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How to Clean Walls of All Kinds

How to Clean Walls With Wallpaper It’s pretty easy to totally forget that from time to time, you need to clean the walls that surround you. Every month or two give wallpapered walls a gentle brush down with a soft duster or vacuum attachment.  Wallpaper is quite fragile so be careful.  A microfiber cloth can do a fine job as…

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A Will Was the Best Gift My Parents Ever Gave Me

My Parents Made a Will When They Were in Their 40s My dad was a planner.  He went to his attorney when he was in his 40s and made a will.  When he told me and my two brothers about this we thought ew, who wants to talk about that.  My mom sent us each a letter with the name and address…

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Summer Safety for Your Dog

The Dog Days of Summer Have Arrived I watched the local news last night and it is clear that we find ourselves right in the midst of the hottest part of Summer.  For the next week or so, the actual temperatures are expected to be in the upper 90s with the heat index well over 100.  Of course my first…

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Cleaning Windows Includes More Than Just Glass

When Cleaning Windows, Begin With the Perimeter Your windows are not just the glass panes.  Consider your windows to also include things like draperies, blinds and shades, and surrounding woodwork.  You probably don’t include your window treatments in your weekly cleaning regimen.  Give the drapes a good sniff.  They collect dust, smoke and pet hair over time.  When you find…

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Traveling Hazards

There Are Many Different Hazards to Consider When Traveling Travelon Can Stop Pickpockets Whenever you are going to be traveling somewhere there are crowds, you are told to beware of pickpockets.  Especially in big cities, on public transportation and in big crowds “they” say there are lots of pickpockets.  One way to guard against them is to always be aware…

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Allergens in Bed Linens Can Be Controlled By Proper Care

Bed Linens Require Proper Laundering We clean our homes about once a week on average to remove dust and other allergens and create a healthy home.  Our bodies slough off dead skin cells naturally and that is part of what makes up dust.  Dust also contains dust mites which are microscopic organisms that feed on skin cells.  A dust mite is a…

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