Miscellaneous Cleaning Tips

Deep Cleaning and Shampooing Oriental Rugs

How to Clean Oriental Rugs. How To Deep Clean / Shampoo your Oriental Rugs Professional rug cleaners are expensive. I have a couple of cats and one of them always seems to run for one of my oriental rugs in particular when she's feeling under-the-weather (why,...
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Dusting and Cleaning Wood Paneling

Cleaning Wood Paneling.How To Clean and Dust Wood Paneling Don't you just love the look and warmth that wood paneling provides? If wood is cared for, paneling can add beauty and elegance to any room. Besides the charm of beautiful grains, one of the attractions of wood...
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Dusting, Vacuuming and Cleaning Horizontal Blinds

How to Clean Window Blinds.Dusting, Vacuuming and Cleaning Horizontal Blinds If you're really up on today's home decorating lingo, you don't have "blinds", "mini-blinds", or "shades" - you have "window treatments". However, for those of us who still have plain old blinds (like me!), we know that...
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Homemade Chemical Free Cleaning Tips

Cleaning Around the House Without the Use of Chemical Cleaners.Homemade Chemical Free Cleaning Tips Many of the commercial cleaners that I've used over my lifetime have been toxic, petroleum based and just plain hazardous. I shudder to think about it, really. Granted, I haven't grown a third...
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How to Clean and Care for Oriental Rugs

Cleaning and Caring for Your Beautiful Oriental Rugs. Tips for Cleaning, Vacuuming and Caring for Oriental Rugs I love oriental rugs. They are so vibrant and come in such beautiful patterns. Being a bargain hunter extraordinaire - it has taken me some time to find the...
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How to Clean Dirt and Grime from Mini-Blinds

Cleaning Dirty and Grime from Mini Blinds.How To Clean Dirty, Grimy Mini-Blinds So, you've finally had enough of your nasty, grimy and dusty mini-blinds? Well, good for you! Cleaning mini-blinds is not hard to do, as long as you know the proper method. You may have tried...
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How to Clean Dirty Fireplace Bricks

Cleaning Dirty Fireplace Bricks.How to Clean Dirty Bricks in a Fireplace A fireplace is so cozy and relaxing, right up to the point you notice the very large amount of black soot built up on the front of the bricks. Have you ever put on "blinders" to...
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How to Clean Up Black Mold

Cleaning and Removing Black Mold and How to Prevent Mold From Coming Back.How to Clean Up Black Mold You probably wouldn't be surprised to know that I am "on top" of cleaning up dirt and grime and that there are very few grimy things that ever sneak...
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How to Clean Your Gas Fireplace

Getting Your Gas Fireplace Clean and Ready to Use.Cleaning your Gas Fireplace If you have or have had a wood burning fireplace you probably remembered to have it professionally maintained, but now that more of us have replaced wood burning fireplaces with gas fireplaces have you thought...
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