. If liquid seeps deep into the upholstery of your car seats, then it may cause your fabric...
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How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

Tiling a floor, especially if it’s a bathroom requires more than just creativity. In fact, there’s hardly any room for mistakes, as these errors can be extremely costly and time-consuming. Nevertheless, we can give you pointers for a start: Step 1. Tile when the bathroom is still empty. The best time to tile the bathroom is when you still don’t have the toilet, sink, and cabinets or shelves. All you have is a flat wall and floor. You won’t have...
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A Simple Guide on How To Clean Car Floor Mats

The season is upon us and spring cleaning is in full effect. This spring, you may even rearrange your living room furniture or finally tackle that hall closet that’s full of old wrapping paper, crumpled beach towels, and board games that haven’t been touched since they were under the tree last Christmas. It’s a new year, so why not make your home feel fresh, new, and organized as well, right? Don’t Forget To Clean Your Car We all know spring...
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How to Remove Dog Hair from Your Car

They say that a person who has never loved a dog has part of their soul still asleep, but they don’t tell you that a person who has loved a dog and still owns one, has a car full of dog hair to remove. Yes, they are our best friends but removing dog hair from a car can seriously be a handful. There are multiple ways on how to get dog hair out of a car, each equally efficient. Air...
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Why Tile Flooring is Ideal for Your Kitchen

Whether you’re in the market for a new home or looking to renovate, you have the unique opportunity to choose the type of flooring you’d like in your kitchen. In most cases, tile is ideal for kitchens, because there are multiple ways it makes cleaning easier. Tile holds up against the occasional spill, keeping liquids at the surface and allowing for faster and simpler clean-up. Tile can support heavy foot-traffic. Kitchens are one of the more walked-through rooms in any...
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The Ultimate Guide on How to Soundproof a Room

If you are looking for a way on how to soundproof a room in your home, there are many aspects to consider. First off, consider the ways in which you want to go about soundproofing a room. For most people, blocking out the external sounds is their main goal and going about soundproofing can be rather simple.   When starting out in soundproofing, the first thing you will want is to create an environment that absorbs any bit of sound....
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A List of Common Allergies Found in the Home

If you are one of the countless people suffering from allergies, then you know that it’s the kind of life where the fight is on all year-round. Allergens come in many shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, our homes seem to be ripe breeding grounds for them. As a matter of fact, some of the nastiest allergy triggers are found indoors and no matter who you are, you need to reduce your exposure to such elements as much as possible. While...
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How to Install Hardwood Floors

It’s been decades now that flooring designs have been trying to replicate the look and feel of wood with other materials, but it’s all in vain. Nothing will ever truly come close to the resilience and comfortable feeling that hardwood floors give off, and they’re definitely worth the investment even if they cost a few extra bucks. With the floor itself already being relatively expensive it’s only normal for you to seek ways to save some money, and the most...
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A Step by Step Guide on How to Fix Squeaky Stairs

Stairs are the kind of thing you can’t really afford to slack on when it comes to maintenance. If they give way you may not only be looking at a very dangerous fall, but also thousands of dollars in repair bills. Giving the stairs in your home a regular touch-up will save you a lot of money and headaches in the long run… but how exactly can you tell when you need to work on them? Well, when they start...
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A Simple Guide on How to Carpet Stairs

Carpets are without a doubt one of the greatest inventions in human history. While at first they were synonymous with the social elite, carpets quickly found their way into the homes of regular folk, and today they are an indispensable part of a cozy, comfy and stylish home. After modern carpeting techniques were developed we wasted no time in finding applications for them, and the stairs in our homes quickly became obvious targets; with padded stairs people are far less...
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Do Air Purifiers Really Work for Reducing Allergies?

