You don't have to be at death's door to benefit from embarking on Death Cleaning, a Swedish phenomenon by which the elderly and their families remove unnecessary things from their homes to avoid make a lifetime of clutter someone else's problem. The most important question you can ask yourself is, "Will anyone be happier if I [...]
Have you ever walked into a place that feels stale and unwelcoming? What's the energy in your home? Here are 7 ways to make your home feel more.happy and positive. 1. Clean your home--especially doors and knobs. Sweeping Beauty Housecleaning can take care of this task for you. 2. Replace burnt-out light bulbs and repair or [...]
Did you make your bed today? 59% of people did not 27% did 12% paid their housekeeper to do it According to Psychology Today, an organized environment can positively impact our mental state. 71% of those who retire to a neatly-made bed report their mental state as happy. 62% of non-bed-makers report their mental state as [...]
If you have a forsythia shrub in your yard, grab a pair of shears today and do some pruning. You can fill a vase and it should be blooming in a few days. The general advice is to never remove more than one third of the shrub while pruning. You can cut long canes in half [...]
The safest, cheapest, most effective potion for window cleaning: No need to purchase ammonia-based products, including some Windex products. You already have what you need in your own kitchen. Just a few drops of dish soap in a bucket of water or spray bottle, a good-quality squeegee, a sponge and a lint-free cloth is the kit [...]
Our air conditioners are working hard these past few weeks. Don't stress it out with a dirty air filter. Change filters every month and for window units, remove the filter and hose it off. A clean filter will prolong the life of your air conditioning unit and save you some cool cash.