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15 Ways to Minimize Dust in Your Home

15 Ways to Minimize Dust in Your Home

Have a virtually dust free home without constantly running the dust cloth or vacuum. Use air purifying machines to suck up the dust in the air before it settles. Groom pets regularly.  Place pretty, washable throws on furniture. No more constant vacuuming of the upholstery. Eliminate the knick-knacks and small decorative objects. There is a reason that these are called dust collectors. Invest in heavy

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12 Amazing Uses for Dish Soap

12 Amazing Uses for Dish Soap

Dish Detergent, or dish soap, may just be the miracle household solution we never knew we had. This mild liquid combines reliable cleaning power with a gentleness that makes it ideal for many uses around the home. Plus, dish soap is very inexpensive. Bonus! Here are 12 amazing uses for dish detergent that you can put in practice today. Clean the kitchen

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The Danger of Toxic Cleaning Products in Your Home

The Danger of Toxic Cleaning Products in Your Home

When you clean your home, are you leaving toxic chemicals behind? Are the “fresh scents” and shiny surfaces releasing Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) into the air that are then breathed in by your family? Are there other health risks to using traditional cleaning products in your home? There may be a better, safer way to clean. According to our expert, it

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Keep Out! 7 Things to Never Store in the Garage

Keep Out! 7 Things to Never Store in the Garage

Your garage can be a great source of organized storage, but storing the wrong things in the garage can lead to damage, or worse, become a safety hazard. Here are seven things that you should never store in your garage.   Image Source: Elegant Entries

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The Oosouji Home: The Japanese Art of Cleaning

The Oosouji Home: The Japanese Art of Cleaning

In Japan, to observe Oosouji means to clean the clutter, the dirt and the dust of the past. It is often practiced at the end of one year and into the new, the purpose being to banish any old problems or ways of thinking and to welcome a new start, with a clean slate (and home).  The word Oosouji literally means

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7 Ways to Turn Clutter into Cash

7 Ways to Turn Clutter into Cash

You could be sitting on enough money for a new vacation, sports lessons for the kids, or a brand new bedroom set. We bet that one afternoon gathering unused items around your home could result in plenty of extra cash.  The secret is to get organized and find the items in your home that are simply taking up space and no

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How to Keep Pests Out of the Garage

How to Keep Pests Out of the Garage

When you find a mouse nest in your kid's hockey skates, you know it might be time to put a few preventatives in place to keep pests out of the garage. The following pest control tips can help.

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5 Clever Uses for Olive Oil

5 Clever Uses for Olive Oil

Did you know that olive oil can remove paint? Learn about this creative use and four more clever applications for olive oil.

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Paper Clutter Be Gone!

Paper Clutter Be Gone!

It is time to leave the paper trail behind. Take advantage of the following clutter control tips, and reclaim your home this week.

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Keep This, Toss That: Eliminating Clutter in the Pantry

Keep This, Toss That: Eliminating Clutter in the Pantry

Streamline your storage and do away with waste, when you apply the following four steps; we'll walk you through eliminating that pantry clutter.

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