Cleaning Articles

Baking soda is amazing! The white stuff can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers smelling... read more
Use a clothesline instead of a dryer to dry your clothes in warm, dry weather. You save money,... read more
Salt certainly makes our food more flavorful, but it can also work to fix many of our unexpected... read more
When it comes to housecleaning, I count myself among the minimum-but-good-enough class of rural ... read more
To clean your bathroom, use items straight from the pantry! From a toilet bowl cleaner to tub, tile... read more
“After the ecstasy, the laundry.”  I’d say that famous zen saying also holds for agony. Yes, the... read more
I’ll admit to a lifelong coffee addiction. I drink it strong, black, and unsweetened. We buy ours... read more
Time to get the house prepared for Thanksgiving guests! The Old Farmer’s Almanac has long been a... read more
April is the beginning of the busy season for me. The snow is gone and the garden beckons but the... read more
Before throwing the old toothbrush out, take a look at what it can do to improve the small things... read more
NASA calls it Sick Building Syndrome. I know it as a stuffy house that needs a good airing, as my... read more
Check out our tips for organizing your toolbox. You will never have to search for that handy... read more
Check out our easy solutions for cleaning your kitchen. If you have any great tips, please post... read more
At the Almanac, we know that lemons can add plenty of flavor to some of our favorite recipes, but... read more
From cleaning shower curtains, to relieving insect bites, vinegar certainly has many functions.... read more
Here is advice on how to make homemade cleaners and stain removers for your home. If you have any... read more
Here are some holiday cooking and cleaning tips, because at this time of year more than any other,... read more
Make your own cleaning products. Homemade cleaners are simple and a great way to save money.... read more