Avoid Kicking and Screaming: 4 Kid-Friendly Ways to Participate in Spring Cleaning

There’s a fresh feeling in the air and actual sunlight hitting the ground, which means it’s springtime! While you’re waiting on those May flowers and hoping that the April showers ease up, it’s a good time to do some cleaning, and an even better time to get your kid or teen involved. Worried about their reaction? We’ve got a few things you can try.

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The Cleaning Checklist You Need in Your Life

We all like clean homes, but unfortunately, we lack time to regularly maintain and organize our living space. However, that is a problem that can easily be remedied with some cleaning tactics that will keep your home neat and won’t take too much of your free time. Namely, you will need the cleaning checklist that will help you stay on top of your chores and plan how to do them.

And here are some suggestions on what to include in this cleaning checklist.

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Tree You Later: Where to Find Room to Store New Holiday Decorations

Accumulating more holiday decorations each year is common. Some decorations may replace older decorations that have broken or are completely worn out, but you also may have a few new items that add even more merriment to your home all season long. After the holidays, however, you may be faced with the difficult task of finding a place to store those new items in your already-crammed house. These are a few excellent storage ideas to consider.

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Good Tidyings: 4 Reasons to Do Spring Cleaning in the Winter

You’ve most likely heard about the benefits of engaging in spring cleaning, but have you ever thought about starting early? Consider skipping over the spring cleaning in favor of getting it done in the winter. Here are just a few of the reasons that you should get your spring cleaning done before spring has a chance to arrive. 

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3 Ways to Get Rid of Your Unwanted Storage Stuff

Through regular spring cleaning and general organizational efforts, you may regularly place unwanted items in storage. After all, you may want these items at a later date, so tossing them out is not ideal. However, many of the items that you have clustered in your garage, attic, basement and closets over the years may no longer be useful or wanted. These may be items that you set aside years ago and forgot about. Your storage spaces may now be crammed with junk, and you are faced with the challenge of finding an efficient way to get rid of all of this unwanted stuff. There are a few options available that may be used effectively to address this problem.

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4 Maintenance Tasks around the House That Kids Can Learn

Your kids may be kids right now, but they’ll eventually grow into adults. As adults, they’ll be solely responsible for the maintenance tasks around their home. To strengthen their independence, teach them small maintenance tasks around the house while they’re younger.

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How to Create a Fresh Home


Spring cleaning doesn’t have to take place between March and May – in fact, one of the best times to have a good old clear out and freshen up is the fall. It’s a time of year when the nights are drawing in, and the weather is turning colder, and naturally, you’ll be spending more time indoors. After a long, hot summer it can be somewhat depressing to face the fact that winter is on its way, but rather than feeling gloomy why not turn your attention to giving your home a bit of a facelift? A thorough clean and tidy will set you up for the winter ahead, and give you a real sense of satisfaction.

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Top Reasons to Take Your Family’s Swimming Pool Cleanliness Seriously

America’s swimming pools are disgusting. According to the nation’s top medical experts, many public swimming pools contain unacceptably high amounts of dangerous bacteria. You may believe that your backyard pool insulates you and your family from exposure to these bacteria. Unfortunately, that is not the case. These are a few parts of your body that are at risk from water-related infections in your swimming pool.

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How to Turn Cleaning into a Workout

If you’re one of the lucky people who enjoy cleaning then great, but for many, it is one of life’s necessary evils. This infographic from HappyCleans looks at cleaning from the point of view that it’s a workout. Hopefully, it will be the encouragement you need to tidy up around the house a bit more often. Some people might not realize that they are burning calories as they work their way through a variety of household tasks. For example, dusting burns around 174 calories in an hour so if you spent an afternoon dusting you would likely burn over 500 calories. If you want to work on toning your arms, you can strap on light weights to your arms as you dust.
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8 Quick & Easy Cleaning Tips for Busy & Working Moms

All busy and working moms want to live in a clean house, but not all of them have the time it takes to keep the house tidy. Living in a clean house among other things entails spending quality time scrubbing and making it shine at all times. These 8 cleaning tips will help you make your home shine:

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