As nighttime temperatures drop and we near our first fall frost, you will begin to notice more insects and spiders making their bold move into homes, seeking a nice warm spot to spend the winter. Some of the more common home invaders include: Asian lady beetles, boxelder bugs, brown stink bugs, and a number of menacing (but usually harmless) spiders. Now is a good time to check around the home for potential entry points, as just like in sports, when it comes to keeping bugs out of the house, a g
Clean, disinfected surface areas are a key to a healthy home. Chlorinated cleaning products, used safely and effectively provide a host of health benefits and are a trusted guard against seasonal flu outbreaks and episodes of foodborne illness. Daycare centers, hospitals, restaurants and public facilities of all kinds rely upon disinfectant qualities of chlorine-based cleaners to keep the environment pathogen-free and safe for everyone. The Chlorine Chemistry Council and The Soap and Detergent A
Many laundry issues arise from stains. Take care to wash away any spots and stains on your laundry. Here are a few tips:
Identify the spot: The more you know about what made the sot or stain, the more likely you are to treat it appropriately. This means you have a better chance to remove it, plus you are less likely to set it further by using the wrong treatment. When doubt, rinse or soak in cold water before treating or laundering.
Clutter!! Most of us have it and many of us wish we had a lot less of it!! Myself included. How do you tackle those areas that may be out of control or keep them from getting out of control? Organizational specialists will tell you that you will have more time to do the things you like to do because you'll be spending less time looking for things amongst the clutter. You'll be less stressed because living in clutter creates stress.
If one of your New Year's resolutions is to reduce the clutte