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National Hobby Month

It’s National Hobby Month! If you’ve made a resolution to try something new this year, congratulations! Or, maybe you just want to keep focusing on what makes you happy. Either way, your leisure activities help relieve stress while you use your creative talents. Whether you’re a scrapbooker, hiker or yogi...

Crafty Clean Up Tips

If you’ve got a crafty kid who’s planning to make greeting cards, ornaments, and other projects when they’re home from school over the holidays, don’t let their mess add to your stress! ACI’s got some tips and tricks for preventing messes even before they happen. First and foremost, if you...

Clean and Happy Holiday Houseguests

During the winter holidays, family and friends come together to celebrate the season, give thanks, and look forward to things to come. As we host our loved ones in our homes, making them feel comfortable and cared for is what we all strive for. In this post, the American Cleaning...

Family Project: Take a Bake Break!

Summer is over, and we’re waaaay back to school. Isn’t it about time for a sweet and fun family activity? Pick a rainy day or a post-homework afternoon for a bake break! October is Bake and Decorate Month – an annual celebration to bake your favorite dessert – a pie,...

Removing Ice Cream and Chocolate Stains with Enzymes

What is your kids’ favorite warm-weather treat AND the messiest food they eat? You guessed it: ice cream, of course. As we head into the hottest days of the summer – chocolate fudge and sprinkle season – here are some laundry tips for those inevitable ice cream drips! For treating...

It’s House Buying Season! Is Your Home Ready?

Are you putting your house on the market this season? Now’s the time to get it ready for sale. A clean, bright home will attract more buyers, leading to more offers. Here are some tips for getting your house ready for an open house. Clear out the clutter! You want...

2018 Cleaning Resolutions

Happy new year from the Clean and Happy Nest! Welcome to 2018. It’s a new year, a clean slate and a fresh start. Let’s make this year your cleanest and happiest yet. Living in a sparkling, organized home is a great first step. We’re limiting our list to three resolutions,...