As we prepare for the upcoming holidays, we can’t help but look back and reflect on our most memorable. Why? Because we know this holiday will be unlike any we’ve ever known. But when we look to find some commonality, we recognize all of the wonderful years past shared something in common: some sort of mishap or mess! Like the year the Christmas tree fell not once, but twice, into the middle of the living room. Or that time the cat swatted and broke every single ornament hanging on the bottom level of the tree…
To say a lot of life happens on our floors doesn’t really begin to tell the story of how much our floors witness over the course of our lives. They are the foundation of our homes and the bedrock of our safe space. They get to see so many cute things, like babies learning to crawl and take their first steps, snoozing pups and playful kittens. They also get to see the not-so-cute things, like drool, shedding, mud, spills, accidents, and so much more. All of those memorable and not-so-memorable moments on our floors are exactly the reasons why keeping them clean is so important.
This may not be easy for you to hear, because it definitely wasn’t easy for us to write – deep cleaning in 2020 looks a little different than what you learned from mom all those years ago. Don’t get us wrong, we are in no way saying mom was mistaken. Her tried and true ‘deep clean every 6 months’ rule remains, but as people’s cleaning needs and routines continue to change, so do the cleaning ‘rules’.
Congratulations! You survived arguably one of the busiest times of the year – the winter holidays. The visitors have come and gone, and now it’s time to get our house clean and back to normal. While the entertaining may be over, the cleaning is not – is it really ever? Call us crazy, but this post-holiday cleaning is actually one of our favorites. That’s because we’re not doing these chores for anyone but ourselves. When deciding what to clean after the holidays, there’s no wrong answer. In fact, there’s a lot of right answers since everything can be cleaned! Your best bet is to create your own after holiday cleaning checklist using our tips below for inspiration.
When do you spay or neuter a dog or cat? For years, you’ve probably heard that the best age for this reproductive surgery is six months, but times change. Veterinary experts and pet owners are taking a closer look at when it should occur. And the answer isn’t what you might think.
Memorial Weekend marks the start of summer. The weather is warm, the plants are in full bloom, pools are opening, and everyone wants to be outside. Don’t let your kick off to summer be ruined by stains and spills around your house. With people running in and out, it’s inevitable that stains will happen, but we have a great solution.
Getting your house clean for the Holidays can seem like an overwhelming task. And it can feel like a waste of time. You get it all clean so that a day later it can be destroyed by guests. Don’t let cleaning the house (before and after the parties) ruin your Holiday spirit. Here are some tips to tackle the mess and keep it clean this Holiday season.