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Drain Drain Go Away!
I’ve been cleaning my home in an eco-friendly way for years. Even the cleaning service my family and I use to clean our home is an eco-friendly cleaning service. Something was going on in my drains. The toilet was clogged one day and I plunged it to make it good again, but then a separate […]
Conned My Kids To Clean (the bathroom)
The art of the long con. In many circles this would be a highly illegal activity. Something you only see on the police drama shows. Ways to divert attention one way to make huge amounts of money the other. Wikipedia has the exact definition of how it plays out: The Long Con refers to any […]
My 5 New Year’s Resolutions for my HOME!
It’s already that time of year again, diets, weight loss goals, and accountability groups. I feel like I fall into the same vicious circle every year of that being the only thing that I hold myself accountable to work on. Not that it’s not an amazing thing to work on yourself, but what else could […]
7 Things That Need To Be Cleaned Once A Week
Cleaning… what? There is a long list of things that need to be cleaned more than we do! How often do we neglect the things that we use on a daily basis, and never think about how much grim and bacteria are actually on these items. When was the last time you cleaned  your phone? Believe […]
My Home Is Cleaned Eco-Friendly. Why Not My Car?
  I got really into Eco-Friendly cleaning around our home. Once a month we use an Eco-Friendly cleaning service to get the nooks and crannies we miss when we clean. We find it’s better to have another set of “clean eyes” twelve times a year, especially around the holidays. My wife and I have 3 […]
Everything (and the) Kitchen Sink
My apartment didn’t come with a dishwasher. It was something I wanted, but when the availability opened on this place, I had to jump on it. It was a commute to work thing. This was the easiest way to go. My apartment, however, did come with a water bill. Every single month. I do have […]

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Drain Drain Go Away!
I’ve been cleaning my home in an eco-friendly way for years. Even the cleaning service my family and I use to clean our home is an eco-friendly cleaning service. Something was going on in my drains. The toilet was clogged one day and I plunged it to make it good again, but then a separate […]
Conned My Kids To Clean (the bathroom)
The art of the long con. In many circles this would be a highly illegal activity. Something you only see on the police drama shows. Ways to divert attention one way to make huge amounts of money the other. Wikipedia has the exact definition of how it plays out: The Long Con refers to any […]
My 5 New Year’s Resolutions for my HOME!
It’s already that time of year again, diets, weight loss goals, and accountability groups. I feel like I fall into the same vicious circle every year of that being the only thing that I hold myself accountable to work on. Not that it’s not an amazing thing to work on yourself, but what else could […]
7 Things That Need To Be Cleaned Once A Week
Cleaning… what? There is a long list of things that need to be cleaned more than we do! How often do we neglect the things that we use on a daily basis, and never think about how much grim and bacteria are actually on these items. When was the last time you cleaned  your phone? Believe […]
My Home Is Cleaned Eco-Friendly. Why Not My Car?
  I got really into Eco-Friendly cleaning around our home. Once a month we use an Eco-Friendly cleaning service to get the nooks and crannies we miss when we clean. We find it’s better to have another set of “clean eyes” twelve times a year, especially around the holidays. My wife and I have 3 […]
Everything (and the) Kitchen Sink
My apartment didn’t come with a dishwasher. It was something I wanted, but when the availability opened on this place, I had to jump on it. It was a commute to work thing. This was the easiest way to go. My apartment, however, did come with a water bill. Every single month. I do have […]
The White House Is Decorated For Christmas
You can’t get much more American than Washington, D.C. I was not born or raised here in Washington, but my first job out of college was here. I’ve then met the love of my life, had two beautiful children, and have been here since the day I moved here. A tradition of my family is […]
Why Does My Washing Machine Smell?
It smells like sulfur when I do a load of laundry. Now, my clothes, bedding, and towels don’t come out smelling like that, but the laundry room is like the bottom of a cave odor-wise. So, I looked it up and this is the best explanation that I found: The sulfur odor (rotten egg smell) […]
The Best Eco-Friendly Cleaners For Your Home
I’ve done my research and came up with a great compiled list of eco-friendly ways to clean your home in the best ways possible. I got on the green wagon originally to save a few dollars, but in the end I’ve learned these products really work. My home is refreshing now, and yours can be […]
Natural Bathroom Spray
  I don’t know what is with grandparents honesty when it comes to talking bathroom talk. They talk about bodily fluids like they are having daiquiris on the veranda at some snooty country club. They make it sound so nonchalant. I’m guessing it’s because they changed our parent’s diapers, then changed ours, and eventually we […]
She’s Moving In!
My girlfriend is great, and we are getting ready to move in together. Can you believe it? A girl actual wants to live with me. Yeah, I just high fived my younger, unpopular, self in my head. Now, we had to decide to move into her place, mine, or get a new one. She has […]
Clean My House Before I have My House Cleaned? Why? I’ll Tell You!
I use a great eco-friendly cleaning service to clean my house. With our busy jobs, life, etc., it’s really nice not to worry about having the house clean when we walk in the door at the end of our day. It’s not expensive and they do a top notch job. I started thinking when I […]
SALT IS AMAZING!
  SALT is actually pretty amazing. And being the I have to understand everything kind of guy I am, I looked into it- my cousin over at Rain City Maids Servicing Redmond gave me some great insight! Salt is cheap, and so am I. If this stuff cleans half as much as the say it […]
Borax!
This product I will brag about! My friend over at Houston Texas Painters gave me a GREAT cleaning tip! Who knew how much one product could do! Wikipedia introduces it as: Borax, also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate, is an important boron compound, a mineral, and a salt of boric acid. […]
D.C. Gotta Love This Place!
