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  • Ink pen stains can be difficult to treat
    Messy crafts: Removing ink stains after crafting
    An ink stain can ruin almost any garment. I can remember taking my stained clothes to my grandmother before she passed away. It seemed like she could get any stain out of any garment. Luckily, before she passed away, I asked her how to treat...
  • Living room makeover
    4 free ways to improve your home
    Some of the best ways you can fix up your place are totally free.These four thrifty tricks, inspired by Apartment Therapy, won't cost you anything at all--just some effort and time well spent.Keep it CleanKeeping your space tidy can help your...
  • Rug Cleaning
    Reliable Turkish Rug Cleaning Services In New York
    For centuries craftsman have been making Turkish rugs. Many of these rugs have gone on to become very valuable assets as well as heirlooms for many people as well as organizations. Turkish rugs can also be found in many homes or offices in the...
  • Mold is a nasty culprit: Destroy mold before it destroys you and your abode
    Mold is a nasty culprit: Destroy mold before it destroys you and your abode
    Allergies attack and more often than not one immediately puts the blame on the season. Yes new grass and lovely blooms can cause an allergy attack but nasty mold can make one sick beyond just mere allergies. Mold can also sicken a beautiful home...
  • Breathing Room: Open your heart by decluttering your home
    Breathing Room: a book about serious decluttering
    This book has been difficult for me to get through for a variety of reasons: first, because of lack of time. In order to even begin to think about de-cluttering, you have to set aside an amount of time for the process. We at Home and Living needed...
  • Cleaning a rug does not have to be an ordeal
    5 Weird Rug Cleaning Trivia Answers
    Are you looking for strange trivia or facts related to cleaning tips for rugs? For such an oddball topic, there are a large amount of unique facts concerning cleaning your rug. Whether you are looking for inspiration to motivate you to clean, or...
  • Roman Blinds
    Cleaning blinds in your home
    Keeping your house spotless is a task that includes a wide variety of chores, not the least of which is cleaning the blinds. Unfortunately, window coverings usually act like filters, capturing all sorts of debris and dust from the air around them....
  • Simple central air cleaning tips for optimum performance
    Simple central air cleaning tips for optimum performance
    Some people have their central air units serviced at the beginning of spring or summer. If you are one of those who have the service people come out and clean and check your central air unit at the beginning of every spring, you are well on your...
  • Use protective wear for your application
    My experience with EnduroShield® for Glass application
    The copy says that new EnduroShield® Home Surface Treatment kits are a line of DIY household surface treatments that repel water and oil for more than three years when applied to glass, stainless steel and chrome. It cuts cleaning time by...
  • Tips for saving on cleaning supplies
    Tips for saving on cleaning supplies
    Here are several tips for saving a lot of money on cleaning supplies on your next grocery trip. Use these same items for laundry, cooking, or pest control to name a few. Whether you are trying to tighten your belt and save on your next grocery...
  • Vinegar 1001 Practical Uses
    Rock repellent: Book review of ‘Vinegar 1001 Practical Uses’ by Margaret Briggs
    Vinegar 1001 Practical Uses by Margaret Briggs is one of those books that you pick up until a new novel strikes your fancy. It’s a reference book that reminds readers of the various uses and benefits of vinegar; the hot condiment of the 2000...
  • DIY project: What works for removing paint splatters from vinyl siding
    DIY project: Best way to clean paint drips and splatters from vinyl siding
    Whether you paid someone to stain your porch or deck or saved money by doing it yourself, you'll probably have some paint drips and splatters that didn't get wiped off when they were wet. Once paint drips dry on your vinyl siding, they...
  • Cleaning your HDTV
    How to clean your HDTV screen safely and easily
    You just purchased the crowning jewel of your living room, a new big screen TV that will fulfill all of your wildest high definition fantasies, but out of the corner of your eye you see your child make a bee line for the television, you see your...
  • Swiffer Duster
    Spring cleaning excitement
    Can spring cleaning be exciting? The Examiner Parenting Panel reviewed the latest tools and gadgets and released this list today of the best products to help your answer to be "yes!".Tackling one room per day (or per week depending on...
  • ShopSmart magazine
    Everyday stain fighting essentials from ShopSmart
    We here at Home and Living are great fans of the magazine ShopSmart, as we have featured many articles from them and today's piece on everyday stains is no exception. They just offer great information in reasonably-sized chunks and it is...