How to Get Candle Wax Off Your Carpet

How to Get Candle Wax Off Your Carpet

There are several ways to get wax off your carpet, but our favourite (and possibly the easiest) is to melt the wax off.  For this, you will need a brown paper bag (or some sheets of paper/kitchen towels), an iron and a basic carpet cleaning spray.  You might also want a vacuum cleaner to run over once you have finished. Begin by placing the paper bag on top of the wax.  Set the iron to a medium heat, with no…

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Simple Recipes for Making Your Own Carpet Cleaner

Simple Recipes for Making Your Own Carpet Cleaner

Professional carpet cleaning products can be expensive and are often packed with unknown chemicals.  By making your own cleaning solutions, you can be sure the products are safe for you and your family to use.  Here are some easy to use recipes. Conditioning Carpet Cleaner This is most similar to commercial carpet cleaners.  Simply combine the following in a bucket: 2 tablespoons of liquid washing detergent 1/4 cup liquid all purpose cleaner 1 scoop of OxiClean powder (or similar brand)…

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Cleaning Your Microwave Effectively

Cleaning Your Microwave Effectively

Cooking in the microwave can cause little food splashes, smells and decrease the efficiency of the machine.  There are different ways to clean your microwave, but our favourite uses simple ingredients you’ll probably already have in your cupboards! You need a bowl, some water and a bottle of vinegar. Fill your microwave safe bowl with water and add a tablespoon of vinegar (preferably white vinegar, but any vinegar should do the trick!).  Put the bowl inside the microwave and close…

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Why It Is So Important To Keep Your Kitchen Clean

Why It Is So Important To Keep Your Kitchen Clean

You may think it is obvious that the kitchen should be kept clean – it is after all where we prepare food!  There are lots of nasty things lurking in a kitchen which might be harmful to us and our families if we do not keep the kitchen as clean as we can.  Bacteria found in the kitchen can easily make us sick and pass food poisoning around to our family members. Here is a guide to what you might…

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Different Ways to Clean Your Carpets

Different Ways to Clean Your Carpets

Keeping your carpets clean and dirt free is easy these days, with the myriad machines and time saving devices which can help us out!  When you think back to how cleaning used to be done before the advent of electricity, we really do have it easy now! The first method for cleaning carpets is to use a vacumm cleaner.  Most modern vacuums have different intensity settings so you can vacuum different types of flooring.  For carpets, you should have the…

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