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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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Oct 28 2014

Cleaning Up the Mischief Before Halloween

Halloween is nearly upon us and unfortunately ghosts and ghouls aren’t the only things to look out for as this fun filled holiday of sweets and scares quickly approaches.

The infamous Mischief Night, where teens let out their angst in the form of hurled toilet paper, empty shaving cream canisters and splattered eggs. It’s the night where pranksters aim to tempt fate with their roguish deeds by vandalizing your property and home leaving you to clean up the mess. And all this the morning of Halloween.

Here are some cleaning tips to ensure there are no lasting effects from the damage and to give you some piece of mind regardless of what the neighborhood kids throw at you, literally.

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Oct 14 2014

5 Easy Steps to Prevent House Fires

House Fires

Will you and your loved ones be able to safely exit your home in just 2 minutes?

This is the amount of time you may have to exit your home after a fire starts. Will you know what to do? Do you exit your home running or crawling? Will your first reaction be to throw some water at the fire? Do you even have a fire extinguisher on hand?

Few of us worry about these questions, and barely remember what we were taught on elementary school about stop, drop and roll. With the winter months knocking on our doors, and most household fires happening during these winter months, we have grouped a simple guideline to follow and easily prevent house fires.

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Sep 19 2014

Simple Checklist for a Fall Ready Home

Click here for a free Fall Cleaning Checklist!

Pumpkin flavored everything, nice cool days, leaves changing colors, delicious stews and soups, and Halloween! How can you not get excited for fall? But before you bring out your sweaters and start ordering that delicious pumpkin spiced latte, you need to get your house fall-ready and here is how.

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Jan 15 2012

Keeping Your Family Safe From Bathroom Germs, It’s Crucial!

If you’re anything like me, you worry about bathroom germs all the time. It’s safe to say that public bathrooms are one of the scariest places on Earth. But what about the bathroom in your own home, how safe is it? You want to keep your home safe and your family healthy but the truth is, your own bathroom could be just as scary as those public bathrooms.

Bathroom germs can hide pretty much anywhere in your bathroom from the expected to the unpredictable. Here are 4 places germs like to hang out in your bathroom:

Your toothbrush:

This is the grossest of the gross! Did you know that every time you flush your toilet germs and “particles” are released into the air? Eventually those particles will find a place to land and if your toothbrush is exposed on the counter they will find their way to it. Closing the lid to the toilet is a great start to reduce the amount of germs floating around your bathroom. Even if your toothbrush is safely hiding out in a drawer or cabinet, closing the lid before you flush is a good habit to pick up on. Do you really want to be breathing that stuff in?

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