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Nov 17

Before You Sweep, Do This to Your Dustpan to Keep Dirt In

Nothing about cleaning my house is quite as rage-inducing as sweeping the floors. Not because it’s difficult, or even particularly time-consuming, but because the dirt never really ever stays in the dustpan. Does it?

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Sep 17

9 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Clean With a Clothes Steamer

A clothes steamer can be a total game changer for your home. On top of handling wrinkled clothes and DIY dry cleaning, believe it or not, this trusty tool can tackle everything from carpet stains to dirty tile grout in just a matter of minutes.

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Sep 17

Is Your Kitchen Sink the Key to Happiness? Yes, According to This Fan-Favorite Cleaning Plan

Do you follow the FlyLady? If not, here’s a little backstory: the FlyLady is a site dedicated to organizing and cleaning your home, started by Marla Cilley. The site gets its name from Cilley’s old username from her first online endeavor, and is equal parts an homage to her love of flyfishing and an acronym that means “finally loving yourself.” (Oh, and fair warning if you’ve never visited before: the website looks a bit like a relic from 2001, but honestly that adds to its charm!).

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Aug 17

The Grocery Store Purchase that Helps You Keep a Neater Home

In my post, 5 Apartment Therapy Tips I Use All the Time, I noted that keeping fresh flowers around the house inspires me in unexpected ways—it lifts my mood and helps me keep a neater home. Makes sense? Sounds hokey? A little of both? Turns out there’s some science behind this!

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