Toothbrushes Don’t Need as Much Care as You Think

Toothbrushes Have Bacteria According to an article by the ADA (American Dental Association) most all toothbrushes have bacteria.  So do our mouths.  Our systems are so used to these bacteria that they do not bother most of us in most cases.  A few easy steps will keep our toothbrushes as clean as possible.  Since they are not packaged in sterile…

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Cleaning With Microfiber Cloths

What Exactly Is Microfiber? Microfiber is a space age invention.  It is a cloth that contains billions of microscopic fibers that will act as tiny scoops to remove dirt and more from your hard surfaces.  The average microfiber is so small that that it would take 50 to 100 of them to equal the size of a human hair.  The…

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Healthy Households Need Vigilant Cleaning

Just What Kinds of  Health Risks Are We Dealing With? You hear a lot of talk these days about indoor air quality and cleaning for health.  Cleaning for appearance sufficed years ago.  Flipping a feather duster around was about all it took to “dust” a home.  Now we know that a healthy home means totally removing certain items like germs,…

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Shall I Clean My House or Have Fun?

How Often Should Your House Be Cleaned? Your house should be cleaned whenever it gets dirty or every two weeks, whichever comes first!   If you have kids or pets chances are good that your house should be cleaned on a weekly basis.  Many people these days pay a company to come and clean their home.  This is certainly a household…

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Keep Your Home Warm From Winter Chills

Warm and Cozy Makes a House a Home It’s still Fall and while the temperatures fall into the low 60s at night it is still in the 70s during the days.  Not yet time for heavy winter coats and boots, but just the right time to think about keeping your home warm when the winter winds start to blow.  There are plenty…

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Oh, the Places You’ll See!

Where Are Your Places? From the title of this piece you might think it’s from an Army recruitment poster or a Dr. Seuss book.  But in fact it refers to those places in your home that you ignore, overlook and generally forget when it comes to your regular weekly cleaning.  For instance,  when is the last time you got up on…

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