Author Archives: Lorraine Adler Altschuler

Extending the Life of Your Clothes for Earth Day

Your laundry can help save the planet. When you take good care of your wardrobe, you can help the environment and toss fewer items for being faded or stained. Here are some tips that will help you keep your favorite clothes longer: Follow fabric care instructions – Those tags on...

How Long Does it Take to Spring Clean?

Exciting news! More people than ever are spring cleaning this year. According to ACI’s National Cleaning Survey, 77 percent are diving in. Our top priority is clear – windows – followed by closets, drawers, and clothes, ceiling fans, blinds/curtains, and carpets. How long does it take to clean our windows,...

How-to Spot Clean the Bathroom

Let’s face it. No one LOVES to clean the bathroom, especially when it gets a little out of hand. Our suggestion? Do a little bit of spot-cleaning every day. The ideal time is when you’re in it. Keep a few products close by (and closed properly and secured from young...

Put Some Money in the Cookie Jar with These Saving Tips

April is Financial Awareness Month. While many families are focused on long-term saving for retirement, college tuition and other life events, there are small things you can do every day to save money on cleaning. According to ACI’s 2019 National Cleaning Survey, 30 percent of us are buying less expensive...

Quick and Easy Ways to Love Your Laundry Room

Just because your laundry room is where you wash dirty clothes, that doesn’t mean it can’t be a pretty place to be in, as well as functional and safe for youngsters. Here are some simple things you can do to spruce up where you fold and stack. Put away (or...

Think Safety During Poison Prevention Week

If you’re spring cleaning like 75% of your neighbors, it’s a good time to keep an eye out for safety. In recognition of Poison Prevention Week, be sure look for things that should not be within reach of children and adults with Alzheimer’s or dementia. including cleaning products and other...