Browsing Tag

cleaning

  • Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum

    Dyson has finally entered the world of robot vacuums with the Dyson 360 Eye. Never touch your vacuum again.…

  • Ryobi Pressure Washer

    A pressure washer makes quick cleaning of driveways, decks, siding, windows and more.…

  • An Artist’s Tips For Cleaning Paintbrushes

    It’s amazing the places you can pick up DIY tips from. If you pay attention, you can learn all sorts of tricks and hacks from seemingly unrelated places. Take for instance,…

  • Prepping a Clawfoot Tub For Refinishing

    The first step in our great tub refinishing project was prep work — dismantling the tub as much as possible so we could address each issue separately, without potential damage to…

  • How to Clean a Chimney

    Fireplaces have been getting a bad rap lately as they are to blame for pollution, losing heat, and being an overall hazard, but some of us still love the sound, feel…

  • Before Renovating, Put This On Your To-Do List

    So you’re planning for a renovation — congratulations! You’re probably up to your neck in sketches, plans, samples, swatches and other necessary materials. But before you proceed with the actual work,…

  • Painting Vinyl Siding the Right Way

    Obviously vinyl siding doesn’t require the maintenance and paint that traditional wood siding does but if you aren’t satisfied with the color can you still paint it? The answer is yes…

  • Going Green, Simple and Cheap: Living Rooms

    Many people are completely intimidated by the concept of going green. It really feels like if you don’t start using a rain barrel, install solar panels on your roof, eat, drink…

  • A Mop Showdown

    Despite their simple use, not all mops are created equal. The New York Times takes 15 mops to task and reviews and rates them based on tests on three surfaces —…

  • Keyboard Cleaning Blob

    One of the most low-tech but effective products we saw at CES this year was the Cyber Clean. It was marketed as a keyboard and desk cleaner but can be used…

  • Detergent Decisions & Dishwasher Loading Tips

    One things for sure. Almost everyone uses more detergent in their dishwashers and laundry machines than is needed. Manufacturers have gone to great lengths to determine the optimal amount of detergent…

  • Restore Hardwood Floors to Mint Condition

    CES is all about the gadgets and this automated hardwood floor cleaner certainly fits the bill. The Mint automatic floor cleaner works with popular cleaning clothes such as Swiffer or Pledge.…

  • 5 Steps to Prep Your Wall Before You Paint

    Prepping your wall and work area before you paint is vital to your final results. Your paint surface must be clean and your work area clear. You must also tape off…

  • Clean Your Concrete

    The concrete that makes up your driveway, sidewalk, garage floor, and pathways needs periodical cleaning to remove any excess oils, dirt, debris, and moss that can build up quickly over a…

  • Cleaning Your Humidifier

    You know those little tasks in the back of our heads that we know need to get done, but somehow just never do? Here’s one of those: cleaning your portable humidifier.…