Entries by Debbie

Add Life to Dishwasher with a Few Simple Steps

6 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Dishwasher Most people don’t think about cleaning their dishwashers. After all, the appliance is used to clean your dishes on a daily basis. It is easy to assume that your dishwasher will get cleaned at the same time as it is washing your dishes, but the reality is […]

How to Clean Mineral Deposits from Coffee Pot

Brew a full pot of half vinegar and half water, using a clean coffee filter. Turn off the coffee maker about half way through the brewing cycle and let the solution sit for about an hour. Turn the coffeemaker back on to brew the rest of the vinegar solution. Replace the coffee filter and then […]

How to Clean Baseball Caps

Caps are bound to get sweaty and dirty, but if you put it in the washing machine, they’re sure to end up in a misshaped mess. To clean the dirt and sweaty stains off without damaging the rim, you need a sturdy plastic food container with a lid. Materials: Dry or liquid laundry detergent Hand held cleaning brush […]

How to Clean Your Canvas Shoes

Your favorite canvas shoes got dirty this summer.  Here is the best way to clean them! Whether you’re running at the park, running after your kids, simply running errands, your canvas shoes are bound to get dirty! Although many people suggest throwing them in the washing machine, this can lead to discoloration and can destroy the […]

How to Clean Outdoor Patio and Lawn Furniture

It’s summertime and with that comes casual get-togethers with friends and family. It helps to keep your patio furniture clean so you can use it for yourself to read the paper or for that last minute neighborhood party at your house. To save you time, I’ve put together a list of the best methods for […]

Organize Your Garage

As with all organizational projects, the first step is to de-clutter.  Garages often tend to be dumping grounds more than other areas of the house. Here are 6 categories that you may find helpful in organizing: Keep , Keep-but belongs in another part of house, Donate, Sell, Trash/Recycle. Try to make a decision with each […]

Organize Your Kitchen

The kitchen is an area that gets used more than any other area of your home. Having it well organized and simple to use will make your life much easier. Follow these 9 tips: Empty cabinets. Discard things that you don’t use, are broken or you have duplicates. Group like items. Sort your baking items […]

Window Cleaning

It’s spring and that means time to clean the windows. We have found that the best cleaner for streak-free windows is one part white vinegar to two parts water mixed in a spray bottle. Instructions for cleaning inside windows: Spray the window thoroughly with the vinegar and water solution. Using a clean, lint-free towel, dry […]