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Spring Cleaning Advice

Maintenance

Cleaning Air Ducts: What You Need to Know

Keeping your HVAC system in peak condition includes keeping the air ducts clean. See how you can save money, increase comfort, and breathe easier.

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Maintenance

Dishwasher Not Cleaning
Properly? Here Are 9 Quick Fixes

Dishwasher not cleaning properly? Before calling a service technician to assess the problem, follow this troubleshooting guide to check and clean different parts of your dishwasher.

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Inspiration

The Spring Cleaning Drinking Game

Turn the chore of spring cleaning into an event! Combine your spring cleaning list with your favorite booze. No cleaning task is too large with a cocktail in hand.

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Maintenance

2 Best Eco-Friendly Ways to Clean Glass

Two easy and effective methods for cleaning glass using materials you already have in your home.

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Maintenance

How to Clean Blinds of All Types

Dirty blinds can harbor dust, pet fur, and other allergens that affect the indoor air quality of your home. Learn how to clean blinds quickly and effectively with this step-by-step guide.

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Health

Why You Should Start Swedish Death Cleaning in Your Twenties

Swedish death cleaning isn’t just for the aging. Dr. Kristen Fuller, M.D., of the Center for Discovery weighs in on how the practice of eliminating unnecessary belongings can benefit you long before you leave this earth.

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Maintenance

How to Choose a
Home Cleaning Service

Here are the most important questions to ask and factors to consider when hiring a home cleaning service or individual.

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Health

The Best Child-Safe Cleaning Products

It's plain and simple: you want to keep your family safe from harmful chemicals. Here are our favorite child-safe cleaning products we've come across.

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Kitchen

How to Make Stainless Steel Cleaner

Stainless steel attracts dirt, grime, and fingerprints easily, so regular cleaning is necessary to maintain its shine. We’ve collected three stainless steel cleaners you can easily make at home.

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