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How to Clean and Change a Goldfish Bowl

Dogs and cats are obvious culprits of household messes. However, some kids prefer goldfish. You will want to make sure you clean and change the goldfish bowl. [more…]

How to Feed Your Cat and Dog Cleanly

There are ways to reduce the amount of clean up that is created by your pet. Consider an outer room, if space allows, such as a utility area to feed your pet. A utility area often has a sink to wash your [more…]

How to Clean Up Animal Fur

All pet owners know that a war against fur is not an easy one and is difficult to clean. A quality vacuum cleaner is an essential tool in your campaign to lift pet hair from your home. If anyone in the [more…]

How to Clean Animal Bedding

Quilted fabric pet baskets look cute. Probably they’re snug and cosy too. Unfortunately, in cleaning terms, they’re hopeless. A bed for your cat or dog has to be one that you can clean out and disinfect [more…]

How to Clean and Prevent Animal Waste Problems

One of the main issues for pet owners is how to clean up what comes out of your animal. People have moved house to get away from persistent indoor fouling by their cats and dogs. It really can be that [more…]

How to Manage and Clean Litter Boxes

Indoor cats, of course, need litter trays. There are ways to keep these clean to reduce nose and eye sores. Even if your pet goes outside, providing a tray in the house so that your pet doesn’t use the [more…]

How to Keep Cats From Scratching Furniture

It is difficult to keep a clean home if your furniture is covered in claw marks from the resident feline. Cats adore hunting and sharpening their claws, and, clever creatures that they are, they don’t [more…]

How to Clean Your Home for Visitors

Set aside extra time for cleaning in the days before you expect guests so that you can present your sparkling home. While it may seem you are doing tons of extra cleaning to prepare for your guest, you’re [more…]

How to Make Party Clean Up a Breeze

Entertaining begins with a clean home and charming host or hostess. The secret to successful entertaining lies in setting a few limits. Cut your preparation and after-the-event clearing up substantially [more…]

How to Make Clean Up Easy After a Children’s Party

Prepare ahead of time by cleaning and moving furniture to the sides of the room, and turning sofas around so that they can’t be sat on. Now, there’s just the floor to fret over. A party at home lets your [more…]

How to Make Barbecue Clean Up Quick and Easy

You get to keep the inside of your home clean if you host a barbecue party. But you have to make some preparations. You also need to wipe seating, sweep patios and decks, and move container plants away [more…]

How to Clean in Preparation for Overnight Guests

Most of the preparations that you do before people stay over in your home are to do with welcoming, rather than cleaning. So take yourself into the room where your guests are going to sleep. Sit on the [more…]

How to Clean Your Clothing

Before you clean any of your clothes, you must first discover what materials it’s made from. Ideally, check when you’re in the shop, before you buy, not standing in your home in front of the washing machine [more…]

How to Use Your Washing Machine

To ensure clean clothes, make the most of your washing machine. Research shows that practically everyone ignores most of the options available on their new machines and sticks instead with two: one programme [more…]

How to Iron Clean Clothes

Once you have removed your stains and cleaned your clothes, you need to make them presentable for that job interview or long day of meetings. Most people are busy with all these tasks and don’t have time [more…]

How to Choose Cleaners and Solvents that Work

A major trick to good cleaning is to match the solvent to the stain and to the stained surface. A cleaning solventdoesn’t have to be a chemical or be picked up in the supermarket’s cleaning aisle. Solvents [more…]

How to Clean Radiators, Fireplaces, and Boilers

Cleaning radiators, fireplaces, and boilers (furnaces) are clearly tasks best done in the summer. Fireplaces can be a slog, but the rest are five-minute wonders. [more…]

How to Put Together a Stain Shifting Kit

Having the right cleaning tools on hand can make fighting stains a lot easier. Keep these items together, so that you can take them at once to wherever you need them in your home. A plastic tool caddy [more…]

How to Treat Every Fresh Stain in Six Easy Steps

Whenever you’re able to react right away to an accidental fresh stain, there’s a very high chance that you’ll succeed at cleaning all traces. So think action, not crisis. Whatever you spill, this handy [more…]

How to Treat Older Stains

If you can soften or totally wet your old, but previously untreated stain, there’s still a chance that it can be cleaned away. You can relax because it won’t seem old to the stain solvent. [more…]

How to Treat a Stain when Eating Out

Embarrassment isn’t a valid reason to delay attending to cleaning a food or drink stain at dinner. But personal modesty may mean you have to treat stains differently. Here’s what to do when the sauce hits [more…]

How to Remove Impossible Stains

Defeat isn’t a word to associate with cleaning a stain. But let’s be realistic – every now and again, you meet with a mark that you just can’t shift even though you’ve tried everything you can think of [more…]

How to Remove Scratches on Wood Surfaces

There are two ways to fix a scratch on wood or other hard surfaces: Either sand the surrounding area down to the level of the scratch so that the surface is smooth once again, or colour in the damage, [more…]

How to Fix Dents and Water Stains on Wood Surfaces

Wood surfaces are easily stained and marred by water and blows but can be repaired. It’s a paradox: Metal and wood can be strong enough to sit on yet dent with a simple blow from a hard object. Here’s [more…]

How to Clean Up Rips to Wallpaper and Upholstery

No matter how clean your house, it won’t look well maintained if there are rips in the wallcoverings. Taking care of rips and tears in either wallpaper or fabric involves making patches. The method for [more…]

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