Archive for the Kitchen Clean Up Category

House for Sale? A Daily Chores Checklist to keep it looking its best

Selling your house is exciting! But . . . keeping it in tip-top, showcase-ready shape is exhausting! We can probably thank HGTV and the like for setting unrealistic expectations when it comes to a real lived-in home. We talked in previous blog posts about Boosting Your Home’s […]

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From the “Gross But Has To Be Done” File:

Cleaning out a sink drain Rinse something down the drain and you never have to see it again, right? It just disappears! No it doesn’t. At least, not after you’ve watched so much stuff “disappear” that it starts to back up. Bathroom sink, tub, and shower drains […]

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Cleaning Up Your Self-Cleaning Oven

Self-cleaning ovens are terrific. Yay! for self-cleaning ovens. But there is almost always some muck left behind when the oven cools down, particularly around the door gasket and window. If you’re feeling especially persnickety and want that Clean-As-Day-One look, grab a few tools and go for it. […]

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Greasy Backsplashes

If you’re like me, you occasionally notice the buildup of grease or something of similar ilk on the backsplashes behind the kitchen counters. If you’ve tried scrubbing with soap and water, you know that it doesn’t cut it. Soap or detergent alone isn’t strong enough for this […]

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How To Clean Kitchen Grease Off Your Cabinets

So you have beautiful wood cabinets in your kitchen, but you’ve been noticing that they are getting stickier and greasier…over the last six or seven years. What do you do? It sounds as if the time to take action has arrived. Here’s what to do. Use a […]

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