Category archives: Housekeeping

5 Smart Tips for Organisation

Simplify to Organise “I can’t find my keys!” “Has anybody seen the remote!” If you live at home with one or more people, phrases like this are probably yelled across the house on a somewhat regular basis. Most homeowners would like to keep things at least a little more organized to help simplify everyday life. If that sounds like you, then here are some smart organizing tips for the entire […]

How to filter fluoride from water

Australia and New Zealand are amongst the countries where fluoridation of the water supply is a measure taken in order to mass medicate its people. The intention behind adding fluoride to the water is to improve dental health amongst the population, first of all by reducing tooth decay. There is widespread criticism to this forced uptake of fluoridation, with claims of negative long term side effects, even though studies so […]

How to Keep Your Shower Door Clean

Perfect Environment for Mould and Mildew The combination of moisture and heat means the shower doors can get dirty very quickly and become an ideal environment for the growth of mold and mildew. Soap scum can build up from the soapy water generated through the normal shower process which is splashed against the shower doors and often never wiped off. No matter what type of material your shower door is […]

How to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from Fabric

Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from Fabric For some of us, ink stains are a common problem and needs to be dealt with on a seemingly constant basis. Although stains can be difficult to remove from your couch or sofa, if you have a pinch of patience and determination most of the ballpoint pen can still be removed. However, you must always ensure or even do some testing on similar […]

How to Clean Mould from Wet Carpets

Clean Mould from Wet Carpets Mould is a fungus that grows in damp or moist surroundings and it is able to digest on what it grows on such as: paper, cloth, carpet, rugs, walls or ceiling, and in the end, causing serious damage to your home. Not only that, it is also dangerous to humans when touched or inhaled and can: breathing issues, eye or throat irritation, acute allergic reactions or even […]

How to Select a Suitable Vacuum Cleaner

Narrow Down Your Vacuum Choices Having a vacuum cleaner in your house is really important especially if your house has a lot of carpet or even when you have other flooring as well as having stairs which definitely needs regular cleaning solutions. Nowadays, there are a lot of different models of vacuum cleaners to choose from, enough that you might even get yourself a little confused when choosing the most […]

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

We all Hate Fruit Flies Fruit flies are common creatures to be found in your house, restaurants, grocery stores or any other place where there is food, whether it is for cooking, raw or even rotten food waste. Prevention is the most suitable way to get rid of fruit flies for instance by disposing of bad fruits, vegetables and other foods before they become overripe and begin to decay. Besides […]

How To Clean Your Sofa Properly

In order for you to start cleaning your sofa, the first thing to do is to determine the requirements of your particular sofa material. A properly maintained sofa can last for many years. You can follow the manufacturer’s guidelines in order to make your sofa look new and fresh, plus vacuuming it once a week and if you have a leather sofa wiping the leather each week will remove dirt […]

How to Remove Hard Water Stains From Glass

Hard water stains are often found on your glass shower door or bathroom window. They looks unattractive and they are difficult to remove. Using a shop bought cleaner does not always guarantee the removal of hard water stains especially if the stains consist of dissolved minerals, such as calcium and magnesium. The most efficient way is by using acid-based cleaners or even using some of the inexpensive natural solutions. For […]

How to Get Rid of Algae From Brick

Take Care of Your Bricks Brick homes will last a long time especially if you care for your brick. It is common to see a distinctive green growth which is known as algae on the surface of your bricks. This can damage or stain the bricks over time. Algae can be removed from the surface of your bricks by using a few household items that you have in your home […]