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How to Clean (Almost) Anything White

July 17, 2015

  These days, I’m obsessed with almost everything white. White kitchens, white bathrooms, white walls — the trend is toward simple, streamlined, and sleek. But with two kids, a husband, and a dog, it’s not easy to get white stuff clean. Somehow I manage, though! Here’s what I’ve learned. Tile and Grout Though they sparkle…

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How to Clean Your Microwave

July 02, 2015

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 90 percent of homes in the United States have a microwave. Clearly, we Americans appreciate its fast-cooking convenience. Yet, who among us hasn’t had a few microwave food explosions that left a disgusting splatter of food particles or boiled-over liquid to clean up? While cleaning…

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Cleaning Blinds and Curtains

March 23, 2015 2

It’s official. I have met my worst chore yet — cleaning blinds. You may think toilet cleaning, sink scrubbing, and grout scraping are tedious, but nothing compares with the labor-intensive work of cleaning mini blinds. I know this from experience. I recently moved into an apartment where the previous tenants left me a lovely parting…

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