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Mar 24 2016

Spring Cleaning pt 2: The Essential Decluttering Tips

Spring Cleaning Decluttering tipsLast week in our Spring Cleaning series, we at Crucial discussed a great starting point for your annual cleaning spree: checking your roof and crawl spaces. This week we’re going to get you started on that spring decluttering. You know, the annual, “Do I really need to keep this Summer ’12 Pottery Barn catalog?” (Hint: unless you participated in making the catalog, probably not). We’re going to cover some great decluttering tips to get you started and touch on some things you definitely shouldn’t do. After all, whether you live in a one-bedroom apartment or a 16-room mansion, decluttering is a big job and intensely personal. Also, keep in mind that spring cleaning isn’t usually a one weekend job unless you live in a studio apartment. A proper spring clean can take twenty hours of work to do. Spacing that out over a few weekends can really help keep the job from stressing you out.

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Sep 16 2015

National Working Parents Day: Parenting Tips for Balancing Work and Home

The most professional jugglers are not in the circus; they’re your parents and my parents. Working parents who had to learn how to balance work and life have been around for generations, and what kept them sane was the knowledge they’ve received from their parents and new knowledge they’ve discovered themselves.

Working Parents Day ParentToday is national Working Parents Day, and on this day we celebrate those who have been there for us as we grew older and they spent every moment earning and teaching us. And as some of us have children of our own, no matter how old our children are, we are still working and learning as parents.

Here are some helpful tips on teaching your children even though you may be away for more than half of the day working hard. Continue reading »

Feb 18 2015

3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Hardwood Floors this Winter

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The winter months have been known to cause quite a mess not just outside your home, but also inside. Those of you with hardwood floors know all to well the damage salt and other wintry elements can have.

There’s no need to worry – these 3 simple steps will help keep your hardwood floors in pristine condition all winter long.

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Dec 16 2014

The Crucial Swirl – Detailing Your Car Gets a Bit Easier

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The Crucial Swirl Vacuum gives users the best of both worlds when it comes to power and portability. Often times powerful vacuums are bulky and unwieldy, while their lighter counter parts, which have mobility, lack in overall suction. With the Crucial Swirl there’s no need to sacrifice power for portability.

Don’t let size fool you when it comes to the Crucial Swirl. Weighing only 4.5 pounds this easy-to-use vacuum can handle the toughest messes. We here at Crucial Vacuum recently detailed a car using the Crucial Swirl and the results and overall ease of use were spectacular. When it comes to detailing and vacuuming your car the Crucial Swirl has you covered. Why pay top dollar for a detailing service, or go to your local car wash and use those awkward vacuums that have you in a race against time to finish the job before your quarters run out? Cleaning the interior of your car is an easy task thanks to the Crucial Swirl.

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Oct 30 2014

Cleaning Your Mattress is Crucial

The average person sweats about ½ a pint of perspiration every night. Disgusting right? Cleaning your mattress is crucial!

I’m not talking about washing your sheets and pillowcases; I’m talking about the mattress itself. Considering you spend seven to eight hours a night on your mattress shouldn’t it be as clean as it could be? Mattresses are harbingers of stains, spills, dirt, dust, dust-mites (yuck) and all manner of things foul. Maintaining a clean mattress is crucial to your health and now your piece of mind.

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