Posts by erin

Another One Fights the Dust

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Another One Fights the Dust

Rock, sediment, sawdust, pollen, hair, skin cells, and tiny insects. Dust. Is. Gross. Did you know 40lbs of it wafts into the average home every year?  40lbs?! Whoa. Like death and taxes you won’t ever be able to avoid it, as soon as you get rid of it more is on its way. Fortunately, there are ways you can reduce it and stay on top of it. Use high efficiency furnace filters and room air filters Use weather stripping around doors and windows, those gaps let in more than just drafts Place doormats inside and outside and vacuum them frequently Of course some climates generate more dust...

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Spring Cleaning Has Arrived!

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Spring Cleaning Has Arrived!

Spring has sprung and with it comes the often dreaded cleaning checklist! After these long, dark winter months spring cleaning can revive not only your home but also your mind and spirit. Mess = stress! It keeps you from things you love (like hosting that dinner party!) and contributes to feeling overwhelmed. We all want a clean home, but the thing is: not everyone knows how to achieve and maintain this. Here are 3 steps to creating a routine that works for you: Create a task list room by room Decide how often each task should be performed (daily, weekly, monthly) and then enter each task...

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Clutter Busting Tips

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Clutter Busting Tips

Take 5 minutes everyday to pick up items in the most highly trafficked areas (kitchen, living room etc) to return them to where they belong. You’ll be surprised how easy it can be to stay on top of things this way. The best time to do this is before going to bed when the house is settled and no one is going to come behind you and re-clutter.  When you leave one room look around to see if there is something you can bring with you to your next destination, pick up as you go  Newspapers, flyers, coupons, magazines etc should be tossed out or put in the recycling box daily  When...

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