While the life of allergy sufferers may appear normal on the surface, the truth is that is that it comes with plenty of embarrassing problems and limitations that take a tremendous effort to manage effectively. While we may have already made our way to the moon and back, unfortunately, we still haven’t figured out a way of canceling the dreaded allergy season that makes life unbearable for so many people around the world; sneezing, wheezing, crying and a constant runny...
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These Cheap Flooring Ideas will have your Home Looking Good on a Budget

For the majority of us, a home renovation project means pushing our bank account to the very limit, and that’s speaking of the best-case scenario. Many of us simply can’t afford the financial sacrifices necessary to turn a house into the dream home we’ve longed for. Thankfully though, there are always cheaper alternatives available for those of us who are willing to look around and do a bit of research. For instance, we have flooring projects: though they usually tend...
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Try These Natural Remedies for Allergies That Will Provide Relief

Every year, a lot of people deal with one form of allergies or another in every season. Whether it’s from spring pollen, or autumn falling leaves, summer smog or hundreds of other irritants. These pollutants often bring a wide range of allergy symptoms including continuous postnasal drip, itchy, and watery eyes, constant sneezing and much more. Before you head on to a drugstore to get up antihistamines if you are one of those people who have to deal with an...
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A Simple Guide on How to get Rid of Pet Dander in your Home

Pet ownership comes with a lot of obvious perks that you wouldn’t trade for anything else in the world; few things can compare to the warmth and happiness our furry friends can make us feel. However, as you well know, there is another side to that coin and we are often left to clean up after the chaos they cause. Dander is without a doubt one of the biggest problems for households with pets, and getting rid of it often...
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Top Tips for Cleaning your House on a Budget

Some people hate it, others love it, but the fact remains that virtually everyone prefers to live in a clean house rather than a dirty one. It takes some time, patience and effort to clean up any home, but most people have enough of those to make it work; the real puzzle is figuring out how to clean your house on a budget. Cleaning supplies and services can be found aplenty no matter where you are, and it seems that...
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4 Major Benefits of Air Purifiers

Air purifiers are great electronic devices that aid in getting rid of air pollutants in the air. They are sometimes referred to as air filters. Clean air results in good health and longer life. Unfortunately, the air that we breath contains microscopic particles which are released from cars, factories, power plants, and many more sources which pollute the air we breathe. In addition, the indoor environment does not also have clean air, it contains dust particles, moisture and molds and allergens...
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How To Clean, Wash, And Vacuum Hardwood Floor Without Scratching It

If you have recently renovated your home’s floor or moved into a new house with hardwood floors, you may be thinking about home floor cleaning. As compared to carpeting which is easy to clean, hardwood flooring needs extra care. Since grim and dirt can’t hide on hardwood cleaning your floor regularly is very important. Once you learn how to maintain your hardwood floors you will have several years of simple care with the best results. Here is a simple routine...
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How to Clean Carpet on Stairs in 5 Simple Steps: Vacuum, Shampoo, Dry

If you live in a multi-story home and your stairs are carpeted, or you have a staircase with carpet runner, then you will know that it doesn’t take long before the carpet starts to look tired and dirty. In this article, I will list the steps involved so that you know how to clean carpeted stairs, and also steps and precautions you can take to protect carpeted stairs. Before I go through the steps in detail, here is a quick...
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How to Clean Wood Blinds: A Definitive Guide on Keeping Your Blinds Clean

Wood blinds offer a warm and exquisite feel to any decor due to their natural looks and color. This enhances the splendor of any home. Cleaning the blinds regularly keeps them looking good and new. However, doing this regularly (as required) is a chore to most people. That is why they tend to leave it to build up dust and grime over time. This creates a layer that is tough to get out when cleaning. This article will guide you...
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How To Sand Wood Floors

Hardwood floors are generally good looking. Naturally, they add a lot of long-lasting home beautification to your apartment. Sanding the floors occasionally will get them restored to their original shine as it helps to remove any imperfections that might have occurred in the wood or remove any old finish. This page will guide you as you find out how to sand floors. Getting Started on Sanding Wood Floors Floor sanding is regarded as the process of removing or sanding off the...
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What to do if Your Cat Has Fleas – 2018 Guide and Treatments

If you suspect that your cat may have fleas, there will be a few questions you will want to ask. These questions include: How do I know if my cat has fleas? How do I get rid of fleas on my cat? What flea treatments are available for cats? How do I get rid of fleas in my house? I have treated my cat, why do the fleas keep re-appearing? How can I prevent my cat from getting fleas in...
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How to Get Rid of Carpet Beetles Permanently: A Step by Step Guide

If you have a carpet beetle infestation, don’t panic. These little pests are destructive and annoying, but they are relatively easy to get rid of. If you take the advice on this page and follow all of the steps, you will soon be on your way to answering that all important question: how to get rid of carpet beetles permanently? What are Carpet Beetles? Carpet beetles are small pests that cause damage by eating your carpets, clothing, upholstery and just...
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