Heard warnings about the downsides of using fabric softener and dryer sheets? There are so many opinions out there about whether or not you should use fabric softener. You might’ve heard it can stain your clothes, start a fire, cause buildup in your washer & dryer, scare away mice, ruin sportswear, soften hard water, and cause acne — among other things. It’s time to sort out the facts from the myths about fabric softeners and dryer sheets!
Here, homeowners are sharing their personal tips and experiences with various soaps, laundry detergents, fabric softeners, and other household cleaners that can take the place of soap. See the best ways to remove soap scum, how to make your own soap, and ways to keep your home chemical-free when it comes to using soaps and detergents.
The Scrub Daddy sponge, a popular kitchen scrubber, gets SOFT in hot water and HARD in cold water. Plus it doesn’t hold onto food & odors. Lots of fun uses here!
House Beautiful interviewed 14 top designers. In addition to their favorite design styles and products, there’s also valuable information about their favorite household cleaners. See which cleaning supplies they think are the best at getting the job done!
I tried 3 chemical-free cleaning products: A Dishwasher Disk and Laundry Balls that each use bio ceramic cleaning beads instead of harsh detergents. Also, scented dryer balls.
I used to spend a fortune on those foaming soap dispensers filled with Dawn dishwashing soap! Not any more. Now I refill those pump bottles with my own homemade foaming soap. Here’s how to make foaming soap. Plus, how to make your foaming soap bottles look much more attractive on your kitchen counter!
The advantages of using oxygen bleach products over chlorine bleach products far outweigh the disadvantages. Oxygen bleach is environmentally safe and non-toxic — reasons alone to switch from chlorine bleach to oxygen bleach.
See, point-by-point, why I — and lots of other people — prefer front loading washing machines. I’ve highlighted 7 key reasons here.
Throughout my cleaning career, I have cleaned a lot of showers and tubs — many times without great success. But over time, I’ve found what I consider to be the best products and methods for soap scum removal.
Clorox Clean-Up, Scrub Free Soap Scum Remover, Barkeepers Friend, Windex, Fantastik With Oxy Power, Lysol Tub & Tile, Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Murphy’s Oil Soap, Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, Stainless Steel Magic, and Formby’s Furniture Polish.
Here are the most unusual and yet practical gifts and household items that I spotted on HGTV after watching ‘I Want That’. Maybe you’ll find something FUN… or just get ideas…
Moving? Remodeling? Renovating?… Here are the Top 10 bathroom renovations that today’s homeowners are concentrating on. If you’re thinking about updating your bathroom, check here first for the best bathroom upgrades.
With two dogs in the house, we NEED a powerful carpet cleaner! I can’t tell you just how many times I’ve used our Bissell Pro Heat steam cleaner to clean up even the toughest of pet stains. If you’re wondering how it works, and whether or not it’s worth the money, consider this…