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The Best Way to Clean Up Heavy Dust

The Best Way to Clean Up Heavy Dust

Break out the vacuum and follow these Speed Cleaning steps We’ve written before about the best way to clean the tops of ceiling fans without showering yourself with the dust (read Debbie Sardone’s tips in It’s Spring Cleaning Time – Part 1). If the ceiling fan can […]

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Speed Cleaning Shares Tricks to Getting Makeup Out of Fabric and Carpet

Is this the way it goes at your house on Halloween? You send your ghouls out the door all suited up in their costumes and faces full of makeup, looking awesome. But they return with half of the meticulously applied makeup on the sleeves, collar, and for […]

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Explosion in the kitchen? Or did you just make dinner?

How to prepare a meal without leaving a wake of destruction behind As you may know, the Speed Cleaning rules of cleaning a room begin with assessing what you’ll need to do the job, gathering the correct supplies before you start, and systematically working around the room […]

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The Endless Choices in Vacuums

How do you decide? Once upon a time, there were only two choices when it came to buying a new vacuum for your floors: upright or canister. Then the upright vacuum with onboard hose and tools came along. Ooooh! (To step back in time, visit the Vacuum […]

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Know the Difference Between Disinfect and Sanitize Because . . .

Here comes flu season! Cue the Theme from Jaws . . . the viruses are sneaking up on us! We often think of something as clean if it looks clean. But there’s that other kind of “clean” that we have to be vigilant about at all times […]

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