Declutter and Destress

A Story . . .

You’re sitting in a coffee shop because you want to be out of the office to focus on a specific item you need to resolve. It is for an important work project. Two people come and sit down at the table next to you. They engage in a not-so-quiet personal conversation about their friend’s romantic antics. Now, instead of focusing on your important work project, you find yourself hearing about someone’s love life — and, in fact, you have to consciously focus on ignoring that conversation to make progress on your project.

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Get Your Patio or Deck Ready for Summer!

The weather is now summer-like and it is time to extend your indoor space to your patio, porch, or deck. This means that it is time to clean off the furniture after their hibernation.

In the summer, house cleaning needs to extend to the outdoors and include your patio or deck. The objective is to remove any dust and dirt that may have been deposited, on your patio furniture, over the winter. It is also important to freshen up the the items where people will sit and socialize. If any organizims were also hibernating, on your furniture, over the winter then you will want to remove them before they start to populate in the warmer outdoor summer air.

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Prevention and Cure

Cleaning Red Wine Stains
How high you should fill a red wine glass depends on the event. You could be at home relaxing with a glass of wine or you may be hosting a party.

Note that if you are hosting a special wine tasting events then it is best to serve red wine in a wide-mouthed glass that’s no more than one-third full. This gives you plenty of room to swirl without risking a spill.

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A Clean Kitchen and Clean Stainless Steel Cookware

Cleaning Stainless Steel Cookware
Stainless steel is one of the finest materials available for cookware, as it is durable and attractive. Unlike non-stick pans, however, stainless steel can present some tough cleaning challenges if used improperly. It is important to establish a regular cleaning routine for your cookware and to learn how to effectively clean tough stains.
Several methods for cleaning stainless steel cookware are outlined below.

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An Easy Way to Clean Your Range Hood Filter

An Easy Way to Clean Your Range Hood Filter
Here is a question for you . . . when was the last time you inspected the filter in your range hood?
If you are like many then it was probably a while ago. This post is about how to clean your range hood filter even if it has been quite a while since it was last cleaned. You can be sure it will be greasy and grimy but this method will help you to get it as clean as clean can be without getting a new one.

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