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Don’t Forget (to Clean) the Small Stuff

We chose the photo of this tidy living room to accompany this post to show you that while your home may look clean, some of the hardest to reach areas may not be as clean as they seem. We, like many of you, don’t always have time to clean the...

Doing These 5 Things Can Help You Avoid Catching a Cold

While the weather outside may be frightful during the winter months, by doing a few simple things, you can be sure your health stays delightful. Germs that spread cold and flu can be passed to you, your kids, and others through contact as trivial as opening a door or grabbing...

The Dangers of Dust (and Tips & Tricks for Getting Rid of It)

Dust is one of the biggest ongoing challenges we face when cleaning our homes and a danger to a clean and happy nest. While that might seem like an overstatement, the average home collects 4 pounds of dust per year, and that dust contains – among other things – microscopic...

How to Stay Clean During a Natural Disaster

While we can’t control when natural disasters will affect us, we can take charge of how prepared we are to handle them. One website that offers great advice for creating plans for everything from evacuations and staying in touch with loved ones to safeguarding documents and pets is https://www.ready.gov/september. Cleaning...

Sudsy and Soapy’s Teachable Cleaning Moment

For those of you who have kids heading off to school for the first time, it can’t hurt to give them a quick primer on how and when to wash their hands at school. The American Cleaning Institute’s fun Hooray for Handwashing video, coloring sheets, and music teach pre-school kids...