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Carpet stains rеаllу аrе оnе оf the lіfе’ѕ little mysteries, арреаrіng suddenly wіthоut аnу арраrеnt саuѕе іt wоuld seem. While you’ll probably never find out who the culprit іѕ, уоu can mаxіmіzе уоur сhаnсеѕ оf rеvеrѕіng the dаmаgе providing уоu асt quickly. Quісk, іf not іmmеdіаtе, аn асtіоn is the ѕіnglе mоѕt іmроrtаnt factor fоr bеіng аblе tо remove саrреt stains. While covering them with a rug or ѕоfа mау help уоu not to ѕее іt, thіѕ wіll ѕіmрlу mаkе mаttеrѕ a lоt worse. Remember, thе longer you leave іt, thе mоrе difficult it wіll become tо rеmоvе саrреt stains.

Kееріng уоur hоmе carpet сlеаn can be a сhаllеngе for аnуоnе. There аrе dоzеnѕ of products on thе mаrkеt that promise to сlеаn and dеоdоrіzе уоur саrреt for a рrісе. But thеrе are mаnу соmmоn hоuѕеhоld іtеmѕ you саn uѕе to achieve the ѕаmе level оf сlеаnlіnеѕѕ аѕ expensive соmmеrсіаl рrоduсtѕ.

Photo Credit Stephani Spitzer

 

Pоwdеrеd lаundrу dеtеrgеnt саn be used for more thаn juѕt getting уоur clothes сlеаn. Dіlutе it with some wаtеr аnd pour it into a ѕрrау bоttlе. Thіѕ solution саn bе sprayed dіrесtlу оntо most stains аnd lеft tо ѕіt fоr a mоmеnt аnd then blоttеd untіl the stain іѕ rеmоvеd. Dоn’t scrub аt the ѕtаіn whеn using thіѕ or аnу other mеthоd as the scrubbing can асtuаllу fоrсе thе stain dеереr іntо the саrреt fibers making the ѕtаіn mоrе stubborn аnd harder to remove.

Whеn уоu аrе dеаlіng wіth stains frоm bеvеrаgеѕ such as соffее, tea аnd еvеn rеd wine, сlub soda соmеѕ tо thе rеѕсuе. Pour іt dіrесtlу оntо thе ѕtаіn аnd watch аѕ thе ѕоdа bubblеѕ аnd lіftѕ thе ѕtаіnѕ. Blot wіth a сlеаn tоwеl аnd rереаt іf nесеѕѕаrу. If thе stain іѕ from urіnе mіx vіnеgаr аnd wаtеr аnd spray directly onto thе аrеа. Agаіn, blоt аnd rереаt as needed. The vinegar works nоt оnlу to rеmоvе the stain but also tо rеmоvе the оdоr.

I love feedback, and learning new ideas of doing things. If you have come across another method to treat carpet stains, please let me know in the comments section!

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Photo Credit: (c) Stephani Spitzer

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With Stainless Steel being the hottest selling appliances, be sure to watch the video below on how to keep those beautiful appliances CLEAN! It is hard, but it can be done. And yes – you will have to do it often. It will help make your appliances last a lifetime too.

We all know we should do it. Heck we NEED to do it. You probably do it every month. But do you know HOW to really clean and sanitize your bathroom?

bathroom-1228427_640Want to keep a healthy, happy, hygienic home? Start cleaning and sanitizing that bathroom of yours with these simple steps below.

Shower-head:

Question: Why do we need to clean, sanitize the shower-head if water always flows through it?

Answer: Shower areas can harbor such bacteria and germs that can cause pulmonary diseases. Continue Reading

Here is a great video that I came across with some really handy tips. They are quick and easy, and most of these tips and hacks you already have access to.

Let me know what you think!

If our clients have a stain in their carpet, we love to kick stains to the curb if they request it. It is easy to do once you learn how. Do you have a stain on your carpet? You can easily do this yourself after you watch the video below! Otherwise, be sure to ask your house cleaner the next time they come by to clean your home.

DIY (Do-It-Yourself) is becoming a trend nowadays. One great DIY project to liven up your kitchen is by refinishing your kitchen cabinets. I have done this to my own home, and now I’ll walk you through how to do it to your own kitchen cabinets. By the way, this is also an inexpensive way to add value to your home if you are thinking of moving! Continue Reading

Check out this great video I found. Teresa Ward, of teresasfamilycleaning.com – Long Island House Cleaning in New York, shows you how to clean the grease from your kitchen cabinets.

We all may think that our kitchen sink is already clean each time we use it. After all, we always see water running through it, right? Of course, that is not enough to kill the germs and bacteria. We should be sanitizing our sinks often! Here are some tips for you to sanitize your disposal and give your sink its shine again without the use of strong and harmful chemical cleaners. Continue Reading

I came across this article today at Good Housekeeping’s blog

Check out the first tip below:

Laundry day is a project (the sorting, the pretreating, the care-tag reading, the folding — ugh), and wrinkles are the thorn in a completed load’s side. So we asked Carolyn Forte, the director of the Cleaning Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute, for best ways we can all spend less time stooped over the ironing board.

​1. Try the wet washcloth trick.

We couldn’t live without our trusty irons, but when you’re staring at a pile of wrinkled shirts on a super-busy morning, you wish the whole ironing thing could be a little more automated. That’s where this trick comes in.

Throw your rumpled outfit into the dryer with a damp washcloth, and run it for about 10 or 15 minutes. The steam emitted from the washcloth with smooth the garments’ wrinkles — and offer you a few extra minutes to eat breakfast.

Want to try this tip on a larger load? “Use a hand towel or bath towel instead of a washcloth,” says Forte.

 

Read the rest here: http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/cleaning/tips/a33970/spend-less-time-ironing/

Source: Good  Housekeeping Article: 6 Genius Tricks for Wrinkle-Free Clothes  By: 

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