  I got a chance to check out Theater Week in Washington D.C. this week. Myself, and a few friends who love the theater scene made a plan to buy tickets and make the drive from North Carolina. That’s only about 3 or so hours from where we are. Being a newbie to the East […]
Natural DIY Bathroom Cleaners You Will Love
They were chatting about this at work. There only 10 employees in our building and we celebrate Pizza Fridays. We all hang out and eat pizza and waste company time. It’s fun. We were talking about ways to save money, the normal conversations. And a lady I work with started talking about the natural homemade […]
Effective Home Cleaning and Organization Tips
Are you having trouble being productive at your computer desk because you feel distracted or demotivated to work? Look around you; is your desk as messy and dirty as the dresser in your teenage daughter’s bedroom?! Well, you can’t have that! The fact is that a cluttered workspace leads to a cluttered mindset which, in […]
7 Common Misconceptions in Hiring Maid Cleaning Service
They wanted to save time and energy. A lot of time and energy is also needed. But they weren’t sure about hiring a maid, and they had heard a lot of stuff about them. Not all of the stuff they heard was flattering. They were hesitant to get involved. We understand. We get that all […]
How Do I Keep My Sofa Looking Brand New?
A brand new sofa sure does brighten up your living room. Sometimes it even becomes the focal point of a room, until the newness wears off and dirt sets in! That’s when it becomes the downfall of your interior décor! Of course, a sofa doesn’t have to reach this point IF the owner takes the […]
Benefits of Owning Dogs and How to Care for Them
What You Do for Your Dog, Your Dog Does Twice as Much for You! Have you visited the National Zoological Park with your kids recently? Did you and your family feel a strong connect and newfound love for animals? Well, the positive effects animals have on us are undeniable; this is why owning a pet […]
Different Types of Dusters and Their Intended Uses
Using the Right Duster for the Right Household Surface If you’ve been using one particular type of duster to wipe various surfaces, fixtures and objects in your house, chances are you’re not dusting nearly as effectively as you could be. Dusters come in various types or forms because each one is made to be more […]
Bedroom Cleaning and Organization Tips – Good Habits Go a Long Way!
The bedroom is a place where there is always a lot going on. Sleeping, resting, getting dressing, hanging out, studying, watching movies and so much more happens here. It’s a safe haven where we spend tons of time and perhaps, is the sole reason why our bedrooms are generally the messiest rooms in the house! […]
Cleaning Hacks and Shortcuts Every Homeowner Should Know
With busy schedules and so much to do in so little time, cleaning ends up being a rushed affair. While this leads to haphazard cleaning at times, it can also push people to be innovative and come up with useful cleaning shortcuts to make tasks quicker and more convenient. Homeowners often look for such cleaning […]
How New Parents Can Distribute Household Chores Equally
It’s not uncommon for new parents to experience stress and anxiety when work starts to pile up because they were too busy admiring their perfect little miracle! Yes, all new parents want to spend every waking minute adoring their baby and attending to his or her every need. In all of this, however, household chores […]
Quick and Easy Daily Bathroom Cleaning Tips for Sparkly Results!
It’s rather unfortunate that your bathroom can’t say clean for more than a day, but it’s not surprising either. That’s because it’s used so often on a daily basis, and sometimes by more than one person. Having different people walk in and out of your bathroom, splashing water around leads to dirty marks on the […]
The Simplest and Most Effective Way to Clean Your Microwave
There’s no doubt about it; microwaves make our lives a lot more convenient. If you’ve ever lived without one or your microwave suddenly broke down, you’d understand how much of an inconvenience it is to go back to heating up food on your gas stove. This is why cleaning and maintaining a microwave is important […]
Cleaning Shortcuts Your Wish You Knew Before!
Your time is worth saving with these helpful cleaning tips! One of the most dreaded things about home cleaning is that they take up a lot of time. This is your precious leisure time we’re talking about; where you could otherwise do something you enjoy or simply just rest (most of us enjoy that anyway!) […]
Hiring a Cleaning Service: The Pros Always Outweigh the Cons
5 Reasons the Pros Outweigh the Cons When you’re making a list of the pros and cons of hiring a cleaning service, don’t be surprised if the pros make their way right down to the bottom of the page! The advantages of having a maid service that will take care of all your home cleaning […]
A Japanese Approach To Cleaning For The New Year
With the end of the year upon us it makes for the perfect time to “reset” many different areas of our personal and professional life. New goals and aspirations, reaffirming old goals and focusing on what Is important. This is also the perfect time to declutter and clean your physical surrounding as well, the most […]
Speed Clean Your Kitchen In Time for Christmas
Oh my god CHRISTMAS is in less than week! Everyone is coming over to eat and the kitchen is a mess. We get it, you got behind and that’s ok J but now how do you get caught up without wasting all your energy? Funnily enough we just wrote a blog post on how to […]
4 Simple Tips For Cleaning Bathrooms
So. Your bathroom is dirty. You don’t know where to start. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Read on for a short but actually useful start to getting your bathroom looking sparkling clean. * Start with your bathroom countertops, as it is so easy for them to get cluttered and have dozens of products on them. […]
3 Great Tips to Start Decluttering
3 Great Tips to Start Decluttering Now that we are nearing Thanksgiving your whole family (and extended family!) will most likely be paying a visit to your home. The problem is you don’t want them to see the accumulated mess since they last came. We get it  you’re busy, it’s hard and it can […]
How To Get Your Kids To Clean The House
How to Get Your Kids to Clean Getting your kids to clean isn’t the easiest thing. It’s hard enough just to keep them from making a mess! Between one kid learning to be Leonardo Da Vinci and the other playing in the dirt out back, how in the world do you find time to clean […]