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Much ado about mildew: the Scum Bum days of summer

Much ado about mildew: the Scum Bum days of summer

9 ways to prevent mildew How do I reduce the amount of mildew in the bathroom? Mildew thrives in damp, dark, misty conditions and your bathroom couldn’t be more perfect as a home for mildew. Here are some suggestions to chase away mildew demons lurking in your […]

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Cleaning odds and ends in the kitchen

Cleaning odds and ends in the kitchen

How do you clean salt and pepper shakers? The ones left out on the stove can start to look really disgusting. Wiping them with a wet sponge when cleaning after cooking doesn’t do much to help, right? Well, have you ever noticed how much time restaurant staffs […]

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How do I clean shower and counter grout?

How do I clean shower and counter grout?

As you’ve probably discovered, grout is one of the most difficult surfaces to clean. It is both rough and porous at the same time. Rough surfaces are more difficult to clean than smooth ones, and dirt sinks into porous areas out of reach of your cleaning efforts. […]

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How to prevent mildew in the bathroom

How to prevent mildew in the bathroom

Mildew prevention is easy if you follow these simple tips to reduce mildew in the bathroom. Just like monsters in the movies, mildew thrives in damp, dark, misty conditions. Your bathroom couldn’t be a more perfect home for mildew. Here are some suggestions to chase away mildew […]

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Do you have an organization problem?

Do you have an organization problem?

The long Labor Day weekend is behind us, and we’re settling into our normal routine, winding down our summer relaxing. We want to get the home in tip-top shape so our energy can go into the thousands of activities that are piling up on the calendar in […]

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