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Month: December 2016

Cleaning Up: The Holiday Aftermath

Cleaning Up: The Holiday Aftermath

Everyone loves a fun holiday party – but what they don’t like is the clean up afterward. Being the host means at the end of your fete, you’re stuck with the detritus of a very fun – albeit messy – evening. Half-empty cups, spills, sticky counters, and leftover food. It’s enough to make you vow to only be a party guest from now on, and never the host! Well, not to worry. For next year (or parties coming up later…

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How Dust Affects Your Health

How Dust Affects Your Health

Depending on your health concerns, the amount of dust in your household may or may not have you overly worried. Of course, people who suffer from severe allergies or asthma – or have family members who do – are probably the most likely to take whatever steps are necessary to keep their homes as clean as possible. And those who pride themselves on maintaining a spotless home might go into cleaning warrior mode where, armed with a cloth and furniture…

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(Clean Smelling) Home for the Holidays!

(Clean Smelling) Home for the Holidays!

You want your home to smell clean every day of the year. But there’s something about a home during the holiday: maybe it’s the scent of a freshly-baked pie, the soft smoke of a fireplace, or a pine garland on the hearth. Home fragrance companies now offer a huge variety of sprays and candles that can give your home a semblance of that warm, holiday smell…but is it safe? Will it irritate friends and family members who are sensitive to…

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